News Digest for August 22, 2012

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August 22, 2012

Quebec City Job Bank

Datesort icon Title Company Location
08/13/2012 - 20:04 Morrin Centre Executive Director Morrin Centre Quebec City
08/12/2012 - 11:51 ESL Second Language Teachers Needed CENTRE D’ENSEIGNEMENT DE L’ANGLAIS, LANGUE SECONDE Quebec City
07/25/2012 - 15:31 Certified Tower Crane Operator Light-weight Building Systems Inc. Calgary, Alberta
06/23/2012 - 13:21 GROUNDS MANAGER Mount Hermon Cemetery Quebec City
06/18/2012 - 16:59 Writers and Reporters needed Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph Quebec City
03/29/2012 - 17:11 Advertising Sales Representative Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph Quebec City

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Special celebrations mark Sillery’s 375th year


Robert Dobell (Martin Bernier) poses proudly with the March 12, 1877 issue of The Morning Chronicle.
Photo by Marie White


Meet Alexandre Sheldon

Photo: Alexandre Sheldon

Alexandre is a writer, researcher, musician, teacher, movie-maker and journalist. When he finds the time, he’s also quite fond of cooking and cycling. Born in Quebec City’s St. Louis de France parish in 1983, he had the chance of growing up in a bilingual setting, having a Francophone mother and an Anglophone father.

Laval University students study a unique bison herd


The bison graze in meadows, along lakes, and throughout the thick aspen forests of Prince Albert National Park.
Photo by Bethann G. Merkle

Irish Heritage Quebec visits Grosse Île

Photo: A. Lemieux

101st edition of Expo Québec

Photo: Danielle Burns

Meet Danielle Burns

Photo: Danielle Burns

Danielle Burns hails from the “Paris of the Prairies,” Saskatoon. She first came to Quebec as a French-language student in 1996. She met a bush pilot from Lévis during a summer job at a luxury fishing lodge in Northern Saskatchewan. Her friends were not surprised that she ended up with a Québécois since she was so gung-ho about all things French!

Memorial Service for Jack Layton to be held at Chalmers-Wesley United Church

Most of us know that Jack Layton was a Quebec resident from Hudson, but perhaps many of us don’t know that he was also a lifelong member of the United Church of Canada. The Session of Chalmers-Wesley United Church was approached by members of the local New Democratic Party who requested the opportunity to hold a memorial service reflecting Mr. Layton’s own religious background.

Dog lovers gather at the Base de plein air de Sainte-Foy

Photo: Marie White

The Société canine de Québec held one of its most prestigious dog shows of the year at the Base de plein air in Sainte-Foy from August 3 to 5. Despite the heat wave, dog lovers gathered happily to enjoy another fun day of dog competitions. Judges Bruce Owen and Sandra Lex came from Ontario to judge the breed confirmation competitions and

Memorials and Things of Fame for August 22, 2012


The Morning Chronicle

NDP invites Canadians to mark first annviversary of Jack Layton’s death

(Press release) On Wednesday, August 22, Canadians from coast to coast will mark the first anniversary of the passing of Jack Layton after his combat with cancer.

Public hearings on proposed federal electoral map for Quebec

Montreal- The Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Quebec is set to hold public hearings on the new federal electoral map it recently proposed. The commission makes final decisions about where the electoral boundaries will be located after consultation, giving the public and members of Parliament an opportunity to express their views and participate in the process.




HUTTER, Mavis (nee McCune)

HUTTER, Mavis (nee McCune)

Passed away peacefully in her 82nd year, surrounded by her family on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 in Barrie, Ontario. Mavis, loving wife of Anton for 53 years, will be fondly remembered by her family and friends. Celebration of Life and interment will be held at St.

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