“Celebrate Your Heritage” for Family Literacy Day

“Celebrate Your Heritage” for Family Literacy Day

By Juliette Welch Local Journalism Initiative Across Canada, Jan. 27 is Family Literacy Day, an annual event designed to encourage family literacy-related activities. Poor literacy skills affect up to 48 per cent of Canadians, according to ABC Life Literacy Canada, with 17 per cent functioning…

Georgeville Theatre Troupe prepares for “rollicking” comedic comeback

Georgeville Theatre Troupe prepares for “rollicking” comedic comeback

By Lawrence Belanger Local Journalism Initiative   The Georgeville Theatre Troupe, a local community theatre group based out of Georgeville, is preparing to put on its first production since 2019. Marcia Kash and Douglas E. Hughes’ comedy Jack of Diamonds is set to run at the Murray…



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Sherbrooke judo athlete wins second gold medal of the season

Sherbrooke judo athlete wins second gold medal of the season

Liana Bélanger, a student at the To Haku Kan de Sherbrooke Judo Club, took home the gold medal in the U18 women’s -48 kg category at the Quebec Open in Montreal last weekend. It was just the second competition of the season on the Canadian Judo Circuit. The Quebec Open is one of the most difficult…