May 5 2010 Edition

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.

Holland School marks 50th anniversary [Photo]

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Holland School at 940 avenue Ernest Gagnon this year is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary with a number of spcecial events including a Spaghetti Supper and Bingo this Friday night at 5:00 p.m. May 7th at the school.

Stephane Larue: simplicity at its best

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Photo: MNBAQ

Most people feel comfortable when placed in front of a work of art produced some years, decades or centuries ago. This is so because. With timw, they have gotten to know the history and acquired the tools necessary for the appreciation of such works.

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