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Conquering the Road to Quebec with the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer

by Adelaide Z  |  July 18, 2013 Conquering the Road to Quebec with the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer

The weekend of July 6th, Vigi 4 Cure took to the Quebec countryside to make its way from Repentigny to Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, a small town just outside of Quebec City, all in the span of two days. The weather on their side, the 15 riders from our Vigilant Global team beat the sunny... read more

Fundraising for the Ride to Conquer Cancer

by Adelaide Z  |  July 4, 2013

The Ride to Conquer Cancer is nearly upon us, and Vigilant’s Vigi 4 Cure team now boasts 15 members, who are ready to cross the starting line in the early hours of this coming Saturday. After weeks of preparation and fundraising, these 15 members successfully made it to their individual 2,500$... read more

Preparation Begins for the Ride to Conquer Cancer 2013

by Adelaide Z  |  May 10, 2013

With summer fast approaching, the employees of Vigilant Global find themselves in the preparation stages of one of the biggest athletic fundraising activities in the Montreal area: the Ride to Conquer Cancer. An annual event, the Ride profits the Segal Centre for Cancer at the Jewish General... read more

RBC Challenge for Centraide

by Adelaide Z  |  November 21, 2012 RBC Challenge for Centraide

Today was the annual RBC Challenge at Place Ville-Marie, an event whose greater purpose is to raise funds for the Centraide (a local charity focused on helping the less fortunate of the Greater Montreal region) and whose lesser purpose is to get people excited about breaking personal... read more

Energy well spent; running the ``Three, 2, 1 Go!'' Race.

by Adelaide Z  |  August 21, 2012 Energy well spent; running the ``Three, 2, 1 Go!'' Race.

On Saturday August 18th, Maisonneuve park played host to passionate families and friends who gathered to participate in the “Three, 2, 1 Go!” race, in order to raise awareness and funds for kids and adults affected by Trisomy 21. For those who may be unaware, Trisomy 21 is another name for Down... read more

The Vigilant runners tackle the Montreal half marathon

by Adelaide Z  |  September 26, 2011 The Vigilant runners tackle the Montreal half marathon

It was an exceptionally warm and humid early autumn day in Montreal yesterday, and it just happened to be the annual 42 KM Montreal Oasis marathon. As usual, parts of the city were closed to traffic to let the runners through. Four members of the Vigilant Run Club registered to run the half... read more

Vigilant Run Club hits Parc Jean Drapeau in the dark

by Adelaide Z  |  September 20, 2011

So for the past few months - each Wednesday - about six to eight Vigilantes meet in the lobby after work and jog through the streets of Montreal.  The purpose: train for the Montreal Oasis Marathon. In the lead up to the big event (which happens to be this coming weekend), some members of the... read more

There's an app for what?

by Adelaide Z  |  October 13, 2010 There's an app for what?

Tonight, the streets of downtown Montreal will be deserted between 7 and 10 PM because Montrealers will either be at the Bell Centre, at a local sports bar, or at home with friends to watch the Habs’ home opener against the Tampa Bay Lightning. We live, eat and breathe hockey here. At the end of... read more

Is it time to tune your bike?

by Adelaide Z  |  August 3, 2010

Tips on what to check to see if your bike is in need of a tune-up Like all mechanical devices, regular maintenance will help to ensure bike will run smoothly for decades.  Just as neglect can see even the most expensive bike wear out in less than a season.  Below is a series of simple things to... read more

We made the 2010 playoffs!

by Adelaide Z  |  July 29, 2010

It's the third year that the Vigilant Futures NetBlasters play in the Concordia University recreational soccer league. Our first two years were a lot of fun but winning a game was a rarity and came none too easy. Although we never did find time for practice, our team has really come together... read more