April 28 2010 Edition

Museum marks 100th Naval anniversary

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Photo: QCT Archives

"We want to show that for many year, the Saint Lawrence River was the door to invade Canada," said Andre Pirouac.

Pirouac is the director of the Naval Museum of Quebec on Rue Dalhousie. The museum, beginning June 1, will help the city celebrate the history of the Canadian Navy, which this year is marking its 100th anniversary.

World Book and Copyright Day marked at Morrin Centre

The Morrin Centre celebrated World Book and Copyright Day and St. George's Day April 23, a symbolic date in the literary, a day on which Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all died in 1616.

The gathering was treated to cocktail hour readings from Cervantes and Shakespeare.

St-Pat’s ensemble encouraged by festival results

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Photo: provided by David Parker

The St-Patrick's High School Junior Jazz Combo fell just short of winning a gold medal at the recent JazzFest des jeunes du Quebec recently in Saint-Hubert, but the resullts were nonetheless encouraging for the young band.

Patience of Job

But let's reverse a bit.

It all started a while back when, being a fledgling amateur historian, I got a yen to do some snooping around in the C-T's archives.

Trouble was, my knowledge of anything involving the Internet left a trifle to be desired. To date my i-skills had been applied strictly to corresponding with friends and relations. Nothing more.

Health promotion tool for older adults now available online

I recently discovered an effective health promotion tool that was developed here in Quebec City by Jennifer Hobbs-Robert, Director of Nursing Care and Quality at Saint Brigid's - Jeffery Hale Hospital. This free-of-charge health resource is a train-the-trainer approach to promoting seniors' health.

Dempsey, Matthew W. 1922 - 2010

Dempsey, Matthew W.
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