February 10 2010 Edition

Health Minister involved with Shannon complaints

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Photo: Doris Fritschmann

A new television news report as well as tests showing the severity of water contamination near the Valcartier military base has aroused the curiosity of Quebec's health minister.

Whealan, Madeline

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Whealan, Madeline

St. Patrick’s: Sports Etudes try outs to Happy Day celebrations to Robotics Club

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Photo: Linda Bartman, Halo Images

St Patrick's High School has been busy with various activities over the past few months, from the Sports Etudes try outs to Happy Day celebrations to Robotics Club.

Every Tuesday, students interested in robotics have the chance to demonstrate their creativity by building Lego robots that defy different challenges each week.

Federal government has announced $700 million joint investment to aid Québec’s crumbling infrastructure

The federal government has announced a total joint investment of more than $700 million to upgrade infrastructure throughout the province of Quebec.

St. Lawrence opts for Nike

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Photo: Dominique Routhier

Nike Canada has become the official supplier of basketball shoes for Champlain St. Lawrence College's English Basketball Camps.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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The Morning Chronicle

February 8, 1850: A tremendous conflagration occurred at San Francisco on the 24th of December, destroying nearly half the city.

Majestic Puppets at Holland School

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Photo: Anna Maria Romani

You have seen small puppets in a puppet show but have you ever seen giant puppets?

We were fortunate enough to work with a puppeteer named Jacques Boutin who showed us how to make giant puppets.

Acid indigestion and stinky feet

I was on the city of Québec website the other day, looking at how our fair city presents itself to the outside world. There was a lot of talk about the great quality of life here, green spaces, and especially, a growing research-driven high-tech economy with a strong emphasis on the life sciences, high tech materials, and materials processing, as well as optics and photonics.

 

It’s official: St. Patrick’s Day parade on March 20, 2010

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Photo: Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph 1926 Archives

Organizers of the St-Patrick's Day parade have been given the green light to stage the event, missing from the city for nearly 85 years, March 20.

"It was a lot to get it all hammered out," said the parade's chief organizer Peter Ferrell, owner of Nelligan's Pub, but, he said the official word arrived Monday. An official announcement will be made downtown next Tuesday.

Québecers receive War Amps key tags this week

When Quebec residents receive their 2010 War Amps key tags starting this week, they will also learn how these tags are hard at work assisting amputees in their community.

War Amps CEO Cliff Chadderton explains in the letter enclosed with the mailing:

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