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Sister Cities Twinning Program
Carleton Place is involved in the Sister Cities Twinning Program and has partnered with Comrie in Scotland and Franklin in Tennessee, USA.
The Sister City program promotes the agreement between communities in different countries to encourage the expansion of activities designed to help each other develop an understanding of historical, lifestyle and cultural similarities and differences.
Carleton Place has successfully run a Student Exchange Program with Franklin in recent years and we have started a similar program with Comrie. If you are a student and you are interested in participating and would like an application form, or for further information, please email or call 613-257-6223.
In the recognition that the Sister Cities trips can be difficult to afford for some families, in special circumstances financial assistance may be available for student applicants who request it. Any such request will be considered in confidence and the applicant will be notified of the sponsoring committee’s decision

The Carleton Place Sister City Committee are now accepting applications for the 2015 Student Exchange Program.

This year there will be an exchange with Franklin, Tennessee and Comrie, Scotland

Download the application form here

Applications are due back no later than: April 2nd, 2015

You can return it to the Town Hall in person OR mail to:
175 Bridge Street
Carleton Place, ON, K7C2V8
OR email a scanned copy to:

Carleton Place Sister City Committee will be hosting "Wine'd Around Downtown" on May 30th, 2015. Tickets can be purchased at any of the participating restaurants or at the Town Hall starting mid-April. Tickets are $25 each and includes your event "ticket" (an event t-shirt which will get you sample pricing), an event guide book and a chance to win 2 free tickets to the Heritage Ball in September. All samples (both wine and appetizers) are $3 each.