April 22 2015 Edition

News Digest April 22 2015

 

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Issue April 22, 2015

 

QAC gives life to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The Quebec Art Company (QAC) presented U.K. playwright Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead to highly appreciative audiences at Holland School from April 16 to 19. 

Louis Hanrahan retires from Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Looking very relaxed and casual, recently-retired Louis Hanrahan was fêted by colleagues, residents, staff and friends not once but twice - on Wednesday, April 15, at Jeffery Hale Hospital, and on Thursday, April 16, at Saint Brigid's Home.

Volunteers are like popcorn...warm and comforting

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Photo: Rachel Collet

It was all smiles at Volunteer Appreciation Night in the gymnasium of Holland School on Thursday, April 16. Some 70 volunteers had the opportunity to meet and mingle, enjoy sparkling beverages, cheese and fruit, and watch the première of I Volunteer for my Community, a short video showcasing the work of some 330 volunteers throughout the year. 

Champlain–St. Lawrence Campus draws blood

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Blood donors gathered at Champlain-St. Lawrence Campus on April 14 for the fifth annual Héma-Québec Blood Drive, organized by students Philippe Langlois and Yasmine Jit. 

Quebec High School has The Q Factor

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Photo: Ruby Pratka

They're used to getting grades from their teachers - but not like this. 

Memorials and Things of Fame

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STREET VIEWS: The story behind Rue Henry-Howison

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Photo: Bill Cox

Henry Howison, of Scottish ancestry on his father's side and French-Canadian on his mother's, was born in about 1833 in Quebec City and studied at the Quebec Seminary. He married Charlotte-Adélaïde Pageot in 1854. 

Letter to the Editor: Bravo to the QAC!

Bravo to the QAC! 

“My” Canada geese are back!

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Photo: Lise Lafond

Every spring when I hear the honking of Canada geese overhead, following their migration path from warm winter lands to their summer nesting grounds, I can't help but wonder whether "my" Canada geese have survived.

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