About Townshippers’

Spreading the Word

The Blue Metropolis Foundation brings together people from different cultures to share the pleasure of reading and writing and encourages creativity and intercultural understanding. Throughout the year, the Foundation offers a wide range of educational and social programs. Spreading the Word is an exciting new resource from the not-for-profit Foundation to help retirees discover English-language writers in Quebec and start creating

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Pleins Rayons in Motion

Most cyclists set out on a trip with a plan but the creators of Pleins rayons/ Freewheeling— a bike building enterprise located in Cowansville, for autistic, intellectually challenged, and at-risk school students and young adults — have been riding into the unknown for the last year and a bit. Michael Herman, a local philanthropist well known in school circles, had the means to make a difference with the closing of a local bicycle factory. Stephane

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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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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

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2017
all day Call for Artists Submissions fro... @ Online Submissions - www.saltspringartprize.ca
Call for Artists Submissions fro... @ Online Submissions - www.saltspringartprize.ca
Feb 27 – May 31 all day
Call for Artists Submissions from your community - $30,000 in Awards, The Salt Spring National Art Prize @ Online Submissions - www.saltspringartprize.ca | British Columbia | Canada
The Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP) 2017 Call For Artist Submissions offering $30,000 in Awards SSNAP is pleased to launch its second biennial juried competition of Canadian 2D and 3D visual art, encouraging artists[...]
Mar
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all day Exhibition: HOLD ON TO YOUR HAT! @ Musée Beaulne
Exhibition: HOLD ON TO YOUR HAT! @ Musée Beaulne
Mar 19 2017 – Jan 28 2018 all day
Exhibition: HOLD ON TO YOUR HAT! @ Musée Beaulne  | Coaticook | Québec | Canada
HOLD ON TO YOUR HAT! Museum’s collection March 19th 2017 to January 28th 2018 A costume accessory worn since Antiquity, the word “hat” comes from the old French “chapel” which emanates from the Latin “caput”[...]
all day Exhibition: La faune ailée et la... @ Musée Beaulne
Exhibition: La faune ailée et la... @ Musée Beaulne
Mar 19 – May 14 all day
Exhibition: La faune ailée et la flore @ Musée Beaulne  | Coaticook | Québec | Canada
LA FAUNE AILÉE ET LA FLORE Jocelyne McCaughan March 19th to May 14th 2017 The careful observation of fauna and flora combined with photography is the basis of Jocelyne McCaughan’s artistic approach. Her project La[...]
Mar
20
Mon
2017
6:30 pm Country Heat Live Dance/Workout @ Warden Town Hall
Country Heat Live Dance/Workout @ Warden Town Hall
Mar 20 @ 6:30 pm – May 8 @ 7:30 pm
Country Heat Live Dance/Workout @ Warden Town Hall | Warden | Québec | Canada
Every Monday night 6:30 to 7:30 Do you Like Country Music? Do You Like Line Dancing? Come and join our class.  You’ll have so much fun moving, stepping, clapping, stomping, and laughing, you’ll forget[...]
Mar
27
Mon
2017
6:30 pm Country Heat Live Dance/Workout @ Warden Town Hall
Country Heat Live Dance/Workout @ Warden Town Hall
Mar 27 @ 6:30 pm – May 15 @ 7:30 pm
Country Heat Live Dance/Workout @ Warden Town Hall | Warden | Québec | Canada
Every Monday night 6:30 to 7:30 Do you Like Country Music? Do You Like Line Dancing? Come and join our class.  You’ll have so much fun moving, stepping, clapping, stomping, and laughing, you’ll forget[...]

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