PHOTO COURTESY CASCA Hello, my name is Eloïse. I am a beautiful tortoiseshell female with rare, exotic looks. I was born November 29, 2017. When I was brought in from the cold I was in really bad shape. I had several wounds on my body and I was anemic. I had a hard life but now I am all better. I am a very sweet and affectionate girl. I like to watch TV with my foster mom. I would do best in a quiet home (with no young kids or other animals). For more information regarding El
PHOTO COURTESY ANIMATCH Meet Nelly, a 6-year-old female Chihuahua Yorkie mix. Nelly finds herself at Animatch because she is somewhat vocal and a neighbour of her human complained about her. Apartments and condos aren't in her future and neither is a solitary life. She is inclined to panic and bark when left on her own, so she needs a home where she isn't alone all day. Nelly is a spunky little (11 lbs) dog and needs a family that can offer stability, training, and lots of at
PHOTO COURTESY PEXELS Come to the Pancake Supper arranged by St. Mary’s Sewing Circle on Tuesday, March 5, at the Parish Hall, 273 Main Road, Como in Hudson at 6 p.m. for an enjoyable evening of fellowship with delicious soups, pancakes and sausages. Adults $10; children 10 years and under $5. Kindly RSVP with Elsie at (450) 458-5226. All are welcome.
Grease is the word – The production that captivated audiences around the world for more than 45 years is back for a limited run at the Théâtre Paul-Émile Meloche. This thrilling production, created by local actress and producer Kate McIninch and director Scarlett Bruns, returns Grease to the streets of 1950s Chicago and incorporates the most beloved songs from the 1978 film. Performances of Grease the Musical at Théâtre Paul-Émile Meloche, 400 Saint-Charles Avenue, March 1 to
PHOTO BY LAURA McCAFFREY From February 17 to 23, Scout-Guide week celebrated Scouting's founder, Lord Baden-Powell, who was born February 22. It was also the birthday of his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, who was a leading figure in the Guiding movement. In their honour, the Cavagnal (Hudson) Scouting group held a celebration February 20 which included songs, a video message from our MP Peter Schiefke, and of course, cake. This year the theme was ‘Community’ and each section
PHOTO COURTESY SHUTTERSTOCK The War Memorial Library, located at 60 Elm Street, will be holding their March Book Sale from Monday, March 4 to Saturday, March 9. Home and Garden books will be featured. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Hardcover fiction, non-fiction titles and trade paper books are available for $1 each. Pocket books and children's books are five for $1. The library is run entirely by volunteers and monies from the book sales go to local charities.
PHOTOS COURTESY PURE ART FOUNDATION Meeting people, making friends, building houses, adapting to social, cultural, economic and environmental differences are all part of the volunteer experience in Pucallpa. A group of 58 volunteers from Hudson, Saint Lazare, Rigaud, Vaudreuil-Dorion, Montreal, Vancouver, and points in between are making last minute preparations for their trip to Pucallpa, Peru. They are a team of volunteers participating in the Construct a Structure Today (C
PHOTO COURTESY PETER POUW A mere four months after the closure of the landmark Hollandia florist outlet on Route Harwood in Vaudrueil-Dorion comes the news that owner Ben Pouw has passed away. “Ben worked in the shop from the age of 14,” said his brother Peter Pouw. “He would have been 73 in April. His entire life was dedicated to the store.” Ben was the oldest son of Herman Pouw who opened the store in 1953 after arriving from The Netherlands. What began as a small garden ce
PHOTO COURTESY CHANEL NOLAN Cameron Jaquith’s annual fundraising campaign for the Montreal Children’s Hospital is approaching its fourth anniversary and continues to grow in popularity. Like most young kids, Cameron Jaquith is looking forward to her upcoming 10th birthday in March. But this young Pincourt resident has been celebrating the day of her birth in an original way for the past three years by holding an annual raffle to raise money for the Montreal Children’s Hospita
A class-action lawsuit that was launched by resident Wolf Solkin against Ste. Anne’s Veterans’ Hospital was approved by Quebec Superior Court last Wednesday, February 20. “It means our case merits class action status and I’m certified as the appropriate representative of the class,” said Solkin. “The decision was made by the Honourable Donald Bisson in less than three hours which was striking especially since the judge said it could take three to 10 days. The 20-page report w