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Sherbrooke is a city of the Canadian province of Quebec, located in the southern part of the province. The city is situated at the heart of the Estrie administrative region at the confluence of the Magog and Saint-Francois rivers. It has a population of 161,323, based on the 2016 Canadian population census. The city is the sixth largest in the province and the thirtieth largest in Canada. Its metropolitan area has a population of 212,105, which makes it the fourth largest metropolitan area in Quebec and the ninth largest in Canada. The city and its metropolitan area have land areas of 367.1 and 1,459.61 square kilometers and population densities of 456 and 145.3 per square kilometers.

From 2011 to 2016, Sherbrooke’s population grew from by 4.3% from 154,600 to 161,323. The city has been a center for manufacturing activities since the 19th century. Today, Sherbrooke is the economic center of Estrie and also the cultural, academic and industrial hub in Quebec. The city’s largest employers (as of 2010) were Université de Sherbrooke, Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke, and Commission scolaire de la Région-de-Sherbrooke, with 6,000, 5,511, and 3,050 employees respectively.

Sherbrooke has several festivals, events, and concerns, especially during the summer. Examples include Sherblues & Folk, the Fête du Lac des Nations, and the Festival des traditions du monde. It also has the fourth largest theatre in Quebec, the Maurice O’Bready University Cultural Centre of Sherbrooke.

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Best Walk-in Eye Clinics in Sherbrooke

According to Yelp, the best walk-in eye clinics in Sherbrooke are:

  • Iris Optométristes et Opticiens – 2185 Rue King Ouest Sherbrooke, QC J1J 2G2 – (819) 791-5747
  • Centre d’Optique Populaire – 321 Rue Woodward Sherbrooke, QC J1G 1V7 – (819) 569-0682
  • LASIK MD – 2935 Boulevard de Portland Sherbrooke, QC J1L 2Y7 – (877) 341-4040
  • Opto Plus Centre D’optometrie De L’estrie – 2283 Rue King O Sherbrooke, QC J1J 2G2 – (819) 564-2255
  • Roy Jean-Yves Optometriste – 737 Rue King E Sherbrooke, QC J1G 1C3 – (819) 564-2325

Best Pharmacies in Sherbrooke

The following is a list of the lowest dispensing fees/ or best pharmacies in Sherbrooke:

  • Familiprix Extra – P-O. Fortier, R. Fournier et R. Gosselin – 156 Rue Queen Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1J9
  • Proximed – Grégoire et Thibault – 330 rue des Érables Sherbrooke, QC J1L 1R8
  • Familiprix Clinique – Renée Messier et Mathieu Bélisle – 20 Rue de Carillon Sherbrooke, QC J1J 2K8
  • Familiprix Extra – Lynn Germain – 2261 Rue King O Sherbrooke, QC J1J 2G2
  • Familiprix Extra – JL Trottier, JP Cliche et MD Hubert – 11 Rue J.A. Bombardier Sherbrooke, QC J1L 0H8

Best Dental Clinics in Sherbrooke

The following is a list of the best dental clinics in Sherbrooke area:

  • Chez Le Dentiste – 1000 Boulevard Lionel-Groulx Sherbrooke, QC J1L 0H5
  • Clinique Dentaire du Carrefour – 2910 Boulevard de Portland Sherbrooke, QC J1L 1R8
  • Centre Dentaire du Vieux Sherbrooke – 209 Rue Belvédère Nord Sherbrooke, QC J1H 4A7
  • Claudia Larochelle, DMD – 2910 Boulevard de Portland Sherbrooke, QC J1L 1R8
  • Beliveau Chantal Dentiste – 92 Rue Queen Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1J4

Hospitals in Sherbrooke

Sherbrooke has over three hospitals and several medical centers. The following are the hospitals in the city:

  • Hotel-Dieu De Sherbrooke – 580 Rue Bowen S, Sherbrooke, QC J1G 2E8, Canada
  • Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke (CHUS) – 3001 12E Ave Nord, Sherbrooke, QC J1H 5H4, Canada
  • Hospital And Shelter D’youville – 1036 Rue Belvédère S, Sherbrooke, QC J1H 4C4, Canada

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Sherbrooke Health News

Emilie Richard’s post in January 2018 caused an uproar in the social media, it was shared more than 50,000 times within 2 days. The Sherbrooke nurse expressed the condition of healthcare workers in the province of Quebec, stating that healthcare workers, especially nurses are overworked. She also pointed out that she had to attend to more than 70 patients in one day and she is ashamed of the poor services she delivered.

According to the Quebec Federation of nurses union leaders, the post struck the cord and expressed the typical experiences faced by healthcare workers on a daily basis especially during the winter season when the flu season hits.

According to the Gaétan Barrette, the Health Minister of Quebec, the provincial government has agreed to hire more nurses but the problem remains that nurses are not applying. He also pointed out that the province is willing to offer full-time positions. However, unions said that most of the positions are part-time and that the job is not attractive due to the difficult working conditions.

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