40th model parliament opened @ Galt Monday a.m. with several special guest including Sherbrooke MP Pierre-Luc Dusseault. See tomorrows Record for more.
#AroundTheTownShips 4.Grotto. There was a little fun editing done to this one. A shot of a little off-the-beaten-path place I found while Sunday driving in the Townships in summer 2010 or 2011 (can’t remember).
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Health Canada urges two lead laced toys tossed
Health Canada is calling for the immediate disposal of two toys– a pizza playset and fishing game - after testing revealed the products contained levels of lead that exceed the allowable limits.
Under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act’s toy regulations, the surface coating of a toy must not contain more than 90 milligrams per kilogram in total lead.
Designed for children ages 3 years and older, the Pizza Playset and Fishing Game were manufactured by Ningbo Ftz Zhengbao International Trading Co., Ltd in China.
The playset (bearing barcode 094922130778) includes a plastic pizza, cut in slices, along with plastic utensils and condiments while the game (barcode 094922553980) comes with a fishing rod and five plastic fish.
Children who chew, suck or swallow the toys risk ingesting harmful amounts of the highly toxic heavy metal.
Effects of the neurotoxin can include serious brain injury, impaired neurobehavioral development, vomiting, diarrhea, convulsions, coma and problems related to the liver, kidneys, heart and immune system. In extreme cases lead poisoning can be fatal.
The agency says it is trying to determine how many products have been distributed across the country but in the meantime parents and caregivers who have the products should take the toys away from children and dispose of them in the regular household garbage.
For further information about this Health Canada advisory, contact the Public Enquiries Line toll free at 1-866-225-0709.
The many recipients of the Borough of Lennoxville’s 21st Outstanding Achievement Awards ceremony gathered for a full group shot after the ceremony last Thursday. The awards recognize the efforts of local community members in eight categories and highlight the overall contribution of one with the Donald-Patrick Award. Photo by Corrinna Pole
For more check today’s #RecordNewspaper or visit the Record’s website here
Lennoxville Library President Nancy Chrétien with Borough President David Price and Sherbrooke Mayor Bernard Sévigny, unveiled the new centennial logo and banner Wednesday as they officially kicked off the institutions centennial celebrations.
The library which began in 1912 as a reading room set up in the basement of the then town hall by former Lennoxville Mayor Dr. E. A. Robertson, has grown to hold a 22,000 + collection housed at the old post office at the corner of Queen and College streets and serves the literacy needs of Lennoxville, Sherbrooke and beyond.
For more about the new logo, slogan and events check today’s #RecordNewspaper and the Library’s website at bibliolennoxvillelibrary.ca
Local youth set to shine - see today’s @RecordNewspaper to read about the Borough of Lennoxville’s Outstanding Achievement Awards and hardworking #Lennoxville Youth Centre member Corissa Mullin who will accept her Youth Leadership Award along with other citizens that have made a contribution to the community through arts and culture, volunteer work, business development and urbanism, sports, education and heroism.
I’m curious to see who will win this years Donald-Patrick Award, which is given for all-around “exceptional service to the community.”
If your in the area drop on by the Outstanding Achievement Awards and celebrate our awesome community members. Its public and free and takes place at Lennoxville’s Amédée-Beaudoin Community Centre, 10 Samuel-Gratham St., Feb. 16 at 7 p.m.