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US Consul General takes advantage of winter sport in Quebec

United States Consul General to Quebec David Fetter has been on the job from his office at 2 Dufferin Terrace since last fall.

Fetter admitted that he was disappointed that he could not find a Nordique’s shirt when he arrived — he learned, to his dismay, that they had become the Avalanche!

Labeaume sworn in as Quebec City’s 37th mayor

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Photo: JAY OUELETTE

After a month of hard and fractious campaigning, Régis Labeaume was sworn in as the 37th mayor of Quebec City on Saturday.

Fraser wants feds to produce an action plan

and to show leadership in offering bilingual services

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Photo: Jean-Marc Carisse

Canada’s commissioner of official languages, Graham Fraser, wants answers from the government on three specific topics. The first is the next phase of its Action Plan for Official Languages, due in March. Then Fraser said he wants to see “the leadership necessary to increase bilingualism in federal offices and improve the role of linguistic duality in public service renewal.”

[PHOTO] Régis Labeaume wins mayoral election in a surprise landslide

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Above: Régis Labeaume is Quebec City’s new mayor-elect.

Régis Labeaume wins mayoral election in a surprise landslide

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Photo: Jay Ouellet

After a bitter month-long political battle, Régis Labeaume was chosen Sunday to become the 37th Mayor of Quebec City. Labeaume earned over 59 per cent of the vote, drubbing his closest competitor and odds-on favourite, Renouveau municipal de Québec (RMQ) leader Ann Bourget, whose meager 32 per cent support surprised even Labeaume.

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