About Townshippers’

It is all about mental health

Mental illness is increasingly recognized as a serious and growing problem, according to the Canadian Mental Health Association. The CMHA estimates that 1 in 5 Canadians will develop a mental illness at some time in their lives, but many more individuals such as family, friends and colleagues are indirectly affected. The good news, mental illnesses can be treated effectively and there are resources to help. Townshippers’ Association recently had

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Health Matters: What is Cancer?

About 2 in 5 Canadians will develop cancer in their lifetimes, according to the Canadian Cancer Society, and 1 in 4 will die of the disease. The national community-based organization estimated 202,400 new cases of cancer and 78,800 cancer-related deaths would take place last year. The statistics can be frightening and for those facing cancer, the diagnosis can completely change their approach to living. In collaboration with the Avante Women’s

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Health information day in Waterloo

The Community Health Education Program (CHEP) connects communities to health and social services information from professionals, in English, on a variety of health topics, and informs individuals about local resources. Through CHEP, Townshippers’ Association is pleased to offer the second annual Health Information Day, in Waterloo on Wednesday, March 1 at the Royal Canadian Legion, 77 Lewis Street. The day begins at 10 AM with a live presentation

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Stress, Anxiety and Panic Attacks

What’s the difference between stress and anxiety? Why are panic attacks so scary? What are the life cycle impacts as we age and how can be cope? Join us on Friday, February 10, from 10:00 to 12:00 at the CLSC in Cowansville (397 Rue de la Rivière) for a free informative session, in English, to find the answers to these questions, along with management techniques. This Health Matters session - Stress, Anxiety and Panic Attacks Throughout

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Canada Summer Jobs 2017 –  Deadline extended

Looking to hire a student for the summer of 2017? You may be eligible for funding from the Canada Summer Jobs grants, an initiative a Government of Canada that provides funding to create summer jobs for students between the ages of 15 and 30. By helping employers to create summer jobs, students can gain valuable work experiences as they prepare to enter the workforce. The program is especially beneficial for organizations that provide important community

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Free Information Sessions to start off the New Year

Townshippers’ Association is back in the swing of things with a series of free heath information sessions for the public, held in collaboration with the Avante Women’s Center. We start off with a Health Matters focusing on ”Nutrition—How to get on the right track,” on January 20 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the CLSC in Cowansville, 397 de la Rivière. Most people start off the new year committed to healthy eating, only to find it’s a

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Share your stories

The Eastern Townships has a fascinating history filled with colourful characters and fascinating events, big and small, that had an impact on our nation’s development. Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017 is the perfect opportunity to share stories of the Townships past with future generations. Under the banner “Our Stories,” Townshippers’ Association is accepting submissions of photographs, visual works and written explorations to feature in

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Welcoming Emily to the team!

Townshippers’ Association will soon be saying good-bye [for now] to Maggie Severs, our Eastern Townships Partners for Health and Social Services agent in Knowlton, for her maternity leave. We wish Maggie all the best on her coming addition, and we cannot wait to meet the newest townshipper! We would like to extend a big welcome to Emily Prangley Desormeaux who will be replacing Maggie when Townshippers’ reopens in the new year. Heralding from

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New hands-on vocational course

With an ageing population and the growing need for extended-care, there is also a growing need to find qualified and effective support for seniors living in private residential care. According to Service Canada, there has been a “sharp increase in jobs” in this occupation in Quebec over the past few decades, it’s a trend that won’t be slowing anytime soon. If you want to take your life in a new direction and make a positive difference for

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Partners for Family Services in English

Throughout the Brome-Missisquoi region there are a variety of organizations, associations, and centers that offer services in English, and some even directly target the English-speaking community.  However, it has recently been recognized that these services are not always widely known. This is a concern not only for the community at large but also for the various service providers in the region. A committee of local partners, The Partners for

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Head office

100 – 257 Queen Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1K7 819-566-5717 toll free: 1-866-566-5717

Branch office

3-584 Knowlton Lac-Brome, QC J0E 1V0 450-242-4421 toll free: 1-877-242-4421

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 12 pm | 1 pm - 4:30 pm
excluding statutory holidays

Community & Culture Events

May
8
Sun
2016
all day Exhibit: Contes du cœur magique @ Musée Beaulne inc.
Exhibit: Contes du cœur magique @ Musée Beaulne inc.
May 8 2016 – Jul 3 2017 all day
Exhibit: Contes du cœur magique @ Musée Beaulne inc. | Coaticook | Québec | Canada
CONTES DU CŒUR MAGIQUE Barbara Sala May 8th to July 3rd 2016 Barbara Sala evokes a world populated mainly by animals in her naive paintings while situating myths and tales in a context that is[...]
Jun
5
Sun
2016
all day Exhibit: En un instant @ Musée Beaulne inc.
Exhibit: En un instant @ Musée Beaulne inc.
Jun 5 2016 – Jul 3 2017 all day
Exhibit: En un instant @ Musée Beaulne inc. | Coaticook | Québec | Canada
EN UN INSTANT Gonza Meza Vargas June 5th to July 3rd 2016 Gonza Meza Vargas presents « En un instant », an exhibition pertaining to drawings where color is very limited. Some of the creations were made[...]
Sep
11
Sun
2016
all day Fragment de mémoire @ Musée Beaulne inc.
Fragment de mémoire @ Musée Beaulne inc.
Sep 11 2016 – Oct 9 2017 all day
Fragment de mémoire @ Musée Beaulne inc. | Coaticook | Québec | Canada
FRAGMENT DE MÉMOIRE Roger Audibert September 11th to October 9th 2016 Roger Audibert will enthral  the public with his snippets, souvenirs of yesteryear, of his youth, of his studies, etc. in the exhibit : « Fragment de[...]
Feb
14
Tue
2017
6:30 pm Pathways to Psychological Health... @ Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre
Pathways to Psychological Health... @ Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre
Feb 14 @ 6:30 pm – Mar 28 @ 8:00 pm
Pathways to Psychological Health and Well-being in Everyday Life @ Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre | Sherbrooke | Québec | Canada
Pathways to Psychological Health and Well-being in Everyday Life Lennoxville Lecture Series Winter 2017 Psychological health and well-being refers to the idea that psychological health, that is experiencing positive thoughts, emotions, and relationships with others[...]
Feb
22
Wed
2017
all day Irish festivities 2017 @ Richmond, Quebec
Irish festivities 2017 @ Richmond, Quebec
Feb 22 – Mar 26 all day
Irish festivities 2017 @ Richmond, Quebec
The St. Patrick’s Society of Richmond and region together with the Ville de Richmond is proud to announce a month of Irish festivities that you must attend at least once in your life because it[...]

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