PHOTO COURTESY CASCA Ciera is quite the little lady, a gorgeous Calico with a black nose. She was born February 4, 2018. She might seem standoffish at first but give her a few days to get to know you and you've made a friend for life! While serene most of the day, Ciera loves her playtime. If you have a string or laser toy handy, she can go for hours. When relaxed, she likes to be petted and enjoys a good belly rub if you are up to the task. While slow to get acquainted, Cier
PHOTO COURTESY SHUTTERSTOCK The Lakeshore Chamber Orchestra presents its spring concert on Saturday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. at Valois United Church, 70 Belmont Avenue in Pointe-Claire. Soloist, Sofia Yatsyuk on violin. Conductor, Stewart Grant. Donation $10. Free for kids aged 18 and under. More info at www.lakeshorechamberorchestra.ca.
PHOTO COURTESY SHUTTERSTOCK A Card and Games Party takes place Monday, April 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hall, 273 Main Road in Hudson. Refreshments, tea/coffee, door prizes, draw prizes all in support of the Como Lending Library. Admission is $10. For more info, call Linda C. at (450) 458-5100 or Linda R. at (514) 998-5619.
PHOTO BY DANIEL BOUGUERRA On Sunday, March 24, the Indo-Canadian Organization of Montreal (ICOM) will bring lots of colour and a little warmth to Vaudreuil-Dorion as it marks the fifth edition of the festival of colours ‘Holi Hai’ taking place at the Centre Multisports, 3093 Boulevard de la Gare. Free workshops from 1 to 3 p.m. include cooking, crafts, classical music, yoga, classical and Kathak dance, and folk dance workout. Kiosks offer henna tattoos and Indian food for a s
PHOTO COURTESY MARILYN HICKS Baxter, a lovable 90-pound goofball is just three years old. He is a loving family dog who enjoys playing ball, sitting at your feet and giving kisses! He has been neutered and his vaccines have all been updated. This stunningly handsome boy loves having company during the day and a securely high fenced-in yard to run around and play in. His original parents had to give him up due to their rapidly growing family and their diminishing time availab
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Vaudreuil MNA Marie-Claude Nichols is calling on constituents to sign a petition at the National Assembly to demand the Ministry of Transport repair the des Chenaux overpass in Vaudreuil-Dorion as soon as possible. Liberal Vaudreuil MNA Marie-Claude Nichols released a communiqué late last week in response to citizens’ requests demanding the reconstruction of the des Chenaux overpass in Vaudreuil-Dorion to be reconstructed as soon as possible. Nichols has
PHOTO COURTESY SHUTTERSTOCK Area community and spiritual leaders share their thoughts with The Journal following the news of the mass killing of Muslims in New Zealand on March 15. The recent massacre of Muslims at prayer in New Zealand on Friday, March 15 was a sharp echo of a similar killing spree that took place at a Quebec City mosque on January 29, 2017. The response of local religious leaders and individuals involved in faith communities of the area expressed a common t
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Members of the organizing committee headed by Odette Lalonde (centre, standing to the right of Mayor Guy Pilon) held a press conference last Wednesday, March 13, at the historic Maison Valois on St. Charles Avenue to officially announce and launch a full range of special events and activities to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the merger of Vaudreuil and Dorion in one municipal entity. The City of Vaudreuil-Dorion has launched a series of activities to
PHOTO BY IAN GRANT Hudson’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade culminated with the Pincourt Fire Department’s billowing finale. Cool late winter weather with mostly overcast skies didn’t dampen the festivities during the 10th edition of Hudson’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 16. Several thousand people lined the sidewalks along Main Street from Côte St. Charles all the way to Cameron Street. By the time the parade wound up along the intersection of Saint-Jea
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Steve Perry (left), Denise Goudreau and Carole Reed from the Pincourt environmental group Sauvez Rousseau Wetlands, and Charlie MacLeod from the Executive Committee of the Green Coalition, stand at the entrance to Place Pierre-Brunet at Place Rousseau on March 19. They’re optimistic one of the last forested areas in Pincourt will be saved from development despite a recent lawsuit that was launched by the promoter against the town. Legal action has been ta