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--Aug. 19, 2022. The coveted Richard Evans Award was presented today by QAHN's president (Grant Myers) and executive director (Matthew Farfan) during a special ceremony at Sherbrooke's Marché de la gare. Ron Foss of Fossmobile Enterprises was on hand to accept the award, and said he was extremely honoured with the recognition of his family's efforts.
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This past week, Qahn was very pleased to welcome federal Official Languages minister Ginette Petipas Taylor and Agriculture minister Marie-Claude Bibeau. L to R: Ginette Petipas Taylor; Qahn executive director Matthew Farfan; Qahn president Grant Myers; Qahn VP Jody Robinson; and Marie-Claude Bibeau. QAHN also deposited a brief today in the context of the Government of Canada's consultations on the renewal of the Action Plan for Official Languages.
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Meet the Network: Profiles of Heritage Groups across Quebec. 84 pages; lavishly illustrated; full colour. $20 plus postage. Reserve your copy by emailing us at: home@QAHN.org.
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MP Marie-Claude Bibeau stopped by for a chat at Friendship Day in Lennoxville on Saturday. Seen here at the QAHN and Townships Sun booth: Mrs. Bibeau (with a copy of Quebec Heritage News), David Wright (holding the Townships Sun), Melanie Cutting and Marion Greenlay.
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QAHN's walking tour today of Philipsburg, on the shores of Lake Champlain, featured Heather Darch. Special guests: the Quebec Association of Geography Teachers. Photo: H. Darch.
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--February 23, 2022. Today the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN) welcomed nearly a dozen member groups from across Quebec taking part in this year’s edition of the Belonging and Identity project, a QAHN initiative undertaken in partnership with the Secrétariat aux relations avec les Québécois d'expression anglaise (SRQEA).
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--January 10, 2022. Canadian Casino Heritage and Lingo Canada’s casino and gambling industry has gone through a huge transformation over the years, turning into a multi-billion-dollar business. An industry that started with animal bone games thousands of years ago has transformed into lots of online casinos to choose from. As such, Canada is hailed as one of the countries where some of the earliest gambling games were conceived.
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Happy Holidays from all of us here at QAHN. And stay healthy & safe! Please note that our offices will be closed from December 23 through January 4.
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Sherbrooke Record / Brome County News. Join us here on QAHN's public Facebook page this coming Sunday, 1-3 p.m.
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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.