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CJE Haut-Saint-Francois: “we don’t just write resumes!”

As part of a provincially-funded pilot project to increase English-speakers access to existing employment services, Townshippers’ Association is profiling each of the seven Carrefour jeunesse emplois (CJE) in the Estrie. For the third instalment of this series, project coordinator Katie Bibbs sat down with the CJE du Haut-Saint-François (CJE HSF) Executive Director to discuss the team’s efforts to help the region’s English-speaking

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Kindness starts with one; who’s your one?

Ah, Valentine’s Day, a day of love and kind gestures. In a world that seems filled with negativity, carving out a day for love is more important than ever. But what if there was a way to keep that feeling going a little longer, a way to spread more love and kindness? That’s what Random Acts of Kindness Week (February 11-17, 2018) is all about. Inspired by the globally-recognized World Kindness Day (November 13), the Random Acts of Kindness

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Career and skills day for local high schoolers a success

The first ever Unlock your Future: Discover opportunities in the Eastern Townships (Do-ET) tour has come to a successful end for the 2017-2018 school year. Supported by Townshippers’ Association with the involvement of educational and employment partners, the career and skills days connected nearly 700 Eastern Township School Board (ETSB) high school students with information and resources to plan their future. The goal was to give

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Do-ET career and skills day tour wraps up

The Unlock your Future: Discover Opportunities in the Eastern Townships – or Do-ET tour - ended in a big way at Alexander Galt Regional High School on January 17. Unlike the prior two half-day events at Massey-Vanier and Richmond Regional High Schools, the Galt event was a full day affair. Students in secondary 4, 5 and the Work Oriented Training Path program had the chance to explore their future with many diverse opportunities in the Townships.

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See dementia differently

Almost 50% of Canadians would not want others to know if they had dementia, according to new survey results released by the Alzheimer Society. While awareness about dementia has increased, the Society notes that stigma and negative attitudes around it continue to persist. The Leger-led survey, which questioned 1500 Canadians between the ages of 18 and 65 online, also reveals 51% of respondents admitted to using some type of stigmatizing language

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Quit to Win!

Containing 7,000 toxic substances, including more than 70 carcinogens, it’s no secret that smoking is bad for your health. Statistically, smoking is the leading cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) cases, contributes to a large portion of cardiovascular diseases, oral and dental issues, a third of fatal cancers and is the first cause of avoidable death. [Source: social health promotion enterprise, Capsana.] This year

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Is it flu or gastro, and when to use the emergency room?

It’s flu season in Quebec and across the province emergency rooms are filling up. But a case of the flu doesn’t always require a visit the ER. Quebec's Health Ministry has created a quick-reference guide to help determine your symptoms and decide what treatment to seek for the flu or gastroenteritis. FLU Caused by the influenza virus, the flu is a respiratory infection that is spread easily. The main symptoms include a sudden fever

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CJE Memphrémagog partners with Townshippers’ to connect with English-speaking youth

As part of a provincially-funded pilot project, Townshippers’ Association is partnering with local Carrefour Jeunesse Emploi (CJE) to increase access to existing employment services for English-speaking youth in our community. To bring attention to the services they provide, project coordinator Katie Bibbs has been profiling each of the seven Carrefours Jeunesse Emploi in the Estrie in The Record. For the second installment of this series,

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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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Community & Culture Events

Sep
14
Thu
2017
7:00 pm CHOROMONDO WORLD MUSIC WOMEN’S C... @ Haskell Library
CHOROMONDO WORLD MUSIC WOMEN’S C... @ Haskell Library
Sep 14 2017 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 7 2018 @ 9:00 pm
CHOROMONDO WORLD MUSIC WOMEN'S CHOIR @ Haskell Library | Stanstead | Québec | Canada
CHOROMONDO, founded in 1999 by director, Allyna Harris, is an international world music women’s choir in residence at the Haskell Library and Opera House on the Canada/USA border of Quebec and Vermont. Rehearsals are weekly[...]
Nov
9
Thu
2017
all day Walk in my Shoes: HUGS for the H... @ Mental Health Estrie
Walk in my Shoes: HUGS for the H... @ Mental Health Estrie
Nov 9 2017 – Mar 31 2018 all day
Walk in my Shoes: HUGS for the Homeless @ Mental Health Estrie | Sherbrooke | Québec | Canada
Research shows that small acts of kindness boost our own health and wellness. Mental Health Estrie invites you to help keep a homeless person warm this winter. From November to March, the HUGS campaign accepts[...]
Feb
4
Sun
2018
all day Exhibition: Musique éclatée & In... @ Musée Beaulne
Exhibition: Musique éclatée & In... @ Musée Beaulne
Feb 4 – Mar 8 all day
Exhibition: Musique éclatée & Interactions avec la nature @ Musée Beaulne  | Coaticook | Québec | Canada
From February 4th to March 4th 2018 Claire Desjardins, painter influenced by Antoni Tapiès and Anselme Keifer presents Musique éclatée, an exhibition in which she favors the integration of objects recovered in the works.  [...]
Feb
11
Sun
2018
all day Photography Exhibition – Des pia... @ Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre
Photography Exhibition – Des pia... @ Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre
Feb 11 – Apr 29 all day
Photography Exhibition - Des pianos et des hommes by Marcel Carey @ Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre | Sherbrooke | Québec | Canada
The Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre opens its new exhibition season with « Des pianos et des hommes » by Marcel Carey. After  a career as a commercial photographer, Marcel Carey chose to follow in the footsteps[...]
Feb
21
Wed
2018
9:30 am CHEP Video Conference: Hearing Loss @ Eaton Valley Community Learning Centre
CHEP Video Conference: Hearing Loss @ Eaton Valley Community Learning Centre
Feb 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
According to the Canadian Hearing Society, nearly one in four adult Canadians report some hearing loss. “Hearing loss frequently goes unnoticed and because it happens gradually, many people are in denial. They often stop communicating[...]

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