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Eastern Townships: March 2013 Archives

Quebec considering creating breast milk bank

Wednesday, the minister of Health and the president of Hema-Quebec announced they hope the create a breast milk bank in the province. Marybeth Johnston, mother of 6, wishes such a resource existed back when she had adopted a premature newborn.
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Residents of Brome Lake oppose potential demolition of Knowlton House

Knowlton House
Many residents of Brome Lake in the Eastern Townships are up in arms over the future of the community's oldest home. A log cabin built by Paul Holland Knowlton back in 1815 is under threat of demolition if a local golf course gets its way.

Judith Duncanson is a resident of Brome Lake, and started a petition to try and save Knowlton House.

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Bishop's students get business savvy

picturethis.jpgThe Lennoxville-based Dobson-Lagassé Center opened 15 years ago, with the goal of weaving entrepreneurship into the liberal education offered at Bishop's University.

CBC's Sarah Rogers speaks with Susan about how that center is helping students connect with the Townships business community, including a granite art and memorial company in Stanstead.

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