June 16 2010 Edition

The 2010 Québec Air Show attracts 107,000 visitors [Photo & Video]

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Photo: Jay Ouellet - Skip Stewart and his Prometheus Custom Stunt Bi-plane perform a death defying ribbon cutting stunt amazingly close to the ground!
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Newsie Notes for June 16, 2010

Canada Day Picnic, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Valcartier invites you to our annual picnic Thursday,July 1 at the Valcartier Community Centre at 3 p.m. Races! Euchre! Canteen! Bake Table! Fish Pond! Come and join the fun!

Lucille Wagner O’Connell 1921 - 2010

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Lucille Wagner O’Connell
1921 - 2010
 

Commentary on British army ranks in the 1700s

Response to June 2 Article "British dominance of Irish site unacceptable" By Danny Rouleau.

2010 DDO School Graduates

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Sara Caron, Richard Castonguay, Roxanne Etienne, Tommy Etienne, Linka Fortier, Kathryn Gagnon, Valérie Gauthier, Sandy Lee Lanin, Jonathan Luffman, Pamela Matteau, Cassandra Payeur, Karell Perras, Jade Swain, Andréane Toussaint, Tanya Tremblay.

Shannon’s Mayor Clive Kiley participated in the 2010 Shaved Head Challenge

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Photo: VEQ - Shannon’s Mayor Clive Kiley participated in the 2010 Shaved Head Challenge in Shannon Community Center this weekend. While some participants were getting their heads shaved, others enjoyed the activities organized to entertain the whole family, such as live music, face painting, a bouncy house and refreshments.

Irish Heritage continues effort to move St. Pat’s plaque

Representatives of Irish Heritage Quebec are hoping several new resolutions being passed by local historical societies will provide the impetus for the removal a commemorative plaque from St. Patrick's High School.

"We're waiting for this to come up at the Comité de Commemoration," said IHQ's Joseph Lonergan this week.

St Andrew’s Congregation marks 200th anniversary of unique Scottish church

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Photo: Pauline Moisy

There are several churches in Quebec City's area which offer services in English, but St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church is the oldest one with Scottish origins. This weekend, members of the parish celebrated the 200th anniversary of their church building, which was dedicated in November, 1810, after the creation of the St. Andrew's Congregation by the Fraser Highlanders in 1759.

QHS graduates 57 seniors

 

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Last Friday's Quebec High School graduation marked the end of the high school careers of 57 students. The ceremonies began with the students being piped in by Pipe Major Alan Stairs of the 78th Fraser Highlanders.

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