Trimmer BIA withstands

Concrete action


another challenge

After being rejected in Champlain

In June, a trimmer Hawkesbury

The clean energy economy continues

Township, Eastern Ontario Ready Mix has

Downtown Business Improvement Area

to expand in Glengarry Prescott Russell,

moved a step closer to setting up a new

(BIA) Commission survived another

where more new power-generating

preparedcement operationinHawkesbury.

challenge at the annual meeting of the

operations received the green light in

In the spring, Hawkesbury council

organization whose future has been in


approved a zoning by-law amendment

doubt since last fall.

“These projects will create good jobs in

sought by the company which wants to

Cutting its budget and members’ fees by

our community, providepower forhomes

establish its plant on about 28 acres of vacant

about 50 per cent, the current board was re-

andbusinesses andcleanup the air for our

land situated north of County Road 17,

elected by acclamation, but not beforemany

children andgrandchildren. Thiswill also

immediately west of the 17-McGill Street

of the 16 members present criticized the

ensure Ontario continues to be a North

intersection and southeast of a residential

organization for about two hours.

American leader in the clean energy

area. The site is located east of the property at

economy,” said Glengarry-Prescott-

County Roads 17 and 4 where the company

Russell M.P.P. Jean-Marc Lalonde.

had attempted to start an operation last year.

The biggest

Ontario has the third-largest solar

That plan was stalled when residents


mounted a campaign against the

and New Jersey.

development, arguing that thenoiseanddust

fromthe businesswouldhave a “disastrous”

thing since

impact on them.

Monique Leduc 613 679-2801 “LET 28 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE WORK FOR YOU!” Sales repres ntative

Walmart to replace

the 417

Zellers in Hawkesbury

The much-discussed expansion of the

The Walmart banner will be flying in

Hawkesbury and District General

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Hawkesbury before the end of 2012 after

Hospital is advancing on paper as

the retail giant made a deal with a


competitor, Target, to acquire the Zellers

If all goes as planned, construction of

store in town.

the $98million additionwill begin in 2013.


It has been described as the biggest

1994-2010 2007 2002-2009


project inthedistrict since theconstruction

convert the Zellers store on Cameron Street

of Highway 417.

into a Walmart store.

Like the four-lane highway, the new

On the Facebook page of Le Carillon-

facilities are to have a long-termimpact on

TribuneExpress, somewelcomedthearrival

the region – the new wings are to ensure

of Walmart while others expressed

the hospital meets the needs of the

disappointment with the development.

community for the next 25 years.

It is not yet known howmany jobswill be

To date, the hospital and its foundation

available when Walmart begins hiring.

have secured about $13 million over the

Walmart also has stores inRockland and

last three years.

Lachute. The change is the result of


agreements that were announced by

is set to be conducted in 2012.

Walmart and Target. The Hawkesbury

The additions are considered urgent by

Zellers store was among the 84 locations

hospital officials, noting that “there are

Target Corporation has acquired as part of

major issues of space, safety, functionality

an agreement announced earlier this year.

and code compliance. Infrastructure

limitations are detrimental to patient

At the same time, Walmart Canada

access, clinical service development and a

announced that it had completed the

healthy work place.”

acquisition fromTargetCanada leases for 39

There are three main components. A


new ambulatory care pavilion, 60,000


square feet on two floors, on the west side,


will consolidate all specialty clinics, out-

patient rehabilitation, dialysis and

jobs and will represent a significant

cardiology services.

investment in Canadian communities.


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