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Surviving a CIA Boot Camp

Judy Lawson has a degree in Gerontology, is a Certified Food Handler, and coordinates Townshippers’ Association’s Food for Thought learning luncheons in Magog, which connects English-speaking caregivers to information expert-led resources. She writes about successfully surviving a CIA boot camp. No, not that CIA, but the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York where more than 2,000 students each year crisscross the campus in chef’s

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Talking cannabis with your teens

Did you know that one in five teens, aged between 15 and 19, have used cannabis in the past year? As a parent or guardian, it is important to talk with your teenager about drugs so that they have information and know where to go for help if they need it. Teens may experiment with marijuana for various reasons including, to have fun, to fit in, or to try something new. While cannabis may make you feel relaxed and happy, Health Canada points out that

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Quebec launches consultations on systemic racism

The Quebec government will soon begin holding public consultations this autumn, in an effort to tackle systemic discrimination and racism, particularly in the areas of employment, education, health and social services, housing, justice, public safety and culture and the media. Systemic racism refers to the exclusion of people of colour from political, economic and social opportunities because of their race. It can often be subtle and unconscious,

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Our Stories ebook now in stock!

The long wait is over! The community-crafted anthology, Our Stories: The Eastern Townships Chapter in Canada’s 150-Year Story, is now available through Townshippers’ Association’s website and in-office boutique, Townships Expressions! The Our Stories project was launched in 2016 by Townshippers’ to mark Canada’s 150th anniversary by sharing stories of the influence and role that our community has had on our country’s history in a

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Townshippers’ welcomes new project coordinator

Townshippers’ Association is pleased to introduce Jayme Marrotte as our new Rooted in the Townships Project Coordinator. Jayme is a true local, making her a great fit within the Townshippers’. From the Stanstead area, where her family still resides, Jayme attended Alexander Galt, Champlain Regional College, and Bishop’s University. After recently completing her Master’s degree from the University of Guelph, Jayme returned to the Eastern Townships

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Come meet us at a diversity space!

If you’ve been thinking about getting more involved with the English-speaking community, lending your support to one of your local non-profit organizations or just want to experience Sherbrooke’s cultural diversity, then come meet us this Sunday, July 16, at the Espace de la diversité Sherbrooke. Held at Sherbrooke’s Parc du Domaine-Howard (1350 boulevard de Portland) from 10am to 10pm, during this free event explore spaces featuring interactive

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New whodunit read for mystery lovers

Add some sleuthing to your summer by picking up the latest new crime novel from the Townships Expressions collection, Townshippers’ Association’s initiative to promote local writers, artists and showcase unique works from and about the region. “Legacy” is the first in the mysteries series featuring Detective Inspector Colin McDermott of the London Metropolitan Police, from notable crime reviewer and Townships author Jim Napier.

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Summer Intern Series: Asking for help is a sign of strength

Hello everyone, I'm Kaitlyn Loomis! I am a fourth year Bishop’s University student entering my final year of clinical psychology. I’ve recently joined Townshippers' Association through the Department of Canadian Heritage's Young Canada Works (YCW) program. This program allows thousands of students across the country, like me, to put our skills to work for a local non-profit organization while gaining valuable work experience, learning how to

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Welcome summer interns!

Summer is here which means so are the interns! Each year, an internship program through the Department of Canadian Heritage's Young Canada Works (YCW) allows students to engage in field experience, acquire skills in preserving and promoting our cultural heritage and share insight within a local non-profit organization. Townshippers' Association is thrilled to welcome two new interns this summer. Our new Communications and Culture intern is Kaitlyn

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Coaticook senior wins essay challenge

Caroline Fisette, a senior at Alexander Galt Regional High School, was named the winner of this year’s Excel in the Estrie essay challenge following Townshippers’ Association’s Annual General Meeting on June 9, in Orford. Each year in celebration of school perseverance, Townshippers’ Make Way for YOUth (MWFY) project challenges high school seniors to share stories about how they have excelled in school and how they see themselves living and

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Community & Culture Events

Mar
19
Sun
2017
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”[...]
Apr
23
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2017
all day Exhibition: SUCH MEMORIES!… EXPO67 @ Musée Beaulne
Exhibition: SUCH MEMORIES!… EXPO67 @ Musée Beaulne
Apr 23 – Oct 22 all day
Exhibition: SUCH MEMORIES!... EXPO67 @ Musée Beaulne  | Coaticook | Québec | Canada
Expo 67 is the most important event of the centennial celebrations of Canada’s Centennial in 1967. It all begins with an idea of Quebec Senator Mark Drouin, which is realized after the withdrawal of Moscow,[...]
Jun
4
Sun
2017
all day Exhibition: 1867-2017: 150 Years... @ Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum
Exhibition: 1867-2017: 150 Years... @ Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum
Jun 4 – Dec 31 all day
Exhibition: 1867-2017: 150 Years in Lennoxville and Ascot @  Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum  | Sherbrooke | Québec | Canada
  1867-2017: 150 Years in Lennoxville and Ascot History exhibition: June 4 to December 17, 2017 This year Canada observes 150 years of its history since Confederation and 100 years since Vimy Ridge.  Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum[...]
Jun
18
Sun
2017
2:00 pm EXHIBITION: Passages entre figur... @ Musée Beaulne
EXHIBITION: Passages entre figur... @ Musée Beaulne
Jun 18 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 17 @ 5:00 pm
                   « Passages : entre figuration et abstraction »                  By Artist William G. Kinnis                        From June 18 th to September 17th2017                                 * Opening reception will be held on Sunday the[...]
Jul
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2017
all day Watercolour Exposition by Artist... @ Lennoxville Library
Watercolour Exposition by Artist... @ Lennoxville Library
Jul 11 – Sep 5 all day
Watercolour Exposition by Artist Helene Breault Mayhew @ Lennoxville Library | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada
Come visit the Lennoxville Library to view a wonderful collection of water colour paintings by local artist Helene Breault Mayhew. Participate in a draw for one of her paintings!

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