PHOTO COURTESY ANIMATCH Thanks to the donations from the public, the new facilities for Animatch dog adoption services are almost complete. Operations are almost back to normal at Animatch Dog Adoption services since the shelter had to relocate from Les Cèdres to Pointe-Fortune last summer. Since Animatch founder Hélène Lacroix found out her shelter for dogs was being evicted to make room for Les Cèdres’ new municipal garage, she and her team of devoted volunteers had to over
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG Citizens have the opportunity to participate in an online questionnaire concerning the construction of the replacement for the Île-aux-Tourtes Bridge projected to be completed by 2030. The second public consultation on the construction of a replacement Île-aux-Tourtes Bridge presented by the Quebec Ministry of Transport attracted approximately 40 citizens on Wednesday, March 27 at the George McLeish Community Centre in Senneville. The consultation was
PHOTO COURTESY VILLE DE L’ÎLE-PERROT The growing town of Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot which had always used the fire protection services of neighbouring municipalities like Île-Perrot, above, is planning to build its own fire station in the next two years. After years of using shared resources from neighbouring communities, Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot will be getting its own fire station. A special resolution was passed by city council on Monday, March 25, to hire an independen
THE JOURNAL FILE PHOTO/JAMES ARMSTRONG Hudson council has concerns about the development on the waterfront property known as Sandy Beach including cost, aesthetics, and environmental impact. Hudson Town Council approved a resolution on Monday, April 1 hiring urban planner Claude Théberge of Axiome Inc. to act as mediator between the town and the company that currently owns the Sandy Beach development project. The housing development is also known as the Pine Beach Project. Co
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Almost 30 residents were at the Vaudreuil-Dorion council meeting April 1, mostly to discuss the results of a registry signing that garnered 186 signatures against two new proposed residential developments on White Road. A registry signing in Vaudreuil-Dorion last Thursday, March 28 against two new residential developments garnered enough signatures to require the city to hold a referendum that would determine the final fate of both projects. Mayor Guy Pil
PHOTO COURTESY SHUTTERSTOCK The Young Bar of Montréal (YBM), in partnership with the Barreau du Québec and the Centre d'accès à l'information Juridique (CAIJ), will hold its 32nd edition of the YBM's Legal Helpline April 13 and 14. From 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. volunteer lawyers and notaries from all over Quebec will provide free legal advice by telephone. Thanks to our collaboration with the Young Bar of Quebec (YBQ) and the Association des Jeunes Barreaux de Régions (AJBR). The
An Empty Bowls Fundraising Lunch to fight hunger will be held Saturday, April 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at St-Columba-by-the-Lake Church, 11 Rodney Avenue in Pointe-Claire. Tickets: $25 includes homemade soup and handmade ceramic bowl created by local potters. Children are welcome for $5 (meal only).Payment at the door or on Facebook @EmptyBowlsWestIsland. More information at (514) 894-5850. Corbeille de Pain\ Bread Basket Lac-Saint-Louis.
PHOTO COURTESY HHS Women in Aviation – From Blanche Stuart Scott (first woman to solo pilot) to Valentina Tereshkova to Canada’s Roberta Bondar, women have been involved in flight for as long as men. The Hudson Historical Society (HHS) is proud to announce that our April speaker will be Hudson’s own noted author and bon-vivant, Clint Ward. Clint flew for close to 40 years with the Nation’s airline, finishing up as a senior pilot on the 747 jumbo jet. Understandingly, he has g