Events & Activities

Opening Hours at the Wellness Centre

Mon-Thurs, 9 a.m. 3 p.m., with occasional evening groups.
Our volunteers and staff are eager to welcome you! 

Please familiarize yourself with our COVID-19 safety protocols BEFORE you visit the Wellness Centre:  important instructions 

Online activities November & December 2021

Please download our MONTHLY November calendar of activities as well as December and visit our website regularly for any updates, cancellations and additions.

Physical Activities*
*DISCLAIMER: For your safety, BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, including those offered on-line, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our medical authorization form AND ensure that you have completed an exercise assessment by Hope & Cope’s Cancer Exercise & Rehabilitation Program (Nadia or Anouline).
For more information, contact asintharaphone@jgh.mcgill.ca OR nsmirnow@jgh.mcgill.ca
Information about the Zoom classes

You can use a computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate in the below classes. Please register using one of the links provided. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to allow you to access the program, along with the meeting ID and password. Please use the link in your confirmation email to log in. Please make sure your NAME is spelled correctly so that you are properly identified for the meeting.
If you prefer to register by phone, call one of the numbers below and enter the meeting ID and password included in your confirmation email. Please note that these numbers are long distance (within Canada).

+1 587 328 1099
+1 647 374 4685
+1 647 558 0588
+1 778 907 2071
+1 438 809 7799

CALENDAR

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our medical authorization form AND ensure that you have completed an evaluation with Nadia[...]
Healthy Cooking 11:00 am
Healthy Cooking @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Eating healthy isn’t complicated. Our volunteer chef, Roz Shaanan, will show you how to prepare inexpensive, nutritious dishes that taste as good as they look. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Link – https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsd-2qqTktH9ykfSdplQMzKm53ZWYSFsr1[...]
Open Art Studio 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Theme: Staying Together (artwork will be assembled into a book) https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uJAvdO-prT0j__vaf-DOBODDwyY46Nw-jg Meeting ID: 542-361-369 Password: 869876
Relaxation, en français 1:00 pm
Relaxation, en français @ Wellness Centre
Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Spaces are limited, call to register. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.
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Mourning Walk 10:00 am
Mourning Walk @ Smith House, Mount-Royal Park
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Weekly walks in peaceful surroundings with others who are grieving the loss of a loved one due to cancer. Start time is 10 a.m. at Smith House in Mount Royal Park
Qi Gong, level 2 – intermediate 10:30 am
Qi Gong, level 2 – intermediate @ Wellness Centre
Dec 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Qi Gong, Level 2 is SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Open to patients and caregivers. BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign[...]
Reiki 10:30 am
Reiki @ Wellness Centre
Dec 2 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Membership required. By appointment only and spaces are limited. Please call 514 340-3616 to register and make an appointment  
Not just for laughs: the health benefits of laughter 11:30 am
Not just for laughs: the health benefits of laughter @ Hope and Cope online
Dec 2 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Not just for laughs: the health benefits of laughter @ Hope and Cope online
Join Certified Laughter Leader and local stand-up comic Pam Wener as she leads this free workshop of merriment and mirth – just in time for the holidays! Pam has led workshops on the benefits of[...]
Zen Toning 1:00 pm
Zen Toning @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This class features strengthening exercises with a focus on good posture. BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our medical authorization[...]
Group Reiki 1:15 pm
Group Reiki @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 2 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Reiki is a Japanese method of channeling energy that can help achieve peace of mind and physical well-being. Two Reiki masters will lead this workshop that will include an introduction to Reiki and 20 minutes[...]
Mourning Café, support group 5:00 pm
Mourning Café, support group @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Open to those who have recently experienced a loss to cancer and need support. On-line registration required: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMkdeGvqjMsG9QXcpbTq0z-2cLDvwMySas6 Bilingual Group
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Qi Gong, level 1 10:00 am
Qi Gong, level 1 @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
This is an online workshop, open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our medical[...]
Voices of Hope Choir 3:00 pm
Voices of Hope Choir @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Membership required. Open to cancer survivors, caregivers and volunteers. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsceCsrj4sHNZvzMfCjN07UXIHhSIHpg7R  
Relieving pain and stress with acupressure and auricular therapy 7:00 pm
Relieving pain and stress with acupressure and auricular therapy @ Virtual on Zoom
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
To learn about a viable option for managing your pain and stress caused by cancer treatment, we invite you to a video conference with physiotherapist Thi Tran, a TCM practitioner for Sir Mortimer B. Davis[...]
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Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Join us for this gentle yoga class that will help calm your mind and reduce stress. Patients with bone metastases are strongly advised AGAINST participating in yoga. If you are[...]
Reiki 10:30 am
Reiki @ Wellness Centre
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Membership required. By appointment only and spaces are limited. Please call 514 340-3616 to register and make an appointment  
Chair Workout: Posture & Balance 1:00 pm
Chair Workout: Posture & Balance @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Please note there will be no chair workout AUGUST 3rd and 10th, 2021! BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our[...]
Relaxation – in English 2:00 pm
Relaxation – in English @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
On-line registration required. Open to cancer survivors and caregivers. https://zoom.us/j/173818926 Meeting ID: 173-818-926 Password: 995130
CancerFightClub, Bros Club (18-39) 6:30 pm
CancerFightClub, Bros Club (18-39) @ Hope and Cope online
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Open to young men between the ages of 18-39 who are newly diagnosed, in treatment, post-treatment or are caring for someone with cancer, the Bros Club meets monthly for an evening of fun activities, connection[...]
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Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our medical authorization form AND ensure that you have completed an evaluation with Nadia[...]
Healthy Cooking 11:00 am
Healthy Cooking @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Eating healthy isn’t complicated. Our volunteer chef, Roz Shaanan, will show you how to prepare inexpensive, nutritious dishes that taste as good as they look. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Link – https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsd-2qqTktH9ykfSdplQMzKm53ZWYSFsr1[...]
Open Art Studio 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Theme: Staying Together (artwork will be assembled into a book) https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uJAvdO-prT0j__vaf-DOBODDwyY46Nw-jg Meeting ID: 542-361-369 Password: 869876
Breast Friends support group 4:00 pm
Breast Friends support group @ Location to be determined upon registration
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Registration is required. Group for women living with metastatic breast cancer.
Men’s Club 6:30 pm
Men’s Club @ Wellness Centre
Dec 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for a friendly gathering at the Wellness Centre. Registration is mandatory: Places are limited so registration is on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. 
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Mourning Walk 10:00 am
Mourning Walk @ Smith House, Mount-Royal Park
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Weekly walks in peaceful surroundings with others who are grieving the loss of a loved one due to cancer. Start time is 10 a.m. at Smith House in Mount Royal Park
Qi Gong, level 2 – intermediate 10:30 am
Qi Gong, level 2 – intermediate @ Wellness Centre
Dec 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Qi Gong, Level 2 is SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Open to patients and caregivers. BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign[...]
Reiki 10:30 am
Reiki @ Wellness Centre
Dec 9 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Membership required. By appointment only and spaces are limited. Please call 514 340-3616 to register and make an appointment  
Zen Toning 1:00 pm
Zen Toning @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This class features strengthening exercises with a focus on good posture. BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our medical authorization[...]
Group Reiki 1:15 pm
Group Reiki @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 9 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Reiki is a Japanese method of channeling energy that can help achieve peace of mind and physical well-being. Two Reiki masters will lead this workshop that will include an introduction to Reiki and 20 minutes[...]
Post-treatment support group – English, Fall session 2021 6:00 pm
Post-treatment support group – English, Fall session 2021 @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
For patients who have completed treatment but still need support. Support group is in English. Registration required:https://forms.office.com/r/Zvu5wBqUZb  
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Coping with Cancer, Fall session 2021 1:00 pm
Coping with Cancer, Fall session 2021 @ Hope and Cope online
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
An open-ended, regular support group for survivors and caregivers to get support from one another on how to cope with a cancer diagnosis. To register: https://forms.office.com/r/USQjx9T6pp
ClubDefiCancer : vendredi, on jase ! 8:00 pm
ClubDefiCancer : vendredi, on jase ! @ L'espoir, c'est la vie en ligne
Dec 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Chaque deuxième vendredi du mois – venez rencontrer d’autres jeunes adultes atteints du cancer lors d’une session virtuelle. Venez comme vous êtes et profitez de la compagnie d’amis. Les conversations sont sur tout et rien,[...]
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Qi Gong, level 1 10:00 am
Qi Gong, level 1 @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
This is an online workshop, open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our medical[...]
Voices of Hope Choir 3:00 pm
Voices of Hope Choir @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Membership required. Open to cancer survivors, caregivers and volunteers. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsceCsrj4sHNZvzMfCjN07UXIHhSIHpg7R  
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Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Join us for this gentle yoga class that will help calm your mind and reduce stress. Patients with bone metastases are strongly advised AGAINST participating in yoga. If you are[...]
Reiki 10:30 am
Reiki @ Wellness Centre
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Membership required. By appointment only and spaces are limited. Please call 514 340-3616 to register and make an appointment  
Chair Workout: Posture & Balance 1:00 pm
Chair Workout: Posture & Balance @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Please note there will be no chair workout AUGUST 3rd and 10th, 2021! BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our[...]
Relaxation – in English 2:00 pm
Relaxation – in English @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
On-line registration required. Open to cancer survivors and caregivers. https://zoom.us/j/173818926 Meeting ID: 173-818-926 Password: 995130
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Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our medical authorization form AND ensure that you have completed an evaluation with Nadia[...]
Healthy Cooking 11:00 am
Healthy Cooking @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Eating healthy isn’t complicated. Our volunteer chef, Roz Shaanan, will show you how to prepare inexpensive, nutritious dishes that taste as good as they look. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Link – https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsd-2qqTktH9ykfSdplQMzKm53ZWYSFsr1[...]
Open Art Studio 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Theme: Staying Together (artwork will be assembled into a book) https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uJAvdO-prT0j__vaf-DOBODDwyY46Nw-jg Meeting ID: 542-361-369 Password: 869876
Relaxation, en français 1:00 pm
Relaxation, en français @ Wellness Centre
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Spaces are limited, call to register. Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers.
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Mourning Walk 10:00 am
Mourning Walk @ Smith House, Mount-Royal Park
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Weekly walks in peaceful surroundings with others who are grieving the loss of a loved one due to cancer. Start time is 10 a.m. at Smith House in Mount Royal Park
Qi Gong, level 2 – intermediate 10:30 am
Qi Gong, level 2 – intermediate @ Wellness Centre
Dec 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Qi Gong, Level 2 is SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Open to patients and caregivers. BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign[...]
Reiki 10:30 am
Reiki @ Wellness Centre
Dec 16 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Membership required. By appointment only and spaces are limited. Please call 514 340-3616 to register and make an appointment  
Connaissez vos droits : prestations d’emploi, retour au travail, aide financière gouvernementale 11:30 am
Connaissez vos droits : prestations d’emploi, retour au travail, aide financière gouvernementale @ Hope and Cope online
Dec 16 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Connaissez vos droits : prestations d'emploi, retour au travail, aide financière gouvernementale @ Hope and Cope online
Rejoignez Mei-Lin Yee, spécialiste des ressources humaines et survivante d’un cancer du col de l’utérus, pour en savoir plus sur vos droits en matière d’emploi, de ressources humaines et d’avantages sociaux ? Bien qu’ouverte à[...]
Zen Toning 1:00 pm
Zen Toning @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This class features strengthening exercises with a focus on good posture. BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our medical authorization[...]
Group Reiki 1:15 pm
Group Reiki @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 16 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Reiki is a Japanese method of channeling energy that can help achieve peace of mind and physical well-being. Two Reiki masters will lead this workshop that will include an introduction to Reiki and 20 minutes[...]
Mourning Café, support group 5:00 pm
Mourning Café, support group @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Open to those who have recently experienced a loss to cancer and need support. On-line registration required: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMkdeGvqjMsG9QXcpbTq0z-2cLDvwMySas6 Bilingual Group
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Qi Gong, level 1 10:00 am
Qi Gong, level 1 @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
This is an online workshop, open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our medical[...]
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Reiki 10:30 am
Reiki @ Wellness Centre
Dec 21 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Membership required. By appointment only and spaces are limited. Please call 514 340-3616 to register and make an appointment  
Chair Workout: Posture & Balance 1:00 pm
Chair Workout: Posture & Balance @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Please note there will be no chair workout AUGUST 3rd and 10th, 2021! BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our[...]
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Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our medical authorization form AND ensure that you have completed an evaluation with Nadia[...]
Open Art Studio 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Theme: Staying Together (artwork will be assembled into a book) https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uJAvdO-prT0j__vaf-DOBODDwyY46Nw-jg Meeting ID: 542-361-369 Password: 869876
Breast Friends support group 4:00 pm
Breast Friends support group @ Location to be determined upon registration
Dec 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Registration is required. Group for women living with metastatic breast cancer.
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Mourning Walk 10:00 am
Mourning Walk @ Smith House, Mount-Royal Park
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Weekly walks in peaceful surroundings with others who are grieving the loss of a loved one due to cancer. Start time is 10 a.m. at Smith House in Mount Royal Park
Qi Gong, level 2 – intermediate 10:30 am
Qi Gong, level 2 – intermediate @ Wellness Centre
Dec 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Qi Gong, Level 2 is SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Open to patients and caregivers. BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign[...]
Reiki 10:30 am
Reiki @ Wellness Centre
Dec 23 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Membership required. By appointment only and spaces are limited. Please call 514 340-3616 to register and make an appointment  
Zen Toning 1:00 pm
Zen Toning @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This class features strengthening exercises with a focus on good posture. BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our medical authorization[...]
Group Reiki 1:15 pm
Group Reiki @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 23 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Reiki is a Japanese method of channeling energy that can help achieve peace of mind and physical well-being. Two Reiki masters will lead this workshop that will include an introduction to Reiki and 20 minutes[...]
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Yoga 10:00 am
Yoga @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Membership and physical assessment required. Join us for this gentle yoga class that will help calm your mind and reduce stress. Patients with bone metastases are strongly advised AGAINST participating in yoga. If you are[...]
Reiki 10:30 am
Reiki @ Wellness Centre
Dec 28 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Membership required. By appointment only and spaces are limited. Please call 514 340-3616 to register and make an appointment  
Chair Workout: Posture & Balance 1:00 pm
Chair Workout: Posture & Balance @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Please note there will be no chair workout AUGUST 3rd and 10th, 2021! BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our[...]
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Mourning Walk 10:00 am
Mourning Walk @ Smith House, Mount-Royal Park
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Weekly walks in peaceful surroundings with others who are grieving the loss of a loved one due to cancer. Start time is 10 a.m. at Smith House in Mount Royal Park
Qi Gong, level 2 – intermediate 10:30 am
Qi Gong, level 2 – intermediate @ Wellness Centre
Dec 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Qi Gong, Level 2 is SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Open to patients and caregivers. BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign[...]
Reiki 10:30 am
Reiki @ Wellness Centre
Dec 30 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Membership required. By appointment only and spaces are limited. Please call 514 340-3616 to register and make an appointment  
Zen Toning 1:00 pm
Zen Toning @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This class features strengthening exercises with a focus on good posture. BEFORE you register for any of our physical activity classes, you will need to have your treating doctor complete and sign our medical authorization[...]
Group Reiki 1:15 pm
Group Reiki @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 30 @ 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Reiki is a Japanese method of channeling energy that can help achieve peace of mind and physical well-being. Two Reiki masters will lead this workshop that will include an introduction to Reiki and 20 minutes[...]
Mourning Café, support group 5:00 pm
Mourning Café, support group @ Hope & Cope online
Dec 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Open to those who have recently experienced a loss to cancer and need support. On-line registration required: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMkdeGvqjMsG9QXcpbTq0z-2cLDvwMySas6 Bilingual Group
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