August 22nd, 2011
A power play goal from the opposing Riverais of CollĂšge Charles-Lemoyne made all the difference in the game as the Magog Cantonniers dropped their third straight game on Sunday. The goal led the Riverais to take a 4-2 lead and despite a late Cantonniersâ goal at the end of the third period, the Magog team would go on to lose the game by a score of 4-3.
CĂ©dric Montminy scored the third and final goal by the Cantonniers off a pass by Samuel Pitre with under two minutes to go in the third period.
A 34 year old resident of Ayerâs Cliff was involved in a serious accident Saturday night at precisely 8:53 p.m. on Route 141 in the area near Route 143.
The man finds himself in critical condition at the CHUS after his car plowed into the rear of a trailer being pulled by a farm tractor. A spokesperson from the SĂ»retĂ© du QuĂ©bec told the Record that despite his serious injuries, the manâs life is not considered to be in danger.
Full story in The Record Tuesday
A costly spelling error left the University of Sherbrooke with unexpected costs recently. The university was forced to reissue a total of 3000 diplomas to students after initially sending them with a typo in the French word âsoussignĂ©sâ.
Students of faculties such as education, humanities and administration will all now be blessed with a second diploma with the correct spelling, a process that may be more expensive than one would think.
See the full story in The Record Tuesday
The CEGEP de Sherbrooke was one of six Quebec schools falsely marked as âfor saleâ by the Association pour une solidaritĂ© syndicale Ă©tudiante (ASSE) on Monday as a means to raise awareness about rising tuition fees.
Bedford residents may soon be able to drink their water without having to boil it first, as the water boiling warnings that have been in effect since last July 13 could be lifted as of this week.
The Quebec Ministry of Environment has recently performed various tests on the water and the results are awaited to know whether or not the warnings will be taken off.
Full article in The Record Tuesday
The death of NDP leader Jack Layton had a clear and profound impact on individuals across Canada yesterday, and the Eastern Townships was no exception.
Local political figures expressed their sorrow at the loss of a truly dedicated and passionate politician.
âI was definitely saddened to hear the news this morning,â said Sherbrookeâs NDP Member of Parliament Pierre-Luc Dusseault. âBut I was also surprised, like all Canadians. I wasnât expecting this, it was really a shock.â
The Saint-Vincent long-term care facility got a little greener on Monday with the unveiling of their brand new âGarden Oasis.â
The green space, complete with wheelchair accessible gazebos, benches, gardens and a fountain, will offer residents of the facility, many of whom are restricted in their movements, the opportunity and freedom to enjoy the outdoors in a beautiful and accommodating area.
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Jack Layton died Monday morning at his home, his family announced in a statement.
Layton had been battling cancer and recently stepped down as federal NDP leader, but had hoped to return when Parliament resumed next month.
"We deeply regret to inform you that the Honourable Jack Layton, leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada, passed away at 4:45 am today," the statement said.
"He passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family and loved ones."
Â Greeted by the applause of family members and friends who came out to encourage them, as the participants of the Tour Cycliste FrĂ©dĂ©rick Duguay arrived at East Side Marioâs Restaurant in Sherbrooke Wednesday afternoon, the firefighters and businessmen who had biked more than 420 kilometres for Muscular Dystrophy Canada had something to be proud of.