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The residential school survivors Canada tried to forget (Part 3)

The residential school survivors Canada tried to forget (Part 3)

They suffered all the abuses of residential school — but a loophole means no official apology was ever offered [...]

The residential school survivors Canada tried to forget (Part 2)

The residential school survivors Canada tried to forget (Part 2)

They suffered all the abuses of residential school — but a loophole means no official apology was ever offered [...]

The residential school survivors Canada tried to forget (Part 1)

The residential school survivors Canada tried to forget (Part 1)

They suffered all the abuses of residential school — but a loophole means no official apology was ever offered [...]

No new short-term rentals in La Pêche

No new short-term rentals in La Pêche

The municipality of La Pêche has prohibited new tourist residences in the municipality, another step in its attempt to prevent [...]

Restaurants to get extra aid from city as it mulls 2022-25 business plan

Restaurants to get extra aid from city as it mulls 2022-25 business plan

Restaurants hard hit by covid closures will get extra financial help from Quebec. [...]

Tramway plan moving again with two bidders for car contract

Tramway plan moving again with two bidders for car contract

Two big European companies are bidding to supply cars for Quebec's tramway. [...]

More screaming with streaming: Crime shows still booming

More screaming with streaming: Crime shows still booming

Crime shows are more available thanks to streaming. [...]

Extended school closures ‘overwhelming’ for parents

Extended school closures ‘overwhelming’ for parents

Extended school closures due to covid are exhausting parents. [...]

Here’s the scoop on the Quebec roots of snow shovels

Here’s the scoop on the Quebec roots of snow shovels

A Quebec company has been an innovator in the snow shovel industry. [...]

COVID-19 screening clinic closed at Jeffery Hale Hospital

COVID-19 screening clinic closed at Jeffery Hale Hospital

Changing covid circumstances have compelled health authorities to close a testing clinic at the Jeffery Hale hospital. [...]

Linda Shattuck 45 years after buying an old farm

Linda Shattuck 45 years after buying an old farm

“We’re not poor, we just don’t have any money,” Linda Shattuck would tell her kids growing up on the family’s [...]

Dunham mulls diaper subsidy

Dunham mulls diaper subsidy

The town of Dunham may soon join Sherbrooke and Cowansville in instituting a subsidy program to encourage residents to buy [...]

Historian explores "genealogy" of best-treated minority trope

Historian explores "genealogy" of best-treated minority trope

Concordia University historian Patrick Donovan is delving into the oft-instrumentalized trope that the English-speaking community of Quebec is “the best [...]

Cowansville budget prioritizes water treatment plant, lake

Cowansville budget prioritizes water treatment plant, lake

Cowansville mayor Sylvie Beauregard presented the town’s 2022 budget and three-year infrastructure plan at a virtual news conference on January 17. [...]

“Too much stick, not enough carrot”: Panelists express concerns about Bill 96

“Too much stick, not enough carrot”: Panelists express concerns about Bill 96

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) explored Bill 96 from all angles at a webinar on the evening of Jan. 20. [...]

Knowlton condominium stakeholders address concerns

Knowlton condominium stakeholders address concerns

A proposed condominium development project located behind the St. Paul’s Church in Knowlton has been scrutinized by an anonymous residential [...]

Thousands have purchased false vaccine passports

Thousands have purchased false vaccine passports

Last Wednesday, Quebec’s anti-corruption squad (UPAC) warned vaccine passport fraudsters investigators are on the case. [...]

Walk-in vaccination clinic opening Thursday at the corner of St-Laurent & Ste-Catherine

Walk-in vaccination clinic opening Thursday at the corner of St-Laurent & Ste-Catherine

The endeavour is part of the Quebec government’s effort to encourage first shots among the unvaccinated. [...]

Montreal’s Chinatown is finally getting heritage status

Montreal’s Chinatown is finally getting heritage status

The designation, a first of its kind for Montreal, will prevent overdevelopment and protect the historic character of the area. [...]

1,673 active Covid-19 cases in Outaouais, fourth Dose recommended for immunocompromised

1,673 active Covid-19 cases in Outaouais, fourth Dose recommended for immunocompromised

As of January 24, Centre Intégré de la Santé et des Services Sociaux de l’Outaouais (CISSSO) reports that there are [...]

Language Nest mother tackles Super Bowl fundraiser

Language Nest mother tackles Super Bowl fundraiser

Community shows support for the Iakwahwatsiratátie Language Nest and its mission to strengthen the Kanien'kéha language. [...]

Local couple donates to warming tent

Local couple donates to warming tent

Local couple makes homemade donation for the Raphaël André Memorial Tent in an effort to support Indigenous people without homes [...]

Mental health help is out there

Mental health help is out there

At a time when many community members need mental health supports, KSCS strives to offer counselling and connects Kahnawa’kehró:non to [...]

Task force advises community to be wary

Task force advises community to be wary

Kahnawa’kehró:non who have questions about travel must do their own research, the COVID-19 Task Force has advised. [...]

Community cares for homeless husky

Community cares for homeless husky

A husky mix has eluded Kahnawake’s Animal Protection Department for about three years, when a family of dogs was abandoned [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

crime and police incident news from laval [...]

Open letter from Fabre MNA raises questions about Marguerite Blais

Open letter from Fabre MNA raises questions about Marguerite Blais

Laval MNA's open letter demands answers on CHSLDs and Covid from seniors minister [...]

The Laval News reviews year 2021 – Part Two

The Laval News reviews year 2021 – Part Two

our review of 2021's newsmakers and news [...]

Ahmed Hussen announces extra $118.2 million over seven years to upgrade housing

Ahmed Hussen announces extra $118.2 million over seven years to upgrade housing

federal housing minister announces fresh funding for affordable/social housing [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

city of laval departmental/administrative issues [...]

Mayor, councillors respond to questions on future of Laval’s golf courses

Mayor, councillors respond to questions on future of Laval’s golf courses

future of Laval's golf courses debated in city council [...]

Montreal’s Jewish General helps identify protective gene variant against COVID-19

Montreal’s Jewish General helps identify protective gene variant against COVID-19

Jewish general lady davis inst. covid study shows promise [...]

The Snow Castle Challenge is launched

The Snow Castle Challenge is launched

By March 14, 2022, Theresians of all ages are invited to participate in the Snow Castle Challenge. This contest provides [...]

Various appointments for Mayor Liza Poulin at the Union des municipalités du Québec and the MRC de Thérèse-De Blainville

Various appointments for Mayor Liza Poulin at the Union des municipalités du Québec and the MRC de Thérèse-De Blainville

The new Mayor of Blainville, Liza Poulin, has been appointed to several positions and to the Union des municipalités du [...]

Free open swim for five additional years in Boisbriand

Free open swim for five additional years in Boisbriand

In line with this practice the city of Boisbriand renewed an agreement allowing the citizens of Boisbriand to access the [...]

Extension for 1st doses and family doctor assistance

Extension for 1st doses and family doctor assistance

The The CISSS des Laurentides announced that it will extend its walk-in vaccination offer for people who want their first [...]

Outside business wants to operate in Kahnawake

Outside business wants to operate in Kahnawake

As part of their business expansion mandate, Tewatohnhi’saktha is currently trying to assess whether the community would be interested in [...]

State of Emergency  renewed over objections

State of Emergency renewed over objections

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) extended the State of Emergency this week, but the decision was not unanimous for [...]

Kahnawake Housing restructure continues

Kahnawake Housing restructure continues

As part of the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake’s strategic plan to restructure the Housing Unit and its programs and services [...]

Outaouais athletes nominated for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

Outaouais athletes nominated for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

Outaouais athletes nominated for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics [...]

Report unmasks an underfunded and ill-prepared health system

Report unmasks an underfunded and ill-prepared health system

Quebec entered the first wave of the Covid pandemic underprepared, understaffed, underfunded and underequipped for what lay ahead, according to [...]

Bus driver shortage on display in first week back at school

Bus driver shortage on display in first week back at school

A longstanding bus driver shortage has already started to cause problems for the Eastern Townships School Board (ETSB) in its [...]

New service for expectant mothers in the Gaspé region

New service for expectant mothers in the Gaspé region

Pregnant women in the Côte-de-Gaspé area now have access to a new service. [...]

Women's Wellness takes off in the New Year

Women's Wellness takes off in the New Year

The Women's Wellness project officially restarted this past December. [...]

PQ in Bonaventure: a final step for Alexis Deschênes

PQ in Bonaventure: a final step for Alexis Deschênes

Alexis Deschênes, a lawyer and former journalist, is unofficially the Parti Québécois candidate in Bonaventure for the October election [...]

CISSS de la Gaspésie: Chantal Duguay will retire in March

CISSS de la Gaspésie: Chantal Duguay will retire in March

fter 44 years in the health network, the last seven at the head of the Gaspé Peninsula Integrated Health and [...]

Percé council thinks provincial government needs to be concerned about two sections of Highway 132

Percé council thinks provincial government needs to be concerned about two sections of Highway 132

The condition of Highway 132 in the Pic de l'Aurore area and the section between Cap-d'Espoir and Anse-à-Beaufils is of [...]

LM Wind Power: Work is progressing

LM Wind Power: Work is progressing

Expansion work at the LM Wind Power wind turbine blade plant in Gaspé is progressing well. [...]

New NDP Electoral District Association for Gaspé

New NDP Electoral District Association for Gaspé

Gaspé’s New Democratic Party supporters are kicking off 2022 with the creation of a new electoral district association (EDA). [...]

2021: An eventful year for hydrocarbons

2021: An eventful year for hydrocarbons

The announced end of exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons is possibly the highlight of 2021 in the oil and gas sector. [...]

Rental Board shuts down in-person services

Rental Board shuts down in-person services

While the province’s pot and alcohol operations remain in full swing, in the midst of one of the most severe [...]

Pandemic has had chilling effect on vulnerable kids

Pandemic has had chilling effect on vulnerable kids

The pandemic had many repercussions on the living conditions of young Quebec children and their families, especially those already in [...]

Local pandemic help available in CDN/NDG

Local pandemic help available in CDN/NDG

Need help during these pandemic times? The borough of CDN-NDG is reminding residents about available resources. [...]

Homeless man dies in freezing cold temperatures

Homeless man dies in freezing cold temperatures

A 74-year-old homeless man died in Montreal last night as a cold front made its’ way through the city, with [...]

Pointe Claire Curling Club celebrates 100 years

Pointe Claire Curling Club celebrates 100 years

Pointe Claire Curling Club PCCC was founded in 1921 and has created a rich legacy over the last 100 years [...]

Doctors oppose MUHC decision to keep Lachine ER closed

Doctors oppose MUHC decision to keep Lachine ER closed

“Closing community emergency rooms increases the risk of dying.” Lachine Hospital doctors are warning. [...]

Magog residents submit petition to stop trains from whistling overnight

Magog residents submit petition to stop trains from whistling overnight

Pierre Perras has been looking into how noise levels emitted by trains hurtling through Magog and blaring their whistles overnight [...]

Women’s Institute campaign for official Plaid du Québec tartan

Women’s Institute campaign for official Plaid du Québec tartan

In April 2019, Linda Janes of Ormstown happened across a poster mentioning Quebec’s Tartan Day during a craft sale. Her [...]

More waste at the chicken factories

More waste at the chicken factories

The Exceldor poultry cooperative was back in the news this month for destroying more live chickens—an unspecified “thousands” compared to [...]

Brome Lake residents bemoan new waste pickup company

Brome Lake residents bemoan new waste pickup company

A new waste pickup provider in the Town of Brome Lake has already drawn the ire of residents, as garbage [...]

Vaccine tax proposal raises equity concerns

Vaccine tax proposal raises equity concerns

People who work with poor and marginalized communities in the Estrie region are concerned that the controversial “health tax” proposed [...]

Clearing the air about air quality in classrooms

Clearing the air about air quality in classrooms

As students and teachers prepared to return to class this week, public health officials tried to clear the air about [...]

Local efforts to conserve soil pay off

Local efforts to conserve soil pay off

The fields of local farmers may be covered in snow, but after two dry and difficult years, water conservation and [...]

Cops bust over 650 impaired drivers over holidays

Cops bust over 650 impaired drivers over holidays

Between Nov. 26 and Jan. 3, Sûreté du Québec officers stopped or checked tens of thousands of drivers for impairment. [...]

QCGN decries gutting of English health committee

QCGN decries gutting of English health committee

English advocates are crying foul on the Quebec government for firing members of an English committee on health services. [...]

Goodbye Collines, hello Papineau

Goodbye Collines, hello Papineau

According to the director-general, transferring from the MRC des Collines to the MRC de Papineau will save the average Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette [...]

Thirty per cent of Masham CHSLD infected with COVID-19

Thirty per cent of Masham CHSLD infected with COVID-19

Over 30 per cent of the residents of the Des Collines CHSLD in Masham have been infected with COVID-19 according [...]

ACRE aims to save another 70 acres

ACRE aims to save another 70 acres

In early January, Action Chelsea for the Respect of the Environment (ACRE) and Pierre McMartin signed a deal to protect [...]

Hey mom, when’s recess?

Hey mom, when’s recess?

Amy Pitkethly foresaw the possibility of a staffing shortage at Chelsea Elementary School where her children attend third and sixth [...]

City of Laval says it's ready for expected blizzard on Monday

City of Laval says it's ready for expected blizzard on Monday

city of laval gears up for season's first major snow storm [...]

Joel tapped as general manager of new Montreal B-ball franchise

Joel tapped as general manager of new Montreal B-ball franchise

After ten years in the NBA and two championship rings [...]

Omicron brings changes to Saint-Eustache winter activities

Omicron brings changes to Saint-Eustache winter activities

With the objective of maximizing service to citizens and promoting physical activity despite the Covid-19, the City of Saint-Eustache announced [...]

The CISSS des Laurentides announces:

The CISSS des Laurentides announces:

Bringing in the New Year, The CISSS des Laurentides announced that the first baby of the year from the birth [...]

Growing tourism in Kahnawake

Growing tourism in Kahnawake

Last month, Kahnawake Tourism conducted a survey that will help the development of tourism activities in the community. [...]

In-person learning returns

In-person learning returns

As teachers, students and parents prepare to return to classrooms next week, the Kahnawake Education Center (KEC) has implemented new [...]

First Nations Expedition advocates solidarity

First Nations Expedition advocates solidarity

A 4,000-kilometre snowmobile expedition, which includes Kanien'kehá:ka participants, will advocate for solidarity between First Nations. [...]

'Talking Treaties' with talented local artists

'Talking Treaties' with talented local artists

Local artists are conducting research for work that will shed light on Indigenous claims and histories around the land now [...]

Omicron hinders Midwinter Ceremonies

Omicron hinders Midwinter Ceremonies

For the Mohawk Trail Longhouse, Omicron meant faithkeepers could not gather for annual ceremonies that are important to traditional beliefs. [...]

Grand chief speaks about her COVID-19 battle

Grand chief speaks about her COVID-19 battle

Grand chief shares her experience with COVID-19 and her hopes for the community during the Omicron wave. [...]

The end of local COVID-19 stats

The end of local COVID-19 stats

Local public health authorities will no longer track or report positive cases of COVID-19, meaning decisions on restrictions and measures [...]

Looking back at last year’s news, is this a case of ‘déjà vu?’

Looking back at last year’s news, is this a case of ‘déjà vu?’

annual review of news and newsmakers in laval [...]

Average tax increase of 2.9% in Gaspé

Average tax increase of 2.9% in Gaspé

Gaspé taxpayers will have to deal with an average tax hike of 2.9% [...]

Marinard passes into the hands of a Newfoundland company

Marinard passes into the hands of a Newfoundland company

Marinard Fisheries of Rivièreau-Renard changed ownership just before the holidays. [...]

Finally, there’s progress on the reconstruction of Highway 132 in Carleton-sur-Mer

Finally, there’s progress on the reconstruction of Highway 132 in Carleton-sur-Mer

The reconstruction project of Highway 132 on the majority of the urban perimeter in Carleton-sur-Mer will finally be looked at [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

municipal and related news from laval [...]

Laval-based Regal Confections acquires 'Mr. Freeze' brand

Laval-based Regal Confections acquires 'Mr. Freeze' brand

Mr. Freeze ice pop brand acquired by Laval confectioner [...]

Scouts Canada challenges kids and young adults to learn new outdoor winter activities

Scouts Canada challenges kids and young adults to learn new outdoor winter activities

Scouts Canada challenges kids and young adults to learn new outdoor winter activities [...]

Speedster breaks curfew

Speedster breaks curfew

A 20 year old is facing over $5,000 in fines after clocking nearly double the speed limit well past curfew on Jan. 3. [...]

Hunter’s trap kills family dogs

Hunter’s trap kills family dogs

Tessa Carleton spent her Christmas anxiously staring down her long, snowy driveway, hoping for the best, but fearing the worst [...]

Chelsea council adopts $23M budget

Chelsea council adopts $23M budget

For years Chelsea residents have called for more robust public consultations and it appears that the municipality is listening. [...]

Low council meetings back online

Low council meetings back online

Well, that didn’t last long. After six months of in-person council meetings in Low, things are again moving online until [...]

Former mayor gets $40.5K

Former mayor gets $40.5K

Former Chelsea mayor Caryl Green got a $40,500 payout after choosing to leave her post. [...]

MRC Vallée creates local health group

MRC Vallée creates local health group

In December, the MRC Vallée-de-la-Gatineau launched a pilot project to bring local control back to healthcare. [...]

Trudeau says Ottawa looking at Quebec's proposed anti-vax tax 'with interest'

Trudeau says Ottawa looking at Quebec's proposed anti-vax tax 'with interest'

trudeau says ottawa sees quebec's anti-vax tax 'with interest' [...]

Increase in tutoring presents dilemma for educators

Increase in tutoring presents dilemma for educators

Last week, Fédération des syndicats de l’enseignement (FSE) President Josée Scalabrini expressed her opinion about the significant uptick in after [...]

Health ministry seeks new English access committee members after firing the last ones

Health ministry seeks new English access committee members after firing the last ones

The Provincial Government has issued a call for expressions of interest and applications to be on the Provncial committee on [...]

Fourth fire in 17 days in Farnham

Fourth fire in 17 days in Farnham

Another fire in Farnham last night struck a business and two residences at 180 Rue Principale Ouest. The Friperie Brume [...]

Covid cases surge and new curfew is enforced

Covid cases surge and new curfew is enforced

As of January 10th, Centre intégré de la santé et des services sociaux de l’Outaouais (CISSSO) reports that there were [...]

COVID-19 rapid tests rapidly disappear

COVID-19 rapid tests rapidly disappear

The hunt for rapid COVID-19 testing kits have proved quite difficult for many residents, with the five free tests promised [...]

Council of Europe awards City of Gatineau the Intercultural Cities Certification

Council of Europe awards City of Gatineau the Intercultural Cities Certification

On December 10th, the City of Gatineau became one of the first cities to be recognized by Intercultural Cities certification [...]

Anglade reacts to vax tax shocker

Anglade reacts to vax tax shocker

Monday evening, news broke late about the sudden resignation of public health director Dr. Horacio Arruda after 12 years, including [...]

"We've never been busier": Mental health first aid courses in high demand

"We've never been busier": Mental health first aid courses in high demand

It’s not unusual for public spaces and workplaces to have a first aid kit on hand, equipped with bandages, antiseptic [...]

COVID-19: Restaurants get additional financial help from Quebec to cope with losses

COVID-19: Restaurants get additional financial help from Quebec to cope with losses

COVID-19: Restaurants get additional financial help from Quebec to cope with losses [...]

Teachers, experts raise concerns about back-to-school plan

Teachers, experts raise concerns about back-to-school plan

At a press conference on Jan. 5, Education Minister Jean-François Roberge reiterated the Legault government’s intention to resume in-person classes [...]

Quebec teachers’ union cautious about returning to the classroom

Quebec teachers’ union cautious about returning to the classroom

Education Minister Jean-François Roberge assured Quebecers last week during a press conference that schools are on track to reopen Jan [...]

Wales Home transparency opens window into Covid complexity

Wales Home transparency opens window into Covid complexity

Speaking to the Record on Dec. 28, Wales Home executive director Brendalee Piironen was proud of their perfect record of [...]

Brian Creelman ordered to cease and desist

Brian Creelman ordered to cease and desist

One of the Townships’ most ardent promoters and practitioners of a healthy, local, and organic food system has been sidelined [...]

Cowansville rises to the eco-challenge

Cowansville rises to the eco-challenge

This past week, the city of Cowansville marked the first anniversary of the launch of its monthly Écodéfis campaign, aimed [...]

Suicide prevention services hit hard by labour shortage

Suicide prevention services hit hard by labour shortage

Suicide prevention services in the Eastern Townships are stretched close to the limit in light of the province’s ongoing labour [...]

New Aylmer High School inaugurated

New Aylmer High School inaugurated

The Centre de Services Scolaire des Portages-de-l’Outaouais (CSSPO) inaugurated the new high school, École secondaire de la Nouvelle-Ère, located at [...]

Louise Boudrias takes leave for cancer treatment, mayor's office appoints Daniel Champagne as interim Deputy Mayor

Louise Boudrias takes leave for cancer treatment, mayor's office appoints Daniel Champagne as interim Deputy Mayor

On January 4, the Municipal Council named Daniel Champagne, Councillor for the District of Versant, as temporary Deputy Mayor. The [...]

State of Emergency has returned

State of Emergency has returned

The impacts of Omicron and new health and safety measures in Kahnawake. [...]

Kahnawake feeling pandemic pinch

Kahnawake feeling pandemic pinch

The fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic ushered in the highly transmissible Omicron variant, dramatically increasing positive cases in the [...]

SLC business prof Paul Bleau featured in documentary on JFK assassination

SLC business prof Paul Bleau featured in documentary on JFK assassination

Paul Bleau's interest in the JFK assassination led to him being part of an Oliver Stone documentary. [...]

Le Vitrail ‘two villas’ project on Chemin Ste-Foy now renting

Le Vitrail ‘two villas’ project on Chemin Ste-Foy now renting

Units are finally available for rent in the huge building project on Chemin Ste-Foy. [...]

Will the year of the COVID pill be better than the year of the vaccine?

Will the year of the COVID pill be better than the year of the vaccine?

The hope for the vaccine vanquishing the pandemic in 2021 didn't pan out. Now there's a pill. [...]

Cold warning issued for Laval, Montreal, surrounding areas

Cold warning issued for Laval, Montreal, surrounding areas

extreme cold warning for laval montreal [...]

-Load of drugs and firearms seized in Gatineau vehicle

-Load of drugs and firearms seized in Gatineau vehicle

–Load of drugs and firearms seized in Gatineau vehicle [...]

KSS wrestling team ineligible for provincials, nationals

KSS wrestling team ineligible for provincials, nationals

The Kahnawake Survival School wrestling team has not been a member of the government-recognized provincial wrestling federation since withdrawing in [...]

Governance project gets new name

Governance project gets new name

The MCK Governance Project is now the Kahnawake Governance Project, reflecting its shift to a broader focus on transitioning the [...]

Kanawaki lease renewed

Kanawaki lease renewed

The Kanawaki Golf Club's lease of local land has been renewed, probably for the last time. [...]

$40-billion agreement reached on child welfare

$40-billion agreement reached on child welfare

The federal government has agreed in principle to a landmark settlement to reform the First Nations child welfare system and [...]

Where you shop in region can have impact on cost of groceries

Where you shop in region can have impact on cost of groceries

The 1019 Report compared prices of basic goods at 5 stores – from Rigaud to Pincourt. [...]

Hudson restos struggling under weight  of latest  restrictions

Hudson restos struggling under weight of latest restrictions

Restaurant and bar owners in Hudson’s downtown core are feeling the pinch of Quebec’s latest public health restrictions, which have [...]

Number of COVID cases skyrocket across region

Number of COVID cases skyrocket across region

As the Omicron wave of the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across the province, the number of infections being recorded in the [...]

Man charged with string of mischief, vandalism at condo complex in Vaudreuil-Dorion

Man charged with string of mischief, vandalism at condo complex in Vaudreuil-Dorion

Residents of condos on Émile-Bouchard St. in Vaudreuil-Dorion are breathing a collective sigh of relief in the wake of the [...]

Police add curfew fine to string of B&E-related charges against teen

Police add curfew fine to string of B&E-related charges against teen

If getting charged with allegedly committing a string of attempted robberies in Les Cèdres in one night wasn’t enough, a [...]

Local pharmacies don’t know when more rapid COVID tests will arrive

Local pharmacies don’t know when more rapid COVID tests will arrive

People scrambling to get their hands on free rapid COVID-19 test kits at local pharmacies are out of luck. Drugstores [...]

Pincourt sees largest hike in property taxes in region

Pincourt sees largest hike in property taxes in region

Of the largest municipalities that have adopted their 2022 budgets prior to the holiday break, the town of Pincourt will [...]

This Date In History: Jan. 5: Striking parallels between 1919 and 2022 pandemics, including Rigaud man’s death 103 years ago

This Date In History: Jan. 5: Striking parallels between 1919 and 2022 pandemics, including Rigaud man’s death 103 years ago

News of Rigaud resident Napoleon Proulx’s death on this date in 1919 made headlines. It was only a brief note [...]

Quebec to require vax pass to enter SAQ, SQDC stores starting Jan. 18

Quebec to require vax pass to enter SAQ, SQDC stores starting Jan. 18

quebec health minister announces vax pass requirement for saq sqdc stores [...]

Quebec still aiming for Jan.17 return to class

Quebec still aiming for Jan.17 return to class

Quebec’s Education Minister Jean-François Roberge told media on Wednesday afternoon that the province intends to move ahead with the plan [...]

Grace Village takes swift action following new government pandemic measures

Grace Village takes swift action following new government pandemic measures

When the government announced the province would return to a lockdown in an effort to curb the sudden and sharp [...]

Maple federation announces new quota winners: Over 3000 producers get ready to tap 5 million more trees

Maple federation announces new quota winners: Over 3000 producers get ready to tap 5 million more trees

Within two years, Quebec will be producing some 23 million pounds more maple syrup than we are now. That translates [...]

Hockey Sherbrooke hopes for a gradual return to indoor sports

Hockey Sherbrooke hopes for a gradual return to indoor sports

After Quebec prohibited all indoor sports and activities until at least Jan. 17, Hockey Sherbrooke General Manager Stéphane Dion began [...]

Business as usual for Sherbrooke’s homeless and vulnerable services

Business as usual for Sherbrooke’s homeless and vulnerable services

Quebec’s latest lockdown measures, including the reinstatement of a controversial curfew, have caused many sectors to switch gears, however, Sherbrooke’s [...]

Women’s hockey boosters fight for the spotlight

Women’s hockey boosters fight for the spotlight

For the second year in a row, despite the pandemic, Canada’s top young men’s hockey prospects hit the ice for [...]

School board, teachers’ union call for collaboration as e-learning returns

School board, teachers’ union call for collaboration as e-learning returns

Students, teachers and parents around the region are preparing for another round of online learning as Quebec closes school buildings [...]

Cowansville seeks retirees to fill jobs

Cowansville seeks retirees to fill jobs

The city of Cowansville is looking to a new cohort of workers to make a dent in its persistent labour [...]

Gatherings banned, curfew returns

Gatherings banned, curfew returns

As of Friday, Dec. 31, private gatherings in homes will be banned in Quebec with the exception of people living [...]

Andrew MacDonald appointed to the Order of Canada

Andrew MacDonald appointed to the Order of Canada

Among the 135 new appointments to the Order of Canada announced Wednesday, one local name stands out: Andrew Paul MacDonald [...]

Quebec decrees new curfew to deal with rising toll of Omicron Covid-19

Quebec decrees new curfew to deal with rising toll of Omicron Covid-19

legault announces another curfew to curb covid-19 [...]

Weather advisory issued for New Year's Day 2022

Weather advisory issued for New Year's Day 2022

quebec weather advisory for new year's 2022 [...]

Louis’ is changing hands: New owners want to preserve a winning recipe

Louis’ is changing hands: New owners want to preserve a winning recipe

“The only thing that ever changed was the prices,” Bernard Saint-Laurent chuckles, recalling youthful memories at Louis’ restaurants back in [...]

Wales Home residents isolated after employees test positive

Wales Home residents isolated after employees test positive

The Wales Home announced Monday that two employees tested positive for COVID-19 and residents of the Central unit had been [...]

Property tax jump, long-awaited repairs on Brome Lake menu in 2022

Property tax jump, long-awaited repairs on Brome Lake menu in 2022

Residents of the town of Brome Lake will feel the pinch of the region-wide rise in property values when they [...]

Taxes, costs expected to rise in Farnham

Taxes, costs expected to rise in Farnham

The town of Farnham released its 2022 budget this December. It may not have been the holiday gift taxpayers were [...]

Dunham takes doubled budget into 2022

Dunham takes doubled budget into 2022

The town of Dunham presented its 2022 budget at a brief virtual council meeting broadcast on Facebook Live on the [...]

Boxing Day blaze in Farnham

Boxing Day blaze in Farnham

Three buildings were destroyed early Boxing Day morning in Farnham, leaving ten people without a home. A suspected electrical fire [...]

Student representation added to the SWLSB's Council of Commissioners

Student representation added to the SWLSB's Council of Commissioners

student representation introduced to SWLSB board [...]

“And, we still have to get through tomorrow”

“And, we still have to get through tomorrow”

Many speculated that curfews or lockdowns might be announced at Wednesday night’s press conference by Premier François Legault. But in [...]

Rift over vax status  bigger than just St. Lazare council

Rift over vax status bigger than just St. Lazare council

While having proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for elected officials at the federal and provincial levels, there is still [...]

Other St. Lazare councillors weigh in vaccination situation

Other St. Lazare councillors weigh in vaccination situation

St. Lazare coucillor Richard Chartrand, who has been attending public council meetings remotely because he does not want to be [...]

Vaccination isn’t required at John Abbott, but emerging as an issue with some students

Vaccination isn’t required at John Abbott, but emerging as an issue with some students

News of St. Lazare councillor David Hill’s refusal to disclose his vaccination status has also made it to the halls [...]

Hudson’s freeze on new builds exposes issues with Willowbrook project

Hudson’s freeze on new builds exposes issues with Willowbrook project

Hudson town council’s move to impose a 90-day freeze on new construction in order to put a comprehensive conservation plan [...]

Frenzied demand for free COVID testing kits overwhelming local pharmacies

Frenzied demand for free COVID testing kits overwhelming local pharmacies

There were long line-ups outside pharmacies across the province on Monday – including locations throughout the Vaudreuil-Soulanges region – as [...]

Rigaud’s new mayor proposes salary freeze

Rigaud’s new mayor proposes salary freeze

Newly-elected Rigaud Mayor Marie-Claude Frigault is planning to freeze her annual salary, as well as the salaries of the six [...]

Average tax bill in Hudson expected  to jump slightly in 2022

Average tax bill in Hudson expected to jump slightly in 2022

Residential property taxes in Hudson will see a slight increase in 2022, according to the municipality’s $14.3-million budget adopted last [...]

St. Lazare taxes to increase slightly in 2022

St. Lazare taxes to increase slightly in 2022

The owner of a single-family home in St. Lazare will see their property taxes increase by 3.95 per cent in [...]

Hearing in criminal case against former St. Lazare mayor postponed

Hearing in criminal case against former St. Lazare mayor postponed

A member of the legal team representing former St. Lazare mayor Robert Grimaudo made a brief appearance at the Valleyfield [...]

Teen arrested in connection with threats made against school in Pincourt

Teen arrested in connection with threats made against school in Pincourt

The Sûreté de Québec last week announced the arrest of a 13-year-old girl charged with making online threats against her [...]

Teacher’s holiday cheer and enthusiasm going a long way at Westwood Senior

Teacher’s holiday cheer and enthusiasm going a long way at Westwood Senior

Holiday cheer is in full swing in Hudson, as teachers and staff at Westwood Senior High School travelled across the [...]

Active COVID case numbers spiking across region

Active COVID case numbers spiking across region

Like what is being witnessed in other areas of the province, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Vaudreuil-Soulanges has [...]

Local mayor claims Canadian first

Local mayor claims Canadian first

Last month, when Julie Lemieux was re-elected mayor of Très St. Rédempteur, one of the smallest towns in the Vaudreuil-Soulanges [...]

Speed limit signs on Montée Lavigne to be changed to 50 km/h

Speed limit signs on Montée Lavigne to be changed to 50 km/h

The speed limit on Montée Lavigne in Rigaud is changing – again. [...]

The Riverains de Laval win 2021 Monteuil de Laval tournament

The Riverains de Laval win 2021 Monteuil de Laval tournament

Laval hockey team wins regional tournament [...]

Canadian farming first launched Vaudreuil

Canadian farming first launched Vaudreuil

The largest indoor vertical strawberry farm in Canada was officially inaugurated last week in Vaudreuil-Dorion, just west of the island [...]

Family ties to farm part of why greenhouse revolution is starting in Vaudreuil

Family ties to farm part of why greenhouse revolution is starting in Vaudreuil

The story of how the largest controlled-environment vertical strawberry farm in Canada is now in Vaudreuil-Dorion has very little to [...]

Goal is to reduce need for strawberry imports

Goal is to reduce need for strawberry imports

One of the goals of the Winter Farm plan that was officially inaugurated in Vaudreuil-Dorion last week is to reduce [...]

New initiative aims to better inform consumers about where their food comes from

New initiative aims to better inform consumers about where their food comes from

Consumers buy, enjoy and prepare Canadian food products every day, but few of them think about where these items come [...]

UPA, other groups denounce Bill 103; Proposed legislation opens door to urban sprawl, as affluent non-farmers could buy land with no intention of farming it

UPA, other groups denounce Bill 103; Proposed legislation opens door to urban sprawl, as affluent non-farmers could buy land with no intention of farming it

A coalition of agricultural groups – including the Union des producteurs agricoles, the Centre for Environmental Law and the community-supported [...]

Construction of Giant Steps Autism Centre gets underway

Construction of Giant Steps Autism Centre gets underway

construction starts on giant steps autism centre [...]

Price of milk in stores expected to jump as Canadian dairy farmers push for largest hike in history

Price of milk in stores expected to jump as Canadian dairy farmers push for largest hike in history

The cost of dairy products on store shelves is expected to jump in the new year, as the federal Canadian [...]

Report recommends exempting fuels from carbon tax for Ontario, Prairie farmers

Report recommends exempting fuels from carbon tax for Ontario, Prairie farmers

Extending carbon tax exemptions to include other fuels is the best option for farmers until cleaner, more environmentally friendly technologies [...]

Federal minister back in full gear; But Bibeau’s version of sustainability doesn’t get unanimous applause

Federal minister back in full gear; But Bibeau’s version of sustainability doesn’t get unanimous applause

Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau enjoyed an easy win at the polls this fall but a stormy return to office. [...]

Young Townships farmer keeps family farming tradition alive

Young Townships farmer keeps family farming tradition alive

Bringing back an agricultural legacy can be a little intimidating for a 19-year-old. But Kaleb Grapes has a plan and [...]

Quebec farmers building climate solutions from ground up

Quebec farmers building climate solutions from ground up

One of the more middle-of-the-road voices in the North American agriculture community is raising the flag for faster action on [...]

Bill 96 ‘diminishes civil and human rights’ of Quebecers: report

Bill 96 ‘diminishes civil and human rights’ of Quebecers: report

Another English-speaking community group is calling on Quebec to stop Bill 96 in its tracks. But this advocacy group goes [...]

Francine Charbonneau bows out of 2022 provincial election

Francine Charbonneau bows out of 2022 provincial election

Laval area Liberal MNA won't seek another term next year [...]

STL says drivers refusing to provide bus service on strike days

STL says drivers refusing to provide bus service on strike days

laval transit authority has strikes on its hands [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

laval tourism promotion agency to manage provincial fund [...]

‘Is it reasonable and why?’

‘Is it reasonable and why?’

Quebec parents suing over rule requiring children's covid vax pass [...]

Community groups call for raise in Quebec minimum wage to $18

Community groups call for raise in Quebec minimum wage to $18

Community groups in the province want the Quebec government to raise the provincial minimum wage by $4.50 to $18 an hour. [...]

AJOI receives donation of 44 mattresses to aid homeless

AJOI receives donation of 44 mattresses to aid homeless

Action Jeunesse de l’Ouest-de-Île (AJOI) and Ricochet have received 44 mattresses as a donation from Matelas Bonheur that will allow [...]

St.Michael's Mission offers help to the homeless

St.Michael's Mission offers help to the homeless

St. Michael’s Mission is collecting socks for its’ annual “Sock it To Me” sock drive, aimed at providing dry, clean [...]

UQAM scholarship for single mothers

UQAM scholarship for single mothers

Montreal’s largest university now has a new scholarship for single mothers. UQAM graduates alumni Amélie Forget and Danielle Trottier created [...]

Lachine Hospital doctors call for full reopening of ER and ICU now

Lachine Hospital doctors call for full reopening of ER and ICU now

Doctors at the Lachine Hospital, the West Island’s only French hospital, are calling on the provincial government to reopen the [...]

CDN/NDG Coalition launches petition against profiling

CDN/NDG Coalition launches petition against profiling

A coalition dedicated to fighting systemic discrimination and racial profiling has launched a federal e-petition challenging Montreal’s largest borough to [...]

West Island Mission toy drive serves hundreds of families

West Island Mission toy drive serves hundreds of families

Hundreds of children benefited from West Island Mission’s (WIM) month-long toy drive this holiday season. [...]

Beaurling Academy students "Working bee-yond the classroom"

Beaurling Academy students "Working bee-yond the classroom"

A creative fundraising event was initiated by Grade 7 Students enrolled in Beurling Academy’s robotics club and science programs in [...]

Laval budget 2022: City plans to spend $969.9 million next year

Laval budget 2022: City plans to spend $969.9 million next year

city of laval tables its 2022 budget [...]

Sherbrooke approves 2022 budget

Sherbrooke approves 2022 budget

The City of Sherbrooke approved both its 2022 operations budget and its 2022-24 capital investment plan on Monday night, moving [...]

Federal COVID support surges to meet Omicron wave

Federal COVID support surges to meet Omicron wave

Wednesday, a flurry of federal minister appearances updated Canadians on programs aimed at mitigating the worst economic shocks of renewed [...]

Resurgent pandemic, holiday triggers could lead to spike in overdoses (Part 2)

Resurgent pandemic, holiday triggers could lead to spike in overdoses (Part 2)

Harm reduction funding has flatlined under Quebec’s government, despite a huge increase in overdose deaths [...]

Resurgent pandemic, holiday triggers could lead to spike in overdoses (Part 1)

Resurgent pandemic, holiday triggers could lead to spike in overdoses (Part 1)

Harm reduction funding has flatlined under Quebec’s government, despite a huge increase in overdose deaths [...]

‘Going to a restaurant is still safe’

‘Going to a restaurant is still safe’

The province once again tightened public health measures as COVID-19 cases spike and the threat of the Omicron variant increases. [...]

WQSB was ‘unaware’ teacher wore hijab

WQSB was ‘unaware’ teacher wore hijab

The Western Quebec School Board said it should never have hired teacher Fatemeh Anvari, who was removed from her Chelsea [...]

Big city mayors fight Bill 21

Big city mayors fight Bill 21

Big city mayors across the country are joining the fight against Bill 21 and standing behind Chelsea Elementary School teacher [...]

Gatineau police officer arrested for impaired driving

Gatineau police officer arrested for impaired driving

A local police officer was arrested on December 11 for driving under the influence of alcohol. The public security service [...]

Chelsea appeals NCC decision in federal court

Chelsea appeals NCC decision in federal court

The long-awaited court battle between the municipality of Chelsea and the National Capital Commission over the disputed Gatineau Park property [...]

Re-elected prefect talks health, tourism, more

Re-elected prefect talks health, tourism, more

Following her landslide re-election, MRC Vallée-de-la-Gatineau Prefect Chantal Lamarche said that the next four years at the helm of the [...]

Beausoleil Home Hardware owner gets 4 years for sex crimes

Beausoleil Home Hardware owner gets 4 years for sex crimes

A judge sentenced Chelsea resident and Wakefield businessman Serge Beausoleil to four years in prison for sex crimes against a [...]

Demand for old barn lumber persists: But many see more benefit in preserving farm heritage

Demand for old barn lumber persists: But many see more benefit in preserving farm heritage

How about Christmas in a haymow? Surely we could distance enough and escape Covid all lofty up in a big [...]

Townshippers encouraged to take rapid tests at face value

Townshippers encouraged to take rapid tests at face value

On Tuesday afternoon Doctor Alain Poirier, the regional public health director for the Eastern Townships, asked people in the region [...]

Property taxes stable, waste management fees to go up in Bromont

Property taxes stable, waste management fees to go up in Bromont

Bromont city council adopted the city’s 2022 budget during a council meeting on Dec. 13. [...]

Bedford reduces tax rates, focuses spending on water infrastructure

Bedford reduces tax rates, focuses spending on water infrastructure

On Dec. 13, the town of Bedford adopted its 2022 budget, with a significant decrease in taxation rates to compensate [...]

Concordia project to explore history of English-speaking Quebec

Concordia project to explore history of English-speaking Quebec

Two Concordia University historians are attempting to create an overarching “people’s history of English-speaking Quebec” and are seeking input from [...]

Virus doubts test tourist industry – again

Virus doubts test tourist industry – again

The rise of the omicron variant of COVID-19 and the possible introduction of additional travel restrictions barely a week before [...]

Gatineau plans to assess heritage buildings to improve future decision making

Gatineau plans to assess heritage buildings to improve future decision making

Gatineau plans to carry out an inventory assessment of traditional and modern heritage buildings in order to create a restoration [...]

Pandemic pressures on Estrie youth and school-work balance

Pandemic pressures on Estrie youth and school-work balance

The pandemic has affected so many facets of home and work life. Educational institutions in the Townships are flagging another [...]

Large number of interested candidates for new  accelerated nursing program offered at The Anchor

Large number of interested candidates for new accelerated nursing program offered at The Anchor

The Gaspé Peninsula Integrated Health and Social Services Centre is offering an accelerated nursing program accompanied by $20,000 in a [...]

Mi’kmaq communities promote the resilience of language through revitalization programs

Mi’kmaq communities promote the resilience of language through revitalization programs

Mi’kmaq communities across the territory are working hard to revitalize the language of their Nation. [...]

Caribou population on the Gaspé is in critical condition

Caribou population on the Gaspé is in critical condition

According to the latest survey carried out in the fall of 2020 by the Ministry of Wildlife, there are fewer [...]

National Assembly: the time has come to take stock

National Assembly: the time has come to take stock

Unsurprisingly, the two representatives of the Gaspé Peninsula at the National Assembly of Quebec feel that they have well-defended the [...]

10th Percé Polar Dip raises  $100,000 for the Operation Enfant Soleil

10th Percé Polar Dip raises $100,000 for the Operation Enfant Soleil

No less than $97,472 was raised by 85 people who dared to take the plunge on the morning of December [...]

Wind energy calls for tenders

Wind energy calls for tenders

The goal is to fill part of the feared energy shortage by the end of the decade, which delights the [...]

$300,000 deficit at Gaspé airport

$300,000 deficit at Gaspé airport

Despite a recovery in air transport, Gaspé airport will end 2021 with a deficit, but it will be less than 2020. [...]

Drowning death of René Gagnon due to inadequate equipment

Drowning death of René Gagnon due to inadequate equipment

The expertise carried out by the coroner determined that this equipment came from China and that it presented several defects [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

police and crime news from city of laval [...]

Laval’s property owners will get a 1.9 per cent tax increase in 2022, says Boyer

Laval’s property owners will get a 1.9 per cent tax increase in 2022, says Boyer

laval announces 1.9 per cent property tax hike for 2022 [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

City and local news from Laval [...]

The Joy of Giving fundraiser is back

The Joy of Giving fundraiser is back

As a mother of a toddler from a low-income family, Joy Canadian understands very well how difficult the holidays can [...]

First cannabis cultivation license issued

First cannabis cultivation license issued

On Wednesday, the Kahnawake Cannabis Control Board announced that it had issued its first license to an incorporated number company [...]

Whitebean pleads guilty

Whitebean pleads guilty

Mark Whitebean pleaded guilty to possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking on December 7 at the Longueuil courthouse. [...]

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appoints new Parliamentary Secretaries

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appoints new Parliamentary Secretaries

laval vimy liberal mp appointed a parliamentary secretary [...]

Dissecting the asbestos file

Dissecting the asbestos file

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) finally released the long-awaited executive summary of the Asbestos Civil Investigation’s final report. However [...]

— Gatineau 3D firearms-maker faces more charges: bombshells labelled with public figures names

— Gatineau 3D firearms-maker faces more charges: bombshells labelled with public figures names

Sûreté du Québec revealed to the Court of Quebec that the accused had a conversation with someone about making bombshells [...]

Police operation: Vaccination passport during the holiday season.

Police operation: Vaccination passport during the holiday season.

The Régie intermunicipale de police Thérèse-De Blainville is informing citizens that it will participate in the provincial police operation, aimed [...]

Sainte-Thérèse launches its new registration platform for its activities

Sainte-Thérèse launches its new registration platform for its activities

The City of Sainte-Thérèse launched its new online registration platform(inscriptions.sainte-therese.ca). This will facilitate the experience of citizens when they register [...]

Saint-Eustache PD engaged in the fight against domestic violence

Saint-Eustache PD engaged in the fight against domestic violence

The Saint Eustache Police Department announced the implementation of the PIVOT Project (Intervention Project Aiming to better use Witnesses), an [...]

Selwyn students fundraise for Step by Step

Selwyn students fundraise for Step by Step

Step by Step Family and Child Center receives a donation from three Kahnawa'kehró:non who raised the money with an Orange [...]

North Shorite Mikaël Kingsbury back on top

North Shorite Mikaël Kingsbury back on top

Mikaël Kingsbury hasn't brooded over his disappointing performance for a long time. Kingsbury rebounded to secure the 67th World Cup [...]

Capital campaign next step for cultural hub

Capital campaign next step for cultural hub

Kahnawake is one step closer to getting a new state-of-the-art cultural hub. [...]

Audits: a perfect report card for Lorraine

Audits: a perfect report card for Lorraine

In terms of the adoption of the 2021 budget, only 57% of the cities audited were found to be compliant [...]

Grand chief hosts Indigenous Affairs minister

Grand chief hosts Indigenous Affairs minister

Quebec's minister responsible for Indigenous Affairs toured Kahnawake with Mohawk Council of Kahnawake grand chief Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer. [...]

Vaccine boosters for adults as cases surge

Vaccine boosters for adults as cases surge

Booster shots are now being offered to people 18 and older in Kahnawake as Omicron looms. [...]

Meaningful animal encounters at monthly zootherapy sessions

Meaningful animal encounters at monthly zootherapy sessions

“There’s just an energy that happens when they are around,” says Carol Ann McElrea, activities director at the Wales Home [...]

Laval's mayor and council face questions over ongoing STL labour problems

Laval's mayor and council face questions over ongoing STL labour problems

laval transit strike weighs down on mayor and city council [...]

Police nab Gatineau man on drug-trafficking and possession of firearms charges

Police nab Gatineau man on drug-trafficking and possession of firearms charges

Arrest of a Gatineau man on drug-trafficking and possession of firearms charges [...]

500 cross-country skiers flock to Gatineau’s Nakkertok Centre

500 cross-country skiers flock to Gatineau’s Nakkertok Centre

The initial stage of La Coupe Canada de l’Est, the first major cross-country ski competition in Eastern Canada, along with [...]

Stanstead temporarily takes over ownership of the Del Monty Hotel

Stanstead temporarily takes over ownership of the Del Monty Hotel

The historic, and decrepit, Del Monty Hotel has come under the temporary ownership of the town of Stanstead, after the [...]

Teachers, students and community members protest Law 21 after teacher wearing a hijab is removed from the classroom

Teachers, students and community members protest Law 21 after teacher wearing a hijab is removed from the classroom

Community members, teachers and students protested Law 21 in front of D’Arcy McGee High School. [...]

Still many unvaccinated workers at the CISSS

Still many unvaccinated workers at the CISSS

orty-nine workers at the Gaspé Peninsula Integrated Health and Social Services Centre (CISSS) are still not adequately vaccinated. [...]

Barachois Soup and Sandwiches Project Starts Up Again

Barachois Soup and Sandwiches Project Starts Up Again

Community members of Barachois have come up with a plan to get the local community together as pandemic regulations ease [...]

Economic development requires full and equal participation of Indigenous peoples

Economic development requires full and equal participation of Indigenous peoples

Economic reconciliation will only be possible when development is met with full and equal partnerships between Indigenous people and Quebec. [...]

Nurses’ Union: Pier-Luc Bujold re-elected president of the union by acclamation

Nurses’ Union: Pier-Luc Bujold re-elected president of the union by acclamation

Pier-Luc Bujold obtains a second term as president of the Union of Nurses, Auxiliary Nurses and Respiratory Therapists of Eastern [...]

Shortage of 400 housing units in Gaspé, according to study

Shortage of 400 housing units in Gaspé, according to study

There is a lack of 400 housing units to meet the Gaspé's needs. [...]

Storm once again damages Highway 132 in Haute-Gaspésie

Storm once again damages Highway 132 in Haute-Gaspésie

Quebec will not wait for until spring to rebuild the wall swept away by waters along Route 132 near Marsoui [...]

Patient rights group condemns ER closures after death of Quebec man

Patient rights group condemns ER closures after death of Quebec man

Patients’ rights advocacy group CPM expressed shock after the death of a Quebec man who waited almost four hours to [...]

March for Jannai

March for Jannai

Tears mixed with smiles, memories and song, as a group of Montrealers young and old honored 16-year-old Jannai Dopwell-Bailey, who [...]

Quebec paramedics feel unheard in fight for fair pay, better working conditions

Quebec paramedics feel unheard in fight for fair pay, better working conditions

Paramedics across Quebec are starting to press down on the gas and increase pressure tactics, as they grow tired of [...]

Former mayoralty candidates reject "inadequate" budget

Former mayoralty candidates reject "inadequate" budget

Dissatisfaction with the CDN-NDG budget goes beyond the opposition Ensemble Montreal councillors who have already signalled their votes against it. [...]

Cash for buy local in underserved neighbourhoods

Cash for buy local in underserved neighbourhoods

Laval will hand over a $400,000 grant to an initiative of Unio Marché Laval in collaboration with the Municipal Affairs [...]

B'nai Brith Canada welcomes support of Montreal coalition to fight antisemitism

B'nai Brith Canada welcomes support of Montreal coalition to fight antisemitism

B’nai Brith Canada is welcoming support of a newly formed coalition of community groups and individuals based in Montreal, “united [...]

Carré Belvédère zoning referendum cancelled and relaunched

Carré Belvédère zoning referendum cancelled and relaunched

A recent press release from the city of Sherbrooke announced another surprising turn in the complicated zoning history of the [...]

Rental tribunal rejects $19,200 claim against CSL landlord

Rental tribunal rejects $19,200 claim against CSL landlord

Tribunal administratif du logement administrator Ross Robins dismissed a $19,200 claim against a landlord by a plaintiff who had departed [...]

SADB Mayor critical of Ile-Aux-Tourtes plan

SADB Mayor critical of Ile-Aux-Tourtes plan

Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue Mayor Paola Hawa has criticized the re-building of the Île-aux-Tourtes Bridge which links the West Island to Vaudreuil-Dorion. [...]

Beaconsfield Reimagined Space project subject to grant process

Beaconsfield Reimagined Space project subject to grant process

Some Beaconsfield residents had questions regarding the estimated costs for the city’s long-term plans to demolish Centennial Hall and replace [...]

Three generations and counting: Verhaegen family thrives with constant growth and knowledge

Three generations and counting: Verhaegen family thrives with constant growth and knowledge

In the farthest southwest corner of the historical Eastern Townships, the Verhaegen farmhouse in Clarenceville was bustling with life Saturday [...]

Farnham students make connections with Kenya

Farnham students make connections with Kenya

A surprise LinkedIn message from thousands of miles away created an unexpected connection between Farnham Elementary School principal Cathy Canzani [...]

CLD thinks green with tourism strategy

CLD thinks green with tourism strategy

Peak tourist season may be a few months away, but the CLD Brome-Missisquoi, Tourisme Cantons de l’Est and area tourist [...]

Bedford bets on gardens for water conservation

Bedford bets on gardens for water conservation

After two unusually dry years, every drop of water has taken on additional importance in Brome-Missisquoi. The town of Bedford [...]

Frelighsburg urban plan restricts development on mountain

Frelighsburg urban plan restricts development on mountain

Conservation activists in Frelighsburg are breathing a sigh of relief after the town council declined to implement changes to urban [...]

Meteorological Service of Canada issues 'freezing rain' warning

Meteorological Service of Canada issues 'freezing rain' warning

freezing rain warning for laval and montreal areas [...]

Controversial Chelsea bylaw docked, for now

Controversial Chelsea bylaw docked, for now

Chelsea council unanimously voted to push off enforcement of the controversial dock bylaw for a year. The bylaw regulating private [...]

Chelsea, NCC dispute heads to federal court

Chelsea, NCC dispute heads to federal court

Making good on former mayor Caryl Green’s word, Chelsea’s new council voted unanimously to take the municipality’s property tax dispute [...]

What’s coming down the pipe?

What’s coming down the pipe?

Chelsea residents who opt to pay more to receive 100 per cent renewable natural gas in their homes don’t actually [...]

‘Enough is enough’

‘Enough is enough’

The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) says it is “deeply disturbed” after learning that a teacher in Chelsea had [...]

Chelsea teacher ‘hopeful’ for Bill 21 change

Chelsea teacher ‘hopeful’ for Bill 21 change

Fatemeh Anvari said she is “hopeful” that discriminatory policies in Quebec could be changed after a groundswell of support across [...]

PM applauds Chelsea Bill 21 protestors, but stays out of fight for now

PM applauds Chelsea Bill 21 protestors, but stays out of fight for now

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is praising parents in Chelsea for standing up against Quebec’s Bill 21 after elementary school teacher [...]

Early childhood educators strike deal: receive an 18% increase in salary

Early childhood educators strike deal: receive an 18% increase in salary

Early childhood service workers agreed to 93% of the collective agreement proposed by the government, ending the strike that had [...]

Truckers offload waste on Mohawk homes after closure of illegal dump (Part 2)

Truckers offload waste on Mohawk homes after closure of illegal dump (Part 2)

Kanesatake community concerned that contaminated soil is being dumped in yards, driveways and roads that lead into a lake [...]

Truckers offload waste on Mohawk homes after closure of illegal dump (Part 1)

Truckers offload waste on Mohawk homes after closure of illegal dump (Part 1)

Kanesatake community concerned that contaminated soil is being dumped in yards, driveways and roads that lead into a lake [...]

Big Brothers Big Sisters Outaouais Services in need of volunteers and funds for their program

Big Brothers Big Sisters Outaouais Services in need of volunteers and funds for their program

The need to provide support to children in the region grows greater due to the societal impacts of the pandemic [...]

Step by Step reopens as Kahnawake stabilizes

Step by Step reopens as Kahnawake stabilizes

Step by Step, the epicentre of Kahnawake's red alert, has reopened as the community's COVID-19 case numbers have stabilized. [...]

Hospital identified as exemplary

Hospital identified as exemplary

Kateri Memorial Hospital Centre will be awarded the best possible accreditation standing. [...]

In Quebec police continues to brutalize Blacks with impunity

In Quebec police continues to brutalize Blacks with impunity

Another incident of police brutalizing Black youth in Quebec and more evidence that governments, both municipal and provincial, have little [...]

Hudson puts freeze on  new builds, tree-cutting

Hudson puts freeze on new builds, tree-cutting

In a move to establish a comprehensive conservation plan that would better protect natural undeveloped areas in Hudson, the town’s [...]

Pandemic death toll in Vaudreuil region rises to 109

Pandemic death toll in Vaudreuil region rises to 109

As the overall number of active COVID-19 cases in Vaudreuil-Soulanges takes a sharp increase, the number of deaths in the [...]

What mayors in 1019 area earn: Four have annual incomes over $100,000

What mayors in 1019 area earn: Four have annual incomes over $100,000

Four of the 23 mayors in the Vaudreuil-Soulanges region receive salaries of more than $100,000, according to information compiled by [...]

Overall cost of elected officials in St. Lazare jumps nearly $100,000

Overall cost of elected officials in St. Lazare jumps nearly $100,000

In 2020, municipal councillors in St. Lazare collectively earned $170,841 for their work. That number is expected to jump nearly [...]

Elected officials in Île Cadieux do not collect any salary or allowance

Elected officials in Île Cadieux do not collect any salary or allowance

Most mayors in Vaudreuil-Soulanges would probably agree that they didn’t enter politics for the paycheque. That’s especially true in Île [...]

Notre Dame fire station to cost $1.4 million more than expected

Notre Dame fire station to cost $1.4 million more than expected

Residents of Notre Dame de l'Île Perrot are going to receive a tax bill that will be a little higher [...]

Few differences between latest and previous Île aux Tourtes Bridge designs

Few differences between latest and previous Île aux Tourtes Bridge designs

Although they generated headlines and a lot of public discussion in the last two weeks, Transport Quebec’s latest designs of [...]

Environment Quebec backs MTQ’s move to drop reserved bus lanes

Environment Quebec backs MTQ’s move to drop reserved bus lanes

In a recently released report analyzing the impact the construction of new bridge will have on the local fauna and [...]

Traffic on Île aux Tourtes expected to increase 8 to 19 per cent by 2036

Traffic on Île aux Tourtes expected to increase 8 to 19 per cent by 2036

Morning commutes are going to get a little more crowded. That’s one of the findings of an MTQ traffic study [...]

Solution to change maiden name on vax docs hit and miss at best

Solution to change maiden name on vax docs hit and miss at best

Two weeks ago, The 1019 Report wrote about the plight of Quebec women who are trying to alter their proof [...]

Cases rising rapidly in several towns across 1019 region

Cases rising rapidly in several towns across 1019 region

Following the trend seen across the province, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Vaudreuil-Soulanges has reversed course in the [...]

Assault charges dropped for police officer arrested in July 2021

Assault charges dropped for police officer arrested in July 2021

Gatineau police (SPVG) announced that the assault charge against a fellow officer has been dropped by the Directeur des poursuites [...]

Wychwood receives special recognition in revised city bylaw to protect trees

Wychwood receives special recognition in revised city bylaw to protect trees

With revisions to Zoning Bylaw regulations, Wychwood now has rules relating to trees that are different than in the rest [...]

Newly elected Aylmer councillors set their priorities for the first year of their mandate

Newly elected Aylmer councillors set their priorities for the first year of their mandate

The Aylmer Bulletin invited the newly elected councillors from the five districts in Aylmer to explain their top three priorities [...]

Outaouais high school graduation and qualification rates up 5%, almost hit provincial average

Outaouais high school graduation and qualification rates up 5%, almost hit provincial average

Recent analysis of graduation rates for Outaouais’ four school service centres (CSS) and the Western Quebec School Board were published [...]

Aylmer Food Centre prepares for the 16th annual Christmas Share Store

Aylmer Food Centre prepares for the 16th annual Christmas Share Store

The Aylmer Food Centre (CAA) is preparing for one of their major annual projects, the 16th annual Christmas share store. [...]

News from Thérèse de Blainville PD

News from Thérèse de Blainville PD

The mayor of Lorraine, Jean Comtois, was appointed president of the board of directors of the RIPTB (Régie intermunicipale de [...]

The magic of Christmas in the museum of the Globensky manor

The magic of Christmas in the museum of the Globensky manor

As the holidays approach and the new Christmas market in Vieux-Saint-Eustache will be presented in the gardens of the Globensky [...]

Christmas basket: a road block for donations

Christmas basket: a road block for donations

The Deux-Montagnes / Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac intermunicipal fire safety service is organizing a roadblock on Saturday, December 11, on Boulevard des Promenades [...]

Grande-Côte Street in Boisbriand: CCITB showcasing local businesses

Grande-Côte Street in Boisbriand: CCITB showcasing local businesses

Born out of a need for visibility and stimulated by the development of a feeling of belonging, the Your Grande-Côte [...]

My experiences in a few steps, a Sainte-Thérèse competition

My experiences in a few steps, a Sainte-Thérèse competition

The Groupement des Entreprises de Sainte-Thérèse (GEST), of the CCITB, is launching a competition called My experiences in a few [...]

Frank Baylis is driven by his mother’s legacy

Frank Baylis is driven by his mother’s legacy

Take a stand for what is right [...]

$8M in new funding to promote public trust in Canadian farmers

$8M in new funding to promote public trust in Canadian farmers

Up to $8 M in funding over three years has been announced to support connecting Canadian consumers and farmers. [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

recent police and crime news in Laval [...]

City of Laval wants Quebec to set city council members’ salaries

City of Laval wants Quebec to set city council members’ salaries

lavals new mayor meets quebec municipal affairs min. to touch base [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

new interchange over Autoroute 440 opens in eastern laval [...]

Rodriguez-Flores family marks one month in sanctuary

Rodriguez-Flores family marks one month in sanctuary

Wednesday marked one month since the Rodriguez-Flores family sought sanctuary within the Plymouth-Trinity United Church in Sherbrooke. [...]

Skeete skeptical of PQ surge in 2022, while defending CAQ’s brand of nationalism

Skeete skeptical of PQ surge in 2022, while defending CAQ’s brand of nationalism

laval caq mna Christopher skeete skeptical of a PQ surge in next election [...]

‘The proof is pretty shoddy’

‘The proof is pretty shoddy’

Laval man says city parking ticket policy is a scam [...]

ROCGIM wants $15 million for the community organizations in the region

ROCGIM wants $15 million for the community organizations in the region

The ROCGÎM, which represents community organizations of the Gaspé Peninsula and Magdalen Islands, is asking for $15 million from Quebec [...]

Two studies in the fisheries sector

Two studies in the fisheries sector

Quebec is launching two separate studies to better document the role and contribution of the commercial fisheries and aquaculture sectors [...]

Several Gaspesian municipalities fail Municipal Commission audit

Several Gaspesian municipalities fail Municipal Commission audit

Twenty-five municipalities in the region failed Municipal Commission compliance audit [...]

The Lost Fingers decorate Christmas tunes with exotic world music

The Lost Fingers decorate Christmas tunes with exotic world music

Quebec City's gypsy jazz cover band The Lost Fingers is doing a virtual Christmas show. [...]

The ski and snowshoe TDLG will take place this winter

The ski and snowshoe TDLG will take place this winter

After having to cancel three Traversée de la Gaspésie events (TDLG), the 2022 ski and snowshoe edition will take place [...]

Eight CPE facilities in the Gaspé take part in unlimited strike

Eight CPE facilities in the Gaspé take part in unlimited strike

After trying to reach an agreement with Quebec, the workers of eight early childhood centres (CPE) in the Gaspé region [...]

Maison Caracol brings much needed social pediatrics to the West Island

Maison Caracol brings much needed social pediatrics to the West Island

Poverty is becoming a real issue across the West Island, with a total of 24,000 individuals living at a low-income [...]

Protesters call for disallowance of Bill 96

Protesters call for disallowance of Bill 96

Dozens of people gathered Sunday for a second protest at NDG's Girouard Park against Quebec's proposed expanded language law Bill [...]

Ethics probe rules Black man was racially profiled by Laval police

Ethics probe rules Black man was racially profiled by Laval police

Quebec’s police ethics committee has ruled that Laval police officer Michael Boutin racially profiled Pradel Content, a Black man, while [...]

Marianopolis student makes Forbes list of top 30 under 30

Marianopolis student makes Forbes list of top 30 under 30

Thomas Khairy has made Forbes magazine’s list as one of the world's 30 most impressive people under 30 for 2021 [...]

Man who threatened to kill Jews convicted

Man who threatened to kill Jews convicted

A Trois-Rivières man charged with incitement to hatred after threatening to kill Jews in a Facebook post has been convicted [...]

City funds groups integrating immigrants in French

City funds groups integrating immigrants in French

The city will spend $306,535 to extend initiatives launched by eight local organizations to promote full participation in French by [...]

Quebec passes Bill creating court for victims of conjugal violence

Quebec passes Bill creating court for victims of conjugal violence

Bill 92, an Act to create a court dealing with sexual and domestic violence, was adopted unanimously by the National Assembly. [...]

NDG's Mintz lauded for Falaise activism

NDG's Mintz lauded for Falaise activism

Lisa Mintz has earned a Canadian Museum of Nature Inspiration Award for her efforts to preserve the Grand parc de [...]

Roberge tables bill creating student complaint Ombudsperson

Roberge tables bill creating student complaint Ombudsperson

Education Minister Jean-François Roberge has tabled Bill 9 to reform the protection of Quebec students' rights. [...]

Confusion over who's in class action targeting private schools

Confusion over who's in class action targeting private schools

A class action lawsuit is taking place against 113 private schools for going virtual during the first wave of the pandemic. [...]

‘Some chicken! Some neck!’: How the world changed in December 1941

‘Some chicken! Some neck!’: How the world changed in December 1941

1941 marked a turning point in the Second World War with the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union and the [...]

Gosselin bounces from mayoral loss to city sports boss

Gosselin bounces from mayoral loss to city sports boss

In the wake of his disappointing mayoral campaign, Jean-Francois Gosselin has been named to the city executive committee as responsible [...]

New tramway boss Larouche wants to address citizen concerns

New tramway boss Larouche wants to address citizen concerns

The new head of the city's tramway project, Maude Mercier Larouche, wants to address citizens concerns. [...]

Farmer distress not just a symptom of pandemic

Farmer distress not just a symptom of pandemic

The cover of the November 17 Terre de Chez Nous featured a close-up photo of a woman and man walking [...]

Sherbrooke to develop homelessness action plan in 2022

Sherbrooke to develop homelessness action plan in 2022

The City of Sherbrooke will develop a homelessness action plan in 2022, and has authorized new funding for the Partage [...]

Family almost reunited

Family almost reunited

A family reunion five years in the making is drawing near, but sadly, it won’t be complete. Chelsea and Rupert [...]

Abercorn church to become community cultural centre

Abercorn church to become community cultural centre

The two historic churches in Abercorn may no longer host regular services, but they are expected to remain hubs for [...]

Teamwork is the key for Dominique Martel

Teamwork is the key for Dominique Martel

When Dominique Martel took over the position of mayor of Saint-Ignace-de-Stanbridge, she had a steep learning curve. She leaned into [...]

Heritage project hills rising above Bedford

Heritage project hills rising above Bedford

Two artificial hills are rising above the town of Bedford as part of the Heritage Project, a future public park [...]

Christmas tree shortage over a decade in the making

Christmas tree shortage over a decade in the making

If you’re still shopping for a Christmas tree this year, you will have to contend with a smaller stock and [...]

Low wants cell service answers

Low wants cell service answers

The Low council wants to know why cell service is so awful in the municipality. “It’s worse now than it [...]

Over half of MRC budget goes to cops

Over half of MRC budget goes to cops

The MRC des Collines council of mayors adopted a $30.2 million budget for 2022 on Nov. 24, the first fiscal [...]

NCC spent $332K on Chelsea dispute

NCC spent $332K on Chelsea dispute

The National Capital Commission is racking up legal fees. Between March 2020 and October 2021, the NCC spent $332,958 on [...]

Teacher banned from class over hijab

Teacher banned from class over hijab

A teacher from Chelsea Elementary School has been removed from her Grade 3 classroom for wearing a hijab and instead [...]

A new president has been elected at the Association des Professionnels, Industriels et Commerçants du secteur Aylmer

A new president has been elected at the Association des Professionnels, Industriels et Commerçants du secteur Aylmer

Martine Boily, the previous Vice-President of the Association des Professionnels, Industriels et Commerçants du secteur D'aylmer (APICA) has now been [...]

Comic insurance company ads not necessarily a good policy

Comic insurance company ads not necessarily a good policy

There is a troubling trend to comic ads for insurance companies. [...]

Joffre Bridge encampment comes down

Joffre Bridge encampment comes down

Starting around 9 a.m. Monday morning, city trucks and workers began their work of dismantling and carting away the encampment [...]

Multi-dwellings over $100K in arrears

Multi-dwellings over $100K in arrears

On Monday, the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) informed the community that it could not move forward with new housing [...]

Back to overburdened ERs

Back to overburdened ERs

The CISSS des Laurentides asks the population to avoid the emergencies of Saint-Eustache and Saint-Jérôme in the event of non-urgent [...]

Grand chief deals with death threat

Grand chief deals with death threat

After outside media reports started circulating online about the Quebec government investing $3.3 million for a hotel project in Kahnawake [...]

Drive-by parade for Dr. Jones

Drive-by parade for Dr. Jones

Retired director of professional services at Kateri Memorial Hospital Centre is honoured by colleagues and the community for her contributions [...]

Kahnawake goes on red alert

Kahnawake goes on red alert

Kahnawake goes on red alert as an outbreak among children drives a record number of active cases of COVID-19. [...]

Vaccination of young children underway

Vaccination of young children underway

The community is divided over the vaccination of young children against COVID-19. [...]

All are welcome at Winter Wonderland

All are welcome at Winter Wonderland

Karonhiaráhstha’s Winter Wonderland, a hospital foundation fundraiser that doubles as a memorial event, is back in person this year, but [...]

Errol Johnson building a legacy in DDO

Errol Johnson building a legacy in DDO

Succeeding in politics is as difficult as it is demanding. [...]

Booster doses available for 70 and over

Booster doses available for 70 and over

Starting now, seniors aged 70 and over who live at home can book an appointment to get a COVID-19 booster [...]

Eric Westram, new prefect of the MRC of Thérèse-De Blainville and member of the board of the CMM

Eric Westram, new prefect of the MRC of Thérèse-De Blainville and member of the board of the CMM

The MRC de Thérèse-De Blainville announced the election of Eric Westram, mayor of Rosemère, as its prefect during the ordinary [...]

François Legault congratulates the first child to be vaccinated in Quebec

François Legault congratulates the first child to be vaccinated in Quebec

The Premier of Quebec, François Legault, congratulated the first child in the 5 to 11 age group to be vaccinated [...]

Launch of the National concerted alcohol-drugs operation

Launch of the National concerted alcohol-drugs operation

The Régie de police Thérèse-De Blainville (RIPTB) and all police services in Quebec, in collaboration with the Société de l'assurance [...]

Deux-Montagnes, butterfly friend!

Deux-Montagnes, butterfly friend!

Deux-Montagnes proudly received the City-Friendly of Monarchs certification from the David Suzuki Foundation. The presentation of this certificate confirms the [...]

The big toy drive: The Sainte-Thérèse firefighters in action

The big toy drive: The Sainte-Thérèse firefighters in action

On December 4th and 5th, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Teresian families are invited to bring toys that are [...]

Community’s input needed for land-use study

Community’s input needed for land-use study

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) is seeking the participation of Kahnawa’kehró:non in a land-use study regarding the council’s partnership [...]

Huge investigation welcomes a Mohawk

Huge investigation welcomes a Mohawk

The former executive director of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada, Kanesatake’s Kimberly Murray, has been chosen to [...]

Chateauguay welcomes media to city hall

Chateauguay welcomes media to city hall

The mayor of Chateauguay held a press conference last Friday to clarify his position on the potential housing development project [...]

Election by acclamation with Tewa board

Election by acclamation with Tewa board

Kahnawakehró:non Thawennontie Thomas and Mackenzie Kirby were recently elected by acclamation to the Tewatohnhi’saktha board of directors. [...]

Community reacts to passport

Community reacts to passport

Following the announcement by Public Safety commissioner Lloyd Phillips that a vaccine passport would be implemented in the community, the [...]

Arlene Bryant elected In Chateauguay part of a new crop of Black city councillors

Arlene Bryant elected In Chateauguay part of a new crop of Black city councillors

There has been a cascade of victories for Black candidates in the recently concluded municipal elections on November 7, redefining [...]

Saying goodbye to a Kahnawake staple

Saying goodbye to a Kahnawake staple

With almost 40 years under their belt, JR Gas, a beloved gas station and garage in Kahnawake, closes its doors [...]

Diabetes programs ready to roll

Diabetes programs ready to roll

The Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Program (KSDPP) launched its back-toschool Goodsparks Project that will focus on healthy eating, daily physical [...]

Asbestos investigation nearing end

Asbestos investigation nearing end

The Asbestos Civil Investigation (ACI), which started in May, is approaching its conclusion, according to the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake [...]

Kids head back to school

Kids head back to school

The consensus among Kahnawake's students and school staff is that the children suffered immensely during the remote-learning period, specifically from [...]

Winter 2021-2022's first major storm on way to Quebec

Winter 2021-2022's first major storm on way to Quebec

environment canada forecasts first major winter storm to hit quebec [...]

Deadline approaches for Joffre Bridge camp

Deadline approaches for Joffre Bridge camp

Tuesday, there was increased apprehension in the air at the encampment under Joffre Bridge in Sherbrooke. Media reports suggested clearing [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

police and crime incident from city of laval [...]

Quebec Ombudswoman’s COVID-19 report points finger squarely at Legault government

Quebec Ombudswoman’s COVID-19 report points finger squarely at Legault government

quebec ombudswoman harshly criticizes CAQ government for reaction to Covid first wave [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

Laval gets a top credit rating and other recent admin. matters [...]

Centre De Pédiatrie Sociale Laval asks community to lend a helping hand

Centre De Pédiatrie Sociale Laval asks community to lend a helping hand

laval children's social services centre seeks funding from public [...]

Canada Post workers on unpaid leave, because of Covid vax non-compliance

Canada Post workers on unpaid leave, because of Covid vax non-compliance

montreal and laval postal workers laid off because of federal vaccination order [...]

Local COVID-19 case numbers on the upswing

Local COVID-19 case numbers on the upswing

The number of new cases of COVID-19 in the province of Quebec has jumped above 1,000 for the first time [...]

Ormstown businesswoman is one of this year’s ‘Top 40 Under 40’ in Canada

Ormstown businesswoman is one of this year’s ‘Top 40 Under 40’ in Canada

This year, a former Ormstown resident, Candace Borland, was recognized and honoured as one of Canada’s “Top 40 Under 40” [...]

Flooding in West reroutes professional development plans for Heritage team

Flooding in West reroutes professional development plans for Heritage team

“We dodged a bullet,” says Heritage Elementary School principal, Collin Thomas, of a recent professional development trip that landed him [...]

Passionate local coach is recognized for contributions to field hockey

Passionate local coach is recognized for contributions to field hockey

Faye Craig has been coaching various sports in the Valley for decades. In November, she was recognized for her contributions [...]

A will to mill: local wool grower has hopes for in-province processing of yarn

A will to mill: local wool grower has hopes for in-province processing of yarn

Sylvie Racette has a sheep farm in Saint-Anicet called Microferme Retour aux Sources. She started it as a hobby farm [...]

Coaticook emergency department to remain open but limited

Coaticook emergency department to remain open but limited

Despite concerns recently expressed in community about service cutbacks, the CIUSSS de l’Estrie – CHUS held a press conference on [...]

Photovoice project seeks perspectives to develop Richmond

Photovoice project seeks perspectives to develop Richmond

Shannon Brock describes the work of Le Rivage du Val-St-François as people centred from the bottom up. In that spirit [...]

Local health authority president highlights challenges and successes in annual report

Local health authority president highlights challenges and successes in annual report

President and General Director of the CIUSSS de l’Estrie – CHUS Dr. Stéphane Tremblay presented the local health authority’s annual [...]

Maccarone hopeful about Liberal renewal

Maccarone hopeful about Liberal renewal

Jennifer Maccarone, the Liberal Member of the National Assembly for Westmount–Saint-Louis, says that she is confident her party can bounce [...]

Joffre Bridge homeless camp to come down

Joffre Bridge homeless camp to come down

The city of Sherbrooke will dismantle the encampment under Joffre Bridge by Monday, citing dropping temperatures and fire as risks [...]

Mayor's office appoints new members to Gatineau councils and committees

Mayor's office appoints new members to Gatineau councils and committees

France Bélisle, Gatineau Mayor, appointed city council members to positions in three councils and three committees on November 23. All [...]

Early childhood workers and educators strike for fair wages and better working conditions

Early childhood workers and educators strike for fair wages and better working conditions

Early childhood service workers are striking for four consecutive days this week to complete their 10 day striking mandate, says [...]

Unmarked graves draw Mohawk ire

Unmarked graves draw Mohawk ire

A few weeks ago, a group by the name of Kanien’kehá:ka Kahnistensera (Mohawk Mothers) demanded the immediate suspension of McGill [...]

Brome Lake commits to installing new water and sewer infrastructure at mobile home park

Brome Lake commits to installing new water and sewer infrastructure at mobile home park

After spending over a decade without a proper drinking water network and an outdated sewage system, residents of the West-Brome [...]

Survivors want an end to violence

Survivors want an end to violence

Women living in violent situations are getting more support from cops and social workers. But it will never be enough [...]

‘I just want to help as many families as possible’

‘I just want to help as many families as possible’

Mathieu Goodman and Kokom Donations are teaming up with Kaffé 1870 and Rutherford's Bistro to help make the holidays a [...]

Caseworkers accompany cops on calls

Caseworkers accompany cops on calls

Police in the MRC are now bringing caseworkers from an Outaouais women’s shelter on all domestic violence calls under a [...]

Lil’ vaccines

Lil’ vaccines

Six-year-old Benny Hogg was the first child to receive the dose at the Masham CLSC clinic on Nov. 24 after [...]

Language cops follow up years-old complaint

Language cops follow up years-old complaint

Language cops were on the hunt for some sort of infraction at the Wakefield General Store Nov. 25 after someone [...]

Get the farm going, then finish the house

Get the farm going, then finish the house

After 33 years, the house isn’t finished, but Mary and Ross Kirby are more than settled: they started their own [...]

New city councillor Coulombe-Leduc wants to discuss CQSB lands

New city councillor Coulombe-Leduc wants to discuss CQSB lands

Newly elected city councillor Melissa Coulombe-Leduc bound for executive committee. [...]

Maison Pollack restoration work begins with portico removal

Maison Pollack restoration work begins with portico removal

Work has begun finally on renovations to the historic Maison Pollack. [...]

Where there’s smoke … there’s a challenge to freedom of expression

Where there’s smoke … there’s a challenge to freedom of expression

Quebec theatres are fighting in the courts a ban on smoking on stage. [...]

Council chiefs participate in assembly

Council chiefs participate in assembly

The AFNQL agenda included topics such as economic development, public security, and Indigenous land rights ahead of the Grand Economic [...]

Governance project moves to next phase

Governance project moves to next phase

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake has approved the next phase of an initiative to follow through on a longstanding mandate [...]

Kanien’kehá:ka among land defenders arrested in BC

Kanien’kehá:ka among land defenders arrested in BC

When the RCMP raided Gidimt’en Checkpoint in Wet'suwet'en territory, Kanien’kehá:ka were among the land defenders they arrested. [...]

More calls to Youth Protection than births in Quebec

More calls to Youth Protection than births in Quebec

In Quebec, there are more reports to the Director of Youth Protection (DPJ) than births, says Quebec actress and radio [...]

Homeless Inuk woman found dead at edge of Westmount

Homeless Inuk woman found dead at edge of Westmount

An homeless Inuk woman, identified as Elisapie Pootoogok, 61, died at a condo building construction site on René Lévesque Blvd [...]

Birnbaum urges English rights petition signing

Birnbaum urges English rights petition signing

D’Arcy McGee MNA David Birnbaum is urging Quebecers to sign a petition calling on the CAQ government to “safeguard the [...]

CDN teen murder:"Different victims, different reactions"

CDN teen murder:"Different victims, different reactions"

There is a double standard at play in the way people are reacting to the deaths of two Montreal teenagers [...]

Pointe-Claire and Hydro request participation in EV project

Pointe-Claire and Hydro request participation in EV project

The City of Pointe-Claire is inviting residents to take part in a Hydro-Québec pilot project called Nova 35 to measure [...]

Santa for Seniors expands in West Island

Santa for Seniors expands in West Island

Kirkland resident Alana Edwards, along with her team of volunteers, is running her ‘Santa to a Senior’ gift giving program [...]

New van to help West Island homeless

New van to help West Island homeless

Action Jeunesse de l’Ouest-de-l’Île (AJOI) and Ricochet (Hébergement/Homes) purchased a new van that will travel the streets of the West [...]

Pierrefonds double-murderer denied parole

Pierrefonds double-murderer denied parole

Convicted murderer, Serge Maurice Ewonde has been denied parole for a second time nearly three decades after he killed his [...]

Forecast looks good for Christmas tree growers

Forecast looks good for Christmas tree growers

Quebec-grown Christmas trees in high demand this year. [...]

UPA braces for showdown as industrial park looks to expand in Coteau du Lac

UPA braces for showdown as industrial park looks to expand in Coteau du Lac

The Union des producteurs agricoles may be gearing up for another showdown with the developers of an industrial park in [...]

Abandoned Montreal rooster sets off public clucking about urban chicken craze

Abandoned Montreal rooster sets off public clucking about urban chicken craze

Popularity of raising chickens during COVID appears to be losing its appeal. [...]

What Quebec’s English-speaking community are saying about Bill 96

What Quebec’s English-speaking community are saying about Bill 96

“Undemocratic,” “odious,” and “deeply problematic” – these are just a handful of the words some community groups used to describe [...]

Indigenous group, task force, suburban mayors all denounce Bill 96 for different reasons

Indigenous group, task force, suburban mayors all denounce Bill 96 for different reasons

Some groups who were not given a chance to speak at the National Assembly hearings on Bill 96 opted to [...]

How do you like them organic apples?

How do you like them organic apples?

The question is: Can you grow a good apple in Quebec without using chemical pesticides? The answer is a resounding [...]

U-pick offering part of growing trend in agri-tourism

U-pick offering part of growing trend in agri-tourism

Anick Joanisse and her husband Eric Leger run Le Verger de Hudson Bio. They opened their orchard to the public [...]

Effort to help schools make kids ‘agriculture literate’ honoured

Effort to help schools make kids ‘agriculture literate’ honoured

Prairie producer and educator named to Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame [...]

Swearing-in ceremony for new Rosemère City Council

Swearing-in ceremony for new Rosemère City Council

After a successful election campaign that saw all seven members of mayor Eric Westram’s Innovaction Plus team elected with a [...]

Salon des Métiers d'Art wraps up with success in Lorraine

Salon des Métiers d'Art wraps up with success in Lorraine

The Salon des Métiers d'Art de Lorraine wrapped up on November 14th presenting nearly 40 craftsmen and authors. From November [...]

More money for community organizations in the Laurentians

More money for community organizations in the Laurentians

The Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS) des Laurentides announced that 93 community organizations in the region have benefited [...]

A sparkling first for the Vieux-Saint-Eustache Christmas market

A sparkling first for the Vieux-Saint-Eustache Christmas market

The magic of the holiday season will soon take place in the heart of Vieux-Saint-Eustache as part of the first [...]

Booster shots for seniors 75 and over

Booster shots for seniors 75 and over

As of Novembre 18, seniors aged 75 and over who live at home can book an appointment to get a [...]

The CISSS des Laurentides wins 1st prize

The CISSS des Laurentides wins 1st prize

The Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS) des Laurentides won first place in the category Health and psychological well-being [...]

Mayor's office announces members of the new executive committee

Mayor's office announces members of the new executive committee

France Bélisle, the newly elected Mayor of Gatineau, announced the members appointed to the executive committee. The committee consists of [...]

Auberge Symmes Museum receives accreditation as a official museum institution

Auberge Symmes Museum receives accreditation as a official museum institution

Auberge Symmes is officially the first accredited museum institution in the Outaouais. The Ministry of Culture and Communication announced that [...]

New flags on lamp posts showcase Aylmer’s heritage

New flags on lamp posts showcase Aylmer’s heritage

The flags were installed on rue Principal to highlight Old Aylmers’ heritage and to visually enhance the area. [...]

New home owners to be protected by mandatory new homes inspections

New home owners to be protected by mandatory new homes inspections

Garantie de Construction Résidentielle (GCR), an independent nonprofit organization, is now mandated to inspect all new homes subject to the [...]

Local Aylmer resident gets published in short story collection

Local Aylmer resident gets published in short story collection

Veteran Aylmer resident, Michelle Mondoux’s short story, partially set in Aylmer, was selected for the short story collection Histoires d’Immigration [...]

Language revival and the fight to erase Mohawks from the historical record (Part 3)

Language revival and the fight to erase Mohawks from the historical record (Part 3)

Language revival and the fight to erase Mohawks from the historical record [...]

Land acknowledgements prompt ill-informed backlash in Quebec (Part 2)

Land acknowledgements prompt ill-informed backlash in Quebec (Part 2)

Language revival and the fight to erase Mohawks from the historical record [...]

Land acknowledgements prompt ill-informed backlash in Quebec (part 1)

Land acknowledgements prompt ill-informed backlash in Quebec (part 1)

Language revival and the fight to erase Mohawks from the historical record [...]

Outaouais CEGEP offers urban ag courses online and in-person

Outaouais CEGEP offers urban ag courses online and in-person

In Montreal alone, a whopping 100 community gardens provide a space for urban dwellers to grow their own fruits, vegetables [...]

Choupinette, second-hand store with a handmade twist

Choupinette, second-hand store with a handmade twist

In the midst of the pandemic, Katherine Andrade decided it was time for a change. Her plans to open a [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

police, crime and missing persons news from Laval [...]

Shield of Athena thanks Newsfirst for raising awareness of domestic abuse

Shield of Athena thanks Newsfirst for raising awareness of domestic abuse

Hellenic community women's shelter group pays homage to media [...]

Volunteers and supporters celebrate FILIA Day after a two-year hiatus

Volunteers and supporters celebrate FILIA Day after a two-year hiatus

Montreal Greek community seniors group celebrates post-Covid [...]

Dysfunction at Waterloo Elementary

Dysfunction at Waterloo Elementary

Tensions flared during the opening question period of Tuesday evening’s Eastern Townships School Board (ETSB) council of commissioners meeting as [...]

“It’s not a problem of services, it’s more of problem of societal choices”

“It’s not a problem of services, it’s more of problem of societal choices”

Under Joffre Bridge in downtown Sherbrooke, two circles of a few dozen brightly coloured dome tents have popped up and [...]

Police and mental health are a ‘bad mix’ in Montreal

Police and mental health are a ‘bad mix’ in Montreal

A panic attack and a call for an ambulance lead to assault and charges [...]

A new crop of Black political leaders blazing a trail

A new crop of Black political leaders blazing a trail

The recently concluded municipal elections on November 7, have seen an influx of new Black candidates being elected across Montreal [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

city of laval executive committee new members appointed by mayor [...]

Ottawa coming to the rescue of young home buyers, says Housing Minister Ahmed Hussen

Ottawa coming to the rescue of young home buyers, says Housing Minister Ahmed Hussen

federal housing minister ahmed hussen offers hope to new home buyers [...]

Women who use married names face vaccine passport dilemma

Women who use married names face vaccine passport dilemma

Ellen King is stuck in an unusual situation. The Hudson resident married her husband in New Brunswick in 1996, prior [...]

Married women who don’t use maiden names in Quebec seeking answers to vax ID loophole

Married women who don’t use maiden names in Quebec seeking answers to vax ID loophole

The 1019 Report reached out to two federal and three provincial agencies to find solutions for women who are trying [...]

Sequence of development puts fate of Sandy Beach site in question

Sequence of development puts fate of Sandy Beach site in question

As Hudson council last week formally withdrew its approval of the proposed subdivision plan for the residential development slated for [...]

Number of students in English schools in 1910 area up 62% in last decade

Number of students in English schools in 1910 area up 62% in last decade

Everyone knows Vaudreuil-Soulanges is booming. But here’s a different measure of just how fast the region is growing. According to [...]

Paying rent but no place to live, a Montreal renoviction story (Part 2)

Paying rent but no place to live, a Montreal renoviction story (Part 2)

Allison Ryan has been unable to live in her Saint-Henri apartment since June [...]

Paying rent but no place to live, a Montreal renoviction story (Part 1)

Paying rent but no place to live, a Montreal renoviction story (Part 1)

Allison Ryan has been unable to live in her Saint-Henri apartment since June [...]

Plans in works to build two new English schools in Vaudreuil-Soulanges

Plans in works to build two new English schools in Vaudreuil-Soulanges

The Lester B. Pearson School Board is planning to open two new English-language elementary schools in the Vaudreuil-Soulanges region to [...]

Coteau du Lac sees spike in COVID cases subside

Coteau du Lac sees spike in COVID cases subside

As the overall number of active COVID-19 cases in Vaudreuil-Soulanges continues to drop, a recent spike in cases in the [...]

Pincourt gears up to tear down old arena

Pincourt gears up to tear down old arena

The abandoned arena complex in Pincourt will be demolished by the end of next month and the site will be [...]

Something needs to be done with abandoned Belle Province in St. Lazare: council

Something needs to be done with abandoned Belle Province in St. Lazare: council

The new municipal council in St. Lazare is hoping to see the long-abandoned Pataterie La Belle Province on Ste. Angélique [...]

Petition seeks to preserve provincial  access committee

Petition seeks to preserve provincial access committee

A National Assembly petition on “Safeguarding the Right of Access to Health and Social Services in English” has been making [...]

Small farms can help save the day

Small farms can help save the day

The anguish in the B.C. farmer’s voice last week was acute as she described desperate cows in flooded barns in [...]

Brome facing ripple effects of increased outside interest

Brome facing ripple effects of increased outside interest

Brome mayor William Miller began his first full term in office at a time of unprecedented outside interest in his [...]

Continuity in Sainte-Sabine

Continuity in Sainte-Sabine

Sainte-Sabine mayor Laurent Phoenix first took office in 1987. Since then, he has repeatedly been acclaimed mayor of the small [...]

Dubois returns to steer Bedford Heritage Project

Dubois returns to steer Bedford Heritage Project

Bedford mayor Claude Dubois, a former president of the Missisquoi County Fair, was first elected to the town’s top job [...]

A tail of two dog parks

A tail of two dog parks

Ember, the beagle-basset hound, is tired of being driven a minimum of 30 minutes just to see her bitches. That’s [...]

‘There’s just nothing I can do’ says ‘Cat Man’

‘There’s just nothing I can do’ says ‘Cat Man’

Feral cats are being born at an alarming rate in La Pêche — on people’s decks, underneath their stairs, and [...]

Pool in La Pêche dead in the water?

Pool in La Pêche dead in the water?

La Pêche Mayor Guillaume Lamoureux believes there is a burning need for a pool in the region, but he needs [...]

Paradise avoids parking lot

Paradise avoids parking lot

A developer withdrew a controversial request to build a temporary parking lot on Cantley land that was originally donated for [...]

Chemin Clark resident raises alarm over dumping ground

Chemin Clark resident raises alarm over dumping ground

The property across from Benoit Hudon's cottage, at 447 Ch. Clark, has been an eye-sore ever since he moved in [...]

Dunham swears in first youth council

Dunham swears in first youth council

Charlotte Barrette was sworn in as the town of Dunham’s first mini-mayor, and the leader of the youth council, last [...]

Chelsea firefighters benched after park rescue

Chelsea firefighters benched after park rescue

After saving a man's life, at least two Chelsea firefighters were told not to respond to calls or set foot [...]

Too soon? City gets ready to erect dozens of outdoor rinks

Too soon? City gets ready to erect dozens of outdoor rinks

Construction is already underway for dozens of city outdoor rinks. [...]

Abandoned zoo greenhouse faces demolition

Abandoned zoo greenhouse faces demolition

The fight is on to save the greenhouse at the abandoned Quebec zoo. [...]

Air Canada CEO stirs memories of corporate ‘contempt’ in Quebec

Air Canada CEO stirs memories of corporate ‘contempt’ in Quebec

Air Canada's CEO reminds Quebecers of precious condescending corporate attitudes. [...]

School closures continue as children’s vaccine rollout remains unclear

School closures continue as children’s vaccine rollout remains unclear

Even as Canada is set to receive millions of vaccine doses for 5-11-year-olds this week, details about how the vaccine [...]

Short border hops without PCR tests as of Nov. 30

Short border hops without PCR tests as of Nov. 30

Cross border shoppers, concert goers, sports fans, chambers of commerce, and tourist services were quick to celebrate when Canada announced [...]

Kahnawake Community Watch guidelines are out

Kahnawake Community Watch guidelines are out

Rooted in the increase of suspicious activity from non-locals, the Community Watch group continues to be a strong pillar of [...]

Passports, Delta and outrage in Kahnawake

Passports, Delta and outrage in Kahnawake

As the fourth wave and the red zone have been announced, the local Public Health team and the Mohawk Council [...]

A look at Mohawk Council of Kahnawake portfolios

A look at Mohawk Council of Kahnawake portfolios

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) released the new portfolio distribution for the current term ending in 2024. [...]

COVID at Kahnawake's Kateri School

COVID at Kahnawake's Kateri School

This past weekend, there was a COVID-19 case reported at Kateri School. Although this may seem alarming, the director of [...]

Honour of a lifetime for volunteer fire chief

Honour of a lifetime for volunteer fire chief

After 42 years in the Kahnawake Fire Brigade, delivering three babies and saving countless lives, the Canadian Association of Fire [...]

Virtual fashion show highlights important causes

Virtual fashion show highlights important causes

Kahnawa’kehró:non Jenny Kjono can’t wait to attend the fifth iteration of the Garden Tea Party and Fashion Show fundraiser on [...]

New look for engine no. 5

New look for engine no. 5

Kahnawake Fire Brigade honours residential school children with a new design for one of its rescue trucks [...]

Nest egg for Language Nest

Nest egg for Language Nest

Local initiative to preserve Kanien'kéha language gets a helping hand [...]

Racing to provide high-speed internet

Racing to provide high-speed internet

Two Kahnawake companies—one funded by the government—are on the cusp of bringing fibre optics to the community. [...]

Council weathering financial impact of COVID-19

Council weathering financial impact of COVID-19

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake has released its 2020-2021 annual report, covering a period defined by the COVID-19 pandemic. [...]

Four stars awarded for the quality of water in Saint-Eustache

Four stars awarded for the quality of water in Saint-Eustache

As part of the 44th edition of the Symposium on water management, the City of Saint-Eustache has obtained a "4-star [...]

The city of Deux-Montagnes takes part in the 100 radon screening kits challenge

The city of Deux-Montagnes takes part in the 100 radon screening kits challenge

The City of Deux-Montagnes is collaborating in the “100 radon screening kits” program of the Coalition Occupy yourself with Radon [...]

The CISSS des Laurentides is recruiting

The CISSS des Laurentides is recruiting

The Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS) des Laurentides continues to actively recruit staff in all its sectors, particularly [...]

Fabre MNA awards National Assembly Medal to devoted environmentalist

Fabre MNA awards National Assembly Medal to devoted environmentalist

fabre MNA Sauvé presents National Assembly medals to local environmentalist [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

police and crime news from laval [...]

Booster shots for over 80 roll out in the Laurentians

Booster shots for over 80 roll out in the Laurentians

As of November 16, people aged 80 and over living in their own home will be able to make an [...]

Health regulations impact on Blainville activities

Health regulations impact on Blainville activities

The recent announcements by the Government of Quebec concerning health instructions will have an impact on certain activities offered by [...]

Laval’s new mayor and 21 city councillors are officially sworn in

Laval’s new mayor and 21 city councillors are officially sworn in

new Laval city council sworn into office [...]

Donate your skates!

Donate your skates!

As part of the Patines-tu? Project, the City of Sainte-Thérèse invites citizens to donate ice skates that they no longer [...]

Guy Ouellette awards National Assembly Medal to Demetris J. Yantsulis

Guy Ouellette awards National Assembly Medal to Demetris J. Yantsulis

Montreal Greek community senior honored with medal from mna [...]

Bishop’s principal commits to next steps regarding sexual assault policy

Bishop’s principal commits to next steps regarding sexual assault policy

Wednesday evening around 5:30 p.m. Principal and Vice-Chancellor Michael Goldbloom emailed Bishop’s University students and community regarding the ongoing debates [...]

Students create new petition, start GoFundMe for fired university professor

Students create new petition, start GoFundMe for fired university professor

The backlash over Bishop’s University’s decision to dismiss a tenured professor, Dr. Christopher Darius Stonebanks, continued to evolve on Thursday [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

city of laval seeks seniors for committee, and stl strike calloff [...]

François Legault says he’s ready ‘for another four years’

François Legault says he’s ready ‘for another four years’

quebec premier legault outlines governing party's plans year before election [...]

Sainte-Thérèse dresses flashy for the holidays!

Sainte-Thérèse dresses flashy for the holidays!

Sainte-Thérèse is lighting up the way to the holidays inviting all Teresians on November 19, to the Great Illumination of [...]

New Covid reservoir: white-tailed deer

New Covid reservoir: white-tailed deer

American scientists have identified white-tailed deer as a potential North American “reservoir” for the ongoing spread and mutation of COVID-19 [...]

Bishop’s University dismisses tenured professor, students want answers

Bishop’s University dismisses tenured professor, students want answers

Bishop’s University has come under fire this week, as hundreds of alumni and current students from the education department took [...]

Meet Dr. Ruby Lake-Richards

Meet Dr. Ruby Lake-Richards

Antiguan-born psychiatrist was the country’s first female graduate from the University of the West Indies. She is also a Montrealer [...]

Municipal election: Valley voters opt for change

Municipal election: Valley voters opt for change

Electors across the Valley propelled a wave of change that washed over many of the municipalities holding elections on November [...]

Beauharnois-Salaberry invests in bike path beautification

Beauharnois-Salaberry invests in bike path beautification

The MRC de Beauharnois-Salaberry is decorating its bike paths as a part of ongoing urban development. In July, the county [...]

COVID-19 measures relaxed in high schools; ‘vaccine field trips’ on their way soon

COVID-19 measures relaxed in high schools; ‘vaccine field trips’ on their way soon

Students at local high schools may now remove their masks when sitting in class following a decision by the Quebec [...]

Local business helps farmers fight frost

Local business helps farmers fight frost

Concerns revolving around climate change seem to be more and more pressing each day. And the reality is, we in [...]

Pointe Claire's Belvedere asks for recount

Pointe Claire's Belvedere asks for recount

The city of Pointe-Claire announced that a request for a vote recount for the mayoralty has been submitted to the [...]

Coalition Avenir Québec regional MNAs meet for first in-person caucus

Coalition Avenir Québec regional MNAs meet for first in-person caucus

The six Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) MNAs in the Eastern Townships convened in Bromont on Tuesday for the first in-person [...]

200 unvaxxed healthcare workers who refused testing suspended without pay

200 unvaxxed healthcare workers who refused testing suspended without pay

Health Minister Christian Dubé announced the suspension without pay of more than 200 unvaccinated health workers in Quebec who have [...]

Man, 44, dies of gunshot wound near Val-des-Sources

Man, 44, dies of gunshot wound near Val-des-Sources

A 44-year-old area resident has passed away Sunday evening following a possible hunting accident in the Trois-Lacs area in northern [...]

Alleged Ile-Bizard drug dealer to get new trial in English

Alleged Ile-Bizard drug dealer to get new trial in English

A new trial has been ordered for previously convicted drug trafficker Soninder Dhingra as the Quebec Court of Appeal established [...]

Lachine Hospital doctors ready to pay to save ER

Lachine Hospital doctors ready to pay to save ER

Doctors at Lachine Hospital are ready to pay out of their own pockets to bring back respiratory therapists and reopen [...]

DDO school honours 101-year old Holocaust survivor and Veteran

DDO school honours 101-year old Holocaust survivor and Veteran

The Hebrew Foundation School in Dollard-des-Ormeaux unveiled its “Willie Glaser Wall of Honour” on Remembrance Day to recognize 101-year-old Willie [...]

Daycare workers strike again amid negotiations

Daycare workers strike again amid negotiations

Daycares across the province are planning another strike this week aiming to bring attention to the inequality between the public [...]

Dorval Library to host job search workshop

Dorval Library to host job search workshop

The Centre de recherche d’emploi de Pointe-Claire is holding a workshop on November 13, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m [...]

Nurses Order addresses racism in health care network

Nurses Order addresses racism in health care network

Following the death of Joyce Echaquan, the Ordre des Infirmières et Infirmiers du Québec (OIIQ) began discusssions to address systemic [...]

Pointe-Claire and Hydro request participation in EV project

Pointe-Claire and Hydro request participation in EV project

The City of Pointe-Claire is inviting residents to take part in a Hydro-Québec pilot project called Nova 35 to measure [...]

Much confusion over class action targeting private schools in Montreal and WI

Much confusion over class action targeting private schools in Montreal and WI

A class action lawsuit is taking place against 113 private schools for going virtual during the first wave of the pandemic. [...]

Doctors federation rejects Quebec’s proposed  cap on telemedicine

Doctors federation rejects Quebec’s proposed cap on telemedicine

The Fédération des médecins omnipraticiens du Québec (FMOQ), is rejecting the Quebec government's proposed cap on the number of telemedicine [...]

Five Quebec nursing unions demand  end to decrees

Five Quebec nursing unions demand end to decrees

The FIQ, FSSS, CSQ, SCFP and SQEES nursing unions have announced the creation of a common front to bring an [...]

US borders congested on opening day

US borders congested on opening day

Border crossing wait times for Canadians travelling to the United States on the first day pf open borders in 2 [...]

Lachine officials, doctors and nurses demonstrate against ER and ICU closures again

Lachine officials, doctors and nurses demonstrate against ER and ICU closures again

A second protest took place Sunday outside of Lachine Hospital against the closing of the ER from 4 p.m. — [...]

Beloved businesswoman’s cycling death  shocks Montrealers

Beloved businesswoman’s cycling death shocks Montrealers

Fifty-one year old Montreal entrepreneur and mother, Joanna Barcessat, died six days after a collision with a car while she [...]

Remembrance Day flag tradition expected to be honoured

Remembrance Day flag tradition expected to be honoured

The federal government intends to announce Friday that it will maintain the tradition of lowering the flags on federal buildings [...]

Lachine Hospital doctors call on Premier Legault to keep ER open

Lachine Hospital doctors call on Premier Legault to keep ER open

Lachine hospital doctors are calling on Premier Legault to offer salary incentives in order to keep the emergency room open [...]

‘We’re not all rich’

‘We’re not all rich’

The Bishop’s Manor Residents and Homeowners Association (BMRHA), near Rupert, is asking for support from other residents of La Pêche [...]

New school, building expansions denied

New school, building expansions denied

The Ministère de l’Éducation du Québec shot down the Western Quebec School Board’s request to add classes to schools up [...]

Ditch your second family car

Ditch your second family car

CREDDO has teamed up with Polytechnique Montréal to launch a survey to find out just how many cars are sitting [...]

Low votes down compost contract

Low votes down compost contract

During the Nov. 15 Low council meeting, councillors Maureen McEvoy, Luc Thivierge, Lee Angus, and Ghyslain Robert voted against awarding [...]

Bogus bonus?

Bogus bonus?

Local nurse says QC bonus money 'just another contract' “It's not a bonus,” Interprofessional Health Federation of Quebec (FIQ) union [...]

A Highland cattle farmer before he knew it

A Highland cattle farmer before he knew it

John Badger uses the flake of dry hay he’s just fetched from the barn to push down the electric fence [...]

Maison Gilles-Carle in Cowansville breaks ground on expansion project

Maison Gilles-Carle in Cowansville breaks ground on expansion project

The Brome-Missisquoi Caregiver Support Group (BMCSG) broke ground outside of the Maison Gilles-Carle de Brome-Missisquoi in Cowansville on Thursday afternoon [...]

Drop in municipal turnout concerns Elections Quebec

Drop in municipal turnout concerns Elections Quebec

Quebec’s Chief Electoral Officer, Pierre Reid, says he is disappointed by voter turnout in the 2021 municipal elections. Preliminary results [...]

Farnham mayor wants to lead by example on climate action

Farnham mayor wants to lead by example on climate action

Farnham mayor Patrick Melchior planned to make climate action a key element of his campaign platform. He planned to lead [...]

Climate, labour shortage top priorities in Cowansville

Climate, labour shortage top priorities in Cowansville

Cowansville mayor Sylvie Beauregard was first elected mayor in 2017, after eight years serving on city council. In spring 2020 [...]

Abercorn mayor wants to revitalize village centre

Abercorn mayor wants to revitalize village centre

For decades, families in Abercorn would gather at All Saints Anglican Church or at Église Saint-Simon, to attend Sunday services [...]

“We’ll have to get creative”: Dunham mayor seeks solutions to water shortage

“We’ll have to get creative”: Dunham mayor seeks solutions to water shortage

When Dunham mayor Pierre Janecek began his first term in office eight years ago, he had many concerns, but the [...]

Community centre, food bank needs more volunteers

Community centre, food bank needs more volunteers

Although community centres provided food bank services throughout the past two years, the pandemic briefly interrupted normal procedures and left [...]

Trans rights group cautious about Bill 2 modifications

Trans rights group cautious about Bill 2 modifications

Séré Beauchesne-Lévesque, the Coordinator of local TransEstrie says the organization is not reassured by the news that Justice Minister Simon [...]

Bishop’s students line halls outside board of governors meeting

Bishop’s students line halls outside board of governors meeting

After a week of heightened debate on campus and in the media about sexual assault policy at Bishop’s University, students [...]

Kahnawake's Housing Unit welcomes new face

Kahnawake's Housing Unit welcomes new face

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) recently announced the hiring of Areti Malliarou as the new director of the Housing [...]

Kahnawake remains on Red Alert status

Kahnawake remains on Red Alert status

Commissioner of Public Safety Lloyd Phillips said that although the number of COVID cases has slightly fluctuated over the last [...]

Orange Shirt Day changes gears In Kahnawake

Orange Shirt Day changes gears In Kahnawake

Devoted community members have been raising awareness about the legacy of residential schools for seven years now. [...]

Grassroots movements fight a broken system in Caledonia and Kahnawake

Grassroots movements fight a broken system in Caledonia and Kahnawake

Land defenders from the Kanien’kehá:ka Nation at Kahnawake have been occupying an area at the end of the Old Chateauguay [...]

Universities misstep for holiday

Universities misstep for holiday

With the triumph of a new statutory holiday on September 30, titled the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Orange [...]

Kahnawake-Hydro project is a go

Kahnawake-Hydro project is a go

On September 20, the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake (MCK) announced that the joint partnership between Kahnawake and Hydro Quebec on [...]

VALORA’s 13th annual fundraiser

VALORA’s 13th annual fundraiser

Coming up to the holiday season, VALORA is once more gearing up to fundraise for its shelters. [...]

Sainte-Thérèse remembers…

Sainte-Thérèse remembers…

In honor of Remembrance day, the city of Sainte-Thérèse organized a parade in collaboration with branch 208 of the Royal [...]

Standing up for his Indigenous heritage

Standing up for his Indigenous heritage

A boy fights to defend his cultural identity [...]

CISSS Laurentians celebrates Patients Rights Week

CISSS Laurentians celebrates Patients Rights Week

As part of the Patients Rights Week of the health and social services network, which will take place from November [...]

North Shore municipal elections

North Shore municipal elections

Municipal elections wrapped up last Sunday night all over Quebec. In the North Shore, perhaps the most intense moments came [...]

Tree of Hope lights up for holidays

Tree of Hope lights up for holidays

Karonhiaráhstha’s Tree of Hope kicks off a season of holiday fundraising for the Kateri Memorial Foundation. [...]

A new service to answer questions about COVID-19 vaccination

A new service to answer questions about COVID-19 vaccination

In order to communicate more clearly and to encourage people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the Centre intégré de santé [...]

MCK legislative agenda unveiled

MCK legislative agenda unveiled

Last week, the Kahnawake Legislative Coordinating Commission (KLCC) released its new 2021-2024 Legislative Agenda. [...]

Public health measures loosened

Public health measures loosened

Public health measures have been softened in Kahnawake. [...]

In Rosemère, Westram celebrates a second term

In Rosemère, Westram celebrates a second term

It was about 9pm on Sunday night that the results of the municipal elections started rolling in at the Rosemère [...]

QBBE’s Family First Program is a vital resource for parents and students

QBBE’s Family First Program is a vital resource for parents and students

The Quebec Board of Black Educators (QBBE), was formed 50 years ago as a way of addressing problems that Blacks [...]

U de S student finalists for $100 million carbon removal prize

U de S student finalists for $100 million carbon removal prize

A team of engineering students from the University of Sherbrooke were among 23 student finalists announced COP26 on Nov. 10 [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

police and crime news from laval [...]

Conservation plan at top of agenda as Hutchison wins strong mandate in Hudson

Conservation plan at top of agenda as Hutchison wins strong mandate in Hudson

The message was clear: The voters of Hudson wanted change. And with almost half of registered voters casting a ballot [...]

Cardinal ousted in tight Pincourt mayoral race

Cardinal ousted in tight Pincourt mayoral race

Pincourt has a new leader. He is Claude Comeau, a former councillor who unseated incumbent mayor Yvan Cardinal who held [...]

Sudden retirement of doctor in Hudson leaves thousands of patients feeling abandoned

Sudden retirement of doctor in Hudson leaves thousands of patients feeling abandoned

About 2,500 patients of Dr. Ron Hryniowski, who worked at Hudson’s Medicentre, are now among the growing list of people [...]

Mouvement lavallois wins 14 of Laval city council’s 21 seats

Mouvement lavallois wins 14 of Laval city council’s 21 seats

Results of Laval municipal elections nov 7 2021 [...]

Aglaia Revelakis takes Chomedey for Action Laval another time

Aglaia Revelakis takes Chomedey for Action Laval another time

incumbent laval city councillor for chomedey reelected [...]

Of 28 countries with public health care, Canada among highest spenders, says Fraser Institute

Of 28 countries with public health care, Canada among highest spenders, says Fraser Institute

Fraser Institute's ranking of canada health care costs and other countries [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

subsidies and other issues dealt with by city of Laval [...]

Nemesis Video Game Lounge: training future coders and providing fun for all

Nemesis Video Game Lounge: training future coders and providing fun for all

A virtual reality experience at Plaza Pointe Claire [...]

Continued calls for change to Bishop’s sexual assault policies

Continued calls for change to Bishop’s sexual assault policies

A week in, voices continue to multiply demanding action at Bishop’s University. Attention continues to galvanise since a message decrying [...]

Nurses union occupies local health authority headquarters

Nurses union occupies local health authority headquarters

A meeting between members of the union representing nurses and Dr. Stéphane Tremblay, the president and director general of the [...]

Canada’s Parliament to resume sitting Nov. 22, following September election

Canada’s Parliament to resume sitting Nov. 22, following September election

Laval liberal MPs resume sitting in House of Commons Nov 22 [...]

Taxi and Uber drivers must now provide receipt to clients using their services

Taxi and Uber drivers must now provide receipt to clients using their services

Revenu Québec announced mandatory measures in the paid passenger transportation sector as of November 1st. [...]

New money for housing

New money for housing

Lower income families and residents may feel some relief in their search for affordable accommodations after an announcement for an [...]

Patients without family doctors  in 1019 region doubled in last year

Patients without family doctors in 1019 region doubled in last year

If you are in need of a family doctor, you are not alone. There are currently 6,605 people in the [...]

Amazon to add  $1M to Coteau tax base, attract others to biz park

Amazon to add $1M to Coteau tax base, attract others to biz park

The new Amazon sorting facility that opened in the Coteau du Lac industrial park Oct. 27 is expected to generate [...]

New Amazon warehouse just start of expansion at Coteau industrial park

New Amazon warehouse just start of expansion at Coteau industrial park

It hasn’t even been two weeks since the owners of the Alta industrial park in Coteau du Lac cut the [...]

Frigault wins decisive victory in Rigaud

Frigault wins decisive victory in Rigaud

With nearly 65 per cent of the vote, Marie-Claude Frigault came out on top in the three-way race for the [...]

This day in history: Nov. 10: Victory Bond flags in 1918 and how they were flown – from Como to Coteau Station

This day in history: Nov. 10: Victory Bond flags in 1918 and how they were flown – from Como to Coteau Station

On Nov. 10, 1918, towns across the 1019 territory were not preparing for their usual Sunday of church and family [...]

One new COVID-related death reported in region

One new COVID-related death reported in region

As the overall number of active COVID-19 cases in Vaudreuil-Soulanges continues to drop, the number of deaths in the region [...]

Dutch movie revives ‘forgotten’ Canadian role in Battle of the Scheldt

Dutch movie revives ‘forgotten’ Canadian role in Battle of the Scheldt

A Dutch movie for Netflix revolves around a Canadian-led operation in the Second World War. [...]

New stairway to link Parc du Bois-de-Coulonge and Plains of Abraham

New stairway to link Parc du Bois-de-Coulonge and Plains of Abraham

The National Capital Commission is building a stairway to link the Plains of Abraham and the Bois du Coulonge park. [...]

Municipal elections 2021: Meet the mayoral candidates Marie-Josée Savard seeks to define herself outside Labeaume’s shadow

Municipal elections 2021: Meet the mayoral candidates Marie-Josée Savard seeks to define herself outside Labeaume’s shadow

Marie-Josee Savard, Mayor Regis Labeaume's chosen successor, faces a challenge to define herself in the shadow of the popular mayor. [...]

Forests take centre stage here and abroad

Forests take centre stage here and abroad

As world leaders promised to end deforestation in Glasgow last week, local forestry leaders promised to continue their fight for [...]

Abenaki burial sites looted on Bishop’s campus

Abenaki burial sites looted on Bishop’s campus

The Tribal Council of the Abenaki bands of Odanak and Wôlinak issued a statement on Tuesday morning denouncing acts of [...]

Sanctuary for Mexican family denied asylum from cartel threats

Sanctuary for Mexican family denied asylum from cartel threats

“Friday, we find out about this. Saturday, we talk about it. Sunday, we meet as a board and make a [...]

Tel-jeunes announces the expansion of its services for youth seeking support

Tel-jeunes announces the expansion of its services for youth seeking support

Tel-jeunes launches the new “EspaceTJ forum” where young people can anonymously ask and answer questions in an environment created by [...]

2,671 subsidized spaces to educational child care services for Outaouais

2,671 subsidized spaces to educational child care services for Outaouais

The subsidized spaces will be added to the educational child care services (SGEE) in the Outaouais by 2025 in order [...]

Gatineau Teens will participate in a mock vote to choose their Mayor

Gatineau Teens will participate in a mock vote to choose their Mayor

Approximately 8,000 high school students will be participating in a mock election to pick a Mayor between October 25 and [...]

Second time’s the charm

Second time’s the charm

A newcomer to the Cantley political scene beat a sitting councillor in the race to become mayor. [...]

New councillor calls for development ‘pause’

New councillor calls for development ‘pause’

Following his election on Nov. 7, new Chelsea Ward 2 councillor Dominic Labrie is sticking by his campaign proposal to [...]

Carrière carries Collines

Carrière carries Collines

Former mayor and Liberal party MNA Marc Carrière will return to his post as warden of the MRC des Collines [...]

Few surprises in Hills elections

Few surprises in Hills elections

f you woke up on Nov. 8 and were surprised to see the preliminary election results in the Hills, you [...]

Kaz mayor wins narrowly

Kaz mayor wins narrowly

Robert Bergeron may have woken up with another four years as mayor of Kazabazua, but the race was a lot [...]

Every vote counts

Every vote counts

When people say, “Every vote counts,” they really mean it. Locally, that saying is best exemplified in the race to [...]

France Belisle sweeps Gatineau

France Belisle sweeps Gatineau

Gatineau wakes up to new mayor, 8 Action Gatineau councillors and 11 independants  [...]

Highway 35 top of mind in Pike River

Highway 35 top of mind in Pike River

Pike River mayor Martin Bellefroid has lived in the riverside farming community his entire life. “My parents have had a [...]

Rosetti looks forward to first full mandate in Saint-Armand

Rosetti looks forward to first full mandate in Saint-Armand

Saint-Armand mayor Caroline Rosetti assumed office in 2019 at a tumultuous time. The town of 1,200 people was temporarily being [...]

Water system, sewer repairs planned in Stanbridge Station

Water system, sewer repairs planned in Stanbridge Station

Stanbridge Station mayor Gilles Rioux and his town council have a lot on their to-do list over the next few [...]

Greg Vaughan looks toward the future in final term as Stanbridge East mayor

Greg Vaughan looks toward the future in final term as Stanbridge East mayor

Greg Vaughan has lived in the town of Stanbridge East, near Bedford, all his life, and for the past 2 [...]

Silent vigil honours voices of sexual assault survivors

Silent vigil honours voices of sexual assault survivors

Thursday evening, hundreds of students and Bishop’s University community members gathered to honour sexual assault survivors after messages decrying inaction [...]

Satre elected mayor of Danville

Satre elected mayor of Danville

“I am very happy that it was a clear victory and that it was achieved with such a high voter [...]

Sherbrooke voters give Beaudin her historic election

Sherbrooke voters give Beaudin her historic election

Évelyne Beaudin was elected Mayor of Sherbrooke on Monday night, becoming the first woman to occupy the position in the [...]

Walking School Bus adapts

Walking School Bus adapts

The Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Program is rethinking its initiatives to bring healthy habits to Kahnawake's school children [...]

Flu shot campaign kicks off

Flu shot campaign kicks off

KMHC kicks off its annual flu campaign in hopes of avoiding additional burdens at the community hospital [...]

Father Lajoie investigation launched in Kahnawake

Father Lajoie investigation launched in Kahnawake

An investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against a deceased local priest, father Léon Lajoie, was started in Kahnawake last [...]

Negotiations underway for Indigenous child welfare case

Negotiations underway for Indigenous child welfare case

The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada along with the Assembly of First Nations are currently negotiating [...]

New Citizenship and Culture course stirs criticism

New Citizenship and Culture course stirs criticism

Reaction from Indigenous groups regarding Quebec's new citizenship and culture course. [...]

No timeline on Playground hotel

No timeline on Playground hotel

After a year and a half of hiatus, construction has re-started on a six-storey complex that was part of an [...]

New vaccine location in Saint-Eustache

New vaccine location in Saint-Eustache

Starting November 2, a new vaccination clinic will open in Saint-Eustache. The Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux [...]

Results of the petition to the MTQ: 10,000 signatures

Results of the petition to the MTQ: 10,000 signatures

10,000 signatures to demand from the Quebec Ministry of Transport the redevelopment of the intersection of Autoroute 640 and 25e [...]

Library receives a grant from the Deux-Montagnes Lion’s Club

Library receives a grant from the Deux-Montagnes Lion’s Club

On October 27th, the Library of Deux-Montagnes has received a grant of $ 1500 offered by the Lion’s Club of [...]

Rosemère Green’s relief and the mayor’s response

Rosemère Green’s relief and the mayor’s response

The citizen group Rosemère Green, a group of volunteer citizens who are involved in ensuring the preservation of green spaces [...]

Sainte-Thérèse awards nine scholarships to support young emerging athletes

Sainte-Thérèse awards nine scholarships to support young emerging athletes

As part of the Athlete Support Policy, the City of Sainte-Thérèse is awarding $ 2,400 in scholarships to nine Therese [...]

ASTERIA, a cultural VR extravaganza

ASTERIA, a cultural VR extravaganza

Starting November 2 in Boisbriand, ASTERIA will travel from one week to the next in each of the towns of [...]

Sexual assault response at Bishop’s put on blast

Sexual assault response at Bishop’s put on blast

Wednesday morning, students awoke to an eye-opening accusation posted at the bridge near the entrance to Bishop’s campus. One bold [...]

Two strong candidates for Magog mayor

Two strong candidates for Magog mayor

The big question in Magog this election is who will succeed Vicky-May Hamm. Hamm was elected to the city’s top [...]

Five municipal parties offer Laval a range of choices in election pledges

Five municipal parties offer Laval a range of choices in election pledges

summary of election platforms and pledges in laval election 2021 [...]

New Laval by-law banning plastic bags and covers starts Thursday

New Laval by-law banning plastic bags and covers starts Thursday

plastic bag and cover ban starts in Laval [...]

Laval gives $180,000 to consumer group dealing with Bel-Habitat fallout

Laval gives $180,000 to consumer group dealing with Bel-Habitat fallout

Laval funds consumer group to help bankrupt bel-habitat home buyers [...]

Services Quebec offices close in four Townships municipalities

Services Quebec offices close in four Townships municipalities

Fourteen regional offices of Services Québec will close for good by Nov. 8, including four in the Eastern Townships. Stanstead [...]

Two mayoral candidates looking to reinvigorate Stanstead

Two mayoral candidates looking to reinvigorate Stanstead

The winds of change are blowing in Stanstead as Sylvie Boudreau and Jody Stone, both new to the municipal politics [...]

Ombudswoman wants Quebec to create a central database for CHSLDs and retirement homes

Ombudswoman wants Quebec to create a central database for CHSLDs and retirement homes

Quebec ombudswoman recommends changes to access public residences [...]

Chomedey voter card error throws a wrench into Aglaia Revelakis campaign

Chomedey voter card error throws a wrench into Aglaia Revelakis campaign

Laval city election voter info card glitch in chomedey [...]

$7 million in fines and jail after three sentenced for tax fraud scheme

$7 million in fines and jail after three sentenced for tax fraud scheme

Quebec tax evaders sentenced for elaborate scheme [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

inquest coming into death of abused chomedey girl [...]

Pierre-Janet Hospital opens new patient-centric walking path

Pierre-Janet Hospital opens new patient-centric walking path

Pierre-Janet Hospital patients now have access to a pathway for outdoor health and movement thanks to the contributions of some [...]

Order of Gatineau award ceremony celebrates the 2021 ambassadors and exceptional volunteers

Order of Gatineau award ceremony celebrates the 2021 ambassadors and exceptional volunteers

This year the Order of Gatineau awarded three recipients the title of Ambassador and one recipient with the title of [...]

Mayoral Candidates budget priorities for the City of Gatineau

Mayoral Candidates budget priorities for the City of Gatineau

The Aylmer Bulletin reached out to each mayoral candidate, asking about their budget priorities if they are elected in the [...]

Gaspé wants to attract more air transport passengers

Gaspé wants to attract more air transport passengers

The Town of Gaspé is looking for ways to get more people to fly in the coming weeks as the [...]

PERCÉ: Residents have a new communication tool

PERCÉ: Residents have a new communication tool

Communications are about to become more digitized in Percé. The Town is implementing a new progressive tool to improve means [...]

Court of Appeal dismisses Louisette Langlois’s motion

Court of Appeal dismisses Louisette Langlois’s motion

Court of Appeal dismisses Louisette Langlois' request for permission to appeal [...]

Saint-Chrysostome CLSC reopens doors

Saint-Chrysostome CLSC reopens doors

The Saint-Chrysostome local community service centre (CLSC) was closed for a considerable period of time over the past 10 months [...]

Paving begins for Saint-Stanislas-de-Kostka development

Paving begins for Saint-Stanislas-de-Kostka development

Increased interest in the municipality of Saint-Stanislas-de-Kostka has led to a growing population and housing boom. Work is currently underway [...]

Two local schools are enlarged and improved

Two local schools are enlarged and improved

On October 25, the Centre de services scolaire des Grandes-Seigneuries (CSSDGS) announced the completion of renovations which have enlarged two [...]

Bill 2 walks back rights of transgender, intersex, and non-binary individuals

Bill 2 walks back rights of transgender, intersex, and non-binary individuals

On October 21, Quebec Justice Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette brought forward Bill 2 to amend the Quebec Civil Code. Article 2 [...]

Trans-inclusion a work in progress at local high schools

Trans-inclusion a work in progress at local high schools

One of the prime topics of conversation revolving around LBGTQ2SIA+ people are trans bathroom rights. The fight for trans people [...]

West Island municipal candidates

West Island municipal candidates

The following is an overview of the 2021 municipal election candidates running in the West Island in this Sunday’s municipal [...]

Restaurants and bars can now operate at full capacity

Restaurants and bars can now operate at full capacity

Restaurants and bars in Montreal are now able to reopen at full capacity. The vaccination passport allows for such greater [...]

Demonstrators hold MUHC and Quebec responsible for Lachine Hospital closures

Demonstrators hold MUHC and Quebec responsible for Lachine Hospital closures

Demonstrators made up of doctors, medical personnel and area residents stood in front of Lachine Hospital’s emergency entrance on Saturday [...]

Three vibrant candidates run for Danville mayor

Three vibrant candidates run for Danville mayor

Sunday, Danville voters will choose between three experienced and engaged mayoral candidates. Ginette Pinard and Nathalie Boissé both sat on [...]

Dancing and karaoke ok, says Dubé

Dancing and karaoke ok, says Dubé

On Tuesday afternoon Quebec’s Health Minister, Christian Dubé, announced a series of changes to the province’s COVID-19 restrictions that will [...]

We have turned a corner, school board says

We have turned a corner, school board says

According to Eastern Townships School Board Chairman Michael Murray, following the successful launch of the new school year, the board [...]

Démocratie Québec leader Jean Rousseau pushes ‘original ideas,’ plan for English HS land

Démocratie Québec leader Jean Rousseau pushes ‘original ideas,’ plan for English HS land

Democracie Quebec's Jean Rousseau hopes to bring new ideas to mayor's job. [...]

As Beatle Sir Paul reflects on all his yesterdays, so do we

As Beatle Sir Paul reflects on all his yesterdays, so do we

Sir Paul McCartney is in a reflective mood about his long career. [...]

Outgoing Cantley mayor supports candidate Gomes

Outgoing Cantley mayor supports candidate Gomes

Cantley Mayor Madeleine Brunette threw her weight behind David Gomes’ mayoral campaign last week. [...]

Over half of La Pêche candidates skip climate dialogue

Over half of La Pêche candidates skip climate dialogue

With the climate crisis ranked as the number one priority for voters in the province, what was said by the [...]

‘X’ marks the spot Nov. 7

‘X’ marks the spot Nov. 7

Get out and vote. Just do it. No matter if you are pro-ATV, anti-development, pro-trail, or want to see Airbnbs [...]

Ward 1 candidate calls out climate no-shows

Ward 1 candidate calls out climate no-shows

Daniel Lafleche can’t understand why there were so many absences at Wakefield’s climate debate on Oct. 26. The candidate for [...]

Low rink still needs rescuing

Low rink still needs rescuing

The Low arena is open for the first time in over a year-and-a-half, but it’s not out of the woods [...]

Kaz mayor hopefuls in four-way fight

Kaz mayor hopefuls in four-way fight

There’s one accomplishment Robert Bergeron is highlighting during his campaign for Kazabazua mayor: the one or so acres of waterfront [...]

Richmond mayor returns, full council elected  by acclamation

Richmond mayor returns, full council elected by acclamation

Richmond mayor Bertrand (Bert) Ménard is eager to carry the momentum of his first term forward after being re-elected unopposed [...]

Notre-Dame-de-Stanbridge mayor wants to “get everyone around the table”

Notre-Dame-de-Stanbridge mayor wants to “get everyone around the table”

Notre-Dame-de-Stanbridge mayor Daniel Tétreault wants to finish what he started. During his first term as mayor of the village, he [...]

Potton mayoral candidates discuss water shortage, social services, and transparency

Potton mayoral candidates discuss water shortage, social services, and transparency

The 2021 Quebec Municipal elections are starting to heat up in Potton, as the mayoral candidates all make one final [...]

Housing, participation top of mind for new Frelighsburg mayor

Housing, participation top of mind for new Frelighsburg mayor

Former community activist and city councillor Lucie Dagenais was handed the keys to Frelighsburg city hall at a key moment [...]

“We have to make the lake our top priority”  Brome Lake mayor thinks green

“We have to make the lake our top priority” Brome Lake mayor thinks green

Richard Burcombe has been acclaimed for a third term as mayor of the Town of Brome Lake. He says he [...]

Two council seats contested in Brome Lake

Two council seats contested in Brome Lake

Brome Lake mayor Richard Burcombe and four of the six incumbent town councillors will retain their seats by acclamation. Coun [...]

Meet 11-year-old Elizabeth Bell: A powerhouse on the baseball pitch

Meet 11-year-old Elizabeth Bell: A powerhouse on the baseball pitch

A powerhouse on the baseball pitch [...]

Melbourne mayor and candidates all  win uncontested

Melbourne mayor and candidates all win uncontested

Melbourne mayor James (Jim) Johnston has a clear prediction for his next term. “More of the same, literally. We try [...]

Incident in Laurentians far from an isolated case

Incident in Laurentians far from an isolated case

For the Réseau d'aide aux travailleuses et travailleurs migrants agricoles du Québec, the situation at the Laurentian farm is part [...]

Foreign workers denounce conditions at Laurentian farm

Foreign workers denounce conditions at Laurentian farm

About 20,000 temporary foreign workers typically arrive in Quebec each year, and a new deal being finalized with the federal [...]

What will change with the 2020-2024 UPA financing plan?

What will change with the 2020-2024 UPA financing plan?

Understanding the language of UPA financing. [...]

Misunderstanding and skepticism over UPA’s new financing plan

Misunderstanding and skepticism over UPA’s new financing plan

The Union des producteurs agricoles has launched a series of consultations with its members to discuss proposed changes to how [...]

Bishop’s Educational Farm the envy of many universities

Bishop’s Educational Farm the envy of many universities

A new $75,000 eight-foot metal deer fence surrounds nine acres of field, garden and orchard at Bishop’s University’s Educational Farm [...]

New interest in farm education, especially among women

New interest in farm education, especially among women

Enrolment in university farm and food programs is high, and the gender breakdown reflects our changing agricultural landscape. [...]

Agricultural education being transformed

Agricultural education being transformed

Like regenerating an old-growth forest, it’s a long view to change but a passionate team at Bishop’s University is nurturing [...]

Ormstown farm sets new record  for biggest pumpkin in Canada

Ormstown farm sets new record for biggest pumpkin in Canada

The seed was planted with care on April 10. And from the moment the first sign of growth pieced the [...]

North Shore Giant Tigers join Operation Santa Claus

North Shore Giant Tigers join Operation Santa Claus

he Tigre Géant stores of Sainte-Thérèse and Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac as well as the brand new store in Saint-Eustache are joining their [...]

Two citizens appointed to the Order of Saint-Eustache

Two citizens appointed to the Order of Saint-Eustache

As part of the twelfth edition of the Order of Saint-Eustache, on October 20, the City of Saint-Eustache paid tribute [...]

Massive local buying campaign in the Laurentians

Massive local buying campaign in the Laurentians

In order to bolster local economies and support small businesses in the community still affected by COVID, the Thérèse-De Blainville [...]

Partial closings at the île Bélair Bridge as of October 25

Partial closings at the île Bélair Bridge as of October 25

The City of Rosemère is informing road users and its partners that it will be undertaking relocation work on the [...]

17 health heavyweights sign to block the use of independent workers

17 health heavyweights sign to block the use of independent workers

In the wake of the ministerial announcements, the 16 presidents and CEOs of health and social services institutions across the [...]

Deux-Montagnes fire fighters honored by the government of Quebec

Deux-Montagnes fire fighters honored by the government of Quebec

On October 10, the Quebec government paid tribute to 29 firefighters from the Intermunicipal Fire Department of Deux-Montagnes / Sainte- [...]

Laval Police and Saint-Maxime students connect on the basketball court

Laval Police and Saint-Maxime students connect on the basketball court

a friendly basketball game between laval police and local high school students [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

recent crime and accident news from laval [...]

Chrétien’s 1990s welfare cuts ‘a blueprint’ for health-care reform, says Fraser Institute

Chrétien’s 1990s welfare cuts ‘a blueprint’ for health-care reform, says Fraser Institute

fraser institute suggestions for public health care reform [...]

Help for sexual assault just a phone call away, though the problem isn’t disappearing

Help for sexual assault just a phone call away, though the problem isn’t disappearing

a rebranded sexual assault helpline is launched [...]

Société de transport de Laval gears up for service disruptions in November

Société de transport de Laval gears up for service disruptions in November

strike days planned at societe de transport de laval in november [...]

STL wins special mention at Jalon Mobility Awards for commissioning electric buses

STL wins special mention at Jalon Mobility Awards for commissioning electric buses

STL recorgnized for electrifying its bus fleet [...]

Dominique Ollivier tapped to become next chair of the executive committee

Dominique Ollivier tapped to become next chair of the executive committee

She has been public service since the early 1990’s from community set ups and for the past 10 years she [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

Laval signs agreement to pay for licensed music [...]

New citizenship curriculum sparks concern

New citizenship curriculum sparks concern

Quebec Education Minister Jean-François Roberge held a Sunday press conference to lay out plans for a new Quebec Citizenship and [...]

Only two seats contested for Pincourt council

Only two seats contested for Pincourt council

As the race for mayor in Pincourt between incumbent Yvan Cardinal and challenger Claude Comeau, a former town councillor, heads [...]

Hudson mayoral race heats up with 2 debates set for tonight and tomorrow

Hudson mayoral race heats up with 2 debates set for tonight and tomorrow

With the runup to the Nov. 7 municipal elections heading into its final throes in cities and towns across the [...]

Caisse Desjardins launches funding campaign to help local non-profits groups

Caisse Desjardins launches funding campaign to help local non-profits groups

For 30 weeks, Desjardins Vaudreuil-Soulanges will donate a total of $4,000 a week to two local non-profit groups. [...]

First LGBTQ2+ resource group in Vaudreuil-Soulanges lo launch next month

First LGBTQ2+ resource group in Vaudreuil-Soulanges lo launch next month

Vaudreuil-Soulanges falls short when it comes to resources supporting the LGBTQ2+ community – at least according to Vivianne LaRivière, an [...]

Jean Lauzon receives the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Outstanding Merit.

Jean Lauzon receives the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Outstanding Merit.

environmentalist recognized with award by quebec lieutenant governor [...]

Canada Recovery Benefit hurting part-time labour availability, CFIB tells Ottawa

Canada Recovery Benefit hurting part-time labour availability, CFIB tells Ottawa

CFIB recommendations to federal finance minister Freeland [...]

INTERVIEW: Will Prosper on serving his community, and his biggest mistake (Part 1)

INTERVIEW: Will Prosper on serving his community, and his biggest mistake (Part 1)

Facing allegations he obstructed a homicide investigation, Prosper leans on a career of community work and activism in his bid [...]

One found dead in ongoing Windsor rescue operation

One found dead in ongoing Windsor rescue operation

Just before press time on Wednesday, Radio Canada reported that one of the two workers left trapped by collapsed scaffolding [...]

New hospital will only open in '26, but hiring has started

New hospital will only open in '26, but hiring has started

Despite headlines about nursing shortages across Quebec and staffing shortfall in all sectors, the recruiting drive to fill the roughly [...]

Only two council seats up for graps in St. Lazare election

Only two council seats up for graps in St. Lazare election

It’s an election of “firsts” in St. Lazare. Former District 1 councillor Geneviève Lachance has been acclaimed, becoming the first [...]

St. Lazare firefighters union skeptical of reaching deal as mediation begins

St. Lazare firefighters union skeptical of reaching deal as mediation begins

Talks between the town of St. Lazare and its firefighters’ union have dragged on for 20 months and, according to [...]

Despite calls for school uniforms to lessen bullying at Westwood Junior, plan is till only 'on radar'

Despite calls for school uniforms to lessen bullying at Westwood Junior, plan is till only 'on radar'

Despite calls from some parents to implement a school uniform at the junior campus of Westwood High School as a [...]

Two Townships MPs join new cabinet

Two Townships MPs join new cabinet

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s new cabinet was announced and sworn in Oct. 26 in Ottawa. Trudeau celebrated a continued commitment [...]

U.S. works on border entry measures, Canada maintains return requirements

U.S. works on border entry measures, Canada maintains return requirements

The United States is set to lift its ban for non-essential travel on Nov. 8, but there are still several [...]

Keeton Clarke has big plans for the Sud-West and the city

Keeton Clarke has big plans for the Sud-West and the city

Community builder, Keeton Clarke has his eyes set on the Mayoral seat of the Sud-West borough on a Mouvement Montreal [...]

Mayoral Candidates and their plan for Gatineau Businesses

Mayoral Candidates and their plan for Gatineau Businesses

The Aylmer Bulletin reached out to each mayoral candidate to ask how they plan to help businesses in Gatineau if [...]

Three men in preliminary inquiry in attack on decorated detective

Three men in preliminary inquiry in attack on decorated detective

Three men charged with attacking retired decorated Montreal police detective and former Hampstead security chief Pietro Poletti and his mother [...]

Lachine Hospital forced to limit ER and shut ICU

Lachine Hospital forced to limit ER and shut ICU

As of November 7th, Lachine Hospital’s ER will be open only from 8am to 4pm except for patients brought in [...]

Dramatic change in Quebec surrogacy law proposed under Bill 2

Dramatic change in Quebec surrogacy law proposed under Bill 2

Quebec has announced a new Bill which will dramatically change surrogacy rights and law under its provisions. [...]

Bourelle expands Agglo lawsuit to $6 million for tax overcharges

Bourelle expands Agglo lawsuit to $6 million for tax overcharges

The city of Beaconsfield is expanding its multi-million dollar claim against the Montréal Agglomeration for overcharging of taxes despite the [...]

Teenage boy stabbed to death in school parking lot in CDN

Teenage boy stabbed to death in school parking lot in CDN

A 16-year-old boy died after being stabbed in the parking lot of his high school, tied to an elementary school [...]

Motorist falls off overpass in Vaudreuil-Dorion

Motorist falls off overpass in Vaudreuil-Dorion

A motorist travelling westbound on Highway 30 in the Vaudreuil-Dorion area on Sunday evening swerved and fell from an overpass. [...]

On Rock's "Le Spot" cafe concept is spot on for the vulnerable

On Rock's "Le Spot" cafe concept is spot on for the vulnerable

On Rock Community Services launched its newest expansion “Le Spot” on Saturday in Pierrefonds-Roxboro. [...]

Nurses unions refuse "abusive mandatory overtime"

Nurses unions refuse "abusive mandatory overtime"

Several unions connected to the Fédération interprofessionnelle de la santé du Québec (FIQ) had their members refuse to work mandatory [...]

Lamborghini abandoned in D.D.O. after crash

Lamborghini abandoned in D.D.O. after crash

A Lamborghini Aventador was abandoned at Sources and Brunswick in Dollard-des-Ormeaux Saturday after it’s driver collided into a pole. [...]

Suspect arrested after woman was stabbed in an apartment Saturday morning

Suspect arrested after woman was stabbed in an apartment Saturday morning

The 50 year old woman was stabbed in an apartment building early Saturday morning in Montreal. [...]

Two women stabbed downtown Saturday morning

Two women stabbed downtown Saturday morning

The rise in violent crime in Montreal in the past weeks was brought into stark relief once again Saturday morning [...]

Quebec agrees to emergency funds for victims of violence

Quebec agrees to emergency funds for victims of violence

The Quebec government announced Friday that it will deploy emergency financial assistance to victims of sexual and conjugal violence as [...]

Capacity restrictions to lift on October 15th for bars and restaurants

Capacity restrictions to lift on October 15th for bars and restaurants

The Quebec government announced Thursday that bars and restaurants will be permitted to operate at full capacity as of November [...]

Montreal police form community co-operation team

Montreal police form community co-operation team

Montreal police revealed the details of a new squad formation designed to carry out community co-operation and outreach operations. [...]

Quebec nurses’ union changes leadership, demands greater government commitment

Quebec nurses’ union changes leadership, demands greater government commitment

Nathalie Levesque has taken over as interim president of the Fédération interprofessionnelle de la santé du Québec (FIQ) following the [...]

Trans rights groups argue Bill 2 is  “a step backwards”

Trans rights groups argue Bill 2 is “a step backwards”

Last week Quebec’s Justice Minister, Simon Jolin-Barrette, announced the details of a large-scale revision to the province’s family law. Although [...]

Mayor candidate to scrap Airbnbs in La Pêche

Mayor candidate to scrap Airbnbs in La Pêche

Luc Richard doesn’t want to see raging Airbnb parties in La Pêche, nor does he want homeowner pocketing extra cash [...]

‘How could they be so stupid?’

‘How could they be so stupid?’

The gloves are off in the competition for warden of the MRC Vallée-de-la-Gatineau, with Gracefield candidate Lynne Gagnon accusing incumbent [...]

Prefect applauds plan to decentralize healthcare

Prefect applauds plan to decentralize healthcare

Prefect of the MRC de la Vallée-de-la-Gatineau, Chantal Lamarche, is applauding Premier François Legault for his recent announcement that the [...]

Bill 96 a ‘cruelty of enormous magnitude’

Bill 96 a ‘cruelty of enormous magnitude’

Masham resident Andrew Salkeld was born and raised in England and has lived full-time in the Gatineau Hills since 1992 [...]

‘I don’t know what I’m going to do’

‘I don’t know what I’m going to do’

Seniors’ housing is almost non-existent in the region, despite the fact that the number of residents above 65 is about [...]

Future holds promise for English farm education in the Townships

Future holds promise for English farm education in the Townships

Bishop’s University’s new agriculture program and educational farm are fertile ground for a larger English-language community initiative that could reach [...]

English print newspapers available once again at St-Roch newsstand

English print newspapers available once again at St-Roch newsstand

After delivery of major English-language print newspapers to Quebec City was stopped, a Montreal-based company found a solution to give [...]

In Desperation, Quebec Offers Nurses Big Money

In Desperation, Quebec Offers Nurses Big Money

The government is also offering $12,000 to retired nurses who choose to come back full-time [...]

East Farnham mayor acclaimed  for fourth term

East Farnham mayor acclaimed for fourth term

Sylvie Dionne-Raymond was recently acclaimed for a fourth term as mayor of the municipality of East Farnham. Counting her previous [...]

Managing growth top priority for Bromont mayor

Managing growth top priority for Bromont mayor

Bromont mayor Louis Villeneuve has been acclaimed for a second term in the municipality’s top job, and says managing the [...]

Water scarcity worries Brigham mayor

Water scarcity worries Brigham mayor

Brigham mayor Steven Neil doesn’t need statistics to know that the area where he lives and farms is facing a [...]

Development, water shortage top of mind for Sutton candidates

Development, water shortage top of mind for Sutton candidates

Several of the candidates running for mayor of Sutton will be familiar faces to those who follow local politics. Current [...]

U.S. lifting border restrictions means more  family reunions

U.S. lifting border restrictions means more family reunions

With the United States border opening to non-essential fully vaccinated Canadian travellers on Nov. 8, many Stanstead residents are eagerly [...]

Owners ban public from Pinacle  after damage

Owners ban public from Pinacle after damage

Throughout our region, mountain ranges lumber gently across the horizons. Just outside Danville, one such peak thrusts up like a [...]

New VEQ president Kristy Findlay sees growing opportunities for anglos

New VEQ president Kristy Findlay sees growing opportunities for anglos

New VEQ president Kristy Findlay sees how the city is becoming more diverse. [...]

With COVID conquered, could return of Nordiques be next?  on Legault’s to-do list?

With COVID conquered, could return of Nordiques be next? on Legault’s to-do list?

Premier Legault has breathed life in near-moribund hopes of an NHL team in Quebec City. [...]

Québec 21’s Gosselin ‘ready’ to be mayor, bring city light metro system

Québec 21’s Gosselin ‘ready’ to be mayor, bring city light metro system

Jean-Francois Gosselin says his experience and idea for a metro system make him the best choice for the next mayor [...]

City and Université Laval seal library sharing deal

City and Université Laval seal library sharing deal

The city and Laval University had made a deal to share library services. [...]

With cost of living on the rise, are fears of inflation inflated?

With cost of living on the rise, are fears of inflation inflated?

Inflation is becoming a concern, but nothing compared to past experience. [...]

QFF’s Bruno Marchand vows to bring new ideas to city hall

QFF’s Bruno Marchand vows to bring new ideas to city hall

Bruno Marchand, the former head of the Centreaide campaign, is running for mayor. [...]

Eight mayoral candidates declared, 115 seek 21 city council seats

Eight mayoral candidates declared, 115 seek 21 city council seats

A record number of women are seeking office in the upcoming municipal elections. [...]

Pandemic may have produced bump in numbers of Quebec hunters

Pandemic may have produced bump in numbers of Quebec hunters

Despite pandemic more Quebecers have taken up hunting. [...]

Burke and Gosselin acclaimed in school board elections

Burke and Gosselin acclaimed in school board elections

Former St. Pat's HS principal Andre Gosselin has been acclaimed as a commissioner on the Central Quebec School Board. [...]

Five parties in quest for power at Quebec City Hall

Five parties in quest for power at Quebec City Hall

Five parties are seeking control of city hall with Mayor Regis Labeaume retiring. [...]

No surprises in Quebec City federal election results

No surprises in Quebec City federal election results

All incumbent MPs in the Quebec City area retained their seats in the Sept. 20 election. [...]

Devil is in the myriad details of Bill 96

Devil is in the myriad details of Bill 96

Bill 96 is long, complex and contains many contentious clauses [...]

Early childhood educators want respect from Quebec government

Early childhood educators want respect from Quebec government

Megan Stratton was among several thousand early childhood educators taking part in a province-wide strike nearly two weeks ago, in [...]

The Social Reforestation Program takes root in Sainte-Thérèse

The Social Reforestation Program takes root in Sainte-Thérèse

The City of Sainte-Thérèse has joined forces with the Arbre-Évolution organization, as part of the Social Reforestation Program [...]

Rosemère prepares for Halloween

Rosemère prepares for Halloween

As Halloween approaches and while children and adults await any possible new announcements from the Quebec Government concerning trick or [...]

Shows at the Center d'art La petite Église: status quo until January 2022

Shows at the Center d'art La petite Église: status quo until January 2022

In Saint-Eustache the City, although delighted with the news, nevertheless informs the population that the La petite Église art center [...]

Recreation and culture shines in Lorraine!

Recreation and culture shines in Lorraine!

The Culture and recreation department of the city of Lorraine won a prestigious award as well as recognition form their [...]

Flu vaccination campaign begins in the Laurentians

Flu vaccination campaign begins in the Laurentians

The flu, its fame pushed aside by covid the last 2 years, is always with us and does pose a [...]

In Boisbriand, Halloween goes Mexican

In Boisbriand, Halloween goes Mexican

As the cities of the North Shore prepare for creepy nights and clouds of bats one city decided to warm [...]

One seat up for grabs in Ayer’s Cliff

One seat up for grabs in Ayer’s Cliff

While most of Ayer’s Cliff’s municipal council was acclaimed, there is still one position available heading into the Nov. [...]

The case of the missing water

The case of the missing water

Earlier this week, Chris Maynard of Topher Farms and Fitch Bay resident Stacy Johnson spoke to The Record about their [...]

Lennoxville candidates outline their priorities

Lennoxville candidates outline their priorities

There are seven candidates vying for three elected positions in Lennoxville this coming Nov. 7, three for the role of [...]

Forest owners frustrated with unequal distribution of wealth in the Forestry Industry

Forest owners frustrated with unequal distribution of wealth in the Forestry Industry

The majority of producers and forest owners are frustrated about the inequitable distribution of the wealth generated by their forests [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

crime police and public safety news from laval [...]

Poissant’s ‘Laval Citoyens’ pledges to build a 12,000-square-metre skatepark

Poissant’s ‘Laval Citoyens’ pledges to build a 12,000-square-metre skatepark

opposition municipal party pledges a new skatepark in chomedey [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

news on subsidies and programs from city of laval executive-committee [...]

Non-Covid infant infections overwhelm Sherbrooke hospital

Non-Covid infant infections overwhelm Sherbrooke hospital

CHUS - Hôpital Fleurimont continues to struggle with critically high admissions in its pediatric Intensive Care Unit. A Monday news [...]

Gas prices reach an all-time high

Gas prices reach an all-time high

The price of a litre of regular gasoline has reached an all-time high in the Gaspé [...]

Municipal Commission: Bills continue to climb for the defence of Louisette Langlois

Municipal Commission: Bills continue to climb for the defence of Louisette Langlois

Bills for the defence of Chandler’s outgoing mayor, Louisette Langlois, against Quebec’s Municipal Commission totals $267,365 so far and it [...]

Increase in unemployment rate during September

Increase in unemployment rate during September

Despite a slight drop of 600 positions occupied in September compared to August, the employment rate is maintaining its post-pandemic [...]

CPE educators demand better conditions

CPE educators demand better conditions

The educators of the CPEs affiliated with the CSN in the Gaspé called a new two-day strike on October 1 [...]

Healthcare workers have until November 15 to be fully vaccinated

Healthcare workers have until November 15 to be fully vaccinated

On October 13, the government of Quebec gave health network employees an extension of 30 days for mandatory vaccinations. The [...]

Utica wants Quebec to keep hydrocarbons

Utica wants Quebec to keep hydrocarbons

Utica, which owns Galt near Gaspé, believes that the government of Quebec should instead be inspired by the Caisse de [...]

Supply and demand are driving up home prices, says real estate sales expert

Supply and demand are driving up home prices, says real estate sales expert

real estate sales values continue to rise in Laval and North Shore areas [...]

CPE educators hold two-day protest for better working conditions

CPE educators hold two-day protest for better working conditions

Local members of the Syndicat des travailleuses et travailleurs en petite enfance de la Montérégie-CSN walked off the job at [...]

Has your well run dry?

Has your well run dry?

“Everybody seems to think, ‘Oh, it’s just my well that isn’t good.’ But everybody’s in the same boat,” says Chris [...]

Rapid tests rollout in Western Quebec schools

Rapid tests rollout in Western Quebec schools

Rapid COVID-19 tests started rolling out in Outaouais schools last week with more and more coming on board to administer [...]

Students recreating violent ‘Squid Game’ in schoolyard

Students recreating violent ‘Squid Game’ in schoolyard

A French school board in Quebec is warning parents of a troubling trend that is seeing students recreate a violent [...]

Councillor, accountant face off for mayor’s seat in Cantley

Councillor, accountant face off for mayor’s seat in Cantley

During times like this, when political discourse can be so divisive and disheartening, it’s refreshing to see candidates agree. Both [...]

ATVs, Airbnb fuel mayors race in La Pêche

ATVs, Airbnb fuel mayors race in La Pêche

Mayoral candidate Luc Richard is going after incumbent Guillaume Lamoureux for a number of decisions he’s made in the past [...]

Do you know where your kids are?

Do you know where your kids are?

Whether your kids are out shooting hoops, hanging around with friends, or pondering the curiosities of drugs and alcohol, the [...]

Ethics violations and the November elections

Ethics violations and the November elections

Alain Déry, a municipal councillor in Bolton-Est councillor, recently made headlines after a Commission municipale de Québec (CMQ). Decision on [...]

Quebec supports the tourism industry in the Gaspé

Quebec supports the tourism industry in the Gaspé

Quebec is granting nearly $1.4 million to support various initiatives in the tourism sector of the Gaspé. Tourism Minister Caroline [...]

Percé adopts the principle of a fee to maintain its tourist sites

Percé adopts the principle of a fee to maintain its tourist sites

Visitors shopping in stores, including restaurants, souvenir boutiques and recreational tourism activities, will be billed a $1 fee. [...]

TOSH security chief meets with Thérèse de Blainville PD

TOSH security chief meets with Thérèse de Blainville PD

Mr. Luc Larocque, chief inspector at the RIPTB and Mr. Isaac Weiss, responsible for the Shomrim, were invited to discuss [...]

News form the CISSS des Laurentides

News form the CISSS des Laurentides

The Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS) des Laurentides announced its affiliation with the University of Montreal and the [...]

Murder in Blainville

Murder in Blainville

The 26-year-old suspect arrested in Blainville for presumably killing his business partner is said to have made at least one [...]

Green-thumb winners announced in Rosemère

Green-thumb winners announced in Rosemère

The winners of the 2021 virtual edition of the Rosemère in Bloom contest were announced on September 29 at an [...]

Equestrian school named after Plan-Bouchard district councillor in Blainville

Equestrian school named after Plan-Bouchard district councillor in Blainville

During a touching ceremony that took place on October 2, the City of Blainville paid a heartfelt tribute to the [...]

Deux Montagnes Denis Martin-team re-elected by acclamation

Deux Montagnes Denis Martin-team re-elected by acclamation

The returning officer and clerk of the City of Deux-Montagnes, Me Jacques Robichaud, proceeded on Tuesday October 5 to the [...]

Labour shortage in the Outaouais is affecting businesses, employees and migrant workers

Labour shortage in the Outaouais is affecting businesses, employees and migrant workers

Industries across Quebec are suffering from the work shortage. According to a survey conducted by the Manufacturiers et Exportateurs du [...]

Neighborhood Issues on Stephanie King’s Mind

Neighborhood Issues on Stephanie King’s Mind

Stephanie King is the Mouvement Montréal candidate in Le Sud-Ouest region of Montreal. [...]

Incoming doctors can’t cover existing needs

Incoming doctors can’t cover existing needs

Who knew the aging population in Quebec included so many doctors? A retirement boom is compounding the already significant labour [...]

Massive flocks return to Danville’s  Burbank Pond

Massive flocks return to Danville’s Burbank Pond

Every fall, great chattering masses of geese gather and swirl like leaves on the fields before cutting a wake across [...]

3-way race for mayor's seat in Hudson heats up

3-way race for mayor's seat in Hudson heats up

The mayoral candidates have their posters up, the door-to-door campaigns have begun and key issues are being discussed in public [...]

SQ investigating attack on teens outside St. Lazare Time Hortons

SQ investigating attack on teens outside St. Lazare Time Hortons

The Sûreté du Québec has assigned two investigators to look into a swarming attack allegedly committed Oct. 1 by a [...]

New deal for fire services ignites feud between mayors

New deal for fire services ignites feud between mayors

Twenty-eight minutes. That’s how long it took firefighters to reach the scene of an emergency in Notre Dame de l'Île [...]

St. Lazare aiming to imporve town website, resident access cards

St. Lazare aiming to imporve town website, resident access cards

St. Lazare’s official website is finally getting a much-needed makeover, to the tune of nearly $89,000. Recently acclaimed Mayor Geneviève [...]

Pincourt mayor faces off aginst former councillor

Pincourt mayor faces off aginst former councillor

Yvan Cardinal is being challenged in the Pincourt mayoral race by a former councillor – and the incumbent is putting [...]

Chandler chooses not to support the protection of Château Dubuc

Chandler chooses not to support the protection of Château Dubuc

Future of Château Dubuc is uncertain [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

crime and accident news from Laval [...]

Pandemic impacted economic development of English communities in Quebec

Pandemic impacted economic development of English communities in Quebec

covid pandemic's economic impact on Quebec anglo communities [...]

Anglo ‘Task Force’ brief says Bill 96 ‘deinstitutionalizes the English language’

Anglo ‘Task Force’ brief says Bill 96 ‘deinstitutionalizes the English language’

Anglo task force reaction to Bill 96 in brief [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

City of Laval anti-poverty program and fire department risk assessment report [...]

Taxes central focus of three-way mayoral race in Rigaud

Taxes central focus of three-way mayoral race in Rigaud

Mayoral candidates have been acclaimed in about half of the 23 municipalities in the Vaudreuil-Soulanges region. In 12 municipalities, the [...]

St. Lazare’s new mayor to keep pushing for 4-lane Cité des Jeunes

St. Lazare’s new mayor to keep pushing for 4-lane Cité des Jeunes

The regional hospital is coming – and it’ll be bringing roadwork, traffic congestion, and commercial and residential development on Cité [...]

Sale of unlivable homes in St. Lazare highlights market trend

Sale of unlivable homes in St. Lazare highlights market trend

Beyond serving as a testament to how some buyers are willing to accept a house without a backyard or septic [...]

Chandler councillor Bruno-Pierre Godbout suspected of illegal sports betting

Chandler councillor Bruno-Pierre Godbout suspected of illegal sports betting

Chandler Newport district councillor Bruno-Pierre Godbout saw his home raided on October 6 over a story related to possible illegal [...]

Laval city council meets one last time before Nov. 7 elections

Laval city council meets one last time before Nov. 7 elections

Last laval city council meeting before november 7 municipal elections [...]

Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board election update

Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board election update

sir wilfrid laurier school board election results and summary [...]

CMA/CNA call for urgent action during emergency COVID-19 summit

CMA/CNA call for urgent action during emergency COVID-19 summit

CMA CNA call for urgent action during national covid-19 summit [...]

Nicanco requests delay in court over permit for Sandy Beach site

Nicanco requests delay in court over permit for Sandy Beach site

A request for a delay was filed with a Superior Court judge yesterday by Nicanco Holdings, the owner of the [...]

Ile Cadieux unsure about keeping its bilingual status

Ile Cadieux unsure about keeping its bilingual status

Île Cadieux is one three municipalities in Vaudreuil-Soulanges that has official bilingual status, and while the other two – Hudson [...]

Mayoral Candidates Platform on Climate Change Action for the City of Gatineau

Mayoral Candidates Platform on Climate Change Action for the City of Gatineau

The Aylmer Bulletin reached out to each mayoral candidate asking about their plan for climate change action if they win [...]

Nursing union threatens court action against Friday suspensions

Nursing union threatens court action against Friday suspensions

Thousands of healthcare workers are facing suspension as the October 15th vaccination deadline approaches. The Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers [...]

Mixed residential development coming soon to Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue

Mixed residential development coming soon to Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue

The City of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue announced that an important step has been taken in the sale of the land adjacent to [...]

Montreal lawyer files safeguard order to avoid collapse of healthcare system

Montreal lawyer files safeguard order to avoid collapse of healthcare system

Montreal lawyer, Natalia Manole filed a safeguard order in Superior Court to challenge the decree for mandatory vaccinations for health [...]

Suspect arrested in four West Island robberies

Suspect arrested in four West Island robberies

Police investigations into four West Island robberies have led to the arrest of Serge Gagnon, 57. The robberies occurred inside [...]

Major public venue capacity restrictions lifted

Major public venue capacity restrictions lifted

Public health measures for capacity at entertainment venues have been partially lifted, most requiring the vaccine passport or proof of [...]

Legault expected to prorogue legislature

Legault expected to prorogue legislature

Before breaking last week, Quebec Premier François Legault announced his intention to prorogue the National Assembly this week and begin [...]

‘How many others have suffered such a fate?’

‘How many others have suffered such a fate?’

Acting Grand Chief of the Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation Tribal Council Savanna McGregor is calling on Premier François Legault to stop [...]

Warden race heats up

Warden race heats up

Marc Carrière is returning to his roots. He faces current Warden Caryl Green, and Éric Antoine in the race for [...]

Common cold deceiving us parents

Common cold deceiving us parents

Remember the days when we would wake up with a runny nose and our parents would load us up with [...]

Masham studies sewer feasibility

Masham studies sewer feasibility

La Pêche has launched separate feasibility studies for two sewer networks that would potentially serve the municipality’s municipal buildings, schools [...]

Reconciling and reconnecting

Reconciling and reconnecting

When Mathieu Goodman began collecting donations for a supply run to Wemotaci on Sept. 12, he had no idea he [...]

Troubling trends

Troubling trends

Close to 3,000 residents in the MRC des Collines de l'Outaouais can’t afford the homes they are living in. [...]

Fighting self-determination: Quebec refuses to transfer youth protection to Indigenous communities (Part 2)

Fighting self-determination: Quebec refuses to transfer youth protection to Indigenous communities (Part 2)

As the premier apologized for his “insensitivity,” his government was in court seeking to block the transfer of youth protection [...]

Fighting self-determination: Quebec refuses to transfer youth protection to Indigenous communities (Part 1)

Fighting self-determination: Quebec refuses to transfer youth protection to Indigenous communities (Part 1)

Fighting self-determination: Quebec refuses to transfer youth protection to Indigenous communities [...]

Townshippers’ Association challenges the provincial government at Bill 96 hearings

Townshippers’ Association challenges the provincial government at Bill 96 hearings

With an opportunity to speak at the Bill 96 hearings on Wednesday, the Townshippers’ Association reiterated its support for strengthening [...]

Workshops for self-employed North-Shorites

Workshops for self-employed North-Shorites

The Thérèse de Blainville chamber of commerce is organizing a series of workshops to help local self-employed citizens to gain [...]

The City of Saint-Eustache launches its new Cultural Policy

The City of Saint-Eustache launches its new Cultural Policy

The mayor of Saint-Eustache launched on the 30th of September, the overhaul of the Cultural Policy of the City of [...]

Hamilton Park reopens in Rosemère

Hamilton Park reopens in Rosemère

The City of Rosemère officially reopened Hamilton Park on September 30, marking the end of the major renovation work carried [...]

Flowery winners announced!

Flowery winners announced!

The winners of the 33rd edition of the Fleurir Deux-Montagnes competition are now known! Over the past few days, the [...]

The Blainville youth commission launches its 2021-2022 action plan

The Blainville youth commission launches its 2021-2022 action plan

Last winter, the Blainville youth commission conducted a broad consultation with citizens aged 16 to 35 to find out their [...]

Ottawa Riverkeeper welcomes new Riverkeeper and CEO

Ottawa Riverkeeper welcomes new Riverkeeper and CEO

Laura Reinsborough is the newly appointed Ottawa Riverkeeper CEO. [...]

A new coordinator for the MRC of Thérèse-De Blainville

A new coordinator for the MRC of Thérèse-De Blainville

The MRC of Thérèse-De Blainville has announced the arrival of a new coordinator of accounting, namely Mrs. Isabelle Dupont [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

police news from city of laval [...]

Marie-Hélène Dubé is running for Action Laval in Sainte-Rose

Marie-Hélène Dubé is running for Action Laval in Sainte-Rose

Laval opposition municipal party announces new candidate [...]

Ombudswoman gives Quebec a failing grade for COVID-19 performance

Ombudswoman gives Quebec a failing grade for COVID-19 performance

quebec ombduswoman 2020-2021 annual report [...]

Marche en Rose Outaouais and Cyclotour Santé Outaouais raised over $355,000 for the cancer center

Marche en Rose Outaouais and Cyclotour Santé Outaouais raised over $355,000 for the cancer center

Funding raising events raise $355,322 for the cancer center at the Gatineau hospital [...]

Race for mayor is on in eight municipalities

Race for mayor is on in eight municipalities

The end of the nomination period for the 2021 Quebec municipal elections was October 1. On voting day, November 7 [...]

New round of COVID adaptations in schools as cases decline

New round of COVID adaptations in schools as cases decline

The number of new COVID-19 cases being diagnosed across the Montérégie has stabilized, after having been on the rise over [...]

Picnic brings Roxham Road refugees and helpers together for friendship, food, and frolic

Picnic brings Roxham Road refugees and helpers together for friendship, food, and frolic

On a beautiful Saturday in early September, the local non-governmental organization (NGO) Bridges not Borders (BnB), which has been working [...]

Temporary foreign workers remain vital to Valley farms

Temporary foreign workers remain vital to Valley farms

Over the last decade, many of the farms in the Valley, and in the Montérégie in general, have increasingly employed [...]

Bill 96 should be scrapped ‘in its entirety,’ says Quebec Community Groups Network

Bill 96 should be scrapped ‘in its entirety,’ says Quebec Community Groups Network

Quebec Community Groups Network tables its Bill 96 brief [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

subsidies from Laval executive committee for 4H and nature conservation [...]

City officials cave in to 100th Ave. ‘lane reduction’ petitioners

City officials cave in to 100th Ave. ‘lane reduction’ petitioners

Chomedey Laval residents reject a traffic calming measure [...]

Mask regulations increased Monday for young students

Mask regulations increased Monday for young students

As of Monday October 4th, tighter masking regulations for children in 10 regions of Quebec elementary schools came into effect [...]

Five trucks shot at in Lachine

Five trucks shot at in Lachine

An investigation is taking place by Montreal police in the Lachine borough after bullet holes were discovered on five trucks [...]

Man dead in motorcycle accident in Île-Perrot

Man dead in motorcycle accident in Île-Perrot

A motorcycle accident claimed the life of a 57-year old man in Île-Perrot. His body was found lying in a [...]

Montreal Children's ER visits doubled in September

Montreal Children's ER visits doubled in September

According to a statement issued by the the Montreal Children’s Hospital, between 250 to 300 patients visited it’s emergency ward [...]

West Islanders march in solidarity with Afgan women in D.D.O.

West Islanders march in solidarity with Afgan women in D.D.O.

Dozens of West Islanders gathered in the rain at Centennial Park in Dollard-Des-Ormeaux on Saturday morning for a demonstration organized [...]

Hundreds march in Montreal to honour Truth and Reconciliation

Hundreds march in Montreal to honour Truth and Reconciliation

A demonstration and march were held last Thursday to address native issues in Quebec and Canada on the first National [...]

Marching for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

Marching for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

A march and vigil was held by the Sherbrooke branch of the Native Alliance of Quebec on Monday night for [...]

La Pêche elections could go offroad

La Pêche elections could go offroad

The gloves are coming off in La Pêche. Mayor Guillaume Lamoureux is set to battle it out with Lac-des-Loups resident [...]

Over 1,000 CISSSO staff still not fully vaxxed, facing suspension

Over 1,000 CISSSO staff still not fully vaxxed, facing suspension

Just under 10 per cent of CISSSO employees still require a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, as the deadline [...]

Fraud: Low council to audit finances

Fraud: Low council to audit finances

Low needs to take a look at its books. As part of the ongoing municipal fraud and theft case involving [...]

Questions fly about Wakefield Hospital’s future

Questions fly about Wakefield Hospital’s future

Most in the room expressed interest in what will happen with local healthcare services and the Wakefield Memorial Hospital, but [...]

La Maison des Collines reopens after three months

La Maison des Collines reopens after three months

Staff at the Maison des Collines in Wakefield were “ecstatic” to welcome patients back to the palliative care home on [...]

Three positive COVID cases at Wakefield Elementary

Three positive COVID cases at Wakefield Elementary

Three Wakefield Elementary School students have tested positive for COVID-19. Principal Julie Fram-Greig announced the first positive case in an [...]

City reports incinerator emissions well below standards

City reports incinerator emissions well below standards

A new report says emissions from Quebec City's huge incinerator are well below norms. [...]

Quebec makes offer for nuns’ farmland in Beauport

Quebec makes offer for nuns’ farmland in Beauport

The Quebec government wants to buy a huge tract of farmland owned by the Sisters of Charity. [...]

Computers taking errors – and human element – out of sports

Computers taking errors – and human element – out of sports

Computer technology is changing the way sports are played. [...]

Planning

Planning

I’m a planner. I like deciding in advance what to do, how and when to do it. I feel more [...]

Despite not being able to flush toilet, 2 houses in St. Lazare spark buyers’ bidding war

Despite not being able to flush toilet, 2 houses in St. Lazare spark buyers’ bidding war

A house for sale without a backyard or septic tank might seem like the last place you’d expect to find [...]

Hudson has made offer to buy Sandy Beach site: Mayor

Hudson has made offer to buy Sandy Beach site: Mayor

n an abrupted turn and what appears to be a just-before-the-municipal-election reversal, the town of Hudson has entered into talks [...]

Police expected to arrest election sign vandal

Police expected to arrest election sign vandal

The Canadian federal election may be over, but for the Sûreté du Québec and their investigation of a man suspected [...]

Air purifiers and filters part of back to school reality in local schools

Air purifiers and filters part of back to school reality in local schools

With a priority placed on improving ventilation systems in its buildings in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the [...]

New board chair to focus on safety, fight to maintain control of English schools

New board chair to focus on safety, fight to maintain control of English schools

Safety, diversity, mental health and promoting successes. Those are Judy Kelley’s priorities as the new chair of the Lester B [...]

Pincourt on track to balance budget in 2021 despite revenue losses

Pincourt on track to balance budget in 2021 despite revenue losses

Despite a drop in anticipated revenues, the town of Pincourt expects to end the year on budget, thanks, in part [...]

Anglade calls for Legault apology to Kelley

Anglade calls for Legault apology to Kelley

Quebec Premier François Legault has been called out to apologize after he verbally attacked Liberal MNA Greg Kelley for the [...]

SNC-Lavalin considers collab offer

SNC-Lavalin considers collab offer

SNC-Lavalin and one of its subsidiaries appeared for a corruption case that allegedly occurred between 1997 and 2004. [...]

Pierrefonds fire leads to relocation of 8 families

Pierrefonds fire leads to relocation of 8 families

Eight families had to be relocated on Monday morning after a fire broke out in an apartment building in the [...]

Allison Saunders wins LBPSB seat

Allison Saunders wins LBPSB seat

Allison Saunders won a seat at the Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) on Sunday. Currently a co-opted commissioner, she [...]

Police seek public's help in disappearance of Ile-Bizard woman

Police seek public's help in disappearance of Ile-Bizard woman

Montreal police are asking for the public’s help to find Hélène Guilbault, 60, missing since September 25th. [...]

Bill 105 limits Anti-Vax demonstrators

Bill 105 limits Anti-Vax demonstrators

Quebec’s National Assembly voted to pass a new bill that would prohibit anti-vaccine protesters from demonstrating near schools, daycares, hospitals [...]

Manoir Gouin on lockdown

Manoir Gouin on lockdown

Seniors residence Manoir Gouin, a home for semi-independent seniors in Cartierville, is on lock-down after 35 residents tested positive for Covid-19. [...]

SNC-Lavalin and two execs charged with fraud and forgery

SNC-Lavalin and two execs charged with fraud and forgery

Charges of fraud and forgery have been laid by the RCMP on the corporate entities of SNC-Lavalin Inc. and SNC-Lavalin [...]

Exhausted LGH OR nurses stage sit-in

Exhausted LGH OR nurses stage sit-in

Another sit-in was staged at the Lakeshore General hospital last week. This time, it was operating-room nurses claiming that they’ve [...]

West Island's CJE to relocate offices

West Island's CJE to relocate offices

West Island's Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi will be moving to a new locale at 52 Hymus Boulevard near Sources Boulevard in Pointe-Claire [...]

Pointe Claire and LBPSB honour Judge Lindsay Place

Pointe Claire and LBPSB honour Judge Lindsay Place

The City of Pointe-Claire, in partnership with the Lester B. Pearson School Board, has decided to name the municipal sports [...]

West Island remains Red, re-electing three incubents

West Island remains Red, re-electing three incubents

Liberals won the federal election in Pierrefonds-Dollard, Lac-Saint-Louis and Dorval-Lachine-Lasalle. There were no close calls as each obtained over 5 [...]

‘It’s about time’

‘It’s about time’

Ottawa's Poet Laureate Albert Dumont had just three words when asked about Canada's first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation [...]

Five hurt in collision at DDO voting station in D.D.O.

Five hurt in collision at DDO voting station in D.D.O.

Five pedestrians were injured in a collision in Dollard-Des Ormeaux on Monday afternoon, just outside of a voting station at [...]

LGH closes two operating rooms due to Covid rise

LGH closes two operating rooms due to Covid rise

According to a statement made by the Lakeshore General hospital, it has temporarily closed two of its operating rooms due [...]

Dorval Mayor Rouleau retires after 39 years

Dorval Mayor Rouleau retires after 39 years

Dorval Mayor, Edgar Rouleau is stepping down from municipal politics after 39 years. Rouleau served as Mayor in Dorval for [...]

Is there a doctor in the riding?

Is there a doctor in the riding?

If you were looking for an example of the problems facing our healthcare system in the Pontiac riding, look no [...]

Man attacked in NDG

Man attacked in NDG

An altercation took place in the outdoor stairway of a building located on Prudhomme near Sherbrooke in NDG at 12:3 [...]

Dorval Library features cyclist Charbonneau's journey

Dorval Library features cyclist Charbonneau's journey

Daniel Charbonneau, an avid cycler and travel writer, will present highlights of his epic 3-month journey crossing Canada by bike [...]

Woman and teenager  charged in Lachine murder

Woman and teenager charged in Lachine murder

A woman and a teenage boy have been charged in connection with a murder that took place in a private [...]

Two armed overnight assaults leave two injured one dead

Two armed overnight assaults leave two injured one dead

Two armed assaults overnight left two men injured and one dead. Police cannot confirm at this time that the assaults [...]

Sameer Zuberi runs for second term in Pierrefonds-Dollard

Sameer Zuberi runs for second term in Pierrefonds-Dollard

Sameer Zuberi was born and raised in Montreal to a mother of Scottish-Italian heritage and to a father who emigrated [...]

Election 2021: Pierrefonds-Dollard

Election 2021: Pierrefonds-Dollard

The riding of Pierrefonds-Dollard includes the city of Dollard-des-Ormeaux, the Montreal boroughs of L’Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève and Pierrefonds-Roxboro. [...]

Elections 2021: Dorval-Lachine-Lasalle

Elections 2021: Dorval-Lachine-Lasalle

Thie riding of Dorval-Lachine-LaSalle is located on the East side of the West Island. It covers a portion of the [...]

Two shootings at same D.D.O, home in 10 days

Two shootings at same D.D.O, home in 10 days

Shots were fired at a residential building located near the intersection of Donnacona and Lake street, near Centennial Park, in [...]

Loved ones bid farewell to ‘Wakefield kid’

Loved ones bid farewell to ‘Wakefield kid’

Jessamy Hogan-Lucuik was a Wakefield kid until she wasn’t. Like so many other young villagers, she spent her time cooling [...]

Pierrefonds-Roxboro installs baby changing stations in men's washrooms

Pierrefonds-Roxboro installs baby changing stations in men's washrooms

The borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro announced the addition of baby changing tables in the men’s and persons with reduced mobility washrooms [...]

Election 2021: Lac-Saint-Louis

Election 2021: Lac-Saint-Louis

Lac-St-Louis riding encompasses Beaconsfield, Kirkland, Pointe-Claire, Baie-D’Urfé, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, the village municipality of Senneville, part of Pierrefonds-Roxboro (southwest of Jacques-Bizard Boulevard) [...]

Montreal police locate missing autistic boy

Montreal police locate missing autistic boy

Montreal police located an autistic and non-verbal teenager who was missing in downtown Montreal Sunday afternoon. [...]

Bourelle ups his claim against Agglo  $6 million

Bourelle ups his claim against Agglo $6 million

Beaconsfield’s claim against the Montreal Agglomeration and the Quebec Government has been adjusted to $6 million as it is the [...]

Suspension of mask-wearing regs refused by judge

Suspension of mask-wearing regs refused by judge

This past Friday, Superior Court Justice Frédéric Pérodeau rejected a request for an injunction made by three Quebecers to immediately [...]

Laval Police scores big with its ‘Living Radars’ project

Laval Police scores big with its ‘Living Radars’ project

laval police dept create new anti-speeding device [...]

Incumbent SWLSB chairman Paolo Galati re-elected

Incumbent SWLSB chairman Paolo Galati re-elected

SWLSB chairman re-elected on Sept. 26 [...]

UMQ warns CAQ not to disturb ‘linguistic peace’ with Bill 96

UMQ warns CAQ not to disturb ‘linguistic peace’ with Bill 96

Union of quebec municipalities warns in brief on Bill 96 [...]

QESBA asks CAQ government to drop ‘notwithstanding’ sections from Bill 96

QESBA asks CAQ government to drop ‘notwithstanding’ sections from Bill 96

QESBA tables memo on Bill 96 with Quebec government [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

recent decisions by City of Laval executive-committee [...]

Have your lumber certified

Have your lumber certified

The Quebec Forest Industry Council offers a quality-stamp service for home-milled lumber, with no minimum quantities required. [...]

Lumber industry warns small sawmill operators

Lumber industry warns small sawmill operators

While lumber prices skyrocketed in the last year, Quebec farmers and mobile sawmill operators were effectively warned this September against [...]

HayWest shows spirit of cooperation between Canadian producers

HayWest shows spirit of cooperation between Canadian producers

Agricultural producers from Eastern and Central Canada are offering help to their Western counterparts by donating hay and other livestock [...]

Quebec shouldn’t seek ‘sovereignty by the back door,’ says Julius Grey

Quebec shouldn’t seek ‘sovereignty by the back door,’ says Julius Grey

Montreal rights and constiltutional lawyer Julius Grey assesses Bill 96 [...]

Emergency measures needed to counter dry summer

Emergency measures needed to counter dry summer

If surface wells are the canary in the coal mine for groundwater in southern Quebec, the drought is confirmed — [...]

Quebec looks to  develop ‘agro-park’

Quebec looks to develop ‘agro-park’

The Quebec government has submitted a bid to buy 250 hectares of land in a Quebec City suburb to develop [...]

Six cases of vaccine-related complications in the region

Six cases of vaccine-related complications in the region

According to the regional Department of Public Health, six cases of pericarditis or myocarditis were reported since the start of [...]

Lots of visitors to Forillon Park

Lots of visitors to Forillon Park

From June to August, an additional 26,000 people visited Forillon Park. [...]