Editorials

    • Moving day blues

      It’s been a hectic couple of weeks. Anyone who has moved and changed addresses…
 

IN THE ISSUE

  • CREECO’s annual golf tournament raises funds for Willie’s Place

    CREECO’s annual golf tournament raises funds for Willie’s Place

    July 10, 2015 at 9:08 pm

    While periodic rain throughout the day may have made the greens a bit slower, CREECO’s annual golf classic bested its goal in a benefit for Willie’s Place, the day centre for the homeless in Val-d’Or. According to CREECO President Jack Blacksmith, Willie’s Place was a timely choice as this year’s beneficiary since the new..

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    Aboriginal Day showcases First Nations culture to all

    July 10, 2015 at 8:54 pm

    Montreal’s Aboriginal Day began with a group of young people carrying painted figures with huge, oversized heads on their shoulders down Place d’Armes in Old Montreal. Swaneige Ber carried a giant figure whose face looked like the sun, with human features. She was one of a group of around eight youth who worked on the figures,..

  • A trip to Rockfest ends painfully for two Chisasibi residents

    A trip to Rockfest ends painfully for two Chisasibi residents

    July 10, 2015 at 8:36 pm

    When Gregory Louttit and his girlfriend Marjorie Herodier made the long drive to the Ottawa area for Amnesia Rockfest, they were hoping to hear some of the biggest names in music – Tenacious D, System Of A Down, Rob Zombie and Snoop Dogg. They did get to hear a couple of the groups they’d traveled so far for – The Offspring..

UPDATES

How one man is fighting the James Bay Highway’s pothole epidemic

How one man is fighting the James Bay Highway’s pothole epidemic

July 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Photos from James Bay Highway Road Conditions Group Waskaganish’s Ryan Erless is no stranger to the James Bay Highway (JBH)...

OBITUARIES

Construction veteran Bobby Drapeau dies in Nunavik plane crash

Construction veteran Bobby Drapeau dies in Nunavik plane crash

June 26, 2015 at 8:51 pm

Robert Jr. “Bobby” Drapeau was a man of action. The 48-year-old construction veteran with a quick laugh and quicker wit never..