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Wordless Wednesday 

I also found this video on You Tube of the future Queen’s 1951 visit to Canada. Maybe I can find a video of when she was in Drummondville and spot my father and his parents in the crowd! 25 more words



Walk down a street after a hard night of drinking in Montréal and you’d be hard-pressed not seeing someone gorging themselves on poutine, a high-calorie classic staple of Québécois casse-croûtes—or “greasy spoon”—cuisine. 150 more words

Foodie Facts

Business a.m.: Marijuana company expands into Quebec, expect gift cards this holiday

Here’s our look at the big stories this morning on the business beat:

Quebec foothold for Canopy: Publicly-traded medical marijuana company Canopy Growth Corp. has entered the Quebec market with the acquisition of Vert Médical, a company seeking a licence from Health Canada, along with the lease for 90 acres of land and a 7,000-square-foot indoor growing and office facility in St-Lucien. 566 more words


Ready to scream? Here's a look inside Quebec's haunted village

Halloween is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate it than with a haunted house.

But the city of Drummondville is taking the haunted house tradition to a whole new level. 335 more words


PQ leadership hopeful Cloutier alerts police after receiving threats regarding Lisée's Charkaoui allegation

QUEBEC — Parti Québécois leadership hopeful Alexandre Cloutier says he has alerted provincial police about hateful comments lobbed his way after a rival accused him of having ties to controversial Islamic activist… 1,157 more words


Child pornography suspect arrested in Drummondville

A 33-year-old Drummondville man, Martin Courchesne, was charged with possessing, distributing and accessing child pornography after being arrested Wednesday by the joint police team investigating sexual exploitation of children on the internet. 31 more words

Local News

PQ leadership debate: Cloutier and Lisée clash over religious symbols

DRUMMONDVILLE — Sparks flew in the Parti Québécois leadership race Tuesday when Alexandre Cloutier accused Jean-François Lisée of wanting to bring the PQ’s discredited charter of values back to life. 712 more words