December 8 2010 Edition

The Battle of the St. Lawrence, Part 4

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Photo: Sub-Lieutenant David Lewis

On November 27 in Port-aux-Basque, NL, the Canadian Navy honoured the 90 crewmembers of HMCS SHAWINIGAN lost during the Battle of the St. Lawrence. This is the fourth of five articles about this event.  Condensed from an article by SLt Gordon Laco.

The Search for HMCS Shawinigan

The Battle of the St. Lawrence, Part 4

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Photo: Sub-Lieutenant David Lewis

On November 27 in Port-aux-Basque, NL, the Canadian Navy honoured the 90 crewmembers of HMCS SHAWINIGAN lost during the Battle of the St. Lawrence. This is the fourth of five articles about this event.  Condensed from an article by SLt Gordon Laco.

The Search for HMCS Shawinigan

VEQ’s Holiday Happy Hour

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A good time was had by some 100 people at VEQ's Holiday Happy Hour held last Thursday in beautifully decorated College Hall of the Morrin Centre.

There was a generous and delicious spread of food, provided by VEQ, plus desserts and coffee provided by Loew's Concord Hotel. Alcoholic beverages were available at very reasonable prices at the cash bar.

The “Temperature” at Chalmers-Wesley is Rising

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Photo: Mary Thaler

Members of Chalmers-Wesley United Church are happy to announce that the "temperature" on their fund-raising thermometer has risen significantly since the launch of their restoration campaign which took place on October 22, 2010.

Memorials and Things of Fame for December 8, 2010

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The Morning Chronicle

Publisher's Note

While reading the National Post a few weeks ago, I came across an article about the struggles facing the oldest newpaper in North America, namely the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph. Having a long-standing interest in the newspaper business, the story was intriguing.

Festive Celebration of Long Awaited McGreevy Manor

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Photo: Jay Ouellet

On the evening of December 2, the hallways of Saint Brigid's Home were filled with jazz music and laughter as over one hundred members from the community joined in celebrating the G Grand Opening of McGreevy Manor.

Those Early Christmases were the Best

I may never see Christmas in New York, Oslo or Nunavik, but I have seen Christmas in a lot of other places. The best, of course, were those with our young family living in Baie Comeau and Sept-Iles on the Quebec North Shore.

St. Vincent de Paul de Saint-Denys-du-Plateau Food Drive 2010 - a success

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Quebec - December 5, 2010 "Overall, our fellow citizens have again been very generous at the 2010 Food Drive. In fact, we raised $ 2,315 today and more donations are yet to come by mail," says Réal Camiré responsible for the food drive at St. Denys.

Celebrated conductor visiting Morrin Centre

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As part of its "Arts Matters" programme, the Morrin Centre, in collaboration with the OSQ, is pleased to present a series of intimate talks with internationally renowned artists. Through these meetings, you will have the opportunity to satisfy your musical curiosity and enhance your understanding of the subtleties of the performances.

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