August 10th, 2011
The body of the Magog man missing since Monday was found Wednesday by search crews at Lake Memphremagog.
Details in The Record Thursday
The best track riders of the country will compete on the newly resurfaced track at the Velodrome of the National Cycling Centre in Bromont, Quebec, at the 2011 Canadian Track Championships to be held from August 8 au13, where a total of 50 Canadian titles will be disputed in the Elite Class, Juniors and Masters.
Information and details continued to come in yesterday from the day camp activity accident in Bromptonville on Wednesday, when a tractor pulling a trailer with 53 people on it flipped in a field coming down a hill.
As reported yesterday, many of the victims were young children aged between 8 and 12 and were immediately rushed to both of the CHUS stations in Sherbooke either by ambulance or by city bus.
The pastor of the Evangelical Baptist Church of Lennoxville who organized Wednesdayâs activity for the camp children held a press conference yesterday in front of the church at 3401 College Street in Lennoxville.
MONTREAL - Through five weeks of the regular season, the Montreal Alouettes are the most penalized team in the Canadian Football League. They've been flagged 52 times.
It has become an alarming statistic, and when the Als are penalized for more than 100 yards, as they were in their last two games, they generally lose. Montreal was penalized for more than 100 yards earlier last month at Saskatchewan, but won.
The support staff of the University of Sherbrooke has been without a contract for the past two and a half years and are expecting an eventful return to work this September once classes restart at the university.
At a conciliation session on Monday, their union representatives responded to the latest offer made by management, which has now resulted in an even further pushback of their initial agreement.
The tragic death of a Dunham cyclist injured during a charity bike-a-thon, has organizers discussing whether they will axe future events from their fundraising efforts.
Jacques de Champlain Foundation President Dr. FranÃ§ois de Champlain told The Record, organizers were struggling to come to grips with the âunfortunate accidentâ that led to the death of Ferdinand (Fred) Schonenberger last Wednesday.
On Tuesday morning, Quebec Superior Court judge FranÃ§ois ThÃ´t rejected the injunction application filed by the City of Sherbrooke, which was hoping to have the blue collars strike suspended.
The City of Sherbrooke failed to convince the Court of the merits of the request, with the judge announcing that the city has not met the criteria for ordering a return to work.
The cityâs plead was that the strike should be considered a partial one seeing how almost 80 per cent will still be working during the strike, providing essential services to the public.