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October 2nd, 2014

KERRIGAN, Angela Burke (Bunny)

October 2, 2014

(1920-2014). At Knowlton House on September 30, 2014 at the age of 93.

October 1st

Garden centre opponents face new complications

October 1, 2014

Those rallying against the proposed zoning change that would allow Lennoxville’s Provigo to set up a new garden centre in its parking lot have hit a snag in their plans, brought about by municipal bureaucracy.
According to Chuck Neville, the driving force behind the opposition, the city has informed him that the steps required to officially oppose the zoning change are more numerous and more complicated than originally presented.

L’Ami Denis construction (nearly) approved

October 1, 2014

City approval is moving forward on plans for the new L’Ami Denis showroom. Set to be built on the north end of Lennoxville, in the empty lot at around 294 Queen Street, this fall, the new building will replace the space occupied by L’Ami Denis on the south end of town since 1978.
The move comes as a direct result of the extension of Highway 410, which caused the diversion of Highway 143 away from their old location, and the eventual expropriate of the property.

U de S nears budget goal, limits job cuts

October 1, 2014

The University of Sherbrooke is embarking on an extensive series of budget cuts in an attempt to reach austerity targets set by the Quebec government. The measures include the abolition of positions or non-replacement in case of vacancy, increased fees, and reduced promotional budgets. So far, the University has managed to reach 84 per cent of its target, an internal email reveals.
The guidelines presented are still very general, but management says they limited job cuts, to represent only 11 per cent of the measures affecting payroll. The institution must save $18 million this year.

Cougars gain women’s hockey split against Limoilou and Dawson

October 1, 2014

This past weekend, the Champlain women’s hockey team played two games and gained a split, losing the first, 2-1, against the Limoilou Titans and winning the second against the Dawson College Blues 4-3.
Despite the loss to the Titans on Saturday, Cougars netminder Tricia Deguire played an extraordinary game. The Triolet graduate stopped 46 of the 48 shots directed towards her, but her team could not muster the attack needed to get the win.

McGill football coach resigns amid player arrest scandal

October 1, 2014

“I cannot work for an organization that does not embrace equity and inclusiveness.”

This is what the now-former head coach of the McGill football team, Clint Uttley, said in his resignation letter on Tuesday. His decision comes in response to an email the university sent to its students and staff, sanctioning the actions of 22-year-old star running back Luis-Andres Guimont-Mota.

Gaiters men return veteran squad for 2014-15

October 1, 2014

Head coach Rod Gilpin enters the 2014-15 university basketball season with guarded optimism as his Bishop’s Gaiters take aim on a provincial title. The Gaiters have finished second in the conference in each of the past two seasons but have lost to the McGill Redmen in the championship game both times.


October 1, 2014

(1930-2014). At the Brome-Missisquoi-Perkins Hospital, September 27, 2014 at the age of 84 years,


October 1, 2014

(1931–2014). Passed away peacefully, at the Haut-Richelieu Rouville Hospital, September 26, 2014, at the age of 82.

September 30th

BU 'leading the way' to 21st century

September 30, 2014

Bishop’s University took advantage of its just-concluded Homecoming weekend to announce that it is undertaking a $30 million capital campaign with a focus on four main components of university life: equipment for the John H. Price Sports Centre; renovation and expansion of the John Bassett Memorial Library; support for the Williams School of Business and the Dobson-Lagassé Centre for Entrepreneurship; and enhancement of academic programs and financial support for students.