Objections from the ‘locals’ Dear Editor, Along with the huge population growth in Vaudreuil-Dorion, one of the highest in Canada, comes an increase in members of diverse communities such as the Islamic one. Seeking a larger place to worship they are looking at the long defunct Sunny's Resto Bar on Chemin Saint-Antoine. Again, as was the case when there was the plan to add a Muslim section to the nearby Catholic cemetery, there are strong objections from the ‘locals.’ I know
Negative message Dear Editor, Most of us, the inhabitants of Pincourt, want to keep our quality of life and our green spaces. We do not agree with how the city administration presents the situation with the Rousseau Forest.
It is certainly necessary to increase the taxes to be able to pay for the land to the developers who had already bought it, but the city predicts things in very negative ways in its message. It is just pushing the tax increase to make people back down and
PHOTO COURTESY ANIMATCH This cute little male Lhasa-Apso, about 1 ½ years of age, was an unclaimed stray who was picked up by Animal Control and then transferred to Animatch. He was unsocialized and unpredictable. Tibet has now spent some time at École de Formation Intervenants canins du Québec, where he found people he could trust and who would spend the time he needed with him. He's looking for an adult family who will commit to him for life, seeing that he gets daily exerc
PHOTO COURTESY CASCA Our gorgeous Kirk is a quiet cat who can be nervous so ideally he is adopted in calm family without young children. He really enjoys his toys such as the fishing rod with a stuffed fish attached. He also likes the ball attached by a string to a stick. He enjoys being on top of his cat tree or on a window ledge while chatting with the birds and squirrels outside. He enjoys his food and loves ‘Temptation’ treats. He comes to cuddle and purrs and licks us wh
PHOTO COURTESY TAMMY KEATLEY Long-time Hudson resident Dorothy (Doris) Blaise celebrated her 102nd birthday October 8. This lovely lady maintains her independence living at Manoir Cavagnal and, prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, played accordion once a month at the Hudson Legion Branch 115 suppers. All the best to you Doris!
PHOTO COURTESY ROD HODGSON Eleven new small plaques were installed on the posts around Place Vimy this week and the area is looking absolutely beautiful with the poppies growing up around the red mums. First of all a very special Happy Birthday goes out to our dear member Dorothy Blaise who celebrated her 102nd birthday October 8. Dorothy (also known as Doris) makes up part of the Legion Junior Orchestra that also includes Uncle Phil Gale and Mack Grundy. She plays the accor
PHOTO BY JOHN JANTAK (Left to right): Ash Lowenthal, Denise Goudreau, Carole Reed and Shelagh McNally maintain that preservation of the wooded area will benefit all Pincourt residents and the burden of its purchase shouldn’t be disproportionately delegated to a small segment of the population. Members of the environmental group Pincourt Vert have expressed their concerns about the city’s plans to hold a mail-in and online public consultation process regarding the fate of Rous
PHOTO BY JUSTIN MASSAM Très-Saint-Rédempteur resident Katherine Massam is part of a group of 170 citizens from across the two regional MRCs of Vaudreuil-Soulanges and Beauharnois-Salaberry who have put the pandemic isolation period to good use by drafting a series of proposals to various levels of government to improve our quality of life. The proposals were delivered October 13 to area mayors, MRC Prefects, MNAs, and Members of Parliament including the office of MP Peter Sch
THE JOURNAL FILE PHOTO/JOHN JANTAK Saint-Lazare council was questioned as to whether Director General Serge Tremblay (pictured), who has been off work on sick leave since last spring, has launched legal action to which the response was a firm ‘no.’ Saint-Lazare resident Richard Meades asked pointed questions about whether there are any legal claims against the city and whether Director General Serge Tremblay – who has been on sick leave since the spring – has taken legal acti
THE JOURNAL FILE PHOTO/JOHN JANTAK Following a register in which residents voted against allowing a new mosque to be built at the former Sunny’s Resto Bar & Grill location in Vaudreuil-Dorion, the matter will now be decided by referendum. Vaudreuil-Dorion residents who live in an area where a new mosque is planned will be able to officially vote for or against the project in a referendum that will be held by the city to determine whether the project will proceed or be scrappe