Express_2015_03_20

"$56"- * 5 r  /&84

OPSEU still trying to negotiate

Rural infrastructure fun- ding approvals Three communities in the Five Counties region will each receive funding aid from the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF) for one of their infrastructure improvement projects. The City of Clarence-Rockland will receive up to $1.26 million in OCIF funding for replace- ment work on the Bearbrook Bridge on Bouvier Road. Hawkesbury is approved for OCIF funds up to a limit of $1,793,396 for replacement work on water, sanitary sewer, and stormwater mains to help reduce the chance of sewer overflows. The City of Cornwall will receive up to $2 million in OCIF funding for impro- vements on its water distribution network. – Gregg Chamberlain St-Amour joins SNC exec Mayor François St-Amour of The Nation Municipa- lity will be vice-chairman this year on the South Nation Conservation Authority (SNC) executive. St-Amour’s appointment was declared without contest during the SNC board’s Feb. 19 regular meeting. Doug Thompson is the new SNC chair- man, taking over from Bill Smirle, who steps down this year and assumes the post of past-chairman. Thompson outlined the goals for the SNC during the coming year as continuing strong representa- tion with the provincial umbrella group, Conser- vation Ontario, and maintaining close contact with local municipal councils and other agencies within the South Nation River watershed. – Gregg Chamberlain

DIANE HUNTER diane.hunter@eap.on.ca

The members of Ontario Public Service Employment Union (OPSEU) local 426 held an information picket in front of the L’Orignal courthouse on Friday, March 13, at noon, to denounce the contract offer presented by the government of Ontario at the negotiation table. OPSEU is negotiating the renewal of the Ontario public service collective agreement, which expired on December 31, 2014. “We are out here today to educate the public about issues we are facing,” saidDave Lundy, regional VP for OPSEU. “We believe the government wants to privatize public services. They have wasted $ 8.2 billion on public private partnerships. Our people who live and work in Ontario can do the job better, cheaper and faster than any other corporation.” Lundy said the OPSEU has been operating on a zero percent increase for the last two years and the Wynne government has demanded they sign on for another four years at zero per cent. “Our public service is the most cost effective in Canada,” said Lundy. “WhenMike Harris came into office there were 67,000 public servants. Now there are only 35,000 of us left. Our job increases year after year, but our income does not.” Fairness “We are now negotiating. It will be a very long process,” said Mario Decarie from the

Members of the Ontario Public Service Employment Union (OPSEU) were out in full force in front of the L’Orignal courthouse March 13, to denounce the contract offer presented by the government of Ontario and to give information to passers-by. The larger than life size puppet of Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne was a big hit.

Ministry of Community and Social Services. “There are over 12,000 positions that need to be negotiated one by one.” “All we are hoping to do is negotiate a fair and reasonable settlement,” Lundy said. “This government has demonstrated

no intention thus far in doing anything but seeming to want to force a strike. Our bargaining team is ready and willing to bargain and negotiate an effective and fair contract.”

WWW.LAPLANTECHEV.COM

CHEVROLET BUICK GMC CADILLAC CHEVROLET BUI K GMC

2013 CHEVROLET SONIC LS

2014 GMC TERRAIN SLE

20015 GMC SAVANA 3500

2014 CADILLAC XTS AWD

STK #H0158

STK #H0162

STK #H0160

Auto., AWD 4cyl.

Auto., hatchback A/C

Auto., A/C, 6.0L,

Auto., 3.6L

$ 45.83 PER WEEK FOR 84 MONTHS @ 5.99% 25,102 km

91,41 $ PAR SEMAINE POUR 84 MOIS @ 5.99% 19 435 km

7,800 km

18 763 km

$ 11,998

23 998 $

2014 GMC ACADIA SLE2 AWD $ 33,998 $ 129.39 PER WEEK FOR 84 MONTHS @ 5.99% PLUS TAX

40 879 $ 154,98 $ PAR SEMAINE POUR 84 MOIS @ 5.99% PLUS TAXE 2011 CHEVROLET CRUZE LT

PLUS TAX

PLUS TAXE

2014 CHEVROLET EQUINOX LT

2014 CHEVROLET IMPALA LT

STK #H0155

STK #H0143

STK #H0154

STK #H0157A

Auto., 1,4L, turbo

Auto., 3,6L

AWD, Auto., 2.4L

Auto., 3,6L.

19,118 km

24 320 km

12,493 km

138 802 km

$ 23,598 $ 89.88 PER WEEK FOR 84 MONTHS @ 5.99% PLUS TAX

23 590 $ 89,69 $ PAR SEMAINE POUR 84 MOIS @ 5.99% PLUS TAXE

$ 32,787 $ 124.79 PER WEEK FOR 84 MONTHS @ 5.99% PLUS TAX 2013 HYUNDAI ELANTRA LTD

2014 BUICK ENCORE CXL 10 798 $ 46,72 $ PAR SEMAINE POUR 72 MOIS @ 5.99% PLUS TAXE

2014 CADILLAC ATS AWD

2014 GMC SAVANA

STK #H0148

STK #H0136

STK #932A 34,245 km Auto., 1,8L Sunroof, Nav.

STK #H0150 Auto., AWD, cuir, silver, 1.4L

Auto., 4.8L Fourgonette

20,488 km Auto., luxury, full equipped

10 699 km

20,488 km

$ 32,479 $ 123.62 PER WEEK FOR 84 MONTHS @ 5.99% PLUS TAX

27 498 $ 104,70 $ PAR SEMAINE POUR 84 MOIS @ 5.99% PLUS TAXE

$ 16,598 $ 63.30 PER WEEK FOR 84 MONTHS @ 5.99% PLUS TAX

27 395 $

SERVICE ET PIÈCES : Lundiàvendredi :8hà17h Samedi :8hà12h 104,31 $ PAR SEMAINE POUR 84 MOIS @ 5.99%

PLUS TAXE

VENTES : Lundià jeudi :8h30à20h Vendredi :8h30à18h •Samedi :9hà16h

HAWKESBURY • 613-632-2764 640 Main ouest, Hawkesbury, ON

WWW.LAPLANTECHEV.COM

Gilles Meloche

Marc-André Duplessis

Guy Clermont

Sylvain Villeneuve

Irène Bender

Vicky Villeneuve

Erin Plasse

Les paiements incluent la taxe et les frais d’aministration. Prix comptant + taxes, inclus frais d’aministration. Exemple pour un emprunt de 10 000 $ financé @ 5,99 %, le coût d’emprunt est de 1918,18 $ et l’obligation totale est de 11 918,18 $. Détails chez le concessionnaire.

Made with <A HREF="https://flippingbook.com/online-annual-report" TITLE="Learn about FlippingBook for Annual Reports">FlippingBook</A> Annual report