I love working in the morning. I always have. It’s a tricky thing, because I haven’t always been the easiest person to wake up in the morning (ask my mother about it).
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The Huntingdon community often greets her as she jogs through the streets of town, however, Jennifer Neal isn't just a runner. Jogging is part of how she trains for boxing, a discipline she excels at; she has just won the Golden Gloves Championship.
In September, the Ministry of Education participated in parliamentary hearings on Bill 105, deposited in late spring of this year. Much to the relief of the nine English school boards within Quebec, the new Bill 105 appears at first glance to make for a watered down version of Bill 86, which called for the end of elected school boards.
On September 27th, the emergency workers that work for Ambulances Radisson of Huntingdon met with the union’s Table mobile de negociations to discuss any concerns regarding current contract negotiations between workers and their employers (in this case, Groupe Radisson)—the likes of which began two years ago.
The two culverts on the Upper Concession in Ormstown, which have been closed to traffic since last May, are to be repaired very soon. All that is required for the work to begin is approval from the ministère des Affaires municipales et de l'Occupation du Territoire (MAMOT).
The Government of Quebec has granted some $1 million in financial assistance, considered to be exceptional, to build a new town hall in Ormstown. The municipality of just over 3000 residents has been without a town hall since 2014.