August 18 2010 Edition

Burke, Ann Elizabeth (nee Rielly) 1921-2010

 

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Burke, Ann Elizabeth (nee Rielly) 1921-2010

Quebec’s Air Carrier Aeropro To Shut Down Flight Operations

August 17, 2010 - Quebec air carrier Aeropro reported on Monday that the company is shutting down its flight operations as a result of its failure to convince a Federal Court in Quebec, Canada to reverse the decision made by Transport Canada which had revoking its operating license.

University heads to appear before the Committee on Culture and Education

In keeping with the Act respecting educational institutions at the university level, the heads of Quebec's universities will be heard by the Quebec National Assembly's Committee on Culture and Education, from today through September 7.

Québec Bulldogs subject of forthcoming book

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Photo: Marc Durand

They were a predominantly Anglophone team in a French-speaking town. Their star player would later score 44 goals playing for the Montreal Canadiens. They won the Stanley Cup twice, playing at a small rink just inside the Rue St. Louis gate long before national TV contracts and multi-tiered 20,000 seat arenas.

A band would play at center ice during the game.

WestJet to fly from Quebec City to Cancun and Fort Lauderdale

WestJet today announced the upcoming launch of two new seasonal non-stop services between Quebec City and the sun destinations of Cancun and Fort Lauderdale.

From Brazil, the Banda de Musica da Policia Militar do Estado do Espirito Santo will arouse Montreal with their rhythms of Samba

On August 20th and 21st 2010, the Banda de Musica da Policia Militar do Estado do Espirito Santo (The Military Police Band of Espirito Santo) will illuminate Montreal with their first appearance in North America then onto Québec City. The 105 musicians and choristers will share the scene with the popular singer Elba Ramalho.

P.W. Sims program seeks business participation

This fall at Champlain St. Lawrence College's P.W. Sims Business Program, 40 second-year marketing students under Professor Paul Bleau will form into groups of five or six and will be asked to write up a marketing plan for an already existing product or one that is in development, or even just an idea, phase.

Random thoughts on summer venue from cottager

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These are a few notes on the only "summer place" I have ever known. Five generations of my family have spent at least parts of their summers here - and the sixth generation is due this month!

Maison O’Neill the scene of a family reunion Saturday

The history of the O'Neill family in Québec City dates back to the 18th century with the arrival of John O'Neill.

O'Neill, who was married to Julia Duffy O'Neill, received a grant of 180 acres, that was "all wood and brush," according to Dan Michaud, a current member of the O'Neill clan in Quebec by marriage.

Travel writer Batting on the Bosphorous

Quebec High School will be scene of a rare appearance by Angus Bell on Tuesday, Oct. 21. The event has been arranged by AngloStore.com.

Bell, a travel writer from Montreal with a reputation for having a great sense of humour and for being an obsessive cricket fanatic, will be coming to Quebec City to talk about his book Batting on the Bosphorus.

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