March 12 2008 Edition

Pub Dunn prepares for 20th St. Patrick’s

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Though much has changed at the bar formerly known as Pub Thomas Dunn over the last year, at least one thing remains the same: The watering hole’s 20th annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration promises to be yet another epic party.

Pub Dunn is set for St. Patrick’s [Photo]

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Photo by: Jay Ouellet

Quebec City resident sues Detroit band over use of her voice on their album

Detroit garage rockers The White Stripes, one of the most popular bands in the world, are gearing up for a major legal battle with a Quebec City resident.

Eugen Kedl dies at 74

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Photographer Eugen Kedl spent over 60 years capturing images of people, landscapes and objects in Quebec and across the country.

Born in Austria, Kedl first laid his eyes on a map of Canada, in his geography class, at the age of 12.

He was determined to emigrate by 21; he did just that.

Praise for weather-resistant pair

I generally rise, free from care, at about 7 a.m. But there’s a pair I know for whom 7 a.m. marks almost half the day spent – and well spent at that.

No, not my milkman, though no more faithful servant could I find; and no, not the camelot on whom I can rely daily for news from the “other” community.

Sober second thought important in urban planning and architecture

SST is an acronym that was once in more familiar use as an identifier of aircraft capable of travelling at higher speeds than sound. It stood for supersonic transport and it seemed to provide a glamorous image of a people desirous of progress and bent on realizing things as fast as humanly possible, at lightning speed … or nearly.

A Great Project for Vision School Rive-Sud

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Every year, Vision School Rive-Sud does a project that is called the multi-cultural project, during which the students discover different countries. For many of my fellow students, it was the best project because we did research on the Internet, made crafts, and hosted a big presentation.

Headed to Guatamala

We are Apoyo Guatemala, a group of 20 students from the social science program at Cegep Lévis-Lauzon. With the help of the social science department we have built a humanitarian aid project that will take place from May 31 until June 23.

Memorials and Things of Fame


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SLC launches P. W. Sims Business Program

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Photo: Dominique Routhier

From the first floor of the former Price building, Cegep Champlain-St. Lawrence director Jean Robert officially launched the P. W. Sims Business Program last Monday.

“This was the first skyscraper in Quebec City, in the 1930s,” said Robert. ”You’re in the [former] bank; there’s the vault. This building cost $1 million in 1929.”

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