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QAHN headed out to the old Rose Cemetery to film another installment in its ongoing "Scandal Makers" documentary series, featuring some of the sketchier characters buried in the graveyards of the Eastern Townships. Our special guest this week was none other than Grant Myers, QAHN's illustrious president.
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--September 12, 2021. QAHN Board and Staff headed out today to Canterbury Church (now Canterbury Centre), near Bury, in Quebec's beautiful Eastern Townships, for an open house, and to present volunteer par excellence Steven Aulis with the coveted 2021 Marion Phelps Award for his exceptional work leading the restoration work at the church... Congratulations Steven from all of us, and well deserved!
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--September 12, 2021. QAHN Board and Staff headed out today to Canterbury Church (now Canterbury Centre), near Bury, in Quebec's beautiful Eastern Townships, for an open house, and to present volunteer par excellence Steven Aulis with the coveted 2021 Marion Phelps Award for his exceptional work leading the restoration work at the church... Congratulations Steven from all of us, and well deserved!
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"COM-Unity" Project: "BELONGING" Discover how Quebec’s English-speakers see themselves! ONLINE, June 10, 2021, 12 noon. Quebec's Secrétariat aux relations avec les Québécois d’expression anglaise has funded six community organizations, whose members represent many aspects of the English-speaking community, to create projects about identity and belonging from the point of view of English-speaking Quebecers of different ages and from multiple backgrounds.
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Join QAHN today! http://qahn.org/join-qahn
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Glenn Patterson, project director of QAHN's project "A Different Tune: Musical Heritage in English-speaking Quebec," co-hosted (with Bruce Barr) the first-ever livestream version of Brysonville Revisted this past Saturday evening. Close to a hundred spectators tuned in for this unusual event, which featured an array of folk musicians from regions across Quebec, as well as performers playing traditional music in Alberta, Ontario and Newfoundland, and which was livestreamed via Zoom and Facebook.
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Seen here (l to r): Rachel Hunting (Townshippers' Association); Marion Greenlay (The Townships Sun / QAHN); Big Ears (building mascot); Matthew Farfan (QAHN); and Tanya Gibson (Mental Health Estrie). To read the complete story, see Sherbrooke Record, January 8, 2020!
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As of December 1, 2019, QAHN has a new home!
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As of today (December 6, 2019), QAHN is no longer at the crumbling Marguerite Knapp Building at 257 Queen in Sherbrooke We have now moved to a larger suite of offices at 3355 College Street. We hope to welcome you to our new digs very soon! Seen here (l to r): QAHN moving crew: Dwane Wilkin, Terry Hawes (front) and Matthew Farfan. Photo - Marion Greenlay.
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QAHN was front and centre at this year's Townshippers' Festival, held at Massey-Vanier High School in Cowansville. Photo - Heather Darch
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--July 31, 2019. 1) d 2) c 3) d 4) c 5) b 6) c 7) c 8) a 9) a 10) b
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--July 31, 2019. 1) This photograph, c.1905, shows Main Street in which village, formally known as "the Flat"? a) North Hatley b) Coaticook c) Richmond d) Ayer's Cliff
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In the Sherbrooke Record, today, July 22, 2019!
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Colby-Curtis Museum director Samuel Gaudreau-Lalande unveils the new exhibition, a collaborative effort by QAHN and the museum. The exhibition is on until October 2019. Info: 819-876-7322 Photo - MF.
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Colby-Curtis Museum director Samuel Gaudreau-Lalande unveils the new exhibition, a collaborative effort by QAHN and the museum. The exhibition is on until October 2019. Info: 819-876-7322 Photo - MF.
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Grade 4 student Raya Girard (right) stopped by the QAHN office today to pick up her certificate and prize money for coming second in QAHN's 2019 Heritage Essay Contest. She is pictured here with QAHN ED Matthew Farfan.
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The final Heritage Talks event of this season headed to Eaton Corner Museum, in the Eastern Townships. nearly 40 people crowded the museum's Foss House for a fascinating talk by Grant Myers on the "Witch of New Mexico Road" and Irish folklore in the region. Photo - M. Farfan