2018 Outstanding Service and Leadership Award winners. From left: Angel Annanack, Noémi Blom, Kennedy McKee-Braide, Dalton Liggett and Harrison Kirshner. At a ceremony held Tuesday April 24, John Abbott College recognized the dedication and efforts of 60 students with a Service and Leadership Award. The awards were established to honour students who make a significant contribution to student life and/or in the service of others at the College. Nominated students are recognize
Were we at the right meeting? Dear Editor, The April 24 meeting of the Natural Infrastructure Committee was, at the very least, mind bog-gling. Many thanks to Citizen Expert Chris Buddle for his attendance, insights, and reminder that we have a vast pool of experts right here in Hudson, ready, willing and able to step up and assist. I can only hope the town actually reaches out to this group. Also in attendance: Nature Action Group and Institut des Territoires. While I was c
Strike three Dear Editor, I just read last week’s letters in The Journal, ‘Open letter to Mayor Jamie Nicholls and Council of Hudson’ (I agree), and ‘Another open letter to Mayor Jamie Nicholls and Council of Hudson’ (I agree) and finally ‘Please protect the wetlands.’(I agree).
How does that expression go? "Three strikes and you are.........." Lynda Trenholme Hudson
A Card Party will be held at Wyman Church, 513 Main Road on Friday, May 4, 1 p.m. Tickets at $10 per person are available at May's Studio, 459 Main Road or by calling the church office (450) 458-4912. Refreshments, door prizes, and raffle. Please bring your own cards.
PHOTO BY JAMES PARRY Outgoing Manager, Joan Hughes (centre in white), is toasted by the Thirsty Thursday Girls at Hudson Legion Branch #115 in appreciation of her service and friendship there for the past 15 years. Did I ever tell you about the first, and only, time I flew in a small Cessna plane? Together with my beautiful Sunshine, it was in February about 30 years ago over the Grand Canyon. Being the gentleman that I am, I let the other six passengers board first. And so i
PHOTO COURTESY PIERRETTE GODARD/LA MAGIE DES MOTS La magie des mots fêted the constant support of their volunteers during a dinner-meeting last April 17. Each volunteer is considered magical, being dedicated and committed to the wellbeing of their fellow citizens who want to progress in life by improving their French. This year La magie des mots is proud to honor the 10 years of dedication of two volunteers - Rachel Legault, Board Administrator and Trainer, and French teacher
PHOTO COURTESY PEXELS Offered in collaboration with the Heart and Stroke foundation, the courses are currently only in French but may be given in English in the future if there is sufficient demand. Again this year, the Saint-Lazare Service de la sécurité publique et la sécurité incendie is offering free ‘Hero in Thirty’ training courses to seniors aged 60 and over. Offered in French (with bilingual trainers), the training courses will be given at the fire station (1800 Avenu
Top 10 Pet Emergencies and Introduction to First Aid is being offered by veterinarian Dr. Amanda Glew. When do you need to worry about your companion animal or wait? Dr. Glew will cover her most commonly seen emergencies in 30 years of practice, with practical tips on what to do, and what not to do with your animal friend. Dr. Glew is known for her story telling, so it is going to be an interesting and fun evening. Join us Wednesday, May 9, 7 p.m. at the West Island Cancer We
PHOTO COURTESY CASCA My name is Sven and I was born March 28, 2014. I am a drop-dead gorgeous orange semi-longhaired cat. I had to leave my home because my mom couldn't take care of us anymore. I am still a little depressed about that and lost a little weight but life goes on. I am a bit shy but love to be caressed and fussed over. I just need some attention and my shyness will go away. I will only need a little time to adjust. I just need a quiet home where I will be the ce
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Representatives from the Caisse Desjardins de Vaudreuil-Soulanges, the Sûreté du Québec de Vaudreuil-Soulanges, and Iron Mountain at a press conference on Wednesday, April 25, to announce the Third Annual Shredding Day to prevent identity theft that will be held by the Caisse Desjardins on Saturday, May 12. In its continuous effort to combat identity theft throughout the region, the Caisse Desjardins de Vaudreuil-Soulanges announced it will hold its third