PHOTO BY SGT. SERGE GOUIN, RIDEAU HALL This year marks the 39th anniversary of the Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case. They were established in 1979 by the government of Canada, with the support of former governor general, the Right Honourable Edward Schreyer. Canadians have until July 4, 2018 to submit nominations for this year’s Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case Peter Schiefke, Member of Parliament for Vaudreuil-Soula
PHOTO COURTESY CASCA Here is our sweet little Bulle, born May 1, 2016. Bulle is completely deaf and comes from a house where he was neglected and lived with 12 other cats. He has been sterilized, vaccinated and dewormed. He is mistrustful when you first meet him but when you have gained his trust, he is very affectionate and cuddly. Bulle now has a deformed ear, following multiple ear infections. He has one blue and one yellow eye. He is a very unique cat! It might be best fo
PHOTO COURTESY PEXELS If you are a singer, a would-be singer, or a never-was singer, indulge yourself Sunday, May 27 and come sing with the Wyman Choir. Join us at 9:30 a.m. for a short rehearsal before the service at Wyman United Church, 513 Main Road. We’ll guide you through the rest. If you enjoy it, you may want to consider singing with us on a permanent basis. All are welcome!
PHOTO BY BOB KENNELL Hudson Club homes are situated in a park-like setting affording waterfront views like the Brulé’s from their expansive deck. The 62nd annual Hudson Country Homes Tour presented by the St. James' Church Women will take place Thursday, June 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tour Tickets for $30 can be purchased locally at: Décors & Tissus Sérénity, Centre Décor Hudson and Alena Kirby, and Luncheon tickets are available for $20 at St. James' Church Hall and $15 at St
PHOTO COURTESY PEXELS Trash 'n Treasure, the largest town-wide yard sale in Eastern Ontario takes place Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. rain or shine, 76 Main Street East, Vankleek Hill, Ontario. Reserve a spot by calling 1-877-678-3327 x1002. Info: vankleekhill.ca. A Vankleek Hill Business and Merchant Association event.
PHOTO COURTESY GARDEN PATH An Annual Garden Party is taking place Sunday, June 3, from 1 to 5 p.m. Enjoy refreshments and live music and mingle with local artisans who will be on location with unique, handmade creations. Stroll through the gardens and learn about the plants that are grown and harvested as ingredients. Our production room will be open to visitors and you can see behind the scenes where all our products are created. And the best part is that it's free! Join us
PHOTO BY CARMEN MARIE FABIO The preliminary hearing into the double murder charges against Les Cèdres resident Richard Hunt and Mélanie Binette of Coteau-du-Lac wrapped up May 18, three days early, with Judge Anne-Marie Jacques determining there was sufficient evidence to proceed to trial by jury. “It’s not unusual,” said Crown Prosecutor Claude Doire at the Valleyfield Courthouse of the expedited decision. “The judge determined enough testimony was presented and we also had
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK From left to right – Pincourt Councillor René Lecavalier, Councillor Diane Boyer, Vaudreuil-Soulanges MP Peter Schiefke, Councillor Denise Bergeron, Vaudreuil MNA Marie-Claude Nichols, Mayor Yvan Cardinal, Councillor Claudine Girouard-Morel, Pincourt Recreation and Community Service Director Simon Grenier, Councillor Sam Ierfino and Pincourt Aquatic Club President Mike Besner. Federal and provincial government representatives announced the awarding of two
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG Vacant lots owned by the Town of Rigaud will be sold to accommodate an affordable housing project. Rigaud town council took the first steps in the realization of a 72-unit affordable housing project by approving a resolution to sell several pieces of property owned by the town on rue des Geais-Bleus during the monthly council meeting on Monday, May 14. The vacant lots are located on a dead-end street that intersects with rue de la Coopérative west of
PHOTOS BY JAMES ARMSTRONG Learning how to wield a chainsaw on a roof and manipulate an extension ladder into place is part of a recent training exercise for the Saint-Lazare Fire Department. Simulated smoke began to billow from a hole in the roof of a house on chemin Sainte-Angélique in Saint-Lazare on Tuesday, May 22 as local firefighters began a three-hour procedure exercise. “We do training sessions twice per month every month except July and August,” said Chef de division