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VEQ concerned over impact of health system's reorganization on Jeffery Hale - Saint Brigid's

VEQ Press release

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Voice of English-speaking Québec (VEQ) has joined a growing number of voices, among them the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN), expressing strong reservations about Health Minister Gaétan Barrette's Bill 10, tabled on September 25, which aims to modify the organization and governance of Quebec's health and social-services network.

VEQ forum on integrating English-speaking newcomers

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On September 22 at City Hall, the Voice of English-speaking Quebec (VEQ) participated in a forum co-organized by the Ville de Québec and VEQ; the subject was the integration of English-speaking newcomers. Employers and immigrants shared their experiences.

The Commissioner of Official Languages, Graham Fraser, spoke about integration as a tool for Quebec City's economic prosperity.

English-speaking community very concerned about Barrette reform bill

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) and its community stakeholders are concerned about a massive reorganization of the health-care sector. We are apprehensive about the impact these profound changes will have on our community's capacity to remain involved in institutions that are essential to our vitality and identity.

Health Minister Dr.

Making history together: 250 years of chronicling our community

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Photo: QCT special edition

In this so-called digital age, publishing 250 years of English-language news in a predominantly French-speaking city is a significant collective achievement.

• Since 1925, the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph has been the only English-language newspaper published in the predominantly French-speaking Quebec City region.

Follow the traffic detour signs to access the Jeffery Hale over the next several weeks

Major road work on Chemin Sainte-Foy starting June 9

Starting Monday, June 9th, the City of Quebec will undertake major road work on chemin Sainte-Foy until the beginning of October.
 
During the first 10 weeks, only one lane going west will be open.  During the latter five weeks, there will be one lane open in each direction.

From California to Quebec : Souvenirs of the QCT ’s 175th anniversary

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Photo: Photo by Jackie Waddill

In mid-1939, my mother and father had just turned 20 and 22, respectfully, and the Second World War had not yet begun. My parents had been dating for a couple of years and were living with their parents in Virginia.

My Dad's mother and father, Ruth and Roland (Sr.) Waddill, loved to visit Canada and in particular Quebec City.

A tour of the Ursuline convent: Guided by a “living treasure”

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Photo: Photo by Shirley Nadeau

Sister Louise Godin, u.s.o., 96, is very active, both physically and mentally. A long-time subscriber to the QCT, Sister Louise contacted us a few weeks ago regarding the newspaper's 250th anniversary year.

David Bircher’s portraits of Quebec City

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

David Bircher has published his first book, Québec Portrait, A photographic monograph, which shows the changing face of Quebec City between 1965 and 1980.

The large-format bilingual book contains 42 high-quality black-and-white photos, some with hints of colour. The cover photo of a family enjoying an afternoon on the Plains of Abraham, is particularly touching.

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Jeffery Hale - Saint Brigid's celebrates Global Handwashing Day

The simple act of handwashing cuts infection risk by half

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Photo: CSSS de la Vieille-Capitale
As you likely know, infections are a major cause of death all over the world. But did you also know that the simple act of handwashing cuts the risk of infection by half?
 
Member nations of the World Health Organization (WHO) have been celebrating Global Handwashing Day every year since 2005.
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