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A fiery 40th

A fiery 40th

When Joan Garnett peered out her Wakefield window in the late evening of July 10, 1984, all she could see were flames.  Wakefield’s treasured wooden bridge – a village icon that had spanned the Gatineau River for 69 years – was a fiery inferno. Villagers were out...

Family vacations are better than Disneyland

I’m a mama’s boy at heart – and by the time you read this, I’ll be 42,000 feet in the air, ready to touch down in sunny Saskatoon. There is no Disneyland, no Legoland and no trips to flashy Universal Studios, and yet our entire family can barely sleep because we’re so...
Wakefield community centre members vote in favour

Wakefield community centre members vote in favour

The Centre Wakefield-La Pêche (CWLP) cooperative has voted in favour of transferring the community center building to the municipality. On June 20, 225 members voted “yes” to “entrusting the board of directors to negotiate and finalize the transfer...

MNA’s absence a serious breach of trust

It’s one thing when you don’t get back to a newspaper about the housing crisis, English rights or healthcare, but when our MNA won’t even discuss the death of a care home resident with their family, you have to question where his priorities lie.  When Guy...

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