Politics

Ready for the Next Challenge

An Interview with Pierre Paul-Hus, potential candidate for the Conservative Party in Louis-Hébert

Pierre Paul-Hus is a man ready for the next challenge. He greets me at his office on Rene Levesque with a firm handshake and guides me to the boardroom, a formidable room complete with a floor-to-ceiling safe (the building was formerly a bank).

QESBA to meet at Concorde next weekend; Bill 88 on agenda?

The Quebec English School Board's Association will meet next weekend at the Loew's Concorde Hotel for what is being billed as a professional development conference.

The conference, scheduled for October 16 and 17, offers participants a choice of paying the $85 fee by check or billing it to the school boards in which the participants represent.

No room for spiritual or thought provoking commentaries in the QCT

I have been a subscriber to the QCT for the last six years. Even though I no longer live in Quebec City, I have continued to support it as an important vehicle for the Anglophone community.

Local students defy survey results, get involved on political scene

Passionately involved in everything from student council to parliamentary simulation, local students seem more interested in politics than ever, despite far from encouraging survey results.

Letters From Afghanistan

Good Idea, Bad Idea

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Letters from Afghanistan

The Times they are a-Changin'

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Letters from Afghanistan - Toilet Scribbling

Bathroom wisdom in the Theatre of War

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Over the years, I have come to espouse a theory: that the state of a given society can be determined by the words of wisdom that its members write on toilet walls.

As I sit here listening to South African singer Koos Du Plessis' song, Skadus teen die Muur (Shadows on the Wall), I'm reminded of the brevity of life, especially in this environment.

Vive le Québec français !

A funny way to kick off a new era of accountability

It's a funny way to kick off a new era of accountability, the way the Central Quebec School Board is being so hush hush about National Assembly Bill 88, scheduled to be implemented, at least in part, with the issuance of new guidelines July 1.

Riding the Tiger

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Photo: Cecil Stoughton, White House, July 11, 1963

On January 20, 1961, John F. Kennedy gave his inaugural address after being elected president of the United States of America.

It was a stirring speech.

I actually have it and many others on an old vinyl record at home.

Listening to it one day, a passage from that particular speech struck me.

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