The Christmas

Fair is coming


to town




Lands owned by South Nation

Halloween is a thing of the past and

Conservation are popular among hunters.

Christmas decorations are already

The number of permission letters issued

clogging the aisles at the mall. It’s

to hunt on SNC lands has increased by over


60 per cent this year.

et culture Christmas Fair is back for a

Responsible hunting is allowed on most

fourth consecutive year on November

of the 10,000 acres of land owned by the

25,26, and 27, but this time at the former

Submitted photo

conservation authority but a letter of

Home Hardware building on Lafleur

Detective Constable Lise Durocher (left) and Constable Chantal Duchesne (right)

permission must be obtained first. To get a

Street in Lachute.

having their heads shaven by Ross Spagnolo (left) and Carole Duchesne.

letter, contact Chris Craig at 877-984-2948,

The Polyvalente Lavigne fire won’t

extension 234. The fee is $50, and a valid

diminish the enthusiasm and spirit of local

Hair-razing event nets $5,800

hunting licence must be produced.

artisans and Argenteuil is ready for a feel-

Habitat stewardship

good fair where artists meet producers for

Proposals for funding fromEnvironment

a joyful offeringof handmadeproducts and

Canada were approved for two important

in battle against cancer


habitat stewardship programs. SNC is

“I come every year to find some cutesy

seeking approximately $10,000 for the


American Ginseng program and another

last year. “Youcanbuyaffordableproducts

$15,000 for the Rare Turtle Program which


and help the local economy at the same

protects and restores turtle populations in

time. The ambiance is also top-notch with

the watershed. Staff will also pursue nearly

musicandsongs. It’s agreat timeof theyear

Nine local people are sporting cooler looks after having shed their locks in the


to share.”

ongoing battle against cancer.

related to SNC managed forest and

The Hawkesbury Ontario Provincial Police detachment organized a Cops for Cancer

This year, 36 booths will be on hand and

watershed restoration projects.

initiative at the International PlowingMatch that was held recently in Chute-à-Blondeau.

12 new artisans are joining the family

Water watch

The event, initiated by Constable Chantal Duchesne, was in honour of detachment

gathering. Among the newcomers, The

SNC has lifted the Level 1 Low Water

Commander Steven Waite who lost his battle against cancer last May.

Éveil du printemps chocolate shop and the

Condition issued in August. Over the last

The event was a success as approximately $5,800 was collected.

GrandDuc buffalo farmare bringingmore

three months, stream flows throughout the

Eight offices andLisette Théoret, of Alexandria, had their heads shorn. She donatedher


watershedshowedsignsof apotentialwater

long hair to Angel Hair for Kids, a program that provides wigs and hair loss solutions to

will provide entertainment and pottery

supplyproblem. Normal rainfall inOctober

increased stream flows in the watershed, so

financially disadvantaged children in Canada who have lost their hair due to a medical

specialist Suzanne Ryan at La Shed qui

SNC lifted the Condition. SNC continues to

condition or treatment.


encourage wise use of water. Visit

Anyone who still wishes to support the cause can do so by going online at

Veterans of the fair like glass artist for more The local event can be accessed under Vankleek Hill in

Charles Lefebvre, the Troupeau béni


the Ontario section.

monastery and eco-designer TriCycle are

Christmas Gala The Champlain Seniors Gala is celebrating its 10 th anniversary this

also back with their unique artwork, fine

cuisine and clothing. Bob Rodger, whose

wool blankets are very popular this time of

year with dinner and an evening of

the year, will also be present.

entertainment for seniors in

“This year, we are sharing space with

Champlain Township November 22

the guignolée andwe invite the population

at the Vankleek Hill Community

to be generous toward those who are in

Centre, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at a cost of $8

need with donations of food and money,”

per person. Entertainment this year is


said Catherine Lapointe, cultural agent for

Lauren Hall. A sit-down traditional

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the MRC d’Argenteuil. The Fair is a


wonderful opportunity to help our

at 5:30p.m. This initiative isorganized

merchants and artists and also the less

by a group of volunteers from

fortunate families."

Champlain with the goal to give all

The Fair opens its doorsNovember 25 at

seniors an opportunity to enjoy the

Christmas season. For tickets contact

4 p.m. and up to 9 p.m. that day. For the

8 15

Sandy (613-678-2690.)

weekend, hours will be from 10 a.m. to 5

p.m. The former Home Hardware store is


situated at 520 Lafleur Street.

Grenville (Qc) 819-242-3131




Lachute Saint-André-d’Argenteuil St-Placide

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