May 8 2013 Edition

News Digest for May 8, 2013

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Literary and Historical Society of Quebec receives Prix du Patrimoine

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Five cheers for the Holland Huskies Cheerleading Team!

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Photo: Amy Miron

The Holland Huskies cheerleading team are creating history for Holland Elementary School by competing at the National Cheerleading Competition in Sherbrooke on May 19. The team of 14 girls from grades 4 to 6 have only been cheerleading for a year. The girls practise every Tuesday at noon, and one weekend per month.

Memorials and Things of Fame

The Morning Chronicle
The inauguration of the splendid building on the St. Louis road, erected for the Ladies' Protestant Home will take place to-day. Subscribers and the public are invited to visit the Home between the hours of 2 and 6 P.M.

Vanier Cup visits St. Vincent Elementary

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Photo: Jill Gagnon

Champlain St. Lawrence honours its top athletes

Photo: Laurie-Ann Benoit

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

Everest: A Photographic Journey to the Top of the World

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On Tuesday, May 14, the Morrin Centre invites you to climb the world's highest mountain with a man who has conquered it, Dr. Rob Casserley. A family and emergency doctor on Prince Edward Island, Casserley has reached the summit of Mount Everest eight times - and is clearly still undaunted.

Dogs on the catwalk at Festival Québec Mode

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Photo: Danielle Burns

The Défilé collectif des créateurs on April 30 was the opening fashion show of the second annual Festival Québec Mode, providing fashion followers with a few surprises and a taste of what's hot in Quebec for spring and summer.

Information meeting for Americans living in Quebec

At the request of the American Colony of Quebec, the Consulate General of the United States in Quebec City will be holding an information meeting on Wednesday, May 22, at 10:30 a.m. to address some of the most frequently asked questions by Americans living in Canada.

Some examples of the issues to be discussed are - Is there a time limit for registering a child born abroad?

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