Monthly Archives: February 2013

Play, Discover and Explore the Estrie for free

Do you know of a young professional who is thinking about relocating? Want to encourage someone to come back to the region? The Estrie is a great place to live, work, and play in, and thanks to the Make Way For YOUth initiative, this March some 10 youth have the opportunity explore living and working in the region for free! Offered through Townshippers’ Association, Make Way For YOUth (MWFY) takes steps to counteract the loss of the educated young

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Initiative Invites Youth To Explore The Estrie For Free

The Estrie is a great place to live, work, and play in, and thanks to Make Way For YOUth (MWFY), from March 22 to 24, 2013, a select group of youth will have the chance to explore the region for free! Offered through Townshippers’ Association, MWFY is a starting point for post-secondary graduates or soon to be graduates to discover the potential of living in the Estrie.  The initiative takes steps to counteract the loss of the educated young

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Get Your Game On!

Do you know that there is one activity that can help you expand your network, learn new skills, advance your career and even make you healthier? Volunteering is not only a great way to contribute to the success of your community or cause, it’s also packed full of valuable experiences that can enhance your life. In keeping with Townshippers’ founding mission -- to encourage the participation of the English-speaking population in the community

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Income Tax Service Returns

It’s that time of year when the letter carrier starts dropping off envelopes with strange things inside – T4, OAS, CPP, T4A, NR4 forms. It must be income tax time! Everyone must file both federal and provincial income taxes, even if you are a low wage earner. If you fail to file, you may not receive, or continue receiving GST and Solidarity payments. For people needing assistance in completing their income taxes, Revenue Canada and Revenue Quebec

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Bill 14 Brief/Mémoire en réponse au projet de loi 14
Communiqué de presse

Télécharge Mémoire concernant le projet de loi 14 (pdf) Pour plus de détails sur la consultation générale et auditions publiques sur le projet de loi 14, consultez la page Assemblée nationale du Québec pour la commission de la culture et de l'éducation.

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Townshippers’ Association Submits Brief in Response to Bill 14

SHERBROOKE, February 07, 2013 – With the proposed legislative changes of Bill 14 threatening to oppress the already fragile English-speaking community, Townshippers’ Association has voiced its concern in a brief filed to the Quebec National Assembly’s Committee on Culture and Education. Introduced to the provincial government last December, Bill 14: An Act to amend the Charter of the French language, the Charter of human rights and freedoms

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L’Association des Townshippers dépose un mémoire en réponse au projet de loi 14
Communiqué de presse

Communiqué de presse Pour diffusion immédiate SHERBROOKE, le 07 février 2013 – Devant les changements législatifs proposés par le projet de loi  14 et qui menacent d’opprimer la communauté d’expression anglaise déjà fragilisée, l’Association des Townshippers a fait connaître ses préoccupation dans un mémoire déposé à la Commission de la culture et de l’éducation de l’Assemblée nationale du Québec. Présenté à l’Assemblée

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Townshippers’ Association Submits Brief in Response to Bill 14
Press Release

Press Release For Immediate Distribution   SHERBROOKE, February 07, 2013 – With the proposed legislative changes of Bill 14 threatening to oppress the already fragile English-speaking community, Townshippers’ Association has voiced its concern in a brief filed to the Quebec National Assembly’s Committee on Culture and Education. Introduced to the provincial government last December, Bill 14: An Act to amend the Charter of the French language,

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Benefit Induces Toe Tapping Good Time

Over 130 pairs of feet were infused with country rhythm last Thursday, enjoying an evening of love, laughter and legendary music during “Honky Tonk Blue…The Night Patsy Met Hank.” Thanks to high attendance and even higher spirits, Townshippers’ Association’s first fundraiser of the year was a success! Held at the Centre d’Art de Richmond on January 31, the magical musical was the highlight of a benefit evening in support of Make Way For

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