March 4 2015 Edition

Letter to the Editor: “The issue at the centre of the debate with Trinity Anglican Church”

Dear Editor: Trinity Church indeed has an illustrious history as Meb Reisner wrote in [the February 18, 2015] edition of the Chronicle-Telegraph. As do most of our churches in the Diocese of Quebec.

Elizabeth Hinton has seen death up close

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Photo: courtesy of Elizabeth Hinton

Elizabeth Hinton, a nurse who grew up in Lévis and now lives in Montreal, is one of hundreds of Canadian health-care workers who have recently worked in West Africa, reinforcing local medical teams as they deal with the Ebola crisis.

Please sign St. Lawrence College’s petition

A meeting was held on February 19 to introduce people to the Bring Us Home St. Lawrence project. We feel that being an autonomous CEGEP would allow us to better fulfil our mission here in Quebec City. If you would like to find out more about this, take a look at the Bring Us Home St.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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The Morning Chronicle
A Vicious Practice: Last evening the time-honored nuisance of Mardi Gras masquerading was in full blast in nearly all our leading thoroughfares.

Street Views: The story behind Rue Graham-Bell

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Photo: Photo by Moffett Studio from Wikimedia Commons

Rue Graham-Bell is a short street in the Jean-Talon industrial park off Rue Frank- Carrel. It is named in honour of Alexander Graham Bell, a teacher of the deaf, a scientist, engineer, professor and inventor. His wide-ranging interests and curiosity led to inventions that would in many ways change our world.

Bell was born in 1847 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Shannon Irish Show

The Catholic Women's League of Shannon cordially invites you to the annual Shannon Irish Show on March 14. This year's show is dedicated to Maureen Maher, the former mayor of the Municipality of Shannon who for many years played a major role in the continued success of the show.

Photography exhibits take centre stage at the MNBAQ

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Photo: MNBAQ, Idra Labrie

Questions of identity, representation and the human body are the main themes at three new photography exhibits that opened at the Musée nationale des Beaux-Arts du Québec (MNBAQ) on February 19.

In the largest exhibit, Bryan Adams Exposed, the famous Canadian musician exchanges his guitar for a camera.

Former Methodist church to become La Maison de la Littérature

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Built in 1849, Wesley Methodist Church in the Old Town was sold to the Ville de Québec in 1941 and converted to a concert hall and a branch of the public library managed by the Institut Canadien.

Aspiring Liberal candidate has roots in English community

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Photo: provided by Hugo Mathieu

After only a few minutes of conversation, it becomes clear that Hugo Mathieu is exactly where he should be. The Ste-Foy Elementary and Quebec High School alumnus sits in front of the fireplace at Café St-Malo on Rue Saint-Paul in the Old Port district.

Ghislaine Bertrand O'CONNOR

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1927-2015
"Gramma"

Mrs. Ghislaine Bertrand O'Connor, wife of the late Walter Gerard O'Connor, died at the age of 87 years and 8 months, at Saint Brigid's Home, Quebec, on February 20, 2015. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Octave Bertrand and the late Simonne Blouin. She lived in Quebec City.

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