Category Archives: L’Orignal

Heat wave bakes Vankleek Hill but Champlain Township says “no” to ‘cooling stations’ despite request from EO Health Unit

People living in Champlain Township and Hawkesbury are being left to find ways to beat the extreme heat on their own. Due to an ongoing heat wave the Eastern Ontario Health Unit has requested local municipalities make “cooling stations” available … Continue reading

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Little Victor Sunday Update | Mush fireworks and his first swim

. It’s official, Victor can float. We brought him and Andrew to the pool in Hawkesbury last Monday, the lifeguard was kind enough to let us in a few minutes before the pool opened to the public, so I could … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day and may your BBQ be Black Fly free

. Since I moved back to Vankleek Hill my Canada Day celebrations have mostly taken place on my second-floor balcony, from which I can see the fireworks burst over the tops of my neighbours trees. We’ve had the occasional BBQ … Continue reading

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