Editor's Pick

The Kite Runner provokes reflection

Every now and then one comes across a book that moves you to talk and even to write about it. I finally read The Kite Runner while on vacation last week: I loved it. Laced with pathos and irony this first work by physician-author Khaled Hosseini reminded me of an old favourite: Marcel Pagnol’s L’Eau des collines, once or twice put to screen as Jean de Fleurette and Manon des Sources.

Quebec City Travel Newsletter June 4

QC students win LG’s award

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Photo: courtesy of CQSB

Stopping homelessness before it starts

Former Quebec Carnivals Player Gary Carter In the News

Former major league catcher Gary Carter is back in the news today, with what he said on a Sirius Satellite radio show following the rumors that New York Mets manager Willie Randolph could be fired in the coming days or weeks:

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Feedback please...Memorials and Things of Fame

Hi,

Just wonder if anyone out there reads "Memorials and Things of Fame"....?

Just wondering...........

Cathy

 

Baseball Season Upon Us

The Braves, Metros, Carnavals, Capitales…

Quebec City’s love affair with baseball dates back to the beginning of the 20th Century and although there have been ups and downs, nobody can deny the passion shown by fans to their teams over the years.

St. Matthew’s Cemetery desecrated

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Photo: Pierre Little

Last week, the newspaper received troubling news from a former Quebec City resident on some activities he witnessed on vacation in the city. While visiting St. Matthew’s Church and Cemetery, he observed shocking things, like grave-opening by vandals, anti-Anglo graffiti on tombstones and public urination on the walls of the historic church.

SNC-Lavalin Pharma and GlaxoSmithKline

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SNC-Lavalin Pharma and GlaxoSmithKline took home the Prix Léonard for industry recently at the Grands Prix du génie conseil-québécois, held in Montreal. The two firms were honoured for their teamwork on the expansion project of GlaxoSmithKline’s Sainte-Foy vaccine production facility.

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