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Three for Soul releases first album

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Photo: Scott French

Paul Hinton's band -- Three for Soul -- knows something about working together, staying positive and keeping it funky.

Skill set a "huge" Quebec Anglophone advantage

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Photo: Marika Wheeler

"Those kids have a huge skill set [advantage] because they can plug into both realities and pick up on subtleties," said Montreal businessman Peter McAuslan at the May 27 Community Economic Development and Employability Committee (CEDEC) conference.

You got it: We've moved

You got it: we've moved!

Bishop Drainville: "Love, honour and care for the poor"

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Photo: Marika Wheeler

Denis Drainville's mission is to "love, value and care for the poor."

Drainville, the new Anglican Bishop for the Diocese of Quebec, says has worked with marginalized people in the past and still feels a responsibility to them.

Bilingual youth leave Quebec in search for employment

Eighty percent of anglophone youth in Quebec consider themselves bilingual but feel they don't know enough French to hold a job in the province. So says the annual report, of Commissioner of Official Languages Graham Fraser. Fraser says that Quebec has the highest proportion of bilingual people in Canada.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Memorials and Things of Fame

Bike riding good for the body, environment and wallet

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Photo: Marika Wheeler

A Quebec City bicycle maker says the industry is doing very well despite the global economic slowdown.

The owner of Bicycles Falardeau on Rue Richelieu, Paul Trépanier, says his sales are up nine percent this year, because people may want to be healthier, more ecological, and to potentially save money.

New school board guidelines to be issued July 1

How much will it cost? How will it be implemented? What are the ramifications?

The execution of Bill 88, mandating the direct election rather than the appointment of school board chairpersons starting in 2011, is a mystery worthy of Sherlock Holmes. Currently, school board members choose a president following elections.

Commander manages the military and motherhood

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The conversation stops dead, the men not knowing what to say, talk of schools, teachers and doctor's appointments not the normal discourse in this setting.

"We get business done," said Jill Marrack, "but we also want to know what's going on at home. Men are more focused on other things."

Anglicans meet in Quebec City to review the bottom line

All eyes will be on the financial bottom line as the Anglican Diocese of Quebec its 81st Ordinary Synod at Université Laval tomorrow.

"The church has been built on a structure for 25 000 Anglicans 50 years ago," Bishop Dennis Drainville said in an interview, "when the reality is that we have less than 8000 today."