October 17th, 2014
Allan Ernest Davidson, at the Grace Christian Home, on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 in his 88 year
Dr. Melissa GĂ©nĂ©reux, director of SantĂ© Public Estrie, the Eastern Townships public health division, is hoping that voter turnout is high for the upcoming public consultation on water fluoridation in Richmond.
According to GĂ©nĂ©reux as many as 60 per cent of adults in the Eastern Townships are in favour of water fluoridation, based on a study conducted this summer, which leads her to believe that those standing in opposition to the program represent a vocal minority in the issue.
âWe have good reason to believe that there are lots of people in favour
Sherbrooke city councillor HĂ©lĂšne Dauphinais (Pin-Solitaire) is raising questions about the future incubator for innovative businesses planned for the former Marquette St. police headquarters, and is focusing on the numbers submitted by the Sherbrooke Innopole on the costs of the project.
Innopole appeared on Tuesday before the councilâs Committee of the Whole to seek financial assistance of $225,000. Dauphinais argues that the contribution of the City would actually amount to $600,000.
On her Facebook page, Dauphinais describes the cost estimation of $225,000 as âvery narrow.â
The long-anticipated demolition of the former youth detention centre Relais Saint-FranĂ§ois, originally scheduled for the end of this summer, will finally take place in early 2015. The centre was in the news earlier this week following the eruption of two separate arson fires within a 24-hour period.
Sherbrookeâs La Tribune is reporting that the owner of the land and buildings, Gestion ImmobiliĂšre Santi, plans to begin construction of its Place de la source project in 2015.
Talking to Jean-BenoĂźt Jubinville, you can hear the excitement in his voice. Bishopâsâ newly-appointed athletic director canât wait to get into post.
âStarting that job is a dream for me,â said Jubinville on Thursday, the day after The Record learned that Bishopâs had hired a new head of athletics. âUniversity varsity sport is the highest level possible; for anyone working in athletics this is the top of the line.â
The Champlain College football team will try and snap a two-game losing streak tonight when they play Notre Dame-de-Foy in a game that will determine first place in the Northeast Division as well as a first-round bye in the upcoming provincial Division 1 playoffs. On paper the Cougars are a better team, they lead the Division in points scored and points against but at times they have been their own worst enemy
(1942â2014). It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Duncan Lancelot Myers âLannyâ surrounded by loved ones on October 11, 2014.
Passed away peacefully after a brief illness, on Tuesday,Â October 14, 2014 at the Grace Christian Home, ÂHuntingville.
The Record has learned that Bishopâs University, who has been without an Athletic Director since Brian Brecklesâ departure in September, will name current CĂ©gep de Sherbrooke Athletic Director Jean-BenoĂźt Jubinville as their new head of athletics. An official announcement could be made as soon as today, with Jubinville reportedly expected to start at his new post on Nov. 3.
(1933-2014)Passed away peacefully with his family by his side, on October 13, 2014 at the age of 81