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Conference : the leisure a sociological point of view

Gilles Pronovost. The departments of human Sciences and Management and intervention in the leisure of the Cégep de Rivière-du-Loup invite the public to a lecture-discussion dealing with the leisure of a sociological point of view, given by Gilles Pronovost, professor, Department of studies in leisure, culture and tourism from the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. …

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Schools closed in the area of the Basques

– Photo: Andréanne Lebel For the second day in a row, the Commission scolaire du Fleuve-et-des-Lacs has suspended classes in schools of the region of the Basques for the day due to bad weather conditions. The schools affected by this measure are the school April the Saint-Jean-de-Dieu, Saint-Clément, Maison familiale rurale, Saint-Cyprien, Sainte-Rita, Sainte-Marie, the …

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Antoine Déry will be the next director general of the Commission scolaire de Kamouraska–Rivière-du-Loup

The board of Commissioners of the Commission scolaire de Kamouraska–Rivière-du-Loup has, at its meeting of adjournment of the April 4, proceeded to the commitment of mr. Antoine Déry as general manager. He will take office on 1st July next. Mr. Déry is director, deputy general director of the department of educational resources and director of …

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The corporation heritage Orchard Témiscouata carries a nice harvest

The members of the board of directors, from left to right : (rear) Peter Breton, Francine Caron and Claude Liadouze; and (front) Louise Labonté, Nadia Trudel and Anne-Sophie Renou. – Photo: Marilyn Labrecque The revitalization of the orchard is intended to be the starting point of a project much more ambitious. – Photo: Francine Caron …

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The SADC contribute to curb the exodus of young people

François-Xavier Gagnon of Lagagnonnière, manufacture of components of cabinets and furniture to order, Trois-Pistoles. The eight Companies’aide au développement des collectivités (SADC) du Bas-Saint-Laurent provide a positive assessment of the actions carried out during the past twenty years in order to curb the exodus of young people in the region. Since 1997, the SADC-bas-laurentian have …

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Several projects underway in Saint-Mathieu-de-Rioux

The development committee of Saint-Mathieu-de-Rioux has the wind in its sails and prepares a balance sheet strong stimulant of the last year. At its annual general meeting held on 28 march, seven directors were elected, plus two directors delegated by the municipality. This is Sylvie Brochu, president, Lucie Malenfant, vice-president, Ginette Rainville, secretary-treasurer, Marie-France Camirand, …

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Canada economic development provides a boost to four companies

David Lametti, Valerie Berger, Étienne Côté, and Francois Rossignol. – Photo: Mario Pelletier Bogs Berger of Saint-Modeste, Cotech/Xmetal L’isle-Verte, Verbois in Rivière-du-Loup and Machining F. R. of Saint-Antonin received a boost from economic Development Canada. On 6 April, the federal member of parliament David Lametti was with Berger to announce a repayable contribution of 4 …

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Melusine : the two fairies of the rue Lafontaine

Rachel Gagnon and Émilie Boucher, owners of Melusine. – Photo: Geneviève Desjardins After more than a decade of existence, the company louperivoise of creation of jewelry, Melusine, has taken up residence on the rue Lafontaine in Rivière-du-Loup on the 10th February last. A workshop-boutique is now open to all to make the discovery of handmade …

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The hemo-dialysis unit in operation this fall in Rivière-du-Loup

Patients who suffer from impairments in kidney in the region of Rivière-du-Loup will finally be able to receive hemodialysis in the vicinity of the house in a few months. The mp and minister Jean D’amour is confident that the unit will be operational in November next. Located at the Centre hospitalier regional du Grand-Portage, the …

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April : month of the awareness of Parkinson’s disease

For several thousands of Quebecers, the month of April is synonymous with the awareness month the Parkinson’s disease. In Quebec alone, over 25 000 people are living with Parkinson’s disease and with caregivers, more than 100 000 people are affected. Parkinson’s disease is the second neurodegenerative disease, the most common. In Parkinson’s Quebec, we believe …

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