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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Collision in L’isle-Verte

– Photo: Marc-Antoine Paquin – Photo: Marc-Antoine Paquin – Photo: Marc-Antoine Paquin – Photo: Marc-Antoine Paquin – Photo: Marc-Antoine Paquin A collision involving a tanker truck and an SUV pulling a trailer occurred at around 15: 45 at km 537 highway 20 in L’isle-Verte on April 5. Fortunately, despite the violence of the impact, the …

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Arrested in Saint-Antonin for assault against a police officer

– Photo: archives, François Drouin

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A delivery truck ends up in the ditch at Saint-Alexandre-de-Kamouraska

– Photo: Andréanne Lebel – Photo: Andréanne Lebel – Photo: Andréanne Lebel A delivery truck was in an unfortunate position on the road 289 north to Saint-Alexandre-de-Kamouraska, near the intersection with the rang St-Gérard on April 6 in the afternoon. A team of tugs went to the site in order to exit the vehicle, which …

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Energy drinks : Yes ? Not ? May-be ?

Sobriety of Canada, community-based organization prevention of problems related to the consumption of alcohol, drugs, and other drugs, holds its annual campaign of information, from 8 to 14 April 2018. For the occasion, two brochures produced in previous years have been updated and reprinted. The first is titled “energy drinks : Yes ? Not ? …

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La Coop fédérée welcomes the new policy bio-food

La Coop fédérée welcomes the new policy bio-food of the government of Québec, unveiled today by the minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Laurent Lessard. “In terms of the vision and strategic objectives, the political bio-food reflects a concern to work with the community to meet the challenges of the bio-food sector ; the challenges …

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Prevent psychological distress in young people

The Foundation’s Young people in Mind will visit over the next two weeks of the secondary schools of the region, to raise awareness of youth depression. Facilitators of the program in Solidarity for mental health will stop including in Trois-Pistoles, Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, Dégelis and Rivière-du-Loup. Four facilitators will encounter the students of the 3rd, 4th, and …

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Collision on the rue Témiscouata

– Photo: Marc-Antoine Paquin – Photo: Marc-Antoine Paquin – Photo: Marc-Antoine Paquin A collision between a car and a car-type SUV is occurred, this Friday, April 6, at the end of the day, on the rue Témiscouata Rivière-du-Loup. Fortunately, no one was seriously injured. For a reason that has not been confirmed, the SUV was …

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