The town of Hudson’s former director general Louise Léger-Villandré was sentenced to 30 months in prison during a Quebec Court hearing Monday morning in Valleyfield.
In December, Léger-Villandré, now 66, pleaded guilty to six of 19 criminal charges she faced, including charges involving more than $1 million that went missing from town hall coffers between 1996 and 2013.
She appeared before Judge Michel Mercier Monday morning for about 20 minutes. A red suitcase with her belongings was brought into the courtroom moments before she was whisked away to begin serving her sentence.
Léger-Villandré, who appeared calm and collected as she waited for her sentencing to be formalized, didn’t make a statement before the judge.
Crown prosecutor Mathieu Longpré and defence lawyer Robert La Haye had agreed to recommend a 30-month sentence.
Learn about the importance of protecting bees and other pollinators, and the actions you can take to help.
Pollinator Health Action Plan survey
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Your feedback will be considered by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs when we report back to the public with a final Action Plan in spring/summer 2016.
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The Neomehi project studied the impact of seed treatments of turnip rape on bees under field conditions during the growing and winter seasons.
Research conducted in Finland on neonicotinoid seed treatment has yielded different results from the studies on which the European Commission’s ban is based. In Finland, the residue levels are so low that they seem to cause no acute harm to bees.
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Natural ways to manage pests in home gardens
What lower risk and alternative pesticides can be used by gardeners.
Healthy garden care
You can have a beautiful lawn and garden using natural methods.
For lawn care and maintenance:
- mow grass 2-3 inches high with a sharp blade
- aerate spring and fall
- water early morning, one inch, generally once per week
- fertilize with natural fertilizers spring and fall
- top dress and overseed in early spring and late fall
Insects are a natural part of lawns and many beneficial insects help maintain your lawn, pollinate plants and control harmful pests.