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Memorials and Things of Fame


1772

The Quebec Gazette, Thursday June 18
ADVERTISEMENTS. QUEBEC, the 12th June, 1772

Wet weather, great gardens

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Photo: Bill Cox

All this humidity has a positive effect on the vegetation if not on the disposition of humans. The weather is a very popular subject these days with complaints of incessant cool and wet days. Pretty soon I fear these will change to complaints about the dry spells and heat waves.

Morrin Centre presents literary history of women in QC

EQLC grads continue on “path of gettting ahead”

General Education

On June 11, 2008, students and staff of EQLC celebrated the efforts of the students in General Education.

St. Pat’s senior class

Now that summer is finally here, St. Patrick’s High School staff and students are eagerly preparing for graduation. This year, graduation ceremonies will take place on Wednesday, June 25, at the Grand Théâtre de Québec, in the Salle Octave Crémazie.

Quebec High School celebrates 2008 grads

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Photo: Patrice Audet

On June 6, 79 graduates from Quebec High School marched into the school’s Webster Auditorium under the gaze of their proud parents, friends and teachers for an evening of graduation ceremonies. The onlookers, alive with excitement, welcomed the graduates who were led by bagpipers of the historic 78th Fraser Highlanders.

Awaiting a music-filled fall

When the 400th celebratory dust settles somewhat in September – after all the activities, festivals and summer vacations – it’s back to school for some, while for others the thought of raking leaves and winterizing pools will already be a harsh reality ... Gasp!  But let’s not get ahead of ourselves! There will still be some great concerts to look forward to!

Aline Visser honoured with the Moe Rosenhek Award

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Aline Visser was presented with the Citadel Foundation’s Moe Rosenhek Volunteer Award this year by Rosenhek’s widow, Regina, at the foundation’s annual dinner in May. The award recognizes the exemplary volunteer work of an individual in Quebec City’s English community.

Ottawa pulls money out of regional economic development agencies

A battle has been raging between Ottawa and Quebec City for the past week with no white flags in sight. Federal Economic Development Minister for the Quebec Regions (DEC) Jean-Pierre Blackburn is intent on cutting $20 to $30 million normally delegated annually to non-profit regional economic development organizations.

St. Jean Baptiste to be bigger and better

Quebec’s national St. Jean Baptiste festivities, like all things associated with the 400th anniversary celebration, are expected to be bigger and better this coming June 23 and 24.