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New to our lovely region and not sure what to expect? This article is exactly what you need! First, if you are looking for a specific service or store, we invite you to consult Hawkesbury’s directory of resources and services (French only).
The town of Hawkesbury is located in Eastern Ontario, in the Glengarry-Prescott-Russell area. It’s a great place to work, build a career or even start a business. There are plenty of jobs in every field! Besides, the worldwide labour shortage has given rise to new opportunities. So writing this post about work in the area seemed like a good idea.
September marks the beginning or return of many a beautiful thing. For some, it’s heading back to school and getting back to a routine. For others, it’s the arrival of fall, new seasons of their favourite shows, cultural activities resuming, or Francophonie celebrations. As a family- and culture-oriented city, Hawkesbury has all of this to offer.
Dear readers, welcome back! Unlike the last few blog posts, this time we are presenting a newcomer and his family’s perspective on their first ever Hawkesbury Multicultural Festival.
Living in Hawkesbury gives you access to quality French education for your children. There are four French-language schools in the city—two elementary and two high schools—that are sure to meet your family’s needs. These schools are operated by two different school boards: the Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario (CEPEO) and the Conseil scolaire de district catholique de l’Est ontarien (CSDCEO). Regardless of the school you choose, both of these school boards are under the responsibility of the Ontario Ministry of Education and meet the same government requirements.
Over the past few years, it’s very likely that you’ve seen new faces in Hawkesbury. This is normal because, since the beginning of the pandemic, many families have chosen to move away from major centres to enjoy more space and tranquillity
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