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Week of February 4, 2024

A look back at the week's news from Vaudreuil-Soulanges

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11 février 2024






Marie-Claude Pilon
Par Marie-Claude Pilon, Journaliste

Another busy week draws to a close. Here's what's been happening in Vaudreuil-Soulanges over the past few days. 

A draw and a hard-fought victory for the Pionniers de Soulanges

February got off to a flying start for the Soulanges High School Pionniers, who recorded a draw and a come-from-behind victory in recent days.  

Presotea comes to Vaudreuil-Dorion

Over the past few days, social networks have been buzzing with news of the pre-opening of the Presotea branch in Vaudreuil-Dorion. The company, whose mission is to ensure that every tea drinker can enjoy a perfect, fresh cup of tea at an affordable price, is now open at 35 boulevard de la Cité-des-Jeunes. 

Coteau-du-Lac to host its first quality job fair in just over two weeks

The Table de concertation pour l'emploi de Vaudreuil-Soulanges confirms that it will be holding four Salons Emplois de qualité en 2024. The first will be held on February 21 in Coteau-du-Lac, followed by three events in L'Île-Perrot, Vaudreuil-Dorion and Rigaud on April 10, October 2 and November respectively. 

A great experience in Colombia for a Coteau-du-Lac athlete

Almost a month ago to the day, 13-year-old BXM athlete and Coteau-du-Lac resident Justin Lafleur flew to Colombia. Although tourism was part of the trip, it was mainly to take part in a Team Québec training camp that he flew to Medellin from January 6 to 16. Interview with the young man to take stock of this South American escapade.

8,000 stolen from a Vaudreuil-Dorion couple

The Sûreté du Québec is urging residents of Vaudreuil-Soulanges and surrounding areas to be vigilant as it investigates a fraud scheme that is gaining popularity in the area. A Vaudreuil-Dorion couple learned this the hard way after being cheated out of $8,000. 

Five vernissages to come for TRACE 2023-2024 prizewinners

Starting in mid-March, vernissages will be held for the five 2023-2024 winners of the latest edition of the TRACE artistic initiative set up by the Conseil des arts et de la culture de Vaudreuil-Soulanges. 

Pionniers de Soulanges M14-D4 lose 3-1

Late on Monday afternoon, February 5, the Pionniers de Soulanges M14-D4 took on Westwood High School. Despite a fine effort in the 2nd and 3rd periods, the home team lost 3-1 to their opponents.

Victoriaville Tournament: a fine performance by the U14 Pionniers

Over the last few days, the U14 Pionniers took part in an important tournament held in Victoriaville. A fixture on the calendar for several months, the sporting event represented an important moment in their season. The watchword? Perform and have fun as a group.

Saint-Lazare unveils two special urban plans to residents

The collective vision for the future of the village core and Cité-des-Jeunes sector was shared with residential and corporate citizens at an evening event that brought to a close 17 months of public participation.

"An elected municipal official against this project is an elected official against his citizens" - Guy Pilon

"I was the one who initiated the process, and now I'm happy, because my colleagues are taking over," said Vaudreuil-Dorion mayor Guy Pilon, when asked about his position on the study of a restructuring of the Vaudreuil-Soulanges MRC.

Vaudreuil-Dorion adopts its Disability Action Plan 2023-2024

At its February 5 public meeting, the municipal council of the City of Vaudreuil-Dorion adopted its 2023-2024 Disability Action Plan. 

Exhibition at Chêne-Bleu high school: in memory of Polytechnique

Spiritual Life and Community Involvement Animators from des Échos, Cité-des-Jeunes and Chêne-Bleu high schools got together for a photo shoot in November at the Cité-des-Jeunes grand théâtre, in preparation for a commemorative exhibition (Polytechnique). Neomedia met Marie-Belle Ouellet, spiritual life and community involvement animator at Chêne-Bleu high school, whose exhibition was launched on January 31.

Two salad kits recalled by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is notifying the population of Quebec of the recall of two products due to Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The affected items are the President's Choice Mexican Street Corn Salad Kit and the Taylor Farms Mexican Street Corn Salad Kit. 

Entrepreneur urges caution after coyote traps found on his land

"I find it extremely cruel to make animals suffer like this. I don't know how the person who set these traps manages to sleep well at night". These are the words of Mario Cramerstetter, president of Pépinière Cramer, located on chemin Saint-Dominique in Les Cèdres, who contacted Néomédia to denounce the presence of coyote traps on his land.

Two upcoming blood drives in Vaudreuil-Soulanges between now and the end of February

Héma-Québec will be visiting the Vaudreuil-Soulanges region twice between now and the end of February to hold blood drives. Those interested in taking part can already make an appointment to donate. 

March Break Day Camp in Hudson

From March 4 to 8, the L'Air en Fête team will be offering a spring break day camp for young Hudson residents. A great way to get them moving despite the school break. 



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