November 13th, 2014
The Champlain College menâs 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 dâOr.
Read the full story in Friday's Record.
With the announcement of the new fiscal pact between the provincial government and Union of Quebec Municipalities last week came the news that the provinceâs 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.
Marc-AndrĂ© Skelling of East Angus needs help. The 23-year-old man has Hodgkinâs Lymphoma, a cancer affecting the bodyâs 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.
âWe need to find a donor, itâs urgent,â said Muguette Skelling, Marc-AndrĂ©âs mother.
âWeâre inviting everyone, no matter who they are, to register with HĂ©ma-Quebec.â
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.
Despite their season ending on a sour note in a 35-14 loss to cross-town rivals Sherbrooke, the Bishopâs Gaiters were on the practice field the following week for three more days of practice.
âWe wanted to let the guys know what itâs going to feel like to make it in the playoffs next year,â said Gaiters head coach Kevin Mackey. âWe wanted them to know that the offseason isnât the end of this season, but the start of the next. Thatâs why we had one more week of practice after our seasonâ