Jean Perron at the EMSB

Former Montreal Canadiens Stanley Cup winning  head coach Jean Perron was at the St. Laurent Adult Education Centre  on December 12 to speak to students on behalf of The Arthritis Society – Quebec Division. With one out of eight adults living with this disease and one out of 1,000 children living with juvenile arthritis, more than 232,000 Montreal residents and 1.1 million Quebecers and their families are affected. In order to help The Arthritis Society provide essential services to people with this disease and medical research to progress more quickly, Mr. Perron has agreed to act as one of the organization’s new spokespersons. He spoke to students about the connections between sports and arthritis and answer questions about his exciting career.