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Former Townshippers’ Association Executive Director to head new English-language community secretariat

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Caption: Townshippers’ Association was on hand at Quebec City’s Morin Centre on Friday as Kathleen Weil, the Minister responsible for English-speaking Quebecers [far left], appointed William Floch [grey suit] as the province’s new English-language community secretariat.


Press Release 

For Immediate Distribution

Former Townshippers’ Association Executive Director
to head new English-language community secretariat

 

SHERBROOKE, November 24, 2017 – Townshippers’ Association is pleased with the Quebec government’s appointment of William Floch to its newly created English-language community secretariat.

“It’s encouraging to see an individual with extensive knowledge of Quebec’s English-speaking communities occupy this role,” said Rachel Hunting, Executive Director for Townshippers’ Association, “Mr. Floch has been actively engaged in researching English-speaking communities across the province for many years and has a wealth of experience regarding the vitality of Official Language Minority Communities.”

Townshippers’ Association looks forward to working with this new structure, Mr. Floch and Kathleen Weil, the Minister responsible for English-speaking Quebecers, to ensure that the Quebec’s English-speaking communities not only survive but thrive as integral parts of Quebec society.

About Townshippers’ Association
Townshippers’ Association is a non-profit, non-partisan community organization that has been serving the English-speaking community of the historical Eastern Townships, since 1979. For more on the Association and its activities, connect online at Townshippers.org or contact Townshippers’ in Sherbrooke at 100 – 257 Queen St. 819-566-5717, toll-free: 1-866-566-5717 or in Lac-Brome at 3-584 Knowlton Rd. 450-242-4421, toll-free: 1-877-242-4421.

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Source:

Corrinna Pole
Communications Officer, Townshippers’ Association
819-566-5717 (toll-free 1-866-566-5717), [email protected]

 

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