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September 19th, 2014


September 19, 2014

Peacefully at the West Island ­Palliative Care Residence in ­Kirkland, Quebec on September 16, 2014 at the age of 87.

HEATH, George Clinton

September 19, 2014

Retired after 32 years Canadian Forces Signals Squadron. Peacefully, but unexpectedly, at the Pembroke Regional Hospital on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 in his 79th year, George Heath of Petawawa,

September 18th

Sherbrooke MNAs optimistic as new session begins

September 18, 2014

Quebec’s provincial legislature began its second session of the new term this past week, and immediately began to make waves with the start of discussions on what the Liberal government will be cutting to work the province back towards a balanced budget.

Though all three said that they were bracing for a challenging autumn, Sherbrooke’s members of the National Assembly Guy Hardy, Luc Fortin and Karine Vallieres expressed optimism about the work that has to be done.

Read the full story in Friday's Record.

Sherbrooke cops to ditch the funky pants for a day

September 18, 2014

Sherbrooke Police are taking a fashion break next Monday to honour new Chief Robert Pedneault.
The unionized police officers have been wearing “camo” pants as a visible protest against the Quebec government’s municipal employee pension reform plan.
Union president Robin CÎté says that members want to welcome their new boss in a big way by actually donning the uniform mandated by the Sherbrooke Police Service.

Daniel Lanois bringing the studio to the stage in Sherbrooke

September 18, 2014

Daniel Lanois is coming to Sherbrooke next week, to show fans and newcomers alike his vision of the future of music. On Sept. 27, Lanois will be making an 8 p.m. appearance at the Granada Theatre as a part of the Quebec tour supporting his newest album, “Flesh and Machine.”

“I’m taking the studio to the stage,” the famed music producer and musician said. “I will never enter a studio again from here to eternity, I will be on the stage with my studio.”

Injury-riddled Gaiters will try to contain the nation’s top-ranked team

September 18, 2014

It’s no secret that the Bishop’s Gaiters have their work cut out for them if they are to make the playoffs this year.
After an 0-2 start to the season, including a season-opening loss to Concordia, the Gaiters are in bad shape. They have one more game against the Carabins, against whom they lost 41-7 last week, and two games against the perennial powerhouse Laval Rouge et Or, the first of which is this Saturday.
This game will be the toughest yet for the Gaiters, and not only because Laval is the number one team in the country.

Galt and BCS split honours at ETIAC cross-country meet

September 18, 2014

Runners from BCS and Galt led the way at the ETIAC cross-country meet on Wednesday afternoon. The two Lennoxville schools each won three events at the meet, which was held at Massey-Vanier High School in Cowansville.
In the Senior boys’ race, Perry McKinnon of Galt sped away from the field, finishing in a time of 18:18, more than four minutes ahead of his nearest competitors, Stanstead’s Vincent Martel and Nicolas Arel. Massey-Vanier’s Dave Lague-Lauzon finished fourth, while Michael Ye of BCS finished sixth and Richmond’s Jacob Cleary (12th) led their schools.

Actor Matthew Willson planning for vital role as proud dad (for real)

September 18, 2014

Canadian award-winning actor, producer and director Matthew Willson incorporates a healthy lifestyle despite having a hectic schedule. To add to his list of responsibilities, he is looking forward to being a new father in February.
In a recent phone interview, the busy Hamilton, Ont., resident was multi-tasking while speaking about his acting career, a healthy lifestyle (he shares a recipe here) and his excited new role as an expectant father.

MAXWELL, Rosemary (nee Barnett)

September 18, 2014

Passed away on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at Brome Missisquoi Perkins Hospital surrounded by loved ones.

September 17th

WEBB, Margaret Ann (nee Healy)

September 17, 2014

Passed away suddenly in ­Abbotsford BC, on Sunday, ­September 14, 2014, Margaret Ann Webb (nee Healy), formerly of Danville, QC, at the age of 73.