March 3 2010 Edition

New research facility slated for Valcartier

Minister of National Defence Peter McKay has announced an investment in defence infrastructure in the province of Quebec at Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) Valcartier.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Newsie Notes March 3 Edition

Activities will be plentiful on the Plains of Abraham during school break week. From February 27 to March 7, you will have an opportunity to ski or snowshoe, participate in an open air rally and visit an utterly captivating multimedia exhibition.

High winds, snow force Olympic celebration cancellation

Last week's snow storm and high winds forced the cancellation of Saturday's planned Olympic celebration at Colline Parliamenaire.

ImagiNation 2010 : Writer’s Festival

From April 7-11, 2010 at the Morrin Centre

Are you ready for a literary event which is out of the ordinary? How about exploring new themes, letting your imagination run wild and discovering a whole new side to literature through history, poetry, music, kid's events and more!

VEQ welcomes newcomers

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Approximately 50 people attended the Voice of English Quebec's newcomers night Feb. 23 at Jefferey Hale Hospital, an event that featured a number of partner organisations present to talk about the services on offer to the city's Anglophone community.

Irish Catholics remember St. Patrick, miracle worker and Patron Saint of Ireland

The beautiful prayer of St. Patrick, popularly known as "St. Patrick's Breast-Plate", is supposed to have been composed by him in preparation for this victory over Paganism. Appropriate for today's secularized western societies. Literal translation from the old Irish text. For full biography visit www.xr.com/stpatrick

I bind to myself today

Modesty is important

As with many other Canadians, I am delighted with many of the outcomes of the recent Olympics games, especially, Sunday's exciting victory in men's hockey. I am, however, concerned with the extent of Canada's new attitude towards the importance of winning medals, especially gold medals. Neither the games nor the country are well served, in my opinion, by such a focus.

Quebec singer assaulted

Popular Quebec singer Kevin Parent says he was attacked the night of Feb. 12 by a group of what he said were 10 people causing him to suffer a concussion and caused him to cut short his Feb. 17 performance at the Olympic Games. Parent, though, said he declined to press charges.

AMI-Quebec Action on mental illness

AMI-Quebec is offering free tele-workshops and tele-support group for English speaking caregivers dealing with mental illness in a loved one. To register for a Tele-Workshop or Tele-Support Group call 1-866-396-2433 or visit www.careringvoice.com

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