May 19 2010 Edition

YPI Charity winner announced

The charity winner of the YPI program which was instituted this year at St. Patrick's High School is "SQUAT".

An admirable defense

Captain Giffen's admirable defense (CT-May 12-De Gaulle's Bum Rap) of the heroic soldiers of France defending their homeland from Nazi Germany in 1940, unfortunately, completely overlooks the fact that in September 1939, after declaring war on Germany, France's politicians and generals, ignoring calls from Poland where the bulk of the German army was engaged in the savage destruction of the countr

AAESQ - QESBA Spring Conference attracts 300 people

The Association of Administrators of English Schools of Quebec (AAESQ) and the Quebec English School Boards Association (EQSBA) Spring Conference was held in Mont Tremblant last weekend. Every year, the conference gives to commissioners and administrators of English schools the opportunity to meet during three days to assist to conferences and exchange ideas.

Memorials and Things of Fame for May 19, 2010

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Newsie Notes for May 19, 2010

Betty's Quilters will be having their annual quilt show on Sunday May 30,2 010 from 9am to 3pm at the St Gabriel de Valcartier Municipal Center, 1743 Boul. Valcartier, St-Gabriel-de-Valcartier. For information call Bev at

QHS fashion show gives students a chance to shine

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Photo: Claudia Kedney

They learn while they model the latest fashions, all the while raising funds used to benefit their fellow students.

"It's more we're on stage and we're having fun," said Kate Nadeau, a special needs teacher who doubles as the faculty advisor to the Quebec High School students that produce an annual fashion show, held recently at the high school.

Job’s rise in Québec over 09

The number of new job postings in Quebec fell slightly in April, but is still well ahead of the number of postings for the same period in 2009.

Quebec job postings, according to the job placement firm CareerAIM.com, dropped to 70,961 in April from 71,638 in March. The firm, in a statement issued this week, said the job market is expected to continue to improve in May and June.

Plaque must be in proper location

There is nothing puzzling about Irish Heritage Quebec's stand with regard to the 78th Fraser Highlanders organization's plaque installed on St. Patrick's High School. Irish Heritage Quebec wants the plaque removed to another venue for the following reasons:

Stoneham resident wins Hope Scholarship Award

Mikaël Grenier, was awarded the 2010 Hope Scholarship from the Friends of the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres committee. The 17-year-old professional race car driver from Stoneham is currently racing for Andersen Racing in the 2010 Star Mazda Championship series in North America.

QHS Flea Market raises money for grad award [photo]

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Photo by Pauline Moisy, Left to right: Susan Meisels, Carol Sweeney, Pauline Stevens and Marie-Claire, who organised QHS Flea Market on Saturday.

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