Lo­cal Woman In Good Com­pany

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Lieu­tenant Gover­nor of Man­i­toba has an­nounced that Hatley res­i­dent Dian Co­hen, (DCL, Bishop’s Univer­sity 2010), found­ing or­ga­nizer and Sec­re­tary-Trea­surer of the Mas­saw­ippi Val­ley Health Cen­tre, along with Jonathan Toews, a 3-time Stan­ley Cup win­ner from the Chicago Black­hawks, Tom Cochrane, a multi Juno Award-win­ning mu­si­cian, Sheldon Kennedy, well known for his NHL ca­reer, but bet­ter known for his ad­vo­cacy against sex­ual abuse, and 8 oth­ers will be in­ducted into the Or­der of Man­i­toba this July.

in Win­nipeg, Man­i­toba, Dian Co­hen is a well-known name in the Eastern Town­ships, hav­ing helped shape the Lampe Schol­ar­ship Foun­da­tion as well as hav­ing the vi­sion of a co­op­er­a­tive health cen­tre in an un­der-served area of the Eastern Town­ships.

al­most five decades, economist Dian Co­hen has as­sisted both or­di­nary Cana­di­ans and CEOs with her eco­nomic acu­men, while help­ing to shape com­mu­nity strate­gies and gov­ern­ment poli­cies. She founded her own busi­ness as a fi­nan­cial ad­vi­sor and con­sul­tant in the mid-1960’s. She be­gan her long ca­reer as an eco­nom­ics com­men­ta­tor on tele­vi­sion and ra­dio, and was na­tional busi­ness editor with CTV. By 1968, she was also a syn­di­cated news­pa­per and mag­a­zine colum­nist on per­sonal money man­age­ment, eco­nomic and busi­ness af­fairs. Dian Co­hen was a found­ing di­rec­tor of the Public Pol­icy Fo­rum and a mem­ber of the Eco­nomic Coun­cil of Canada. She has served as a di­rec­tor

res­i­dent seen here with MP

at a pre­vi­ous event, will be in­ducted into the Or­der of Man­i­toba in July. for a num­ber of com­pa­nies in­clud­ing the In­ter­na­tional In­sti­tute for Sus­tain­able De­vel­op­ment, Canada Foun­da­tion for In­no­va­tion, as well as sev­eral pub­liclylisted cor­po­ra­tions. She has worked on nu­mer­ous ad­vi­sory boards, served as a trustee for the Cana­dian Merit Schol­ar­ship Foun­da­tion and as re­gent for the Cana­dian In­sti­tute for Char­tered Ac­coun­tants. The au­thor of seven books, Dian Co­hen is a re­cip­i­ent of the Or­der of Canada. Dian Co­hen has en­dowed sig­nif­i­cant bur­saries at the Univer­sity of Man­i­toba and Bishop’s Univer­sity.

Thep­ub­lic park­ing in North Hatley is now free, welcome news for res­i­dents and visi­tors. The sum­mer sea­son’s ‘park­ing po­li­ceper­son’ will hap­pily be re­placed by a help­ful ‘pre­posé au spa­ces com­munes’, some­one to pro­vide in­for­ma­tion to vis-

Sen.Bernie San­ders (I-Vt.) last Fri­day is­sued the fol­low­ing state­ment af­ter the House scut­tled a trade bill:

“I ap­plaud the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives for the vote to­day. While the fight itors and to help dur­ing spe­cial events. The town is also plan­ning to open a new park­ing lot for peak sea­son.

town is wait­ing for the fin­ished Spe­cific Ur­ban De­vel­op­ment Plan and Man­age­ment plan re­lated to the down­town de­vel­op­ment pro­ject be­fore pre­sent­ing those plans to the res­i­dents. “When the plans are fin­ished we’ll modi- fy our by-laws,” said the town’s Gen­eral Di­rec­tor, Daniel De­cary.

town is restruc­tur­ing their com­mit­tees, cre­at­ing six new com­mit­tees and giv­ing each a new mis­sion. The first one cre­ated is an Ad­vi­sory Strate­gic Ori­en­ta­tion Com­mit­tee. “We’ll be look­ing for res­i­dents to fill these com­mit­tees and will cer­tainly con­sider the in­ter­est of the peo­ple who were on the pre­vi­ous com­mit­tees. Citizen par­tic­i­pa­tion is re­ally im­por­tant for this coun­cil,” said Mr. De­cary.

town will hold a by-elec­tion within the next four months to fill the seat va­cated by for­mer coun­cilor Mike Munkittrick. The date of the elec­tion will be an­nounced be­fore the end of the month.

A fire broke out in the large barn on Jean Lan­ci­aux’s farm at the cor­ner of the 147 and the 141, in Coat­i­cook, on Satur­day night around 6:30 pm. Fire­fight­ers from both Coat­i­cook and Comp­ton re­sponded but when they ar­rived, ten min­utes af­ter the emer­gency call, the barn was al­ready en­gulfed in flames. Twelve of the seventy-two heifers died in the blaze and the build­ing was a com­plete write-off. The cause of the fire was un­known but is sus­pected to be an equip­ment mal­func­tion. The farm pre­vi­ously be­longed to Yvon Sage.

Hatley Co­hen, Jean Rousseau

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