PHOTO BY BRIAN GALLAGHER So here we are a couple of days away from July. We just passed the longest day of the year so I guess everything now is on the way back to darkness at 4 p.m. I’m not trying to be a ‘Debbie Downer’ folks, but as I am sitting here sipping coffee and listening to the annoying sounds of construction outside my door (which has gone on for weeks and shows no end in sight) I realized that summer is basically half over. May and June are all but gone so that o
Bill 21 eerily familiar Dear Editor, When the Nazis forced Jews to wear yellow armbands the whole population in Finland put on armbands. Well, now with these new restrictions on headgear why don't we all rush out and get head bands and turbans? If everybody puts them on, thereby signifying some ‘religious belief,’ the law would collapse. Where can I buy a turban? Naomi Henshaw Hudson
PHOTO COURTESY SHUTTERSTOCK Saturday, July 20 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wyman Church, 513 Main Road, Hudson Something for Everyone! • Rent a table for 20$ to sell your own goods, crafts, books, etc… • Donate items to sell. Contact Amy at (514) 718-4607 to arrange for pick up • Drop off donations day of are also welcomed! Sale items include furniture, jewelry, books, clothing (adults & kids), sports equipment, home décor, kitchen items, toys and more. All proceeds raised will g
PHOTO COURTESY PEXELS Every Thursday night at Auberge Willow Inn, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. No cover charge! July 4 - The coveralls July 11 - David Rourke - jazz guitar July 18 - Jeff Starz July 25 - Augie & Ron duo Join us at 208 Main Road, Hudson. More info at (450) 458-7006
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.
PHOTO COURTESY GREENWOOD The Greenwood Centre for Living History, located at 254 Main Road in Hudson, is open from June to August, Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Guided tours of our historic house and gardens at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.; tea and goodies on the porch. Admission $12 per person, and free for children. More info at greenwood-centre-hudson.org.
PHOTO COURTESY PEXELS Welcome to another long weekend in beautiful Vaudreuil-Soulanges and though the weather may be unpredictable, hey, we still have to eat! Our MP Peter Schiefke will be hosting a free pancake breakfast Saturday, June 29 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Terrasse-Vaudreuil Community Centre. Reservations are required so please email Peter.Schiefke@parl.gc.ca or call (450) 510-2305 if you’d like to take part. ***** The Town of Hudson knows how to throw a party and
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG A wetland zone associated with the proposed Mon Village project is the sole exemption to the new regulation. Residents of Saint-Lazare had the opportunity to ask questions and share their comments regarding Regulation 1070 during a public consultation meeting held Tuesday, June 25 at City Hall. The regulation protects all wetlands in the territory of Saint-Lazare replacing an earlier version that covered a smaller territory within the urban perimeter.
PHOTO COURTESY KAREN COX Originally from Pincourt, Karen Cox is running in the Vaudreuil-Soulanges riding under the Conservative Party of Canada banner in the upcoming federal election. The leadership of the federal Conservative Party announced Tuesday, June 18 that Karen Cox would be their candidate for the Vaudreuil-Soulanges riding in the up-coming federal election on October 21. “I’ve always been a Conservative. The party platform really resonates with my personal convict
PHOTO BY DAN ROBICHAUD Tara Goettisheim of Hudson has an extra reason to celebrate Canada Day this year. The 14-year-old athlete has officially earned her place on Team Canada as one of only 10 swimmers chosen nationally through a gruelling process to represent the country in the age 13-15 category this August at the FINA Youth Artistic Swimming World Championships in Slovakia. After standout performances over the past several months at provincial and national artistic swimmi