Monthly Archives: February 2016

Exploring The Estrie

Wouldn’t it be nice to explore a new city or town before relocating to the area? Last weekend a group of young professionals spent three days discovering and connecting with the Estrie through Make Way For YOUth. Relocating is a big step. MWFY’s free Discovery Days weekends aims to make the transition easier. With the help of someone who is already familiar with the area, prospective or recent residents have the opportunity to scope out the

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Townshippers’ Membership Drive

If you are looking for ways to make a difference and want to cultivate an empowered English-speaking community in the Townships, join or renew your membership with Townshippers’ Association today! Joining Townshippers’ is a way to be a part something bigger. It is a venue for you to have your voice heard and, at the same time, strengthening the voice of the Association when it advocates policies that strengthen our community. Your membership

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What Makes Smoking So Hard To Quit?

Is it image, marketing or social situations that influences people to light up that first cigarette, and why is it so hard to kick the habit? Townshippers’ Association invites you to explore this topic at the free Community Health Education Program (CHEP) videoconferencing session on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at 10 am. In partnership with local Community Learning Center’s (CLC), this session will be offered at the Eaton Valley CLC at Pope

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Excel in the Estrie Essay Contest Invites 2016 High School Grads to Share Successes!

Press Release For Immediate Distribution SHERBROOKE, February 14, 2016 – Calling all high school seniors! Share your story about overcoming hurdles and you could win cash by entering an essay in the 4th Excel in the Estrie! contest. Launched alongside the annual Hooked on School Days in Estrie, which runs from February 15 to 19, Make Way For YOUth, a project from Townshippers’ Association that supports youth retention, wants to hear YOUR stories

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What’s Your Employment Story?   

When it comes to employment, everyone has a story. YES Montreal wants to hear YOUR story as part of their Community Talks Employments project. Using a travelling video booth, YES is inviting English-speakers between 15 to 35 years of age to share their experiences, barriers, comments and successes to help bring attention and a voice to youth issues around employment. Townshippers’ Association is happy to collaborate with YES on this project by

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Townships Community Free Legal Information Clinic

You have questions about the law, the free Legal Information Clinic from Townshippers’ Association may be able to help. The clinic is now open until April 2016. Since 2007, Townshippers’, in collaboration with the Université de Sherbrooke’s Law Faculty, has been offering a confidential free legal information service to the public from Townshippers’ office in Lennoxville. From September until April, volunteering third-year law students

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Career Exploration Day February 17

Calling all job seekers! Bishop’s University, in partnership with Townshippers’ Association, CEDEC, and Global Excel, is hosting its annual career fair on Wednesday, February 17. The day-long event taking place on the university campus is open to both Bishop’s students as well as the general public. This year approximately 20 businesses seeking multi-lingual employees will be present to speak with prospective candidates. Participants include

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