Monthly Archives: December 2017

Help for English-speakers within the healthcare system

Patient complaints provide a valuable insight into problems within our healthcare system but as an English-speaker, do you know where to turn in our healthcare system if you are not satisfied with the service you receive? The Centre d’Assistance et d’Accompagnement aux Plaintes (CCAP) Estrie has been working to support the rights of people within the healthcare system for the last 17 years. This non-profit organization recently hired Angela Moore

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Do-ET tour stops in Richmond

On December 6 the Unlock your Future: Discover Opportunities in the Eastern Townships (Do-ET) tour made it’s second stop, this time visiting Richmond Regional high school (RRHS). Secondary 4 and 5 students had the chance to explore their future with many diverse opportunities in the Townships. They participated in three types of activities through the half-day event: career panels, workshops, and a networking area. Each stop on the tour is tailored

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New cultural coordinator wants to showcase the Townships

There’s a lot of great stuff going on in the Eastern Townships and as Townshippers’ Association’s new Cultural Events Coordinator, Emily Prangley Desormeaux wants to know about it all. Emily is looking to enhance the creativity and vibrancy of the English-speaking community by building the largest cultural network in the region. She also hopes to broaden community participation by showing Townshippers the many things they can do in the region. It’s

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Community Partnerships for Success: New bilingual employability program starting in January

Campus Brome-Missisquoi (CBM), in partnership with Emploi-Québec, is launching a new bilingual employability program for people aged 16 and older who are looking for an opportunity to gain employment skills and to explore trades that are in high demand in our region. ‘’The ideal candidate for this program is someone who is motivated to find a job doing something they enjoy. Someone who is open to exploring new trades, who wants to make a positive

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Six community organizations host festive open house on December 20

  Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Six community organizations host festive open house on December 20   SHERBROOKE, December 7, 2017 – Community members of all ages are invited to celebrate the holidays with the community organizations in the Marguerite Knapp Building at the annual Open House from 5 pm to 7 pm on Wednesday, December 20 in Sherbrooke’s Borough of Lennoxville.  Meet and mingle with the team behind Townshippers’

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Shop local this holiday season

There are so many reasons to shop local and Townships merchants have a lot to offer. If you are looking for a gift that celebrates the Townships or the region’s English-language culture, Townships Expressions has you covered with more than 100 books, music, videos, cards, calendars and more. The best part about shopping from the Expressions shop, offered by Townshippers’ Association, is that your purchase directly supports writers, musicians,

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