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Gagné to leave Ste-Foy Elementary, and head to Everest Elementary

Micheline Gagné has taken on the job of principal at Everest Elementary School from outgoing administrator Lyse Grégoire. Gagné will leave Ste-Foy Elementary for the school in Duberger.

She has been principal at Ste-Foy Elementary for over five years. Before that Gagné helped to implement curriculum reform.

Chaudière Community Economic Development and Employability Committee

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The Quebec-Chaudière Community Economic Development and Employability Committee (CeDeC) opened its doors to the community last Friday to show off its expanded offices and consult with people before finalizing its priorities for 2008-2009.

Shalom Québec to shed light on rich Jewish history in Quebec City

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TO FULL ARTICLE HERE From left to right: Shalom Québec executive director Simon Jacobs, president Arthur Aron, historian Pierre Anctil and musician Ryna Wolteger greeted visitors to the Beth Israel Synagogue. In the background are some of the congregation’s sacred Torahs, or scrolls, unveiled for the occasion.

Shalom Québec to shed light on rich Jewish history in Quebec City

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Portrait of Father Patrick McMahon

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From left to right: Irish Heritage Québec president Marianna O’Gallagher, St. Brigid’s Guild president Gertrude Edwards Grogan, Musée national des Beaux-Arts du Québec director John Porter, St. Patrick’s Parishioner Robert McGoldrick and St.

Cuts mean loss of well-used online health website

The Canadian Health Network, a well-consulted online information resource will be shut down at the end of April due to budget cuts. Canadians who consult the site, including professionals in the health care sector, are outraged by the cuts.

Museum unveils restored portrait of Father Patrick McMahon

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Amid details of 400th anniversary projects at the Musée national des Beaux-Arts du Quebec, a finely restored portrait that records a bit of Quebec City’s Irish history was revealed.

Last Chance Sale at the library of the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec

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Georgina Klassen wishes to thank all those who participated in her Christmas Scrapbooking Open House, held at Eastern Québec Learning Centre recently. Congratulations to Tamar Chittspattio, Denise Richard and Ngoyi Mayasa the first (scrapbooking magazine), second (ideas booklet) and third prize (Christmas stickers) winners, respectively, of the draw!

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Valcartier troops receive holiday wishes from Uxbridge

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The Valcartier Family Centre received a magnificent Christmas card
addressed to our soldiers deployed in Afghanistan and to members of
their families.

The card is from the residents of Uxbridge, a town situated 45 km north of Toronto.

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QHS student entrepreneurs honoured

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Quebec High School Secondary V student Audrey Nadeau was surprised to find out that her teamwork had won a prize!

Two years ago, students in The Young Blazers’ Co-op produced bulletin boards and coasters made from cork and wood.

Studying English-speaking teens in Quebec City is far from cut and dry

Researchers at Université Laval have conducted an unprecedented study of Quebec City’s English-speaking teens. In extended interviews with 29 students from Quebec High School and St. Patrick’s High School, Laval social scientists examined what it’s like to be a member of a minority linguistic community in Quebec City.

Tree Canada celebrates 75 million trees planted across the country

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A fine farewell for Jane Falby

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Janet Campbell Falby embodied the values of the Guiding movement that she lovingly shared with young women for decades. She died suddenly on November 25 at the age of 68.

Mount Hermon’s records inscribed in historic volume

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Gordon Morley first set foot in Sillery’s Mount Hermon Cemetery back in 1978. It was the beginning of a long history, one that’s stretched all the way forward to 2007.

Homegrown Rhodes Scholar headed for success at Oxford to study biomedical engineering

Studying at Laval for now

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Quebec City’s Annick Routhier-Labadie, an accomplished athlete and exemplary student, has been recognized by the Canadian Association of Rhodes Scholars.

“I’m still really overwhelmed. The best is definitely going to come,” said Routhier-Labadie, who is applying to study at Oxford University. “The next step is to be accepted.”

Régis Labeaume wins mayoral election in a surprise landslide

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After a bitter month-long political battle, Régis Labeaume was chosen Sunday to become the 37th Mayor of Quebec City. Labeaume earned over 59 per cent of the vote, drubbing his closest competitor and odds-on favourite, Renouveau municipal de Québec (RMQ) leader Ann Bourget, whose meager 32 per cent support surprised even Labeaume.

Morrin Centre unveils Voices from the Crossroads for 400th

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From left to right: Société du 400e de Québec director general Pierre Boulanger, Literary and Historical Society of Quebec executive director France Cliche, National Battlefields Commission director André Juneau and LHSQ president David Blair welcome the public to Voices from the Crossroads.  Read the full articke here

Holocaust survivor shares story at SLC

Champlain-St. Lawrence College had the privilege of welcoming Leslie Vertes, a remarkable man with a painful past and an extraordinary passion for life on October 16. At 83 years of age, Vertes is one of the few remaining survivors of The Holocaust, the event responsible for the murder of six million European Jews during the Second World War.

Christmas lights up early this year

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Wasn’t it nice to see the first Christmas lights of 2007?

You bet. Especially with a light snow falling and a thin layer of it covering all the branches.

I walked down Grande Allée last night. Absolute fairyland. The restaurants were starting to get their holiday lights up and that really contributes to the atmosphere.

VEQ shares community priorities with mayoral candidate Régis Labeaume

Voice of English-speaking Quebec’s leadership table sat down with Quebec City mayoral candidate Régis Labeaume to discuss the community and its priorities last week.

Jeffery Hale services are growing

holland_building.jpgJeffery Hale Community Services in English, previously known as Holland Centre, is growing.

Quebec City's English-speakers send CanWest Global a message:

stick to local programming commitment

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Voice of English-speaking Quebec is calling on its 1,000 members and the community at large to speak out against CanWest Global's cuts to its local television station and to protest the corporation's failure to deliver on a promise of locally-produced regional programming.

Francophones have help from commissioner of official languages for court challenge

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The Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne du Canada (FCFA) is taking the federal government to court over its dismantling of the Court Challenges Program.

The FCFA filed an affidavit back in September. The organization is headed to court on January 21 and 22, 2008.

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Quebec Cardinal Marc Ouellet's Apology to Homosexuals and Women

See the Cardinal's full open letter (in English) here: Open Letter to Quebec Catholics

 


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Editorial by John-Henry Westen

An edition of the Quebec Morning Chronicle from the morning of September 20, 1898

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Above: An edition of the Quebec Morning Chronicle from the morning of September 20, 1898, features shipping and telegraph news. Champlain is also mentioned, along with the evacuation of Cuba by the Spanish Army after the Spanish-American War. Related Article: Time Capsule Opened

Portneuf remembers

The morning of Armistice Day (Remembrance Day), November 11, we here in Portneuf were treated to a beautiful war memorial service in our lovely little St. John the Evangelist Church.

Our archbishop, Bruce Stavert, and Canon Graham Jackson shared the proceedings.

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