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188 Rue Principale
Grenville, QC J7C 5N2
(819) 242-2113

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Students, colleagues mourn John Abbott professor Sylvain Duguay -

Friday, February 17, 2017

Highway 50.Sylvain Duguay, 42, taught in the humanities department at John Abbott College.According to the Sûreté du Québec, Duguay lost control of his vehicle on the stretch of highway near Grenville-sur-la-Rouge Sunday morning."He was a very kind, gentle man," said Matthew Hays, a friend and colleague of Duguay's. Duguay was described as a dedicated teacher and film buff. (Facebook)Hays, who teaches film at Marianopolis College and Concordia University, told CBC radio One's Homerun that Duguay's death is a "very big loss for the film community in Montreal."Duguay completed his PhD at Concordia, where he also worked as an administrative assistant, focusing on film and representations of gender and sexuality.Hays described Duguay as being a "patient and gentle" teacher who was very dedicated to his students."He really brought that passion to the classroom."Having known Duguay for 12 years, Hays said it was a shock to hear news of his sudden death."I think people are just at a loss. It seems so terribly unfair."Duguay was the long-time partner of Quebec artist and director Victor Pilon. They had been together for almost 20 years.'One of the best teachers I ever had'Students have begun posting anonymous messages of condolence on Duguay's RateMyTeachers website pro...

Élisabeth Brosda, Elsa Loiseau killed in head-on west Quebec crash -

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Kinesiology program at Laval University — has left a great void. Two women are dead after a two-vehicle collision Saturday morning on Highway 50 near Grenville, Que. (Denis Babin/CBC) "She was the most positive person I knew. She touched so many people. She was, simply, a wonderful person," she said in French. Loiseau was traveling westbound on Highway 50 near Grenville, Que., when she veered into oncoming traffic, crashing into an eastbound vehicle, according to the Sûreté du Québec.  Loiseau — and Brosda who was driving the eastbound vehicle — died of their injuries. A 20-year-old man, who was a passenger in the vehicle with Brosda, was taken to hospital but has since been released. Brosda, known for her love of horses, was on her way to an equestrian competition at the time of the crash, according to a recent Facebook post. Police, with the help of the coroner, are investigating whether fatigue or distraction played a role in the crash. Let's block ads! (Why?)...

Wynne adviser steps down after OPP charges related to Sudbury byelection - Toronto Star

Friday, November 04, 2016

December 2014.Progressive Conservatives also asked Wynne if she was involved.“When did she authorize and when did she know about the offer to Andrew Olivier?” said Tory MPP Steve Clark (Leeds-Grenville).“The premier may have escaped charges, herself, but her hands aren’t clean.”Police began probing the possible violations after Olivier, who records conversations on his iPad or smartphone because he cannot take notes, made public the conversations on Facebook.In one recording, Lougheed said: “The premier wants to talk. They would like to present you options in terms of appointments, jobs, whatever, that you and her and Pat Sorbara could talk about.”Later, Sorbara told Olivier: “We should have the broader discussion about what is it that you’d be most interested in doing … whether it’s a full-time or part-time job in a (constituency) office, whether it is appointments, supports or commissions …”In April, the OPP and prosecutors stayed one count of unlawfully influencing or negotiating appointments and another of counselling an offence not committed against Lougheed.Let's block ads! (Why?)...

Hundreds of Hells Angels expected for murdered biker’s Woodbridge funeral as police search for suspect with lengthy record - Toronto Star

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Star.Hells Angels' biker Michael (Diaz) Deabaitua-Schulde, 32, who was gunned down in Mississauga on Monday. (GoFundMe)A Quebec man with Hells Angels ties is already in custody on first-degree murder charges and police have issued a Canada-wide first-degree murder warrant for another Montreal man who has a history of weapons possession, fraud and possession of false documents, and is awaiting trial for allegedly intimidating someone connected to the court system.The funeral of Deabaitua-Schulde, a father of two, is set for Saturday, March 23 at the Vescio Funeral Home in Woodbridge, according to the funeral home’s website. A GoFundMe page has also been set up in Deabaitua-Schulde’s name.“God called Michael on Monday March 11, 2019, at the age of 32,” his online obituary begins. “He will be forever missed by his loving spouse, Ashley and his children … He will be held dear in the hearts of his family, relatives, and many friends.”Article Continued BelowAs his funeral is being planned, police continue to hunt for Montreal fugitive Joseph Pallotta, 38.Deabaitua-Schulde was shot dead shortly before noon on Monday outside a gym in Mississauga at 700 Dundas St. E., near Cawthra Road.Peel Regional Police chief Chris McCord said that Deabaitua-Schulde was the victim of a targeted attack.Pallotta is considered armed and dangerous.Peel Regional Police announced...

Dozens of bikers attend funeral for Hells Angels member gunned down in Peel - Yahoo News Canada

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Saturday afternoon for the funeral of a Hells Angels motorcycle gang member shot to death in Mississauga earlier this month.Motorcycle club members from across Ontario and as far away as Quebec and British Columbia attended a service for Michael Deabaitua-Schulde at the Vescio Funeral Home in Woodbridge.Deabaitua-Schulde, 32, was described by police as a "well-entrenched" member of the notorious motorcycle gang's Niagara chapter. He was gunned down in the parking lot of HUF Boxing Gym on March 11, in what investigators called a targeted hit.Police have arrested four men from Montreal in connection with the daylight slaying.View photosPaul Smith/CBCMoreMany Hells Angels, along with members of allied outlaw motorcycle clubs - commonly called "support clubs" - were seen milling about outside the funeral home before the service began. There was also a heavy police presence, with officers from the OPP and York keeping a close eye on those in attendance.Funerals for club members often offer police a rare opportunity to keep tabs on the who's who of the biker underworld.The Hells Angels have hundreds of members in Canada. The gang first moved into Ontario in 2000, after they emerged victorious ...

James Shea remembered as 'fervent advocate' for education, language rights - Montreal Gazette

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

A fervent advocate for Quebec's English-speaking community and an impassioned proponent of bilingualism.' James Shea James Shea of Aylmer, an educator and minority language rights advocate, died on Saturday. He was 76.Chairman of the Western Quebec School Board and retired superintendent of the Ottawa Catholic School Board, Shea was also the former president of the Quebec Communities Group Network (QCGN) and immediate past president of the Regional Association of West Quebecers. In a communiqué issued Monday, current QCGN president Geoffrey Chambers described Shea as "a fervent advocate for Quebec's English-speaking community and an impassioned proponent of bilingualism," adding he was "serving at the helm when QCGN successfully advocated for increased support from the federal government's Official Languages strategy as well as recognition from the provincial government that f...