November 25th, 2013
At the first council meeting of Brome Lakeâs new council held Nov. 18 at Centre Lac-Brome, Mayor Richard Burcombe promised, in part, âexcellent communicationâ and âtransparency in everything we do as members of council.â
Burcombe added: âTogether we can create a positive community for all our citizens and visitors.â
The mayorâs opening remarks were met with warm applause from most of the some 100 in attendance.
The portfolios of the seven-member council were unveiled.
1947-2013. Passed away at C.S.S.S MemphrĂ©magog, QC, on Sunday, ÂNovember 17, 2013,in his 66th year.
The East Angus Cascadesâ paper mill could be sold to its 150 unionized employees if an offer from the company is accepted, the local union president has confirmed.
In an interview with 107.7 FM, Ăric HuppĂ©, said that his organization is assessing the profitability of the offer, which would see the facility sold for the value of its stock and accounts receivable.
âWeâve called in a CSN accountant to deal with the numbers. We should be getting a report from that body, and then we can decide if we want to go further in the process,â he said.
The Montreal-based dance company Cas Public will be performing their most recent production, Gold, At Centennial Theatre this coming tomorrow night (Tuesday) at 7 p.m. Designed for audiences aged four and over, Gold will be the sixth instalment in the dance companyâs youth series since they first tried the approach in the year 2000. The show revisits Glenn Gouldâs 1987 recording of the Goldberg Variations by Johann Sebastian Bach.
âItâs a show for all audiences,â said HĂ©lĂšne Blackburn, founder of Cas Public, âwe said for four years and up, but itâs really for children and adults.â
The Lennoxville community came together in a tremendous show of support for victims of the recent typhoon in the Philippines. A fundraiser was held at the Golden Lion Pub in Lennoxville Sunday and funds were raised through food sales and a silent auction.
Joana Castillo-Baldos, a Filipino, who is the chef at the Lion, prepared the food, with the help of the local Filipino community. âIt has been very busy,â said Castillo-Baldos, who was grateful for the impressive turnout. She was also taken aback by the generosity of the owners of the Lion. âThey came up with the initial idea,â she said.
When Jordan Heather arrived on the Bishopâs campus five years ago he had to endure the reality that first-year quarterbacks rarely see action. Playing behind Jess Andrews, Jordan tossed just 31 passes during the 2009 and 2010 RSEQ seasons. Despite the inactivity the New Brunswick native never questioned his ability or the fact his time would come.
Passed away at the CHUS Fleurimont on Wednesday, November 20 at the age of 82.
Passed away in Sherbrooke on November 18, 2013 at the age of 84 years.
Passed away, surrounded by her family at the C.H.U.S. Fleurimont, November 16, 2013 at the age of 92, Marguerite (Mignault) Richard, residing in Sherbrooke (formerly from North Hatley).
Sherbrooke MP Pierre-Luc Dusseault welcomed forty âfuture constituentsâ to Parliament Hill Wednesday, for a lesson on the function of the institution and a visit with Leader of the Opposition and NDP leader Thomas Mulcair and the Opposition critic on Citizenship and Immigration, Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe. âIt was a great pleasure to welcome my future constituents during their Ottawa visit,â Dusseault told the group, composed of new Canadians with âpermanent residentâ status.