February 3 2010 Edition

Deeply moving photographs by photojournalist Renaud Philippe At Musée de la civilisation


A man awaits amputation in a makeshift operating room. Another sifts through the ruins of his home in search of surviving family members. A nun administers the last rites to a dying person. A woman learns that her baby has died. Containers in hand, people go in search of water.

Children’s Wish Foundation grants ill 12-year-old boy’s wish

Gregory Herbert is a 12-year-old boy. He fell ill suddenly at the age of 10. Several organs were attacked, including his eyes, brain, kidneys and heart, by a genetic mitochondrial disease that is rather unknown to doctors.

Thanks to the Children's Wish Foundation, Gregory will experience his fondest wish and participate in the Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament this month.

Memorials and Things of Fame

The Morning Chronicle

Canadian Forces in Operation HESTIA

Photo: DND

Canadian Forces (CF) members carry orphans from a CF Griffon helicopter at the Port-au-Prince Airport in Haiti. The orphans were in the process of being adopted by Canadian families at the time of the earthquake. The CF helped transport the orphans from Jacmel to Port-au-Prince using Griffon helicopter number CH-146450 as part of their long journey to Canada.

Tainted food warning

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Metro Inc. are warning people with allergies to milk or egg not to consume Selection brand Iced Chocolatey Donuts. The affected product contains milk and egg which are not declared on the label.

Kebs loose sixth straight in Puerto Rico

Facing the unbeaten first place team is not the best tonic when you've lost six games out of your first seven. That was a lesson the Quebec City Kebs learned the hard way Friday night in Puerto Rico, falling 93-86 to the Puerto Rico Capitaines.

The St. Lawrence Lions ads new Basketball Camp

The St. Lawrence Lions English Basketball Camp is adding a new camp to its already comprehensive program this year.

We are proud to offer our CQSB clientele a March Break Camp.

Isabel McCartney: A century young

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Photo: James Cescas

"Can you speak up? I can't hear you."

The speaker leans in closer and speaks louder.

"I was just teasing you," McCartney said.

Federal government pledges financial support toward organic waste treatment system for Quebec City

Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Josee Verner has pledged the federal government's financial support toward the construction of an organic waste treatment system in Quebec City.

Flying low

Once I got my clearance from the Jean Lesage airport tower to take off, I acknowledged then released the brakes and pushed the throttle forward. I could feel the thrust of the twin engines pushing me back into my seat as the plane raced faster and faster down the runway.

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