Archive - Aug 21, 2011 - News Article
Local development organization Sherbrooke Innopole is hoping to make things easier on budding entrepreneurs through a new campaign launched last Friday.
âEntreprendre Sherbrookeâ is a campaign with the goal of revitalizing entrepreneurship in Sherbrooke by attempting to reduce administrative fees associated with starting a business, as well as by pointing local entrepreneurs in the right direction and making the process simpler for those with a business vision.
Kruger Products LP, Canadaâs biggest tissue maker with brands such as Scotties and SpongeTowels, will spend US$316 million to expand a mill in Tennessee - a move that the Parti Quebecois says will hurt Quebecâs economy.
The opposition party also says Quebecâs pension fund manager, Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, has no business lending Kruger $211 million to help the privately held Montreal-based company with the Tennessee mill expansion.
Two Sherbrooke men who were reported missing on Saturday night after they failed to turn up at home following a day of hiking Mont Saddle were found on Sunday afternoon.
On Sunday police started the search the mountain for the two men, a father and son aged 58 and 30, but the duo turned up on a trail walking back at their car in a Notre-Dame-des-Bois parking lot, nearly 24 hours after they were supposed to.
Both men were reportedly uninjured.
After much fuss was made about the 33 support workers of the University of Sherbrooke went on an âindefinite strikeâ on Wednesday, all workers reported to their stations on Thursday morning, essentially rendering their âindefiniteâ strike as 24 hour one.
The university then quickly announced that the school year will go on as planned , even though they had prepared a plan in case the strike continued.