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Two more soldiers lost

Two more Canadian troops have died in Afghanistan, bringing the mission’s death toll to 81 soldiers and one diplomat.

Bombardier Jérémie Ouellet, 22, was found dead in his room at the Kandahar airfield on Tuesday, March 11. Military officials have said that Ouellet’s death was not combat related, but little other information has been released.

Memorials and Thing of fame


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SLC students raise money for African school

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Cegep Champlain–St. Lawrence’s Community Aid Committee — made up of seven dynamic, involved, and socially-conscientious students — is undertaking an ambitious venture: to raise $15,000 to contribute to the building of a school in Africa.

Duffy reveals facts in The Killing of Major Denis Mahon

Quinn brothers adopted by family in Nicolet

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A new brew for Morrin Centre

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Morrin Centre’s 400th anniversary tea contest produced three winners. They were announced during the Centennial Tea held last Sunday.

The winning brew will become the signature tea for the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec and Morrin Centre.

Plains of Abraham celebrate 100 with hockey legends, NFB and a Centennial Tea

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Quebec City residents and visitors had a chance to see and touch Lord Stanley’s Cup while it was on display at the Discovery Pavilion on the weekend. This was one of the Centennial events to mark the Plains of Abraham’s anniversary.

Joe Malone Jr. was invited down from London, ON, for the event.

Awaiting Grand rire galas

Radio-Canada has first dibs on broadcasting the highlights from last year’s Grand rire gala shows.

Until the shows have been broadcast, those who purchased the Grand rire’s highlights DVD will have to wait for their copy.

Jazz, classical and comedy in QC

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Eugen Kedl dies at 74

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Photographer Eugen Kedl spent over 60 years capturing images of people, landscapes and objects in Quebec and across the country.

Born in Austria, Kedl first laid his eyes on a map of Canada, in his geography class, at the age of 12.

He was determined to emigrate by 21; he did just that.

Praise for weather-resistant pair

I generally rise, free from care, at about 7 a.m. But there’s a pair I know for whom 7 a.m. marks almost half the day spent – and well spent at that.

No, not my milkman, though no more faithful servant could I find; and no, not the camelot on whom I can rely daily for news from the “other” community.