Our news

February 16, 2024
A promising impact study conducted by the Canada Research Chair in School, Youth Well-Being, and Educational Success

The objective: to evaluate the implementation and effects of The 6th Period so that the benefits to children can be measured and the impact amplified.

January 26, 2024
Two candles and an almost endless playground for La 6e période

This last year at the LDT Foundation was marked by growth – growth in the number of young participants and in reinforcing our team of permanent, animation, and coordination staff; in broadening our portfolio of activities; in extending our family of donors; and in the obvious enthusiasm shown for us by the schools, the kids, and people in general.

January 15, 2024
The LDT Foundation names Audrey McKinnon as executive director

With more than 25 years’ experience in the non-profit sector and having held a number of executive positions supporting educational success and persistence in school, McKinnon will contribute to the deployment of La 6e période and to the development of programs that motivate children to realize their full potential, their ambitions, and their dreams.

September 21, 2023
A new chapter begins for Laurent Duvernay-Tardif

It’s been an emotionally charged week for our co-founder, Laurent, who officially announced his retirement from professional sports after eight seasons in the NFL.

September 5, 2023
We’re getting a new look!

The LDT Foundation is revising its strategic positioning and communication platform.

April 30, 2023
A well-deserved honor

Our co-founders were recognized for their contributions during Volunteer Week 2023.

April 8, 2023
“En direct de l’univers” with Laurent Duvernay-Tardif

Taking a look back at a beautiful moment on television with Laurent and the students from Barclay Elementary School.

March 14, 2023
Excellent additions to the Foundation's Board of Directors

We are delighted to welcome Luc Guillot and Lam Jutras to our board of directors!

November 30, 2022
A year full of emotions

Looking back on a year that saw the launch of our flagship program, The 6th period – the first extracurricular program in Quebec to combine art and sports.