July 14 2010 Edition

Bruce Willett retiring from EQLC in September

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Photo: Pierre Little.  Bruce Willet will be greatly missed at EQLC.  Bruce shown above celebrates one of the many programs he directed through the years; the opening of EQLC’s Nursing Assistants Program in June, 2009 and during the same event, the opening of the new EQLC library dedicated to Dorothy O’Brien.

Skating cross-country for cancer cure

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Photo: www.DontStopBelieving.ca

Dan Cloutier, 21, of Winnipeg, lost an uncle three years ago to a rare form of cancer. This summer, he decided to do something big to fight the deadly disease.

Government of Quebec announces government funding for Jeffery Hale Hospital and two other community health centres

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Photo: msss.gouv.qc.ca

Dr. Yves Bolduc, the MNA representing the Jean Talon riding, has announced $415,000 in government for renovations to Jeffery Hale Hospital, St. Brigid's home and the Residence Paul Triquet.

Jeffery Hale will receive $190,000, St. Brigid's, $50,000, and Paul Triquet, $175,000.

Memorials and Things of Fame for July 14, 2010

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Refreshing Lake Cinconcine

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Photo: Cox Family

We were literally transported from the sweltering Sainte-Foy heat last Friday to beautiful Lake Cinconcine in the mountains of the Mauricie region.

Second oldest son Dennis invited my wife and me, our daughter Gail and our third son Andrew to his fishing camp at a private club on the lake.

Twenty-six Students Receive the Largest Scholarships in the History of Cégep de Sainte-Foy for developing English language skill

During a reception held in May, 26 students from Cégep de Sainte-Foy received scholarships worth $2000, $2500 or $5000. Denis Juneau, general director of the Cégep de Sainte-Foy and Yvon Charest, President and CEO of Industrial Alliance were both on hand to award the scholarships.

Residential construction rises in Quebec centres

According to the results of the latest monthly survey conducted by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), residential construction increased last month in Quebec centres with 10,000 or more inhabitants. In all, 4,223 dwellings were started in June 2010, compared to 2,990 a year earlier.

QCT makes great reading

I just received the June 30th edition of the QCT and read with interest your Summer Notes column. It was great to read up on what is taking place - hope this will be a weekly thing! Something that is lacking in the QCT is a weekly update on what is happening in the Classical Music world in the city - maybe you could include something of this nature in your column.

Feds awards $1.8 million to POLE Chaudière-Appalaches

The federal government has allocated $1,800,000 in funding to POLE Quebec Chaudière-Appalaches.

QCGN seeks Community Service Award candidates

The Quebec Community Groups Network is seeking individuals who have made significant contributions to the vitality of the English-speaking community of Quebec for the 2010 edition of the Sheila and Victor Goldbloom Distinguished Community Service Award.

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