smoked meat, bass and eggs.
motorists have also learned, offers a
Agriculture in all its forms continues to
spectacular view of the Rouge as it plunges
into the Ottawa River near Calumet.
The number of pot seizures confirms that
The day the latest 14-kilometre stretch
the regioncontinues tobeahot spot for illicit
was opened to public traffic, throngs of
people were out lollygagging and gawking
As far as we know, there are no plans for
on the bridge. The Sûreté du Québec had to
a weed festival in the works, but then, it
issueapress release toremindmotorists that
could have already taken place and nobody
it is illegal to stop on an autoroute unless it
rememberswhat happened.Now, again,we
The learning process
is for an emergency.
must reiterate that pot cultivation is illegal,
Imagine the crowds of sightseers who
and is a subject that cannot be treated lightly.
will converge on the area when the leaves
On a more serious note, we learned that
begin to change colour.
Well, now that the kids are back in
some people need to be pet trained. Do not
Area roads have been well travelled by
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school and fall is on thehorizon, let us look
throwpets into the South Nation River. The
celebrities of all sorts over the last fewyears.
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back on how we spent our summer.
conservation authority had to issue that
Rick Hansen rolled through our area in
reached by telephone at: 1-877-352-4497, by
Life is just one long learning process,
message after finding non-native snail and
his wheelchair 25 years ago as part of his
email at: email@example.com, as well as
turtle species in the basin.The agency finds
Man InMotion tour. He started out alone in
a online chat via the organizations website.
For example, we have learned that we
tires, dead cows, TVsets andeven cars in the
Newfoundland a quarter century ago and
Ona less seriousnote, it seems thatweare
can grow accustomed to earth tremors,
river. But recently staff have come across
gained momentum as he approached this
close to covering all food groups with our
which, surprisingly, we frequently
other finds, suchascreatures that apparently
district. This time around, he has started his
expanding line-up of area festivals.
were dumped by owners who no longer
cross-Canada tour in good company. When
The menu includes La Foire gourmande,
Again this summer, we learned that we
wanted to care for them.The problem is that
the trek winds up, no less than 7,000
the Festival of Flavours, Oktoberfests, and
cannot predict what Mother Nature will
non-native species can carry diseases to
Difference Makers will have taken part.
food-specific festivities, such as feasts
do. She tends to go to extremes. Lightning
native species while they compete for food
Speaking of a difference maker, Jack
celebrating curds, baked beans and hops.
has been wicked, and wonderful, this
Layton obviously moved many, including
Ducks are in the limelight during the annual
summer. Bolts can make you leap out of
One river that has been getting a lot of
those who did not vote for him.
Festival du canard et de la plume in St-
your hammock and can be lethal. Sadly, a
attention lately has been the Rouge, where a
Hisopen letter toCanadians, urgingus to
fatal accident at an Alfred-Plantagenet
new bridge has finally been opened as part
be loving andoptimistic, went viral andwill
Fortunately, there are still many other
camping area underlined that fact.
of the Autoroute 50 extension.
continue to be a source of inspiration. We
links in the food chain that have yet to be
Bouts of bone-dry weather have been
Wehave learnedthat thespanis74meters
learned once again that we can never
properly fêted – poutine, corn, scalloped
great for crops, gardens and outdoor
high and 378 meters long and, as many
underestimate the power of hope.
potatoes, milk, berries, soya beans, pork,
We learned this summer that people
still love parades, country fairs, and
We learned that people are fascinated
by crime and punishment.
La dernière pendaison, a play based on
the last hanging at the L’Orignal Jail, was
For thosewhohavehadachance tostop
and smell the roses, we have learned the
heat has been great for this special
And if youhada chance todipapaddle,
a fishing line or a toe into a river or a lake
this summer, you have learned that the
dance of sunbeams on clear water can
rapidly dissipate any cares a person may
Speaking of concerns, we have been
asked to pass along this message.
“Bullying is a very complex issue and
charities suchasBullyingCanadaare there
to help and support you when dealing
with the issue of bullying,” said Rob
Frenette, an executive director of
BullyingCanada. “Going back to school is
a very difficult time. You have to get back
into that routine and if you’re dealing
with bullying, itwill becomeanevenmore
stressful time,” added Katie Neu, also an
executive directors with the organization.
BullyingCanada provides confidential,
free support, information and resources
on dealing with the issue of bullying via a
24/7 support line, online chat, email and
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