June 9 2010 Edition

Liberal platform “coming along nicely’’

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Photo: Liberal Party

The Liberal Party platform is ‘'coming along nicely,'' according to Navdeep Bains, Official Opposition Critic for Small Business and Tourism and Chair of Platform Development for the Liberal Party.

St. Pat’s High Graduation

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Photo: Pauline Moisy

Students from St. Patrick's High School gathered in the Palais Montcalm last Friday to receive the diploma that would give them access to university.

Newsie Notes for June 9, 2010

St. Bartholomew’s Church Bourg Louis will be holding their annual Hot Dog Party, June 19 at 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Rivier Chaude Farm Home of Audrey Hill, in Pont Rouge. Cost is $10 per person and $4 for children under 8.

Future of newspapers befuddles journalists

Reporters, editors and media researchers gathered in Montreal this past weekend to discuss the impact and potential of social media in news gathering and presentation.

Memorials and Things of Fame for June 9, 2010

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“Rock on Mr. Benning!”

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Photo: Pauline Moisy

There are some who are happy when retirement comes, and there are some who cannot stop working. David Benning is one of them. After teaching 33 years at Quebec High School, he came back to the school in January following his retirement last year to help students who have reading problems.

Twenty-four students from QHS discover Newfoundland

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Photo: CQSB

Good grades and a good behavior in class reward Quebec High School students with more than their parents' pride.

Official languages reports draw commissioner’s concern

Two new reports, issued within the last two weeks, highlight the concerns of Federal Commissioner of Official Languages Graham Fraser over the impact of what he calls the government's laissez-faire approach to official languages in the federal public service and the Canadian military.

The “Pro-choi-life” open letter partially de-focuses the debate

If I was in favor of abortion, I would use this Open Letter by Cardinal Ouellet to attack the Catholic Church! I would quote the Cardinal who says that “only God and the pregnant woman can judge.”

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