IMAGE COURTESY SQ The Sûreté du Québec is asking for the public’s help to identify a man in relation to an event that occurred Thursday, December 21, 2017 in Île –Perrot. At approximately 9 p.m., a woman was walking on 8th Avenue in Île-Perrot when she was approached by a pedestrian who was following her. A few times, he tried to kiss her while using physical force. When the victim managed to push him away, the man slapped her in the face and touched an intimate part of her b
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG Due to damage to the supporting pine trees, Quebec artist Armand Vaillancourt’s Land Art sculpture in Hudson titled ‘L’Écran’ will be dismantled in May. The 2015 Land Art installation in Hudson created by internationally renowned Quebec artist Armand Vaillancourt titled ‘L’Écran’ is slated for demolition in May due to damage inflicted upon the pine trees flanking the hanging sculptural work. “I wrote the letter to Vaillancourt in December explaining o
PHOTO BY JAMES PARRY Photographed on the ice at Hudson Legion Branch #115 in Hudson, Mike and Lise Carson share a passion for curling that continues unabated. For over 45 years, Vaudreuil-Dorion resident Mike Carson - a lifelong curler - has been actively volunteering his time and expertise to the sport throughout Quebec and over the decades he has received numerous honours for his dedication to curling at virtually every level. But nothing, he says, can really compare to his
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK The Île-Perrot bookstore is an integral part of Renaissance’s mission. An honourary plaque was presented by Renaissance Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Pierre Legault to former Mayor Marc Roy last June because of the large number of items that were donated to the outlet during the annual Renaissance Challenge which is held each spring and fall. Helping people get back into the workforce is the mission of Renaissance, a non-profit organization th
PHOTO COURTESY ANTHONY PETRONE The ‘Sport TKD Open’ was held March 3 in Toronto. Five athletes from Vaudreuil-sur-le-Lac based Twins Taekwondo and one guest from Quebec took home the honors by winning five gold medals and one silver in sparring. The dedication and involvement of coaches Nicholas and Anthony Petrone is rewarded by the pride and the smile of these children. In addition to the fights, they had the chance to participate in an agility and speed contest, where four
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Pincourt Mayor Yvan Cardinal is inviting residents to take part in the Défi Santé health challenge that will be held throughout April and encourages residents to register for the event which promotes adopting a healthy lifestyle and habits. Pincourt residents are being encouraged to participate in the town’s annual Défi Santé, a month-long health and motivational challenge aimed at improving lifestyle and habits that will begin on April 1. Mayor Yvan Card
PHOTO COURTESY LA FONDATION CSSS DE VAUDREUIL-SOULANGES Two years after the provincial government announced a dedicated location for the much-needed Vaudreuil-Soulanges Hospital, Soulanges MNA Lucie Charlebois gives an update on the situation. Plans for the long-awaited Vaudreuil-Soulanges hospital are progressing well, according to Soulanges MNA Lucie Charlebois. “The file continues in the study stage,” Charlebois told The Journal on Tuesday, March 6, referring to the first
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG Finding a fair and equitable solution to a fencing problem was resident Trevor Smith’s goal at the March 5 Hudson council meeting. The subdivision of Como Gardens, a piece of land in the east end of Hudson, was a topic of discussion during the Hudson Town Council meeting Monday, March 5. The proposed resolution focused on whether or not the town would accept a transfer of land for green space, parks and playgrounds, or money in lieu of the land transf
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Phase one of construction to expand a single lane stretch of Boulevard de la Cité-des-Jeunes into two lanes in each direction from Rue Jeannotte west to Avenue Marc-Aurèle-Fortin will begin this year and includes expanding the boulevard onto the Réseau de Transport (RTM) commuter rail line tracks from Marc-Aurèle-Fortin to Rue Bill-Durnan. Phase two to enlarge the road between Rue Bill-Durnan and Rue Henry-Ford will completed in 2019. Vaudreuil-Dorion cou
THE JOURNAL FILE PHOTO/CARMEN MARIE FABIO Whitlock Golf and Country Club will be the host of our A Taste of Hudson fundraising dinner and auction on Saturday, March 24.
A Taste of Hudson is our leading event to raise the funds needed to run the Conservation Centre.
A Taste of Hudson will spotlight the talents of 10 chefs who have come together to show their support of Le Nichoir by offering our guests a veritable feast. Join us Saturday, March 24, at Whitlock Golf and Coun