By Susan Mastine, The Record
It’s hard to be an Anglophone in the Eastern Townships.
We are watching with impotence our English institutions – which were built from the blood, sweat, tears, and money of our ancestors – struggle mightily, change hands, be given new vocations, and disappear. This is far from a welcome development. Nor is it surprising. There are fewer and fewer of us to help support and maintain our schools, churches, and community organizations, and to thus avert their demise.
It’s a joy to be an Anglophone in the Eastern Townships. We have so many options in terms of the array of educational opportunities from kindergarten to university, cultural performances and exhibits, community events, and tourist destinations. Read more…