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Townshippers’ Association Launches Call for Nominations for the 2015 Outstanding Townshippers Award

SHERBROOKE, July 9, 2015 – Looking for a simple way to recognize someone’s contributions to the Eastern Townships English-speaking community? Let Townshippers’ Association do it for you! Every day dedicated Townshippers of all ages are going above and beyond to help make their community a better place to live, work and raise a family.  To recognize their efforts Townshippers’ Association created the Outstanding Townshippers Award. The Award

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Important Notice: School Board Elections Nov 2

Voter turnout for school board elections is historically low and the provincial government is currently evaluating the need for school boards. More than ever it is important to exercise your right to make your voice heard on how your school board operates. We encourage you to read the important information below to better understand how to ensure you are on the correct voting list.  The Role of Commissioners: The members of the council of commissioners

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Presentation before the Standing Committee on Official Languages

On May 15, 2014, Townshippers' President Gerald Cutting and Executive Director Rachel Hunting presented before the Standing Committee on Official Languages on the Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities at the House of Commons in Ottawa. Townshippers' Association travelled to the nation's capital to present along with representatives from the Canadian Centre for Refugee Employment and the English Language Arts Network Quebec (ELAN). The

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The Phenomenon of the Hidden Job Market

Have you ever heard of the hidden job market? Among recruiters, this term represents the common reality that not all available jobs are advertised. Some estimates indicate that upwards of 80% of jobs are not posted or, in some cases, have not been filled because the right candidate’s profile has not yet been fully defined. Finding jobs in this hidden job market depends a lot on whom you know and who knows you. So how can you, as a job seeker, stand

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First Annual Forum for English-speaking Caregivers Announced

Press Release For Immediate Distribution MAGOG, March 03, 2014 –   Townshippers’ Association’s L’Appui project in collaboration with the Memphrémagog Community Learning Centre, Champlain College, and other local organizations, is pleased to announce the First Annual Forum for English-speaking Caregivers in the Eastern Townships, on Saturday, March 22, at the Princess Elizabeth Elementary School in Magog. Under the theme, ‘Discovering

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