Just between us - Brenda O'Farrell

If you’re looking for a great summer outing, take your bike along the Soulanges Canal

There are many perks to living in the Off-Island region. If you’re a cyclist, one that stands out is the bike path along the Soulanges Canal. It’s a 34-kilometre stretch of pavement that runs on the south side of the canal, from Pointe-des-Cascades in the east to Les Coteaux in the west. Tucked away from...
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Is there a connection to Rona moving and a Rue du Boisé road extension in Ile Perrot?

“Uneasy, worried, and disappointed” are just a few of the words used to describe the sentiment of residents of Ile Perrot and Notre-Dame-de-l’Ile-Perrot when I recently asked how they feel about losing their only renovation and hardware store. A storefront banner remains prominently displayed announcing an impending move of the Ile-Perrot Rona outlet by summer...
Just between us - Brenda O'Farrell

Plans for a town square in St-Lazare is an exciting and inspired idea

St-Lazare elected officials are seizing a wonderful opportunity. The town, which has witnessed a phenomenal growth in population in the last two decades, is starting the process of re-envisioning its downtown core. The council has held public consultations and is looking to create a town square, a hub in the municipality’s central commercial core, that...