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Quebec doesn't have a problem with Islamophobia, Premier Legault says - CBC NewsSaturday, March 02, 2019
Islamophobia - because Islamophobia isn't a problem in the province.Legault made the comments two days after the second anniversary of the Quebec City mosque attack, when the deputy premier, Geneviève Guilbault, said the government would look into the idea. "We looked at it. There won't be one. It's clear," Legault told reporters Thursday at a caucus meeting in Gatineau."I don't think there is Islamophobia in Quebec, so I don't see why there would be a day dedicated to Islamophobia." Later, Legault's team clarified his answer, saying there have been incidents in the past, but the problem is not widespread.The Coalition Avenir Québec government says it does not want to give the impression that Islamophobia is systemic in Quebec.Six Muslim men were shot and killed and five more were seriously injured in the attack on the mosque during prayers on Jan. 29, 2017.The idea of making the anniversary a day against Islamophobia has been put forward by Muslim groups, including the National Council of Canadian Muslims.The organization's executive director, Ihsaan Gardee, has said such a designation would help enhance public educ...
Francois Fiset, age 57, of Moores Hill - Country 103.9 WRBISaturday, March 02, 2019
Francois Fiset, age 57, of Moores Hill passed away on February 15, 2019. He was born on July 20, 1961 the son to the late Benoit and Suzanne (Bedard) Fiset in Quebec City, Quebec.Francois grew up in Quebec along with his brothers. In earlier years, he enjoyed playing hockey and skiing. He graduated high school, and then life would see him venture to the University of Cincinnati where he received degrees in Finance and Economics. After finishing college he began his career as a financial consultant. For over three decades he would run his business, Francois Fiset LLC, where his expertise would lend direction for financial security for numerous individuals.He enjoyed life and outdoor activities and welcomed visits from family and friends, entertaining them on the back deck by the pool. He was a long time member of the NRA and was a firearms instructor. Francois was a member of the Cincinnati Ski Club and this passion would see him travel numerous locations to ski. After receiving his Captain's license, he loved taking sailing trips in the Caribbean with close family and friends. He was kind hearted and loved taking in rescue dogs and providing...
Father Mark McDonald, 75, native of Watertown - WWNY TV 7Thursday, April 12, 2018
University for two years and began his studies to become a Missionary of the Sacred Heart (MSC) in 1961. He completed his philosophy studies in Quebec, Canada and graduated from Laval University in Quebec City in 1964. He completed his theological studies in Rome, Italy and graduated from the Angelicum Pontifical University in Rome in 1968. He was ordained a priest of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart on June 29, 1968 in Watertown by Bishop Thomas Donnellan.After ordinaton, Father McDonald taught at the Sacred Heart Preparatory Seminary and Immaculate Heart Central High School (IHC), both in Watertown. In 1972, he became Vice Principal at IHC. In 1976, he became Director of the MSC Retreat and Renewal Center in Shelby, Ohio. In 1983, he became Formation Director for the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart in Bogota, Colombia and in 1985 became Sectional Superior of the MSCs in Colombia.In 1991, Father McDonald was elected Provincial of the MSCs in the United States headquartered in Aurora, Illinois. In 1997, he became Pastor of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart parish in Watertown. In 1999, he became Director of Cor Novum (the MSC retreat and renewal center in Issoudun, France). From 2005 to 2017, he was Superior General of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart worldwide located in Rome, Italy. Father McDonald became semi-retired in 2018 and was residing at the Sacred Heart Villa in Center Valley, Pennsylvania.Father McDonald is survived by his sister Mary (Ted) Mascott of Naples, Florida and sister Sally (John) Sheinman of Rothersthorpe, Northampt...
A list of terrorist incidents and attacks in Canada - National PostThursday, 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.
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Cornwall and Area Death Notices - Cornwall Seaway NewsThursday, April 12, 2018
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. Zotique, Que., Lucille Dupras-Poissant (Ron) of Green Valley, Ont., and Huguette Lussier (Claude) of Chateauguay, Que. Dear daughter of the late Arthur and Jeanne Dufort (nee Deschamps). A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of the Munro & Morris Funeral Homes Ltd., 114 Main St. South, Alexandria on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 11 am. As expressions of sympathy Memorial Donations to the Lung Association of Ontario would be appreciated by the family. As a Memorial to Monique a tree will be planted in a Memory Woods. www.munromorris.comROSE, Marguerite - At the Cornwall Community Hospital, on Thursday March 22, 2018. Marguerite Rose of Cornwall; age 68 years. Marguerite was a devoted educator for over 25 years as both a teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Principal for the CSDCEO. Loving mother of David Rose (Sylvie Quenneville). Cherished grandmother “Mamie” of Samuel Rose. Dear sister of Gérard Rose (Carol Ferguson) and Simone Rose-Oliver (John Oliver). Predeceased by her parents Gérard Rose and Yvette Sauvé, her brother Maurice and sister Madeleine. Dear companion of many years to the late Robert C. Grant. She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews, the Grant Family, and many friends and former students. The Family will be in attendance at LAHAIE & SULLIVAN CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, WEST BRANCH, 20 Seventh Street West, (613-932-8482) on Tuesday April 3, 2018 from 7 pm to 9 pm and from 9 am until time of Service on Wednesday. A Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday April 4, 2018 in Saint Félix de Valois Church, 620 Glengarry Blvd, Cornwall, ON at 11am. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the Cornwall Community Hospital, the Ottawa Hospital or the Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolences may be left at www.lahaiesullivan.ca The family wishes to express its appreciation to the dedicated people at the Cornwall Community Hospital, Ottawa Hospital campuses and Heart Institute, especially the individuals in the Dialysis Units. “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” W. Churchill …Marguerite made a beautiful life. Messages of condolences may be left at www.lahaiesullivan.caGRAHAM, Norman John – At the Cornwall Community Hospital on March 27, 2018; age 81 years. Beloved father of John Norman Graham and Valerie Patricia Graham (Susan). Cherished grandfather of Ryan Lafave, Corey Graham, Brett Graham and Britney Graham. Norman will be greatly missed by many family and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held at LAHAIE & SULLIVAN CORNWALL FUNERAL HOMES, West Branch, 20 Seventh Street West (613-932-8482) from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, April 5, 2018. As expressions of sympathy, Memorial Donations to the Legion Branch 297 Poppy Fund would be appreciated by the family. Messages of condolences may be left at www.lahaiesullivan.caSAWINSKI, Norman - at Glen Stor Dun Lodge on Friday, March 23, 2018. Norman Sawinski of Cornwall. Beloved husband of Norma Sawinski (nee Pyke). Loving father of Lynn Sawinski of Cornwall and Sherri Sawinski-Forgues (Daniel) of Ottawa. Proud grandfather of Brennan, Kaelan and Kieran. Dear brother of Rogene Boileau of Syracuse and Camille Norton (Morley) of Oshawa. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Dear son of the late Jacob Sawinski and the...
Hundreds of Hells Angels expected for murdered biker’s Woodbridge funeral as police search for suspect with lengthy record - Toronto StarWednesday, 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...
James Shea remembered as 'fervent advocate' for education, language rights - Montreal GazetteWednesday, March 27, 2019
A fervent advocate for Quebec's English-speaking community and an impassioned proponent of bilingualism.'
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...
Dozens of bikers attend funeral for Hells Angels member gunned down in Peel - Yahoo News CanadaWednesday, 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 ...