May 6 2015 Edition

News Digest May 6 2015

 

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Issue May 6, 2015

 

English-speaking volunteers needed for CACP convention

Would you like to take part in one of the largest conventions to be held in Quebec City this year?

Help Nepal’s earthquake survivors

In collaboration with the Canadian Red Cross, Ahmed Kawsar, owner of the Indian restaurants Délices de l'Inde (56, boul. Réné-Lévesque O.) and Cuisine de l'Inde (411, Saint-Vallier O.) in Quebec City, will donate 100% of profits and 50% of sales from May 10-12 and May 17-19 to support disaster recovery in Nepal. All are invited to have a good meal for a good cause.

Quebecers come together to support Nepal

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Photo: Ruby Pratka

Several hundred people gathered on Saturday in L'Anse-à-Cartier park in Limoilou for a solidarity rally, fundraiser and fun run in support of people affected by last week's earthquake in Nepal. 

The earthquake, measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale, struck on April 25, just before noon in Nepal. As many as 7,000 people were killed, many by falling rubble.

Commemoration of the Battle of the Atlantic

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Battle of the Atlantic Sunday

Memorials and Things of Fame

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The Morning Chronicle

QHS’s Footloose takes all the right steps

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Photo: Ruby Pratka

Quebec High School's musical theatre students gave their all at their year-end production of the musical Footloose. The show opened May 1 in the school's Webster Auditorium to a capacity crowd.

Champlain–St. Lawrence honours its top athletes

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Photo: Christian Brosseau

Champlain-St. Lawrence honoured its top athletes during its annual sports banquet on April 30. Many athletes were given awards for their academic performance as well as for their athletic performances.

 Karine Demeule (basketball) and Alex St-Pierre (hockey) were named athletes of the year for their overall performances this past year. 

It’s a Princess!!!

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Photo: AFP

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate, are the proud parents of their second child, a Royal Princess, Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, born on Saturday morning, May 2, in London. 

If you put a tiny little crown on her head, she looks very much like her great-grandmother!

In Memoriam

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Linda MURPHY

 Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure.  

You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.

Two years have passed and we miss you more than ever.

 Love Dad and Kay 

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