Tag Archives: Eastern Townships

My 30 Years in the Townships: You’re Welcome*

This fall marks the 30th anniversary of my arrival in the Eastern Townships. I thought the Town of Stanstead would be planning a parade to mark the occasion, but my wife is a municipal councillor and there was a conflict … Continue reading

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Literary giant

On the way back from Prince Edward Island this summer, we passed Shediac, NB, home of the world’s largest lobster. Children climb on it. Don’t worry, it’s made of concrete. Watching children climb on a real giant lobster, now for … Continue reading

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Townshipslaining the PM

Oh, hi there, Prime Minister Trudeau, or as we say here in the Townships, “hi there.” You see, Justin (may I call you Justin? I think I may), the Eastern Townships is a pretty easygoing place when it comes to … Continue reading

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