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Quebecers focus on health care in unwanted election

The [political parties] are always complaining about the other parties this election. There’s nothing positive coming from politicians

With all of the provincial party platforms for the National Capital region released last week, Quebecers are begrudgingly accepting that there is a provincial election underway.

Ground hog interrupting a golf game at the Jeffery Hale Golf Tournament

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This little critter didn't seem to be afraid of the golfers.

Memorials and Things of Fame

 The Morning Telegraph

No manpower relief for Jeff until 2013

The president of the Saint Brigid’s-Jeffery Hale Hospital Board of Directors, Didier Culat, delivered a sobering message at the organization’s annual public meeting last week: the labour shortage at the Jeff-St. Brigid’s is not expected to improve until 2013.

Remembering the bombs that fell on Brighton, England

As I am an old lady now and as Remembrance Day has just passed, I think more often at this time of that awful day during World War Two. Maybe writing some of it down will put it in perspective.

It was a Monday morning. I came out of a deep sleep because of a very low-flying plane. It was around 7 a.m., a little too early for my alarm to go off to get me up to go to work.

Leaked: scientific report on TCE in drinking water

Valcartier Garrison unveils new monument, DDO School participates

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Photo: Douglas Hincks

The Valcartier Garrison unveiled a newly refurbished monument to its war dead on Remembrance Day to remember its fallen members, 10 in the last year alone. Students from Douglas Hincks’ Grade 6 class at Dol lard-des-Ormeaux School joined 1,000 military service men and women in attending the ceremony.

Memorials and things of fame

The Morning Telegraph


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Tourism students off again: Calgary

Fifty students from three Quebec City cegeps including tourism students at Champlain St. Lawrence will be travelling to Quebec’s sister city of Calgary to improve their English next summer. The city of Quebec will be putting $50,000 toward the initiative, which is aimed to increase bilingualism in the city.

Tourism students play tourists in Toronto

Sightseeing in Toronto: by foot, boat, bike, and bus

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Photo: Anne-Marie Proulx

Each fall, the Bilingual Tourism Program (a partnership of Cegep Champlain St-Lawrence and Cegep Limoilou) organizes a pedagogical trip to Toronto for its second year students. The goal of this adventure is to immerse the students in a completely English environment and to give them the opportunity to explore a major North American tourist destination.