Right across Quebec, there are outstanding citizens who deserve to be recognized for their work in the community.
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In Canada, the experience of pregnancy and childbirth is one of the safest in the world from a medical perspective. But in developing countries, 800 women lose their lives due to complications from pregnancy and childbirth every day. Nearly all of these deaths are preventable.
When Julian Miozzi was two years old doctors told his parents he was severely autistic and would never speak.
His mother believed she could prove the doctors wrong and with a lot of determination, patience and tough love.
A place of refuge for aboriginal women who need a temporary home and a fresh start, the centre has been serving the community for 25 years. Executive director Nakuset is passionate about connecting with those in need, and said she's always looking for new ways to reach out.