Minority ­language groups find “surprising level of ­consensus” in call for Official Languages Act renewal

Carrying on a process that has been happening in the background of federal and provincial political discussions for the last three years or so, the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN),…
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Last week, in an interview with Radio-Canada Estrie, Coaticook Mayor Simon Madore expressed that his municipality is exploring the possibility of implementing a pay system for access to Mount Pinacle…
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Ice cutting is something rare to see these days but just like the snow rollers from back in the day, it was a way for farmers to deal with what…
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On Friday, Feb.14, the Missisquoi North Volunteer Centre (CABMN) received a visit from Jenny’s Daycare (Jenny Royea). Four-year-olds Ava Fortin and Kloee Colgan were proud to deliver treats to the…
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Love comes in many forms, and when this pair of two-year-old Saint Bernards arrived at the Frontier Animal Society shelter, it was clear they had a special bond. Together since…
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After a week of competitive action, the 2020 edition of the Alexander Galt Carnival culminated in an activity-filled day with inflatable games, a mechanical bull, improv games, dance competition, and…
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The Eastern Townships School Board celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week from Feb. 2 to Feb. 8 in honour of all the wonderful teachers out there who make it their daily mission…
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A small but varied crowd turned out to watch the beginning of demolition work on the old Hotel Wellington building on Wednesday. Among those who took in Sherbrooke’s newest spectator…
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Mother Nature smiled on Stanstead in time for the annual Winter Carnival at Beebe Memorial Park Saturday. Kids took advantage of a giant snow pile, horse-drawn wagon rides, bounce houses,…
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The federal government was all ears Monday, listening to the needs of constituents at a pre-budgetary consultation in Sherbrooke. Marie-Claude Bibeau, Member of Parliament for Compton-Stanstead and Minister of Agriculture…
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An amount of $729,700 will be invested by the provincial government in the Estrie region to improve the services offered directly to caregivers. The funds, which will be distributed and…
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For 123 years The Sherbrooke Record has been serving the population of the Eastern Townships. Founded on Feb. 9, 1897, it is one of only two English dailies in Quebec…
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Last week Sherbrooke’s five educational institutions of higher learning, Bishops’ University, Champlain Regional College, Université de Sherbrooke, Cégep de Sherbrooke, and Séminaire de Sherbrooke, launched their new collaborative project with…
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It’s the end of French school boards in Quebec, and the beginning of a legal battle for English boards to preserve their right to govern their schools. In the early…
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Local branch members of the Lion’s Club stopped by Princess Elizabeth Elementary School (PEES) Thursday morning to deliver a donation of $5,000, helping the school reach its fundraising goal for…
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Sherbrooke’s Maison du Cinema will host two special screenings this coming week of A Place of Tide and Time, a documentary by Montreal-based documentary filmmakers Aude Leroux-Lévesque et Sébastien Rist…
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Drivers travelling through downtown Sherbrooke take note: Wellington Street South will be closed to through traffic beginning on Monday, February 10, and continuing through the 20th to allow for the…
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Canada is known for its harsh winters and vast amounts of snow. Luckily, we have snowplows to clear the roads, allowing us to not be so isolated and to go…
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The AQDR Sherbrooke, the local branch of Quebec’s association for the rights or retired people and those preparing for retirement, and the Sherbrooke renters’ association are sounding the alarm when…