PHOTO COURTESY RYAN MICHON Wednesday, August 28, saw the official launch of the campaign for Karen Cox, Conservative candidate for the riding of Vaudreuil-Soulanges in the upcoming October 21 federal election. Nearly 100 people were present for the event that took place under a tent at the Vignoble Côte de Vaudreuil. Several political figures were on hand to publicly support the candidate including senators, fellow candidates, friends, family and supporters. Pictured left to
PHOTO COURTESY RICHARD PROULX Four members of Dojo Perrot Shima judo club in Île-Perrot recently participated in the 2019 Canadian judo Championships in Edmonton, Alberta and one of the four took a bronze medal.
Pictured, left to right – Jacob Lafrance, seventh; Myriam Brazeau, bronze; Daniel Hristov, ninth and Shane Lewis, 13th.
These four athletes had to participate in numerous tournaments here in Quebec and medaled at many in order to be qualified to go to the Canadian C
PHOTO BY JAMES ARMSTRONG An oil painting by Cornelius Krieghoff goes under the hammer of local auctioneer Gary Peterson. A large oil on canvas painting by famous Canadian-Dutch artist Cornelius Krieghoff set in an ornate circular cut frame is destined for the auction block Sunday, September 8. “The painting comes from my husband’s family,” said Cynthia Smyth. “It’s been in the family for over five generations.” Cyrille Tessier, a former mayor of Quebec City and senator, commi
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK Vaudreuil-Dorion council unanimously endorsed a resolution at the Monday evening council meeting on September 3 to close a cannabis grow-op that is operating illegally in an undisclosed commercial zone in the city. A cannabis grow-op was unanimously nixed by Vaudreuil-Dorion council after it was discovered the facility was operating in an undisclosed commercial zone close to a residential area. The decision to close the grow-op was made at the Tuesday eve
PHOTO BY PAUL BRIERLEY Snapped by quick-thinking Hudson resident Paul Brierley, these two majestic bald eagles stopped for dinner on this rock along the Ottawa River behind his home. In a world where we’re inundated with daily images of the human-driven plight of the natural world, from the burning Amazon rainforest to emaciated polar bears to sea life choking on plastic and oil, it’s nice to see where we’ve gotten things right once in a while. The Bald eagle, once critically
PHOTO COURTESY GLENGARRY MUSEUM Again this summer, organizers at the Glengarry Pioneer Museum have been busy finalizing details for the 20th annual Harvest Fall Festival des récoltes on Sunday, September 8 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come enjoy the apple pie contest, heaviest zucchini contest, and rooster crowing contest, just to name a few where prizes will be awarded for the best crowing, human and fowl, and the handsomest rooster. There will also be a children’s tent with a col
PHOTO COURTESY EXCELLENT EVENTS What could be a better way to say farewell to the summer season than a food festival? Vankleek Hill’s Famous Festival of Flavours is back this year on Sunday, September 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be more than 70 kiosks at this year’s event, a supervised children’s play area, and ‘50 Proof’ will be providing entertainment on the street from noon to 4 p.m. There is no charge to attend the event. A huge assortment of food samples are avai