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The Low Down wins big at awards

The Low Down wins big at awards

Now, please allow us to brag: this feisty little weekly – which our proofreader fondly refers to as the “local rag” – just cleaned house at the Quebec Community Newspaper Association (QCNA) annual award ceremony in Montreal on June 28, pulling off 11 top prizes and...
Paddling to Paris

Paddling to Paris

She did it!  Chelsea’s Sophia Jensen is heading to the Olympic Games in Paris this summer and achieving a lifelong dream in the process.  The 22-year-old sprint canoer secured her spot with a podium finish during the International Canoe Federation World Cup...
Chelsea hits back at PILT

Chelsea hits back at PILT

Chelsea is taking its fight against the National Capital Commission all the way to the Supreme Court.  On May 6, the Federal Court of Appeal decided that the Crown corporation, which owns and operates Gatineau Park, does not owe the municipality $1.4 million in...
Province’s GAP program without funding contract

Province’s GAP program without funding contract

The 112,000 residents of the Outaoauis who don’t have a family doctor are now left with almost no chance of getting a medical appointment through the doctor-finding service known as GAP, thanks to a failure by the provincial government and the province’s...
Dead dog dumped in creek

Dead dog dumped in creek

Warning: this story contains graphic details.  Chantal Gunville was out for a walk with her dogs on May 11 when she came across something that no animal lover ever wants to find. In a creek near Lac-des-Loups, where she regularly takes her dogs to bathe, Gunville...

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