PHOTO BY CARMEN MARIE FABIO The orange construction cones stand sentry on the westbound approach to the l’Île-aux-Tourtes Bridge as more repair and maintenance work will take place this summer. The next blitz of work on the Île-aux-Tourtes Bridge is scheduled to begin this summer Transport Québec spokesperson Martin Girard told The Journal recently, adding that repairs to the structure would continue until the end of December 2019. Girard described the repair work as followin
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG Much confusion over a proposed development project for the current site of Mon Village was cleared up during the recent Saint-Lazare council meeting held June 11. The proposed Mon Village development project east of Highway 40 on Côte Saint-Charles Road was a topic of discussion during the Tuesday, June 11 council meeting. Resident Linda Glasgow raised the issue of the comments posted on social media by Hudson Town Councilor Jim Duff concerning the po
PHOTO COURTESY AMANDA MACDONALD For Hudson resident and NDP candidate Amanda MacDonald, dealing with climate change is the major issue in the upcoming federal election. Hudsonite Amanda MacDonald has set out on the campaign trail as the New Democratic Party (NDP) candidate for Vaudreuil-Soulanges in the October 2019 federal election. Political motivation begins at home “The big prompt for me was becoming a mom,” she told The Journal when asked what had motivated her political
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Ste. Anne’s council will hold a public consultation meeting regarding a proposed new by-law aimed at getting all residents with a wood-burning fireplace or stove to upgrade their devices within the next five years. The meeting will be held at the Harpell Centre tentatively on Thursday, June 27 at 6 p.m. Public consultation meeting tentatively set for June 27 at 6 p.m. The City of Ste. Anne de Bellevue is considering adopting a new by-law that would requir
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Pincourt resident Susan Ore stands atop what used to be her lawn on 23rd Avenue but is now a mishmash of poor quality top soil strewn with small rocks, a few scraggly, stubby weeds and large bare spots. Mayor Yvan Cardinal said the city is making the necessary corrections to make sure the all the affected lawns are properly restored. The grass isn’t greener on Susan Ore’s lawn in Pincourt. In fact, it isn’t growing at all. What was once a lush green carpe
PHOTO COURTESY PEXELS Valois Concert Series presents ‘Piano Panorama’ starring Montreal jazz pianist Guillaume Martineau. Guillaume’s versatile musical universe is always in motion. Come and enjoy this Montreal Jazz Fest favourite. Saturday, June 15, 7:30 p.m. Freewill offering. Venue: Valois United Church, 70 Belmont Avenue in Pointe-Claire. Bus 203. Tel: (514) 697-0651. More info at www.valoisunited.ca.
PHOTO BY CHRISTIAN GONZALEZ Celebrates the 25th anniversary of the two towns’ merger The Ville de Vaudreuil-Dorion official unveiled the mural on the water tower June 5, a major artistic project that is part of the festivities surrounding the 25th anniversary of the merger of Vaudreuil and Dorion. This water tower development project began last year as citizens of all ages participated in a brainstorming session to inspire artists mandated to create the huge fresco. The colle
PHOTO BY CARMEN MARIE FABIO The Ville de Vaudreuil-Dorion released a communiqué June 10 to announce that the Supreme Court of Canada, in a judgment rendered on May 2, 2019, denied the request for leave of appeal from the owner of the former service station located at 2146 boul. de la Cité-des-Jeunes against a judgment of the Quebec Court of Appeal. This judgement concluded that the building had lost its acquired rights of use because of the loss of more than 50 per cent of it
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PHOTO COURTESY ANIMATCH Malik, a 10-yeaer-old Labrador mix, is a true gem. He is a sweet, happy dog who loves all creatures great and small – though we aren't sure about cats yet. He was given up because his family no longer had the time for him. He is truly a family dog without all the problems of puppyhood. What you see is what you get. If you think you're the family who can make his golden years truly golden, fill out the form at animatch.ca and ask for Malik.