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November 13th, 2014

Cougars looking to repeat

November 13, 2014

The Champlain College men’s football team has scored 96 points in their last two games, playoff wins over the Montmorency Nomads and Vanier Cheetahs, but head coach Jean-Francois Joncas expects a low-scoring game when the Cougars meet the Vieux-Montreal Spartiates Saturday afternoon in the Bol d’Or.

Read the full story in Friday's Record.

CLDs face uncertain future

November 13, 2014

With the announcement of the new fiscal pact between the provincial government and Union of Quebec Municipalities last week came the news that the province’s regional development agencies, know as CLDs, would be eliminated, with their current economic stimulus activities falling under the responsibility of the regional county municipalities. Shortly after that, however, the government backtracked and said that the agencies would not be eliminated outright, but would simply have their funding reduced.

East Angus man looking for stem cells

November 13, 2014

Marc-André Skelling of East Angus needs help. The 23-year-old man has Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a cancer affecting the body’s white blood cells and lymph nodes. He has been told that without a viable donation of bone marrow stem cells he has less than a month to live.

“We need to find a donor, it’s urgent,” said Muguette Skelling, Marc-André’s mother.
“We’re inviting everyone, no matter who they are, to register with Héma-Quebec.”

New ETSB commissioners sworn in

November 13, 2014

At a special meeting held on Tuesday evening, the new ETSB council of commissioners was sworn in. The executive committee was also elected, comprised of the chairs of the five advisory committees within the board.
The oath of office was overseen by returning officer Pauline Lazure, who also reminded commissioners to submit reports for any expenses incurred during their campaigns by Jan. 31.

Read the full story in Thursday's Record.

Not an ending, but a beginning: Gaiters already gearing up for next football season

November 13, 2014

Despite their season ending on a sour note in a 35-14 loss to cross-town rivals Sherbrooke, the Bishop’s Gaiters were on the practice field the following week for three more days of practice.
“We wanted to let the guys know what it’s going to feel like to make it in the playoffs next year,” said Gaiters head coach Kevin Mackey. “We wanted them to know that the offseason isn’t the end of this season, but the start of the next. That’s why we had one more week of practice after our season”