May 26 2010 Edition

Helicopter unit in training for Afghanistan

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Photo: Caporal Patricia Prévost from the 430 Tactical Helicopter Squadron

They've trained at Ft. Irvine in California to prepare for desert-like conditions. Now, at the Valcartier Canadian Forces base, they're learning how to respond under battle pressure in different environments.

The Auberge Saint-Antoine, a hotel full of history in the heart of Québec City

 

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photo by Pauline Moisy

 

There are a number of hotels in Québec City where clients can work out or go to the spa.

Rendez-vous British June 5

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The 11th edition of Rendez-vous British, Québec City's show of classic British-made cars will take place June 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., on the Plains of Abraham near the statue of Joan of Arc and to Martello Tower No. 1

Saint Andrew’s, Old Quebec, Celebrates Another Milestone in 2010

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Photo: James Cescas

This year marks another historic anniversary for Saint Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Old Quebec. After celebrating the 250th anniversary of the congregation in 2009, the church building itself will mark its 200th year of existence.

Doucet, Bill

Doucet, Bill

Passed away on Wednesday May 19, 2010 at Grand River Hospital K-W Health Centre. Bill resided in New Hamburg and was born 63 years ago in Ancienne-Lorette, Quebec. He was the son of the late Wilson & Janet (Doucet) McBain.

Les Capitales open defense of Can-Am League crown

A marching band will be among the surprises in store for the fans at Stade Municipal Thursday as Les Capitales begin their defense of the 2009 Can-Am League title.

Marianna O’Gallagher dies at 81

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Photo: QCT Archives

Marianna O'Gallagher was in bed at Laval Hospital, spending what would be her last days, but she was still busy, still planning and still maintaining her sense of humor.

"She told me a string of jokes that I went back and told my children," said former Chronicle-Telegraph Publisher Karen MacDonald.

Huguette (Drolet) Scardina

 

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Valcartier Royal 22e Regiment develops new strategy in Afghanistan

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Photo: Pauline Moisy

Valcartier military base doors were open to journalists recently, giving the public a glimpse of how Canadian troops are trained before their deployment in Afghanistan. From November 2010 to July 2011, about 800 soldiers from Valcartier Royal 22e Regiment will replace the 1st Battalion of The Royal Canadian Regiment, from Petawawa (Ont.).

A tale of upper and lower cases

Last week, a Letter to the Editor "Authority...who has it?" from Mac Wigfield made a fuss over uppercase "Church" and lowercase "church". Basically, the author disagrees with the Catholic Church's claim to be the only Church founded by Jesus Christ (who is true Man and true God).

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