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The Catholic Churches of the MRC of Brome-Missisquoi: A Colourful Heritage
Art and Culture

The Catholic Church was introduced to North America during the French colonization. The faith’s premise brings Christians together in communion with the Pope and his bishops, perceived as the successors of Jesus Christ’s Apostles. Being liturgical, the Catholic denomination is...

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Diane Joly 25 April 2017

Three routes to get ready for the summer cycling season
Outdoor

Now that the snow has finally melted away from our roads and the summer is slowly settling in, the team of Brome Missisquoi Tourism asked me to share with you some advice on how to get ready for the upcoming...

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Patrick Chartrand 18 April 2017

The Saturnies : True tales from locals
Art and Culture

When you arrive at the Alec et Gérard Pelletier concert hall in Sutton, affectionately known as the Cœur du Village, the ambiance is intimate and enrapturing. The setting evokes the aspect of sharing, and that’s exactly what Les Saturnies is...

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Janna Hubacek 31 March 2017

The Anglican Churches of the Brome-Missisquoi MRC: a heritage adapted to its environment
Art and Culture

We can find an Anglican church in almost every town of the Brome-Missisquoi MRC. This denomination first came into existence with the reign of Henry VIII who proclaimed himself Supreme Head of the Church of England in 1563. Later, different views...

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Diane Joly 09 March 2017

Sugaring season at the vineyard
Gourmet delights

Have you ever heard about Vignoble du Ruisseau, a vineyard in Dunham? If not, the sugaring season is the perfect opportunity to visit this new vineyard which also has a sugar bush. Last week, I had the pleasure of savouring...

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Janna Hubacek 01 March 2017

The joy of getting lost while snowshoeing on the Bromont trails
Outdoor

Last week I took advantage of the latest snow accumulations to invite my friend Alex to discover the winter hiking trails around Bromont. I focused on the Mount Gale sector which is my favourite because of its wide selection of...

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Rémi Jacques 24 February 2017

How i fell (and refell) in love with Bromont, montagne d’expériences
Outdoor

I used to be the Montrealer who didn’t care much for winter. Ten years ago, my friend suggested I try snowboarding on the site of Bromont, montagne d’expériences. As a city slicker, I knew all about brownish slush, but now...

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Stéphanie Chicoine 17 February 2017

The Meeting House-Style Church: A Colonial Heritage
Art and Culture

 The development of the Eastern Townships began with the American Revolution and the arrival of the Loyalists. Among them many military families established themselves in the region as of 1775. Two years later, the British government promised these expatriated soldiers, 200...

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Diane Joly 06 February 2017

What to do when in lake brome this winter
Inspiration @en

The town of Lake-Brome attracts sports lovers as much as cocooning enthusiasts with its lake, inns, antique shops, boutiques and coffee shops. I can’t wait to tell you all about this lovely little part of the country! Here are my...

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Stéphanie Chicoine 16 January 2017

La Factrie: recovery bin wizards
Art and Culture

This is one of a series of articles on the artists taking part in the various Christmas markets in Brome-Missisquoi Lamps, wallets, hats, skirts and who knows what else: La Factrie transforms rejected material and gives it a second life...

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Denis Lord 08 December 2016

Sophie Marino: fibre in her blood
Art and Culture

This is one of a series of articles on the artists taking part in the various Christmas markets in Brome-Missisquoi A flair for business and the know-how of a remarkable family are ingrained in Sophie Marino. With her company, La fibre...

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Denis Lord 06 December 2016

We found the perfect Christmas tree in the Eastern Townships
Outdoor

When it was time to buy our Christmas tree, the decision was clear-cut: we needed to choose a natural tree. A natural tree is best for the environment and it fills the house with an incredibly exhilarating smell. Plus, there’s...

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Stéphanie Chicoine 01 December 2016

Caroline Lanctôt-Benoit: Multi-faceted jewelry
Art and Culture

This article is one of a series on artists who will be participating in the various Christmas markets in Brome-Missisquoi There is an equivalent for Transformers and Bionicles in the gentler world of jewelry. Caroline Lanctôt-Benoit conceptualized them and then created...

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Denis Lord 28 November 2016

Caroline Couture: from breath to light
Art and Culture

This article is one of a series on artists who will be participating in the various Christmas markets in Brome-Missisquoi Salvaging bottles from environmental wreckage and infusing them with beauty and light….that’s a brief description of the modus operandi of glassblower...

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Denis Lord 24 November 2016

Robin De Leeuw: When beauty springs from deformity
Art and Culture

This is one of a series of articles on the artists taking part in the various Christmas markets in Brome-Missisquoi. Life is full of twists and turns. Robin De Leeuw was once a cabinet maker and used only high-grade, flawless wood,...

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Denis Lord 14 November 2016

Marc Cournoyer: focused on glass
Art and Culture

This article is one of a series on artists who are participating in various Christmas markets in Brome-Missisquoi I was still standing in the doorway of stained-glass maker Marc Cournoyer and we had already talked about death, King Theoden in The...

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Denis Lord 07 November 2016

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