May 6 2009 Edition

DUBÉ, née GRIFFRIN, NOREEN 1914 - 2009

 

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DUBÉ, née GRIFFRIN, NOREEN 1914 - 2009

Valcartier military wives count each day......

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Vanessa Champagne with husband Captain Jean Pascal Champagne and daughters
Annabelle, 4, Chloé, 2, and son Jacques, 7 months.

Valcartier military wives count each day as their husbands fight on the war front

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Photo: Courtesy of the Champagne Family

With each day that passes, Gemma Verret and her three-year-old son Ronan place an "X" on a big calendar they made together.

"He knows that at the bottom of the calendar he gets to see Daddy again," said Verret.

Tewkesbury author Finn Clarke explores the dark side of fairy tales

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Photo: Courtesy of Finn Clarke

After two years of working with British inmates and tired of traditional fairy tales, Tewkesbury resident Finn Clarke was encouraged to write darker, grimmer tales for adults, which have hopeful, if not happy, endings.

Rick Dollard saluted at retirement bash

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Photo: Courtesy of Ashleay Dollard

Last Saturday, May 2, past and present members of the Central Quebec School Board gathered to celebrate Rick Dollard's retirement at a party organized for him at the Aquarium du Québec.

Military chaplain speaks of the chaos and heartache of war

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Photo: Courtesy of Captain Charles Deogratias

Captain Charles Deogratias seeks to make sense out of the senseless.

He knows the heartache and chaos of war through direct life experience in his native Rwanda and his tour in Afganistan as a military chaplain for Valcartier forces last year and the year before.

Music helps students with math and reading say teachers

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Photo: Scott French

If you live near a Central Quebec School Board school, you might have heard the sound of music Monday.

Valérie Côté named Athlete of the Year at Champlain St. Lawrence

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Photo: Martin Beaumont

Valerie Côté was named Athlete of the Year for her overall performance in cross country running this year as Champlain St. Lawrence honoured its top athletes last Thursday evening at its annual sports banquet.

America: The Bad and the Beautiful and Harley Davidson and the NRA

In the early 1980s, the Canadian pop-rock group Rough Trade wrote a song called America: Bad and Beautiful.

In the song, the band commented on the nature of American society, being one based on virtually unlimited individual liberty.

This situation created, in their opinion, a society of ‘bad and beautiful' things.

Be prepared to protect health and safety in an emergency

May 3 to May 9 is National Emergency Preparedness Week

Emergencies can happen anywhere and anytime.

They can be caused by severe weather, disease outbreaks, food or water contamination, accidents or by
intentional acts.

Right now you might be thinking more about planning your
summer vacation, but it's important for families to talk about emergency

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