Monthly Archives: May 2015

Richmond & Region Join the Conversation

Richmond and Region residents, Townshippers’ Association and the Richmond & Region Community Learning Centre (CLC) want your input on community vitality among English speakers in the area. What issues are closest to our hearts? What are our community’s strengths and challenges in pursuing community vitality? What is our vision for the future of our community? Come and join in the conversation on June 4 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Richmond

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Townshippers’ Annual General Meeting

Townshippers’ Association looks forward to welcoming its members to the annual general meeting which will be held at the Cheribourg Hotel, on Friday, June 5, 2015, at 5:30 pm. Along with recapping the association’s activities over the last year, the evening will offer networking opportunities and feature the launch of a new document ‘Socio-Demographic Profile of the English-speaking Community of the Historical Eastern Townships, 2011 Census

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Family Day in Waterloo 

As part of Quebec Family Week, Waterloo is organizing its 4th edition of Famillies en Fête/ Family Day on May 23, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, in the gymnasium of St. Bernardin Pavilion of Orée des Cantons school, 14 Lewis Street West. Danielle Larouche, from the St. Bernardin Parish, coordinates this festival alongside the organizing committee. The Organizing Committee consists of ten organizations that are rolling up their sleeves to make this day

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Entrepreneurs Find Your Aha Moment

It's all about the aha! moments at the 18th Annual YES Entrepreneurship Conference on May 20, 2015. Each year, YES (Youth Employment Services) Montreal invites business experts, thought leaders and successful entrepreneurs to share their unique stories and insights. Join YES at the Centre Mount-Royal in Montreal for this year's conference to learn from the diverse experience of 12 ambitious individuals as they reveal the interesting challenges,

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Townshippers’ Thanks Income Tax Volunteers; Don’t Forget Your Files

Tax season is wrapping up again and that means Townshippers’ Association’s free income tax filing service for low-income taxpayers is also coming to an end. Since 2005 Townshippers’ has offered the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program from the Canada Revenue Agency and Revenu Québec. Thanks to the help of our tremendous team of volunteers - Bonnie, Nina, and Mary – Townshippers’ was able to help 174 people file their federal and provincial

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Townshippers’ Association’s 36th Annual General Meeting

ORFORD, May 5, 2015 – The 36th Annual General Meeting of members of Town­shippers’ Association will take place at the Cheribourg Hotel, 2603 Chemin du Parc, Orford, on Friday, June 5, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. Members of the Association in good standing are invited to participate in this evening of network­ing, a presentation of Townshippers’ activities during 2014-2015 and the unveiling of the ‘Socio-Demographic Profile of the English-speaking

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Free Videoconference; Stroke – Brain Attack

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in Canada and a leading cause of disability. There are an estimated 62,000 strokes in Canada each year. That is one stroke every nine minutes. Only one in two Quebecers recognizes the signs of stroke, and fewer know what to do. FAST is an approach that is being used by many countries around the world with positive outcomes. FAST stands for Face – is it drooping? Arms – can you raise them?  Speech

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