Announcements

The “Temperature” at Chalmers-Wesley is Rising

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Photo: Mary Thaler

Members of Chalmers-Wesley United Church are happy to announce that the "temperature" on their fund-raising thermometer has risen significantly since the launch of their restoration campaign which took place on October 22, 2010.

Publisher's Note

While reading the National Post a few weeks ago, I came across an article about the struggles facing the oldest newpaper in North America, namely the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph. Having a long-standing interest in the newspaper business, the story was intriguing.

Festive Celebration of Long Awaited McGreevy Manor

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Photo: Jay Ouellet

On the evening of December 2, the hallways of Saint Brigid's Home were filled with jazz music and laughter as over one hundred members from the community joined in celebrating the G Grand Opening of McGreevy Manor.

St. Vincent de Paul de Saint-Denys-du-Plateau Food Drive 2010 - a success

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Quebec - December 5, 2010 "Overall, our fellow citizens have again been very generous at the 2010 Food Drive. In fact, we raised $ 2,315 today and more donations are yet to come by mail," says Réal Camiré responsible for the food drive at St. Denys.

Celebrated conductor visiting Morrin Centre

Announcement- Literary Feast at the Morrin Centre

We regret to inform you that due to ill health, Professor Charles Taylor will not be able to travel to Quebec City next week. The good news is that the Literary Feast is still on. On very short notice, Professor Donald Fyson and Louisa Blair, both nationally recognized for their expertise in history, have accepted our invitation to talk on the history of Quebec City.

QCGN awards event is sold out

The Quebec Community Groups Network Friday will honour the winners of the second annual Sheila and Victor Goldbloom Distinguished Community Service Award which celebrates individuals who have gone above and beyond in contributing to the vitality and understanding of English-speaking Quebec.

The event, to be held in Montreal, is sold out.

Local Activities

Halloween activities on the Plains of Abraham:

It’s official: Brother André now a saint

A man known for his boundless charity and miracle healings has finally, more than 70 years after his death, received the ultimate honour.

Pope Benedict Sunday bestowed sainthood on Brother André at a ceremony at the Vatican. The Quebecer is known for his miraculous healings and the founding of St. Joseph's Oratory in Montreal.

Next stop, Quebec Kebs, for well-travelled coach

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Photo: Courtesy Quebec Kebs

One team, the Gary, Indiana Steelheads of the old Continental Basketball Association, folded just before it was to start the 2006 playoffs. A second team, the Wichita Kansas Bombers of the All-American Professional Basketball League, didn't get nearly that far in 2005, the entire league going under following a pre-season tryout camp in Montana.

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