March 31 2010 Edition

Union stages “symbolic” picketing at Champlain Saint-Lawrence

Increasing workloads and declining purchasing power are at the root of contractual differences between Champlain Saint-Lawrence College and its teachers union, which has been working under an imposed contract since 2005.

Will Ann Coulter dare take on tyrannical Canadian hate speech laws?

Why Inmates Should Receive Their Pensions

Given the outrage generated over the public disclosure that serial killer Clifford Olsen has been receiving pension payments while incarcerated, it is easy to jump on the bandwagon in a knee-jerk reaction to public opinion.

Remembering Wilfred E. Rourke

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Photo: Courtesy of the Rourke Family

The man who built St. Patrick's Church nearly celebrated his 98th St. Patrick's Day, in Quebec City in 2010.

Wilfred Edward Rourke died in Quebec City on February 16, 2010 completing a long successful life as a Québec businessman.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade’s was a success

I want to extend to all our readers and friends congratulations for the grand turn out for the St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday last. The weather was great, the marchers were greater and the crowds on Saint John Street the greatest!

April 6 is Tartan Day

Just a note to congratulate you on last week's edition of the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph. The fine coverage of the St. Patrick's Parade of March 20th was appreciated by many readers and viewers.

Memorials and Things of Fame

Easter - March 31, 1850

The importance of Easter

Easter (Greek, Paskha, from Hebrew: Pesakh,) is the most important annual religious feast in the Christian liturgical year. According to Gospels, Jesus resurrected from the dead on the third day after his crucifixion. Christians celebrate the resurrection on Easter Sunday (also Resurrection Day or Resurrection Sunday), 3 days after his death.

Thank you Jay Ouellet and Chronicle-Telegraph’s coverage

Received my copy of the Chronicle today and was very happy to see Jay's photo of the Saint-Patrick's Day Parade on the front page. Great copy. I have enjoyed Jay's photographs for many years and am so glad to see that you are sharing his talents with many. Look forward to seeing more.

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