January 4 2012 Edition

A Christmas moment in Ste. Foy [Photo]

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A Ste. Foy home celebrated the season with Santa’s red clothing draped on the family clothesline.

Ste. Foy Elementary School Christmas Concert

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Photo: Bill Cox

It was a full house with Standing Room Only that would have pleased any concert director. The Friday afternoon event was a great success with young students playing the piano, or guitar and singing our well-known Christmas songs.

Ste. Foy students sing at Manoir Archer

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Students from Ste. Foy Elementary continued a Christmas tradition that began last year; singing Christmas carols at Manoir Archer. On December 15, after a busy school day, forty students from pre-kindergarten to Grade 6 braved the slush to walk to the retirement home across the street accompanied by dedicated daycare staff.

QHS students shine at Poetry Slam

While the rest of Quebecers were busy with last-minute Christmas shopping, wrapping gifts, and decking the halls, Quebec High School students were creating and presenting poetry to their peers in the school’s first Poetry Slam.

English families missing out on government money for their children

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Photo: Actions Interculturelles

Registered Education Savings Plans are an untapped source of funding for children’s post-secondary education. Many English-speaking families across Quebec are missing out on grant money available for their children’s future education.

Through the Lens of our Community

Show us what your community means to you!

Voice of English-speaking Quebec (VEQ) and Megantic English-speaking Community Development Corporation (MCDC) present the joint initiative “Through the Lens of Our Community” which The Department of Canadian Heritage has generously agreed to fund.

Make the most of winter on the Plains of Abraham

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Photo: NBC

(NBC Press release) With the passing days and the cold fast approaching, National Battlefields Commission employees are busy completing the latest arrangements for the winter season.

Canada falls short on home care services

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The upcoming 2014 Federal-Provincial Health Accord negotiations are an opportunity to transform our health care system to respond to the aging of our population and the associated pandemic of chronic diseases coming our way. There is little doubt that home care should be a priority in this transformation - along with health prevention, primary care and integrated care.

Lewis Lucile Laura (née Loudin) 1914 – 2011

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