PHOTO COURTESY SHUTTERSTOCK The annual Saint-Lazare Cyclo-Tour Michel-Gauthier takes place Sunday, June 2 leaving Parc Bédard at 10 a.m. The objective is to enable the greatest number of people to take a break and get some exercise in – without interfering with their plans for the rest of the day! It is free for all participants. Courtesy of the Town of Saint-Lazare, you have a chance to win a $400 bike shop gift certificate by registering online or by phone at (450) 424-80
PHOTO COURTESY UNSPLASH Monthly gathering open to all LGBTQ2+ persons in Vaudreuil-Soulanges – come and meet new people, chat and socialize, discuss topical issues, and suggest ideas for possible activities as a community. Meetings take place on the last Sunday of each month in the basement of Stephen F. Shaar Community Centre, 394 Main Road in Hudson at 7 p.m. Next meeting is May 26.
PHOTO COURTESY DIANNE DE BONVILLE Pincourt resident Rafaëlle Boisvert (front) and her family will also be taking part in the Walk for Arthritis and the 8-year-old’s resilient spirit is an inspiration to other arthritis sufferers. Many of us associate arthritis with the elderly. We are generally aware that it affects joint mobility and can cause significant pain. However, despite arthritis being very common and well-heard of, there seems to be a similarly common lack of apprec
PHOTO COURTESY ANIMATCH Adele, a female 3-year-old Great Dane mix, was adopted in 2017 and was greatly loved by her family. Unfortunately, a small dog moved in with a family member. In spite of working with trainers and behaviourists, the potential for danger to the other dog was too great. Adele should be the only pet. On the positive side, she has had obedience training, is very well behaved and walks well on leash. An adult home with a fenced yard would be ideal. She is an
PHOTO COURTESY TANIA ELLERBECK It is doubtful that in 1886 when James Johnston was building Hamilton Lodge as a summer home for his large family, he could ever have imagined that 130 years later, the house, the garage, and the stables would be lifted and moved to the adjacent property. What a tremendous feat! Now this historically significant house sits on a brand new foundation with an expansive basement, and an addition comprised of a large mud room and a sleek modern kit
PHOTO COURTESY CASCA Hi! My name is Victor and I’m a beautiful black male with white hairs on my chest. I was born April 29, 2016 and I’m a big affectionate teddy bear. I am very gentle. I love kids and I'm okay with other cats. I sleep with my foster man. I am very calm and always hungry so you have to keep watch. I am vaccinated and sterilized. For more information on Victor, contact Casca by email at email@example.com.
PHOTO COURTESY CATHERINE CHANDLER Catherine Chandler’s latest offering of poetry embodies a retrospective of her childhood memories laced with the reality of the present. Saint-Lazare poet and resident Catherine Chandler recently published a fifth book of poems, Pointing Home, she describes as a retrospective journey through her childhood. “It all began with four poems, then 25,” she told The Journal in an interview on Tuesday, May 21. The final tally for the edition was 60
PHOTO COURTESY SHUTTERSTOCK Sûreté du Québec spokesperson Sgt. Ingrid Asselin reports that while officers were patrolling in Les Cèdres the evening of Thursday, May 16,they noticed four people acting suspiciously near a parked vehicle. By questioning them and performing checks on the vehicle, the officers discovered the vehicle was reported stolen. They arrested two women aged 18 and 20 and two men aged 18 and 19. The four were all taken to the police station for interrogatio
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Things are now back to normal at the Vaudreuil-Soulanges ecocentre in Vaudreuil-Dorion after the long holiday weekend when so many residents arrived to dispose of old electronics and construction materials that traffic blocked the bicycle lane on Henry Ford Road. The Vaudreuil-Soulanges ecocentre has become a victim of its own success, so much so that a backlog of vehicles snaked down from the welcome centre and onto Henry Ford Road in Vaudreuil-Dorion, b
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG Afternoon rush hour traffic of motorists heading home to Saint-Lazare will soon be regulated by the installation of traffic lights at the corner of Chemin Saint-Louis and Avenue Bédard. A solution for the chronic traffic problems at the intersection of Chemin Saint Louis and Avenue Bédard is on its way in the form of traffic lights. Saint-Lazare Town Council adopted a resolution authorizing the preparation of plans and specifications and oversight of