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  • After 30 years, the runway at Gaspé Airport will be lengthened

    GASPÉ – Expected for almost 30 years, the lengthening and renovation work on the Gaspé airport runway is taking shape. On November 11, the Town of Gaspé, which owns the airport, awarded a contract valued at nearly $8.8 million to Bonaventure’s PEC to complete the work, which will begin very quickly. The track will be lengthened by 1000 feet to 5500 feet and will be fully repaved. “We’ve been […]
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  • Turnip grown by Saint-Omer gardener comes close to breaking Guinness world record

    SAINT-OMER: – Until October 16, Damien Allard, a Saint-Omer resident who occasionally keeps a garden, believed that one of his turnips would beat the Guinness world record, a record that belongs to an Alaska resident, who harvested a 17.7 kilo (39 lbs) specimen! Damien Allard missed the record by 2.2 kilos, his turnip weighing “only” 15.5 kilos (34 pounds). The shape of his turnip played a trick on […]
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