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Carless in the suburbs

Who says that no one walks to the corner store for milk anymore? Just because you live in the suburbs doesn’t mean you’re stuck behind the wheel of a car.

A recent Canadian study said that folks who live outside of the city centre rely on their cars more. Perhaps this is the case for some people. But there are exceptions.

Haller to host wordcraft workshops at Morrin Centre

Poet, singer/songwriter Adrian Haller will host a four-session series on writing, Word/Craft: An Introduction to Poetry Writing and Practice, to be held on Sundays once a month from February to May at Morrin Centre. The workshops are being held in conjunction with the Quebec Writers’ Federation.

Catchment areas unchanged

Last week the QCT reported that catchment areas, which correspond to enrolment, for Central Québec School Board’s Ste-Foy Elementary School had changed this year. In fact, they have not. They are the same as last year.

Restaurateur Luigi Sgobba dies at 79

Luigi Sgobba, co-founder of Le Continental restaurant, died on January 19 at Hôpital Hôtel-Dieu de Québec. He was 79.

In November 1956, Sgobba and his brother Angelo, along with partners Luigi Giacomello and Stephano Degan, opened Le Continental at 26 Rue St-Louis, in the former residence of the Honourable Jean-Thomas Taschereau, a Canadian Supreme Court judge.

Horrocks succeeds Tabachnik as head of QESBA

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The executive of the Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) underwent a major shake-up this past wekeend.

Debbie Horrocks of the Riverside School Board in Montreal was elected president of the association at the organization’s annual general meeting. She succeeds Marcus Tabachnik, who served as president for the maximum allowable period of two two-year terms.

Mixed emotions reign at CFB Valcartier

The Valcartier Garrison, just outside of Quebec City, is a hub of mixed emotion at the moment. As soldiers and families at the base prepare to welcome back 1,700 troops from tours in Afghanistan, another 100 from CFB Valcartier are getting ready to join the mission.

When you’re wearing your favourite sweater ...

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When you get ready to go to school or the museum or somewhere nice, what is your favourite thing to wear?

What is the first thing you grab from your dresser, the thing that makes you most comfortable? Is it your best t-shirt or maybe something your Grandma gave you? Do you have a lucky pair of underwear or a pair of fancy shoes that make you feel really, really special?

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The Morning Chronicle
Monday, January 21, Letter of Acknowledgement from The Morning Chronicle.

Maclean’s reader surprised by White’s association with QCT

The following letter is in response to an article that appeared in the January 28, 2008, edition of Maclean’s magazine. It was addressed to the magazine and to Peter White.