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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 4, 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?)...

Family calls for action against bullying in wake of Longueuil teen's death -

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Proulx declined to comment on the specifics of the case.Simon Dufour (left) is seen here as a young boy with his father Martin Dufour.(Submitted by Martin Dufour)The Quebec Association for Suicide Prevention called for caution before associating bullying too quickly with suicide, since there is often not just one cause, but a combination of factors behind such deaths.But Simon's family said he was tormented by bullying. Longueuil police confirmed its investigation into his death has expanded to include the high school he attended. Investigators met with school staff earlier this week.The Criminal Code includes articles for cases of verbal abuse, such as harassment.Where to get helpKids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 (phone), live chat counselling at www.kidshelpphone.caCanadian Association for Suicide Prevention: Find a 24-hour crisis centreFor parents of children who are the targets of bullying, the Mental Health Commisssion of Canada offers advice here.If you're worried someone you know may be at risk of suicide, you should talk to them, says the Canadian Association of Suicide Prevention. Here are some warning signs: Suicidal thoughts.Substance abuse.Purposelessness.Anxiety.Feeling trapped.Hopelessness and helplessness.Withdrawal.Anger.Recklessness.Mood changes.Let's block ads! (Why?)...

A list of terrorist incidents and attacks in Canada - National Post

Thursday, April 12, 2018

She is set to undergo a court-ordered mental health assessment.Jan. 29, 2017: Six men were killed and others injured after a shooting at a Quebec City mosque. Alexandre Bissonnette, 27, is facing six counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder using a restricted firearm. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard both called the shooting a terrorist attack.Aug. 10, 2016: Police shoot and kill terror suspect Aaron Driver in Strathroy, Ont., after he made a video that suggested he was planning to detonate a homemade bomb in a Canadian city during morning or afternoon rush hour. Driver detonated an explosive device in a taxi cab before police killed him.Oct. 22, 2014: Parliament Hill security and police shoot and kill Michael Zehaf-Bibeau after he killed Canadian soldier Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at the National War Memorial and then stormed the Parliament Buildings.Oct. 20, 2014: Quebec police shoot and kill Martin Couture-Rouleau after he threatens an officer with a knife. Couture-Rouleau was wanted for running down warrant officer Patrice Vincent and another soldier in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Vincent died of his injuries. Aubrey de Grey thinks the first humans who will live to 1,000 already walk among us. But is postponing death a good thing? Tech folks are a little antsy about the whole death thing. They're putting money behind DNA 'hacking,' organ printing and tiny robots that might kill what ails you Robots and asteroids are likely threats, but we'll probably be wiped out by good, old-fashioned disease Amortized over time, it's a small price to pay for the hoped for results — the reversal of aging. And transfusions are already bestowing Methuselah-like effects L...

Cornwall and Area Death Notices - Cornwall Seaway News

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Faith Marie Mill, in December 1954. Returning to Canada from Europe in 1954 he served in the Overseas Ferry Unit, flying small single-engined fighters across the Atlantic to Europe from Longeueil, Quebec. Postings through the late 50s and early 60s saw him training the RCAF’s (and NATO’s) growing cadre of pilots in Portage la Prairie, Saskatoon and Gimli. His experience with accident investigation within the Flight Safety Directorate in Ottawa from 1965-68 helped initiate safety procedures that dramatically brought down the accident rate amongst new jet pilots. After a year’s study in Staff College in Kingston and operational training in Chatham and Cold Lake, Bruce Burgess returned to Europe, commanding 441 and 439 reconnaissance squadrons flying CF-104s in Germany and studying with the Royal Air Force Warfare College at RAF Manby in 1972. Returning to the Air Requirements Directorate in Ottawa from 1973-77, he helped shepherd the acquisition of the next generation of CF-18 (hornet) fighter aircraft. Highlights of his later career include Base Commander at CFB Comox (1977-80), Defense Attache in London (1980-82), Chief of Staff Air Force Operations, Winnipeg (1982-84) and Deputy Chief of Staff of Operations at Aerospace Defense Command in Colorado Springs (1984-87). He was awarded the Order of Military Merit in 1984, supplementing his earlier Special Service Medal (NATO-OTAN) and Canadian Decoration. He retired with Faith to Lancaster, Ontario in 1987. Bruce Burgess was a citizen airman who lived life with integrity, humility, humour, a strong sense of responsibility and a profound commitment to Canada. The warmth of his personality, his dedication to duty, his courage and his charm enriched us all. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday April 7, 2018 at St. Andrew’s and Knox Church, 21102 Concession Road 2, S. Glengarry, Bainsville, Ontario. The family will receive visitors on Friday April 6, 2018 from 2 to 4 p.m., and from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Munro & Morris Funeral Home, 46 Oak Street, Lancaster (613-347-3629).  www.munromorris.comDORAIS, Monique (Dufort) - At the Glengarry Memorial Hospital, Alexandria on Monday, March 26, 2018. Monique Dorais (nee Dufort) of Alexandria; age 75 years. Beloved wife of the late Ernest Dorais. Loving mother of Denis Patenaude (Karen Boire) of Beachburg. Cherished grandmother of Roxane and Francis Patenaude, and greatgrandmother of Maïlie Issa. Dear sister of Romeo Dufort (Camille) of Quebec City, Bernard Dufort of Lachine, Que., Jean-Guy Dufort (Madeleine) of Victoriaville, Que., Jacques Dufort (Nicole) of St. Zot...