The Glengarry News


North Glengarry grant

publisher Nov 20, 2018 - 3:16pm

North Glengarry is receiving $47,600 for a facilities assessment and asset management software project, delivered through the Federation of Canadian Municipalities' federally-funded Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP).

The funds were part of the $4.5 million the FCM) and the federal government have announced for 109 initiatives across the country.

Aging roads, buildings and bridges are the challenges to be tackled under the FCM's new Municipal Asset Management Program, a five-year, $50-million program designed to help Canadian municipalities make informed infrastructure investment decisions based on sound asset management practices. The program is funded by the Government of Canada.

Vrbetic backstops Team Canada Black win in U17 hockey

sean Nov 6, 2018 - 5:08pm

Dunvegan's Joe Vrbetic made 27 saves against the USA to backstop Team Canada Black to a 5-4 victory this afternoon at the World U17 Hockey Challenge in New Brunswick.

The result completes the team's round-robin action with 1 regulation-time win, 1 overtime win, and 1 overtime loss, for six points.

This was Vrbetic's second game at the tournament. He was also between the pipes on Sunday, when his team fell 5-4 in overtime to Team Canada White. On Monday, with Garin Bjorklund in goal, Team Canada Black won in overtime, 3-2, over the Czech Republic.

For more, including a photo of Vrbetic in action, check out the Nov. 7 edition of The Glengarry News.

A little rain cannot dampen Canada Day spirits

publisher Jul 1, 2017 - 10:34pm

This young boy epitomized the spirit of Canada Day in Glengarry as he took in a ground-level view of the July 1 Alexandria parade Saturday. Despite the rain, huge crowds turned out for festivities throughout the area.

Be sure to check out this week's edition of The Glengarry News for coverage of Canada Day around the county.

Dirven and Team Canda East to skate for gold

sean Dec 16, 2016 - 3:04pm

Colts stars Nick Lalonde and Sebastian Dirven (from Bainsville) could be in your living room this Saturday night, as Team Canada East plays the United States in the Gold Medal game at the World Jr.A Challenge.

The game will be televised live from Bonnyville, Alberta on TSN 1 and TSN 3 Saturday night, starting at 7pm (Eastern Standard Time).

The US best Team Canada East 3-1 in round-robin play on Tuesday. Lalonde assisted on the lone Canada East goal. Canada East beat the Czech Republic 2-1 in overtime to advance to the Gold Medal game. The United States doubled Russia 4-2 to stamp their ticket to the final game.

Lalonde and Dirven have been out of the Colts line-up for the past two weeks since earning their roster spots on Team Canada East earlier this month. Both players will return to Cornwall next week.

files from David Murphy

Photo courtesy Robert Lefebvre /