PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Federal MPs Joël Lightbound (St. Hubert) and Peter Schiefke (Vaudreuil-Soulanges) field questions from the public during a town hall forum Tuesday evening in Vaudreuil-Dorion to discuss the legalization of marijuana which will take effect on July 1, 2018. A full range of issues from how tenants and condo owners should deal with odours from marijuana plants and smoke emanating from neighbouring units, the legal implications of driving while high, and which
The Vaudreuil-Soulanges Palliative Care Residence Foundation (VSPCRF) invites you on Sunday, September 24, 2017, for the sixth edition of the Bourassa Boyer Walk, that was suspended due to the floods that ravaged some municipalities last spring. Come and walk with us and recharge your spirits at the Maison-Valois Park in Vaudreuil-Dorion! Program A shuttle is planned to take you to the Bourassa Boyer Walk site from the reserved parking at the Cité-des-Jeunes high school (400,
When sailors who are mobility-impaired set out to competitively race on open water unconfined by their wheelchairs, it is nothing less than a scene of guts, courage and accomplishment – a scene that will repeat itself for the fifth year in a row when the Défi Sperry Challenge Presented by BNI pursuit race takes place on Saturday, August 26. The full-day event is dedicated to raising funds for sailors who suffer mobility impairment but whose wish to sail beyond their daily phy
PHOTO COURTESY CLAUDE BRUNET Albi Nissan Vaudreuil is Number 1 in both sales and service departments for July. This is the first time for Albi Nissan Vaudreuil that both departments finish in first place. As the Vice-President of this dealership, I am very proud of my team and most importantly, I would like to thank all our customers for ranking us at the top .
Flood Victims in Quebec suffering and left abandoned - Especially the few English only! Dear Editor, 2017 will be a year remembered with sadness and desolation for all flood victims. Despite media attention to the contrary, many families are still living day to day unaware of their future. Having literally lost their homes and much of their personal effects, having years of hard work physically swept away by ‘Mother Nature’ and seeing their finances dwindle practically overn
Serious financial issues Dear Editor, I am writing in reference to the August 10 article ‘St. Lazare council questioned over alleged financial discrepancy’ in Your Local Journal by John Jantak regarding the financial discrepancies of St. Lazare councillors committee attendance payments of 2013 compared to payments for 2014. This article raises a number of very serious issues. 1) How can the councillors attendance of ‘administrative or committee meetings’ go from an average of
Town Hall costs Dear Editor, The new town hall in St. Lazare looks very impressive from the outside and with the proposed opening August 23 or 24, I am interested to see what it looks like inside. Originally the building was to be completed in July but delays have put back the ‘big event’. I am told that delays in construction usually indicate unforeseen problems and added costs, but I hope not. Many people are interested to know the total cost of the new town hall, which I
Autoroute 30 Dear Editor, This new link promised 40 years ago and promoted in all the political campaigns ever since, is the most beautiful thing for our area, helping avoid some heavy traffic in Montreal . Now let our national pastime surface – let’s complain.
- In between Highway 10 and Highway 20, it’s a total bottleneck, jammed 12 hours out of 24. What are we waiting for to expand one more lane both directions, from two to three? Now keep in mind this is a Public Private
Hudson happenings Dear Editor, We are just winding down from the most festive week of the year. The Hudson Street Fair was better than ever and the Hudson Music Festival was wondrous, as usual. The HMF team really knows how to pick talent. We would have loved to participate in Physical Park’s Park Rising too, but one can only do so much! We are so appreciative of all our town has to offer. Hilary Dempsey & Domenic Montagano Hudson
Thank you Dear Editor, We were so fortunate that the weather held for the August 5 and 6 Hudson Street Fair, allowing residents and visitors alike to stroll along Cameron and Main and enjoy the sights, sounds, and flavours of this year’s edition. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the wonderful volunteers who gave of their Saturday and Sunday to welcome our vendors and work as Street Fair Ambassadors, the Community Patrol and ‘Anges des Parcs’ for providing traffic c