Meet the Network: Episode #9
--November 16, 2021. Meet the Network, Episode 9: Wes Darou! This fall we have been sharing short selfie videos to introduce you to some of the inspiring people who make up our network. This week, we head to West Quebec to meet with Wes Darou, an enthusiastic speaker, author, and volunteer.
In Search of a Witch: QAHN's "Scandal Makers" Team Heads out to the New Mexico Road in Island Brook
--October 18, 2021. The filming of QAHN's second "Scandal Makers" mini-documentary series continued this past Sunday, a dull drizzly day. Perfect perhaps for our latest location. This series, which spotlights the seamier side of life in the Eastern Townships in days gone by, is set entirely in the region's graveyards. The focus is on some of the less than savory characters who left their mark on the region's history and who are buried in various local cemeteries.
New Editor at Townships Sun: QAHN Alum Rachel Garber
--October 13, 2021. The Townships Sun has a new editor, announced David Wright, the president of the board. Rachel Garber is replacing Barbara Heath, who passed away suddenly a few weeks ago. "We are happy to welcome Rachel to the Townships Sun team, and we look forward to growing the magazine together," Wright said. "My passions are writing, photography and art," said Garber. "And I love living in the Townships. It's a match made in heaven to work on The Townships Sun. I'm really happy to have landed here."
Insatiable Hunger...New Book by QAHN member Joe Graham
--October 6, 2021. Joseph W Graham, best-selling author of Naming the Laurentians, announces the imminent launch of his new book Insatiable Hunger: Colonial Encounters in Context, the product of 12 years of research on contact between Christian European settlers and the Indigenous populations of the Americas, and the period of proselytization, trade, disease, and war between the early 16th and early 19th century. It is a work that offers new insight into the truth needed to achieve reconciliation.
A good sign!
--October 6, 2021. It’s a lot easier to read the stories behind heritage sites in and around Sherbrooke, now that the Lennoxville-Ascot Historical & Museum Society (LAHMS) has completed work repairing and replacing seven bilingual historic interpretation panels.
QAHN Position on the Current Proposal to Modernize Canada's Official Languages Act
RESOLUTION QAHN Board of Directors (September 21, 2021) RE: Modernization of Canada’s Official Languages Act Considering that at a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN), held on September 12, 2021, the Board discussed at length the Government of Canada’s proposal to modernize the Official Languages Act;
QAHN's Position on Bill 96
RESOLUTION QAHN Board of Directors (September 21, 2021) RE: Quebec’s Bill 96 At a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN), held on September 12, 2021, the Board discussed at length the Government of Quebec’s proposed Bill 96 (An Act respecting French, the official and common language of Québec). Considering that the English-language minority community of Quebec has a long history of distinguished contributions to all facets of Quebec society;
Meet the Network!
The following is a part of a new series of selfie-videos recorded by some of the members of the far-flung Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network! Look for them on This week we travel to Vancouver, B.C., to meet QAHN's former President who shows us that you can't take Quebec out of the Quebecer.
2021 Marion Phelps Award Goes to Steve Aulis of the Bury Historical and Heritage Society’s Canterbury Committee
--September 15, 2021. The Marion Phelps Award is presented annually by the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN) in recognition of outstanding long-term contributions by an individual to the preservation and promotion of Anglophone heritage in the province of Quebec. This year, QAHN is pleased to present this prestigious award to Steven Aulis, a volunteer with the Canterbury Committee of the Bury Historical and Heritage Society. A formal presentation ceremony took place during an open house at the Canterbury Church, near Bury, on Sunday, September 12.