Monthly Archives: January 2012

School Community Partnerships Symposium: “It takes an entire village to educate a child”

With Collaboration from George Courville The week of February 12 to the 17 has been designated as a week to promote educational perseverance in Quebec.   Locally, the term Hooked on School Days is being used. The week is one during which schools, community groups, businesses, families and local municipalities promote educational success and present local initiatives designed to encourage students to persevere in their studies. Since 2008,

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The Stanstead Social Integration Project: For Clients in the Recovery Process

The Stanstead Social Integration project is for residents of Stanstead, English- or French-speaking, who have been diagnosed with a mental health illness. As is the case for those living with any other kind of illness, living with a mental health illness can require strength, courage, understanding and support. The Stanstead Social Integration project helps provide participants with the tools and resources necessary to help make this process a little

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Make Way for YOUth: Meet Amos Joannides

In snowy North Hatley, in a cabin in the woods, a young, native Townshipper has returned to craft his next work of music.  Amos Joannides has gone back to the basics for inspiration: a wood stove warms his guitar strings as this rising star plans to spend the better part of this year in the traditional form of “remote control”, that is to say tapping tranquility in order to liberate his muse.  Amos’s musical development has been a lifelong

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Free Telehealth Video Conference: Gaining and Losing Weight

Townshippers’ Research and Cultural Foundation has much to be thankful for... Another year--how quickly time passes! This year, the Townshippers’ Research and Cultural Foundation is celebrating the fact that it’s been able to provide support for initiatives in the Eastern Townships for twenty-five years. The importance of the projects we’ve been fortunate enough to support is evidenced by the number of volunteers who give countless hours

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Help Someone You Love Return to the Townships: Tell Them about Make Way for YOUth!

With financial support from Canadian Heritage, the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is currently carrying out a historic priority-setting process for the English-speaking community of Quebec. The aim of this process is to assess and determine key concerns and priorities for the English-speaking community, as expressed by community members themselves. The concerns identified during this process will serve to inform partners – in particular

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