Dear Editor, There have been several protests in front of the International Toxicology Research (ITR) Laboratories in Baie d’Urfé since the investigative news show W5 (CTV) aired “In the name of science,” video footage filmed secretively showing the terrible situation of the lab animals – mishandled, mistreated, thrown, hit, and then barbarically killed. Young Beagles (dogs), monkeys, pigs, etc. The citizens have had enough! Calls to report and complain have been made to the
Dear Editor, As a Saint-Lazare resident, I find it absolutely ridiculous that not only do I have to call in advance to make an appointment to play tennis for an hour at one of the public courts, but I also have to pay $10 to get the key in the first place. I pay taxes in this city, and I can’t use a tennis court for free? Recreational sports in Saint-Lazare are encouraged, but of course, only if you are willing to pay. Not impressed. L.M. Mitchell Saint-Lazare
PHOTO COURTESY ROSIE ANIMAL ADOPTION A fundraising barbecue, raffle, and perennial plant sale is being held Saturday, June 9, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Timberlea Veterinarian, 3100 rue Jean-Yves in Kirkland. A wide assortment of daylilies and hostas are available. Event is held in memory of Vince McDonald, volunteer and animal lover. All proceeds raised go to Rosie Animal Adoption.