May 23 2012 Edition

Barnett, Kathleen (Krampe) 1917 – 2012

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Barnett, Kathleen (Krampe) 1917 – 2012

MEREDITH, R. Edward (Ned)

MEREDITH, R. Edward (Ned), son of Clive and Diana Meredith of Quebec City; brother of Helen of Montreal and William (Kirsten Andersen) of Victoria, B.C.

Photo of the week, May 23, 2012

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On a beautiful sunny day, the Tourney Fountain in front of the National Assembly drew an appreciative crowd, some of whom even put their feet in the pool to cool off. One couple was seen to dip their dachshund, a very hot little dog, into the pool as well. (Photo by: Shirley Nadeau)

News Digest for May 23, 2012



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Villa Bagatelle exhibit highlights historic home and artists

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Photo: Photo by Bethann G. Merkle

Since late March, the Villa Bagatelle has hosted Ces vocations spontanées - les peintre français et la tradition néerlandaise, an exhibit featuring 26 etchings by French artists inspired by the Dutch Golden Age style.

The Shaved Head Challenge for Leucan

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Rebecca Holden, a 15-year-old student at St. Patrick's High School, is one of many who will have their heads shaved for Leucan as part of the Défi Têtes Rasées next week.

Her aunt, Joanne Gosselin, wrote to say, "She is a pretty girl with very long hair and will have it completely shaved.

Painting a picture of Rébecca Dautremer

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Photo: Photo by Juanita Craig

On Saturday, May 19, internationally acclaimed French illustrator Rébecca Dautremer gave a talk at the Morrin Centre on the inner workings of her art, her life and her career to the enraptured audience who had come to see her. The event was presented in French and was hosted by Catherine Lachaussée from Radio Canada.

Congratulations to Pipe Major Alan Stairs

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Photo: Photo provided by 78th Fraser Highlanders

BIG deal: Local resources available to support English-language small businesses

"Our province is home to some 310,000 small- and medium-sized enterprises," said John Buck, executive director of the non-profit Community Economic Development and Employability Corporation (CEDEC) last week. He continued, explaining the importance of entrepreneurs in Quebec.

Cultural golf tours: a hole in one

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Photo: Photo provided by William Hush

Does the idea of a golf holiday in Ireland and Scotland tickle your fancy? Then perhaps William Hush's golf tours would appeal to you. Originally from Edinburgh, Scotland, Hush moved to Quebec City in 2000 to be with his Québécois wife, Annie.

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