December 12 2007 Edition

Valcartier troops receive holiday wishes from Uxbridge

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The Valcartier Family Centre received a magnificent Christmas card
addressed to our soldiers deployed in Afghanistan and to members of
their families.

The card is from the residents of Uxbridge, a town situated 45 km north of Toronto.

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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.

QHS student entrepreneurs honoured

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Photo: MICHÈLE THIBEAU

Quebec High School Secondary V student Audrey Nadeau was surprised to find out that her teamwork had won a prize!

Two years ago, students in The Young Blazers’ Co-op produced bulletin boards and coasters made from cork and wood.

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.”

Studying English-speaking teens in Quebec City is far from cut and dry

Researchers at Université Laval have conducted an unprecedented study of Quebec City’s English-speaking teens. In extended interviews with 29 students from Quebec High School and St. Patrick’s High School, Laval social scientists examined what it’s like to be a member of a minority linguistic community in Quebec City.

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