World Record for Antoine Cantin

Clarence-Rockland has its world record holder. In speedcubingcompetition, no one has ever solved a Rubik's cube one-handed faster than Antoine Cantin. The 15 year old cuber did the exploit in only 12.56 second time, to obtain the record this past weekend in Toronto.

That record represents the average of the 5 scrambles Antoine had to solve during that round: out the 5 solves, the fastest and slowest times are ignored; the average of the remaining three is the official time: 12.56 seconds. His fastest time recorded in that round was10.63 seconds. For almost a year, Antoine has been in the top-5 in the world for that event. He became second in the world last November, and then went down to third when Feliks Zemdegs beat his time. Saturday, Antoine beat the world record by more than a tenth of a second.

That world record was achieved during the Toronto Open Spring 2014 speedcubing competition, on April 26, 2014. The competition held 8 different events and more than a hundred competitors. Antoine won a top-3 certificate in each of the eight events.

Visit the Club de Cube at http://cubes.lescale.com

Contact Claude Cantin (Responsible)

Email: cubes.lescale@gmail.com.

Tel: 613-446-1801.

Gabrielle Goulet’s performance allows Bourget school to raise money

It is with great pleasure that the Sacré-Coeur daycare collaborated with the Sacré-Coeur elementary school of Bourget to put together a benefit concert for the embellishment of the school walls. Having a great complicity with the school, it was a real pleasure joining forces to organize the show.

On Saturday May 12th, waiting with impatience for the artist of the hour, more than 300 people went to see Gabrielle Goulet at the Bourget community center.  The first act allowed us to discover Akeem Ouellete, a young singer with catchy melodies.

Equipped with posters and t-shirts of their favorite artist, Gabrielle Goulet's admirers were not disappointed. During an hour and a half, she delivered an energy filled performance and lively songs.  After the show, Gabrielle signed autographs and took pictures with her many fans that left the show astonished.

In fact, not only did Sacré Coeur School raise enough money for a mural, it also allowed the community to discover new talent and encourage local artists!

WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT: Flood Outlook Ended

Date: April 24, 2014

Prepared by: South Nation Conservation

SOUTH NATION WATERSHED – South Nation Conservation (SNC) is ending the Watershed Conditions Statement: Flood Outlook issued on April 15, 2014. Stream gauges are indicating normal to slightly below normal flows for this time of year.

SNC staff will continue to monitor the water levels and weather forecasts as part of the Flood Forecasting and Warning program and will initiate a new statement if conditions

All enquiries can be sent to Golam Sharif at gsharif@nation.on.ca or Sandra Mancini at smancini@nation.on.ca.

For additional information please contact at SNC 1-877-984-2948.

Forwarded To: All Flood Forecasting and Warning Directory

Helen Collier - Interim CAO

ROCKLAND – March 25th 2014 – The City of Clarence-Rockland’s Municipal Council named on March 24th Mrs. Helen Collier as Interim Chief Administrative Officer for the municipality.

 “On behalf of the Municipal Council, the employees as well as City of Clarence-Rockland’s residents, I would like to congratulate Mrs. Collier for her new position. Since her arrival at the municipality, more than a year ago, Mrs. Collier soon proved to be a leader with good management skills with Council Members as well as with employees and citizens,” mentioned Mr. Marcel Guibord, Mayor of the City of Clarence-Rockland.

Ms. Collier has extensive municipal experience, having held several management positions for the City of Ottawa. She has over 25 years of service at the municipal level in Nepean, Gloucester and Ottawa.

 

Mayor's address to the employees

 

Welcome dear colleagues,

 

I would like to take a few minutes of your time to give you an up-date following the recent events related to the departure of Mr. Bellemare.

 

We have amongst us, a contracted person who has resided in Rockland for about 8 years and who has a very diversified past.  She has over 25 years of experience at the municipal level having worked for the Cities of Nepean, Ottawa and Gloucester before coming to Rockland last year.  This person has an Honours Degree in Public Administration from the University of Carleton and a Masters Certificate in Municipal Management from York University.  Her favorite hobbies include skiing, cottage life and she loves to cook and she has owned a bakery for over two years. 

 

Since February 2013, this person has worked on a few specific projects assigned by Municipal Council.  She has shown ability to make good decisions and has a very good work ethic which was put in practice during the budget process.  This person has gained the confidence of Municipal Council and this is why I am pleased to inform you this morning of Municipal Council’s decision to appoint Mrs. Helen Collier as Acting Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Clarence-Rockland.  This appointment is effective immediately.

 

I wish to congratulate Ms. Collier and wish her happiness and success in her new responsibilities with the team of employees of the City of Clarence-Rockland. 

 

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For more information

Julie Chartrand

Communications Officer

613.446.6022 ext 2227

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