Open letter to the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM) Re: City of Notre-Dame-de-l‘Île-Perrot Funding request from the City for the Financial Assistance Program for projects contributing to the establishment of the Green and Blue grid in metropolitan territory - Phase II The City of Notre-Dame-de-l'Île-Perrot (NDIP) intends, or has already undertaken, a canvassing with your organization in order to obtain funding for the development of a 75-hectare nature park project
Sandmere situation Dear Editor, I'm writing in today out of concern regarding the level of ignorance surrounding the Sandmere and proposed By-law 1095 issue in Saint-Lazare.
I am not an owner on Sandmere, but do count a couple of them amongst my friends. These are regular people, like you and I, who purchased that land more than 40 years ago. They are neither developers, nor prospector as they are being portrayed by some. Sadly, back in the 1980's the city took away their r
Sympathies Dear Editor, My sympathies are with Barbara Dodds re: her letter to the editor, February 18. The solution, in my experience, lies in getting someone in your group to run for councillor in Saint-Lazare. That is the only way to get your project approved.
The office of mayor would be best. Naomi Henshaw Hudson
Land speculation Dear Editor, Last week’s ‘Letters to the Editor’ and Saint-Lazare February council meeting have many people accusing the present administration of restricting building on private roads.
Fact: No building permits have been issued on private roads since 1986. The ‘then-mayor and council’ arbitrarily decided to classify Oakridge and Sandmere as ‘private.’ There was no explanation as to why, no consultation with residents or landowners, but every administration s
Hospital success story Dear Editor, As a society we seem to complain about everything government related. I would like to share the story of a medical visit to Suroît Hospital. My dad was not feeling too good since Wednesday, January 27, so on Sunday, February 3 he asked me to bring him to the hospital. We got there at around 10 a.m., flew through triage around 10:15 – 10:20, then registration 10:30-10:40, see a doctor around 11:15 – 11:25, they installed a tube for blood tes
Well wishes from out west Dear Editor, I would like to wish a belated Happy New Year to all our former moms who brought their tots to the Moms & Tots Group at Saint-Mary's Parish Hall in Hudson. Georgia and I have moved to Victoria to be near Todd and Mark but we have fond memories of the group we ran for 15 years! Cheers, Al Jared Victoria, BC
PHOTO COURTESY STEWART HALL A virtual concert featuring Solstice will be presented Sunday, March 14 to Sunday, March 21, 2021. The cost is free, but telephone reservations are required in order to obtain the link. Montréal-based Celtic folk band Solstice has been delighting audiences across North America and Europe for over a decade with their explosive live performances showcasing their unique brand of Celtic folk that incorporates elements of bluegrass and Maritime music. C
By Rod L. Hodgson PHOTO COURTESY ROD HODGSON This photo from our archives shows a Remembrance Day parade back about 40 years ago or so along Lakeview Ave. They are marching to the cenotaph which was then located in Benson Park. You may recognize a number of our local WW II veterans in the photo such as Bill Hogan, Canon E.C. Royle, Gordon Hulley, Morris Magee, Norm Goff, Jeff Mullan, etc. We have received notice that the two local entrepreneurs who own Reni Decors & Antiques,
PHOTO COURTESY CASCA Taco is my name and my foster mom always tells me how handsome I am. I’m a short-haired black cat who has been vaccinated and sterilized. The vet says I was born mid-August which makes me about six months of age. Up until last November I was homeless and searching for heat and food outside. I had the fortune of going up to someone’s door and she took me into her garage where I was warm and ate until my belly was full. When I became accustomed to use the l
PHOTO COURTESY ANIMATCH At 100 lbs., Lilo is an imposing standard poodle. This 1 ½-year-old came to us because his family realized they weren't a good match for each other. We soon came to the conclusion that Lilo had to go to school, so he has spent a few months at École de Formations Intervenants Canins du Québec. He has improved tremendously, but must continue with positive-reinforcement training every day. Resource guarding has been one of his problems so he requires a ho