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Quebec Heritage News, Special Edition: Launch event at Uplands
--November 30, 2023. QAHN's launch of our Special Edition of Quebec Heritage News magazine, featuring Dear Mrs. Millar: Soul Tending from the Townships to the Lower North Shore," by Yolande Allard, and translated by Julie Miller, took place at Uplands Heritage and Cultural Centre in Lennoxville. 
MCGILL, CONCORDIA AND BISHOP'S: TOUCHSTONES OF HERITAGE AND IDENTITY
A Statement from the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN) (Sherbrooke, Qc., November 2, 2023)
2023 Richard Evans Award Presentation in Shannon!
--September 25, 2023. QAHN Directors Simon Jacobs (left) and Michèle Thibeau (right) visited Shannon this past weekend, where they presented the volunteer organizers of the renowned Shannon Irish Show with the coveted 2023 Richard Evans Award! Participants in the ceremony were delighted. Or as Deborah Kiley (second from left in this photo) put it, "thank you QAHN, and to you Simon & Michèle, for taking the time to come and present the Richard Evans award in Shannon! We were very honored to be recognized for this most prestigious award!"
"Raising Spirits": new QAHN documentary series in the works!
--July 26, 2023. The QAHN film crew (Heather Darch and Allison Kirkwood) is crisscrossing the Eastern Townships this week, interviewing special guests and collecting stories and footage for our next documentary series: "Raising Spirits: Exploring the cemeteries, crossroads and vanishing places of rural Quebec."
Check out The Grey Nun, part of QAHN’s Scandal Maker’s 3 series
--April 3, 2023. Annie Hyland, perhaps better known to many as Sister Saint-Patrice (1873-1939), chose a life of duty and service with the Grey Nuns in Nicolet in 1893. Serving as a music teacher and later a nurse at Saint Mary’s Residential School in Cardston, Alberta, located on the Blood Nation of the Blackfoot Confederacy, Annie’s story is connected to the shameful history and legacy of Canada’s residential school system. Host Julie Miller tells the poignant and difficult story about Annie Hyland from the Cimetière des Soeurs grises, in Nicolet, Quebec.
Help!!! - How are we doing? Please take the 2023 QAHN Survey
January 10, 2023. QAHN is always working to better serve our members, and the heritage community at large.  We've developed this quick survey to find out what programs and services are of greatest interest to the community, and to help us better fulfill our mandate. Please take a few moments to answer the following 10-question survey. Let us know how we're doing. Or how we can improve.  We really appreciate your feedback! Click here to complete the quick survey... Thank you!!