Top Latest Announcements

Townshippers’ free income tax preparation clinic is moving to Literacy in Action!

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Townshippers’ free income tax preparation clinic is moving to Literacy in Action!   SHERBROOKE, February 22, 2018 – Townshippers’ Association announces the migration of its long-running free income tax preparation clinic for qualifying members of the English-speaking community to the very capable hands of its colleagues at Literacy in Action. The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program, established

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New Townships-based career opportunity app launched

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution   New Townships-based career opportunity app launched   SHERBROOKE, June 15, 2017 – A new Eastern Townships-based app is giving English-speakers in the region access local career opportunities that place a value on their language skills. Launched by Townshippers’ Association at their Annual General Meeting on June 9 in Orford, the Topportunity Mobile application provides direct access

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Townshippers’ Day on hiatus for 2017

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution   Townshippers’ Day on hiatus for 2017   SHERBROOKE, April 26, 2017 – Townshippers’ Day, one of the largest annual events for the English-speaking community of Quebec’s historical Eastern Townships, will not take place in 2017. The announcement was made today by the President of Townshippers’ Association, the non-profit community organization behind the one-day cultural festival and

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Townshippers’ Association’s summer employment opportunities offer students experience and skills in the non-profit sector

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution   Townshippers’ Association’s summer employment opportunities offer students experience and skills in the non-profit sector SHERBROOKE, April 19, 2017 – Students with an interest in the community and non-profit sector are invited to develop hands-on experience working with Townshippers’ Association this summer. Join the Townshippers’ team at our Sherbrooke office and learn more about this

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2017 Student Essay Challenge Deadline Extended

  Press Release  For Immediate Distribution   2017 Student Essay Challenge Deadline Extended   SHERBROOKE, April 13, 2017 – Townshippers’ Association’s Make Way for YOUth Estrie project has announced that the submissions deadline for entries to the 2017 Excel in the Estrie essay challenge has been extended to Sunday, April 30. The essay challenge is open to graduating high school seniors in the Eastern Townships English-speaking

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Call for Applications: McGill Health and Social Services Bursary Program

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Call for Applications: McGill Health and Social Services Bursary Program SHERBROOKE, March 16, 2017 – Calling all health and social services students in the Estrie and Montérégie-East; applications for the McGill Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program, which awarded $20,000 to four students last autumn, are now available through Townshippers' Association. Created by

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Discover the Estrie – for free

Credit: Townshippers’ Association Cutline: Participants in a previous Make Way for YOUth Discovery Days discovered the sweeter side of the Estrie, it’s maple syrup production, during a weekend of free activities designed to help introduce them to the region and begin building a network of contacts. More fun and interesting activities are being planned, at no cost, for the March 17-19 weekend but participants must register for a limited spot to

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Townshippers’ Association simplifies Canada 150 eBook submissions process

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Townshippers’ Association simplifies Canada 150 eBook submissions process Get published and celebrate the Eastern Townships chapter in Canada’s 150-year story! SHERBROOKE, January 26, 2017 – Townshippers’ Association has extended the deadline to Our Stories, an ebook project on the Eastern Townships experience in Canada’s history, to March 1, 2017. In addition to giving the community nearly

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Townshippers’ Association Disenchanted by Prime Minister’s Visit

Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Townshippers’ Association Disenchanted by Prime Minister’s Visit   SHERBROOKE, January 18, 2017 – Townshippers’ Association is profoundly disappointed in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s refusal to answer questions in English at the town hall meeting held in Sherbrooke on Tuesday evening. More than just a slight of a minority community, the Prime Minister's reaction is discouraging

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Townshippers’ Association presents the Sherbrooke premiere of ”Home Child” by Laura Teasdale

Credit: Laura Teasdale Cutline: Bishop’s University Drama students Natalie Demmon and Nicolas Retson-Fournier interpret a complex and fascinating part of Eastern Townships history through “Home Child,” a stage production written and directed by Laura Teasdale, which will be featured at Bandeen Hall on January 14. Press Release  For Immediate Distribution Townshippers’ Association presents the Sherbrooke premiere of ”Home Child” by

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