The theme of the 9th edition of the Mozaïk parade is “fusion,” in honour of the 25th anniversary of the merger between the cities of Vaudreuil and Dorion. The theme also evokes the parade’s rich tapestry of colours, material and different cultures. For the past several months, artists and citizen groups have been creating floats that will delight the public on June 23. This year, several organizations will be joining the lineup for the very first time.
The Belles-Rives Centre
The Belles-Rives Centre offers French classes to adult immigrants in order to help them integrate into the labour market and the community. General adult training classes are also offered as well as employment integration courses (English as a second language). French classes are offered at the satellite Île-Perrot centre and at various service points in the region as well.
Réseaux Emploi Entrepreneurship
Réseau Emploi Entrepreneurship (REE) offers professional services to job seekers, entrepreneurs and cultural communities with the aim of helping them to reach their goals more quickly.
Artist: Tina Struthers (accompanied by Marthe Villeneuve)
Passion fruit and flowers
Salsa-Maya was created by a Mexican family, with help from a few immigrant friends who shared the same passion for Latin music and Mexican traditions.
Artist: Lucie Bisson
Thirumanam : The wedding
The Association tamoul du Québec is a non-profit organization who main mission is to teach the tamil language to young people and offer extra French classes to those who are having difficulty at school.
Cercle de fermières
The Cercles de fermières du Québec works to improve the living standards of women and families, as well as to encourage the transmission of cultural and craft patrimony.
Parrainage civique de Vaudreuil-Soulanges
The Parrainage civique de Vaudreuil-Soulanges is a community organization providing a range of services to meet the needs of three specific groups: adults living with an intellectual disability, an autism spectrum disorder or a physical impairment; the elderly 65 years and older; and their caregivers.
Z Squad – Zumba Gen & Shannon
Z Squad is comprised of instructors Geneviève and Shannon who encourage an active lifestyle and personal well-being. The Zumba involves dance and aerobic movements set to dynamic music. This high-energy duo will get the crowd moving.
Artist: Monica Brinkman (accompanied by Fabienne Legrand)
The Girl Guides of Canada are committed to making “A better world, by girls,” with a vision centred on empowering girls, through girls themselves. The Girl Guides of Canada’s basic program allows girls and young women in Quebec and across Canada to develop life and career skills based on their age group (starting at age 5). They take part in various activities to earn a series of badges.
The grand zebra declares a digital summer
Csur la télé
Csur la télé is a non-profit solidarity cooperative running a community TV in the region of Vaudreuil-Soulanges. Its mission is to create, produce and realize media projects for, by and with residents, who ultimately appear in their productions on cable TV and the Web.
The Zèbre Rouge is a non-profit community organization and a social economy business focused on increasing the autonomy, skills and employability of young adults living with mental health problems and intellectual or physical limitations who want to improve their living conditions. They finance their mission through a program that recuperates, recycles, repairs and sells bikes in Vaudreuil-Dorion.
ZIFAF: The wedding
The Trait d’union network
The Trait d’union network contributes to maintaining a healthy and harmonious social climate that fosters sociocultural exchanges between the immigrant population and host community.
Artist: John McRae (accompanied by Anne-Sophie Jetté)
Water to clouds
Gymini Gymnastics Club
The Gymini Gymnastics Club was founded in 1978. This constantly evolving not-for-profit throws its energy into promoting physical activity and healthy lifestyle habits through the practice of acrobatic sports such as gymnastics, cheerleading, the circus arts and parkour.
G-Force is the competitive cheerleading section of the gymnastics club. The club stands out for its personalized, human and warm service. Children in the Vaudreuil-Soulanges region can get active thanks to its quality cheerleading training.
From the baker to the table
This well-known company creates, produces and sells baked good, pastries, charcuterie and ready-to-eat products for consumers who are looking for authentic flavour. Made with love, generosity and respect for the well-being of all.
You, Me, Us.
Organization supporting the LGBTQ2+ community of Vaudreuil-Soulanges. It offers an attentive ear, empathy, discussion, education, solidarity, pride and more.