Shalom Québec to shed light on rich Jewish history in Quebec City


TO FULL ARTICLE HERE From left to right: Shalom Québec executive director Simon Jacobs, president Arthur Aron, historian Pierre Anctil and musician Ryna Wolteger greeted visitors to the Beth Israel Synagogue. In the background are some of the congregation’s sacred Torahs, or scrolls, unveiled for the occasion.

Shalom Québec to shed light on rich Jewish history in Quebec City


Portrait of Father Patrick McMahon


From left to right: Irish Heritage Québec president Marianna O’Gallagher, St. Brigid’s Guild president Gertrude Edwards Grogan, Musée national des Beaux-Arts du Québec director John Porter, St. Patrick’s Parishioner Robert McGoldrick and St.

Cuts mean loss of well-used online health website

The Canadian Health Network, a well-consulted online information resource will be shut down at the end of April due to budget cuts. Canadians who consult the site, including professionals in the health care sector, are outraged by the cuts.

Museum unveils restored portrait of Father Patrick McMahon

Photo: courtesy of St. Patrick's Church

Amid details of 400th anniversary projects at the Musée national des Beaux-Arts du Quebec, a finely restored portrait that records a bit of Quebec City’s Irish history was revealed.

Last Chance Sale at the library of the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec


Georgina Klassen wishes to thank all those who participated in her Christmas Scrapbooking Open House, held at Eastern Québec Learning Centre recently. Congratulations to Tamar Chittspattio, Denise Richard and Ngoyi Mayasa the first (scrapbooking magazine), second (ideas booklet) and third prize (Christmas stickers) winners, respectively, of the draw!

Memorials and Things of Fame



Valcartier troops receive holiday wishes from Uxbridge


The Valcartier Family Centre received a magnificent Christmas card
addressed to our soldiers deployed in Afghanistan and to members of
their families.

The card is from the residents of Uxbridge, a town situated 45 km north of Toronto.

The QCT is available at the following newsstands


QHS student entrepreneurs honoured


Quebec High School Secondary V student Audrey Nadeau was surprised to find out that her teamwork had won a prize!

Two years ago, students in The Young Blazers’ Co-op produced bulletin boards and coasters made from cork and wood.

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