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High speed internet – register!

Published on March 1, 2019

The deployment of optical fibre over the territory of the MRC has begun and the firm charged with this work, IHR Telecom, plans connecting homes to the network for Internet, telephone and television services.

Although the Sutton connection will be done starting in 2020, citizens who wish to receive these services can still sign up now so that the IHR firm may complete its action plan for its connecting services to consumers.

The registration form to fill out for citizens interested in a high speed internet connection can be found on the IHR website at the following link: https://ihrtelecom.com/application-supplementary-documentation/. It is therefore an invitation to all citizens of Sutton.

Press Release following the cultural clinic

Published on February 27, 2019

PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

 Community Consultation: Sutton hosts a Cultural Clinic

Sutton, February 26, 2019 Sutton is one of five Quebec towns selected by Les Arts et la Ville (a network of French-speaking cities and towns in Canada committed to cultural development) and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy to participate in a Cultural Clinic in 2019. This consultation, held today at Sutton’s Town Hall, was attended by a diverse set of community stakeholders: local elected officials, community members and representatives of the social and community, economic, and cultural sectors, as well as education, tourism, land use planning, environment, and health. Forty people came together for a workshop and discussion based on the sustainable approach to development promoted by Agenda 21 for Culture, with the goal of working on a new Cultural Action Plan to support and involve all sectors.

The discussions identified major issues facing Sutton, including an aging population, retention of young people, gentrification and its impact on housing costs, cultural governance, volunteer burnout, town planning and the need for a community gathering place at a time when some municipal infrastructures are reaching the end of their useful service life. Overall, there is a need for more bridge-building to ensure a more unified community, one where all sectors and organizations work better together.

Participants identified possible actions to help generate a new vision of local and regional development based on the specific nature of Sutton and the aspirations of its citizens. This will help the town and its departments work more effectively with the community. The consultation also opened up perspectives on the many ways culture can play a key role in the well-being of the Sutton community.

What is a Cultural Clinic based on Agenda 21 for Culture?

Today, culture is recognized as a transversal driver of development and community well-being. Culture helps create environments that are more inclusive, distinctive and attractive, and it is a strategic component of local development. This means that every area of the community can benefit from cultural action, particularly when collaboration becomes the focus. This is the idea behind the Cultural Clinic. Agenda 21 is a strategy to support sustainable development and it emphasizes culture as the fourth pillar, alongside the economy, environment and social sectors.

Initiated by Les Arts et la Ville, the Cultural Clinic brings together various actors from the community in a transversal, participatory and horizontal process (equals among equals). The purpose of the clinic is to develop a common vision among community stakeholders and to propose a common action plan for sustainable community development.

The clinic allowed participants to familiarize themselves with Agenda 21 for Culture and Culture 21 as strategies for devising actions and reference tools for integrating culture in every area of society, with a view to achieving sustainable local development. The clinic also gave participants a chance to talk to each other, share their achievements and reflect on and propose possible actions for the future. Through group participation, the workshop was able to identify local and regional barriers to change and build bridges among the participants in an effort to decompartmentalize municipal action for future actions and projects.

This is not Sutton’s first collaboration with Les Arts et la Ville. Last June, the municipality received the network’s 2018 Culture and Development Award for its project On the Trail of the Pioneers, which focused on cemetery conservation and enhancement.

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For more information:

Claudine Filion-Dufresne, Cultural Development Officer
[email protected] or 450-538-2290

 

Snow removal of roofs

Published on February 27, 2019

A reminder from the Régie du bâtiment concerning the snow removal of roofs. To read on the subject, click here.

Soccer, baseball and summer activities Registrations 2019

Published on February 25, 2019

Registration periods for sports and summer activities are approaching. Here is the important information to remember:

SOCCER AND BASEBALL REGISTRATION:

  • Thursday, February 28 from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm in the Council Room at the Sutton Town Hall;
  • Saturday, March 16th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm in the Glen Sutton Room at the Sutton Town Hall.

DAY CAMP REGISTRATION (unlimited places until May 29th):

  • Monday, April 15, from 9:00 to 12:00 in the Council Room at the Sutton Town Hall;
  • Monday, April 15 online on Town of Sutton’s website at sutton.ca in the Living Sutton section.

SWIMMING REGISTRATION:

  • Monday, May 13 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm in the Council Room at the Sutton Town Hall;
  • Monday, May 13, online on Town of Sutton’s website at sutton.ca in the Living Sutton section.

TENNIS KEY:

  • In person, as of Monday, April 15 at the Sutton Town Hall;
  • Monday, April 15 online on Town of Sutton’s website at sutton.ca in the Living Sutton section.

For more information contact :

Jérémy Haman
Coordinator of the recreation and community life service of the Town of Sutton
450 538-2290
[email protected]

Baby gym 2019

Published on February 6, 2019

The baby gym will continue for the entire year 2019, from Saturday, February 9 to April 27 from 10:30 to 12:30, every Saturday at the gymnasium of the Sutton School. The activity will be suspended for the summer and will start again on Saturday, September 7 until December 21, 2019 inclusively.

This activity is for children aged 0 to 5 accompanied by their parents or grandparents. The baby gym is an opportunity for children to play indoors in a safe space during the winter season. An animator will be on site to offer motor skill courses and games for children to increase their overall psychomotricity and their spatio-temporal skills. Free play for the children and their parents is also promoted.

The activity is free and no registration is required.

For more information contact :

Jérémy Haman
Coordinator of the recreation and community life service of the Town of Sutton
450-538-2290
[email protected]

Upcoming meeting for district 5

Published on February 4, 2019

The next District 5 citizens’ meeting, with councillor Lynda Graham, will take place on Monday, February 11 from 7.30PM to 9PM at the Town Hall in the Council Chamber.

Vandalism at Goyette-Hill Park

Published on January 24, 2019

The Town of Sutton deplores the acts of vandalism that took place last week at the Goyette-Hill Park Rink. Several plexiglass windows were shattered by the hoodlums. The damage will be assumed by the Town and the plexiglass will be changed in due course.

The Town calls on the community to be vigilant and to report acts of vandalism that they may witness.

If you have information about the events that occurred on the night of January 10-11, you can contact Crime Stoppers anonymously (1-800-711-1800 | echecaucrime.com) or get in touch directly with the coordinator of the recreation and community life service of the Town of Sutton, Jérémy Haman (450-538-2290 | [email protected]).

 

Winter Pleasures 2019 – February 9th, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Published on January 23, 2019

 

Free activities  from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.:
Skating, snowshoeing, hockey (free use of skates and snowshoes on site), sliding on snow, painting on the snow and building a snowman, etc…
* New this year – Try a Fatbike (for ages 12 and up)

Music, campfire and free snacks on site.

We are looking for volunteers for the event. Are you interested? Information : [email protected]

 
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