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MTQ hid water risks amid Hwy 5 expansion

Ten years ago, a group of Wakefielders had serious concerns about how the Hwy 5 extension work would damage the nearby watershed. Those concerns were warranted, as a Quebec Superior Judge ruled on Jan. 31 that the Ministère des Transports du Québec (MTQ) hid...

Environment

‘Car-less’ living

Living without a car in a big urban centre is one thing, but a Wakefield couple has intentionally shaped their lives around what they like to term a “car-less” existence in the village. For the past 18 years, musicians Linda Miller and Nathan Curry have made...

Environment

Buckshots have record year in the Hills

It was a good year for hunters in the Hills, as sharpshooters killed more than 5,000 white-tailed deer last season — up 34 per cent from 2021. According to Quebec’s Ministère de l’Environnement, the increased numbers of mature bucks and “antlerless” deer are good...

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