May 5 2010 Edition

Héma-Québec drive continues despite strike threat

The population is invited to give blood generously despite the announcement made by three of Héma-Québec's nine unions of a possible strike Wednesday in the Greater Montréal area and western Québec.

Another win for SLC Lions Hockery Team

The St. Lawrence Lions Men's hockey team defeated the Sorel Rebels April 11 in the Men's Collegiate Provincial Hockey Championship by the score of 3-2.

Holland School marks 50th anniversary

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Photo: CQSB

The library has moved and the demographics have changed, but the Holland Elementary School at the corner of Chemin Sainte-Foy and Avenue Ernest Gagnon still has the same mission.

"The building itself, the present library was just a basement," said Peter Simons.

Sister Paule Cantin died May 3, 2010

Sister Paule Cantin, died on May 3rd 2010.  She was born in Quebec City on June 28, 1938, the daughter of the late Marguerite Madden and Charles E. Cantin.  Paule entered the Sisters of Charity of Halifax in 1956 where she served as a teacher, Provincial Superior and General Superior of her congregation.
In recent years she was a volunteer with the Fraser Foundation.

Nothing but classical music

There's this new radio station that plays nothing but classical music.

No, that's not right. How do I know it's a "new" station? Could have been here for 50 years. Let's try approaching from a different angle....

As some of my intimate friends will tell you, I am a devotee of classical music. And I even remember when and how I became "hooked".

Juneau wins Big East golf title for Louisville

Former Champlain Saint-Lawrence College student Sara-Maude Juneau, of Quebec City, won her first Big East championship, helping the University of Louisville women's golf team capture its fourth Big East Conference championship last week at the Innisbrook Resort in Florida.

Government recognizes significance of maple products

The historic significance of maple syrup and other maple delicacies, which are widely considered one of Canada's flagship products, has received official recognition by the Government of Canada.

Ontario soldier dies in IED attack

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Photo: DOD

A 37-year-old Petty Officer from Simcoe, Ont. was killed Monday afternoon after an improvised explosive device detonated during an operation, in the Panjwayi District about 25 kilometres southwest of Kandahar City.

Townshippers’ Association seeks exhibitors for 2010 Townshippers’ Day.

The Townshippers' Association is calling local artisans, businesses, community groups and other exhibitors who would like to participate in Townshippers' Day in Danville on September 17-18.

Newsie Notes for May 5 2010 Edition

A meeting for the QHS Alumni took place April 14. The following Alumni events are scheduled: The QHS Golf Tournament at Le Castor Golf Club, Base Valcartier, Friday, July 2. Entry forms and information can be obtained by going to www.quebechighschool.net; QHS Golf Tournament at Sawmill Golf Club in Vineland, Ontario, Friday, Sept.

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