Keeping In Touch

Keeping up with technology

Remember the “good old days” when it would take weeks for a letter to reach someone, and you wouldn’t expect a response for months? Today, the internet allows us to communicate quickly and has placed vast amounts of information at our fingertips. There are so many ways technology can help us… but sometimes it feels like it is hard to keep up.  Join us at noon on Friday, April 7, at St. Paul’s United Church hall, 211 des Pins, Magog,

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The second leading cause of cancer deaths is the most preventable

It’s a cheeky subject that most people don’t want to talk about, but as the second deadliest form of cancer and second most common cancer in Canada, colorectal cancer is not something that can be ignored.  March is colon cancer awareness month. A time to talk about the prevalence and prevention of this type of cancer, which is a malignant tumour that starts in the cells of the colon or rectum, most often in the cell walls that line

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Get Moving! How Exercise Can Help Us Cope with Illness

In these final days of winter – when the weather goes from warm and sunny to rainy and cold, or windy to snowy – it can be hard to motivate ourselves to exercise. We may know how important it is for us to get outside and be active, yet it’s often more tempting to curl up on the couch with a blanket and a hot cup of tea, and get lost in a book, a movie, or a conversation with a friend. Even so, it’s crucial for our long-term health that we

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Explore a future in the Estrie

If you know a city dweller who is thinking about a change of scenery, or you are an employer trying to encourage a prospective employee to move to the Townships, Make Way for YOUth Estrie has a great opportunity for young professionals to test-drive life in the Townships.  From March 17 to 19, Make Way for YOUth will be hosting a Discovery Days weekend in the Val-Saint-François and Des Sources municipalities —areas with an affordable

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Build a professional health and social services network

Nearly every graduating post-secondary student and young professional faces it; trying to decide what comes next after school. As you adjust to life after post-secondary, you find yourself surrounded by so many options as you look at the bigger picture of your life. Where will you live? Where will you start your career with? Wouldn’t it be nice to have a resource to help you explore your options and begin making connections that can help you take

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High school seniors; write and win!

It’s time to celebrate school perseverance in the Estrie region with Hooked on School Days which also means it’s also time for Townshippers’ Association’s Make Way for YOUth Estrie project to launch its annual Excel in the Estrie essay challenge! The challenge is for high school seniors to think about how they have and how they will excel in the Estrie then write a 500-word essay about the obstacles they have faced in school, what they did

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Planning for today’s active seniors

Planning for our senior years is a process that all people must go through either for ourselves or a loved one. The process involves careful, and thoughtful preparation, especially when it comes to deciding where we or our loved ones, will spend the later years. Gaining knowledge about the resources and the residences equipped to serve seniors can only help in the decision-making process. Join Townshippers’ Association and the Coaticook area Seniors

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Free Legal Info Clinic Turns 10!

January marks the beginning of a new year and new school semester; it’s also the time when Townshippers’ Association welcomes a new legal student to manage our free legal information clinic. This semester we say hello to Zoë Fortin. Zoë is in her third year at the Université de Sherbrooke studying civil law and plans to write here bar exams next year. Although she is not sure yet what area of law she would like to practice in, she particularly

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Snow Clearing and the Law: What You Need to Know

Now that winter has hit the Townships, there is no better time to make sure you are ready to handle the snow, sleet, and freezing rain. And Éducaloi, the organization that helps explain the law to Quebecers in everyday language, has information to help ensure you don’t lose sight of your responsibilities. If you own a property it is your responsibility to clear the snow and, if necessary, spread sand or salt as soon as possible after a storm.

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What is cancer?

Cancer. The word alone can be a shock, and for those diagnosed with the disease and their families, a cancer diagnosis is life changing. According to the Canadian Cancer Society, the number of newly diagnosed cancer cases in Canada is increasing. The Society estimated in 2016, that 555 Canadians would be diagnosed with cancer every day. The good news is that survival rates are also increasing.  Retired oncology nurse, Dail Jacob, will help you

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Community & Culture Events

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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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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