Improv U: more than just making it up as you go along
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Improv U: more than just making it up as you go along

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Every summer, students from across the country gather together on the campus of Bishop’s University to immerse themselves, for one week, in the world of improvised theatre through a program called Improv U. “Imagine you have a play but there are no…

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Experimental approach to Emerald Ash Borer has an Eastern Townships root

Experimental approach to Emerald Ash Borer has an Eastern Townships root

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An experimental measure to control the Emerald Ash Borer that is currently being employed at several sites across Quebec and Ontario has an important link to the Eastern Townships. According to Dr. Robert Lavallée, an entomologist…

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Kinnear’s Mills 10th annual Celtic Festival

Kinnear’s Mills 10th annual Celtic Festival

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By Matthew McCully – “People come from far and wide,” said James Allen, one of the organizers of the Kinnear’s Mills Celtic Festival. “Now we’re kind of on the circuit,” he explained, for those regularly…

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‘Partage Box’ dispenses free hygiene products for homeless people

‘Partage Box’ dispenses free hygiene products for homeless people

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By Matthew McCully – The Salvation Army in Sherbrooke is now home to a sort of ‘anti’ vending machine called the Partage Box, the second in the world and first of its kind in North America. Rather than sell goods,…

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Family ­medicine “the ­greatest ­failure” of the Liberal party – Legault

Family ­medicine “the ­greatest ­failure” of the Liberal party – Legault

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Francois Legault is planning to get every person in the Eastern Townships a family doctor by 2022. Speaking alongside four of his local candidates in front of the CHUS in Fleurimont on Wednesday morning, the Coalition Avenir…

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Bibeau shuffled off of Francophonie file

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Compton-Stanstead MP and Minister of International Development Marie-Claude Bibeau was one of the ministers impacted by Wednesday’s Liberal cabinet shuffle. Formerly also the Minister responsible for the Francophonie, Bibeau…

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School tax bill hits like Christmas in July

School tax bill hits like Christmas in July

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By Matthew McCully – Property owners who pay school taxes to the Eastern Townships School Board are enjoying a dramatic decrease in their bills this year, thanks to Bill 166, passed in the National Assembly in March.…

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