April 28 2010 Edition

Here’s a novel idea: appoint judges on merit

Premier Charest is suing his former Justice Minister Marc Bellemare for libel over allegations that financial contributions to the Quebec Liberal Party played a role in the appointment of three judges, an allegation that is hotly disputed by the Premier. Retired Supreme Court Justice Michel Basterache will head a public inquiry into the matter and file his report by October 15.

Newsie Notes April 28, 2010

QHS ALUMNI ACTIVITIES A major meeting for the QHS Alumni took place Wednesday, April 14. For the interest of members and friends of the Alumni, the following events are scheduled and we would love to see as many of you attend, whether it be in Quebec City or in Vineland or Toronto, Ontario. The QHS Golf Tournament is scheduled for Le Castor Golf Club, Base Valcartier on Friday, July 2.

Chester Thomas McKinley

Chester Thomas McKinley, age 87, of London and formerly of Stratford passed away peacefully at the McGarrell Place, London on Friday April 23, 2010. Born in Valcartier, Quebec, son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Crawford)McKinley. Chester was the owner and operator of the Noretta Motel in Stratford for many years until his retirement.

The technology evolution and music

At first technological progress was slow with hundreds of years between the discovery of fire, the wheel and then the cart. Now in a matter of months the auto industry can put out new features and gimmicks that were on drawing boards for a long time before being released to assembly lines. Imagine what has been developed and not yet put into new cars?

Vigneault looks back - and ahead - with Retrouvailles

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As popular icons go, there are arguably none more recognizable in Quebec that Gilles Vigneault.

A strident Quebec nationalist, a poet and the author and singer of Quebecois anthems like Mon Pays, Vigneault, now 81 years old, long ago cemented his place in French-speaking Quebec.

Great articles and photos

Thank you for the great articles for our traditional Irish Show. Loved the writing, interviews and pictures. Great job!!!
 
Kind regards,
Lynn Chiasson

St. Pat’s stars shine bright

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St Pat's Stars held their annual talent show April 16. Students, teachers, and parents were privileged to see the tremendous talent of St Pat's students. From different bands, to jugglers, to solo signers, St Pat's students are exploding with talent.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Alexander Milliner, one of the original Québec City Anglophones

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Photo: www.AMERICANREVOLUTION.ORG

A few miles from Mr. Cook, at Adam's Basin, on the Rochester and Niagara Falls division of the Central Railroad, lives Alexander Milliner, fourth of the survivors visited.

CORRIGAN, Keith Joseph 1933-2010

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CORRIGAN, Keith Joseph 

1933-2010

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