November 11 2009 Edition

Ernie Ross, 86

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Ernie Ross, 86,

of Shediac, N.B. passed away peacefully in his sleep November 8, 2009 at Canterbury Hall, Riverview, N.B. Predeceased by his loving wife Barbara (née Taylor) of 43 years, and youngest daughter Barbie.

Cry me a river: compassion, commitment and leadership by government essential in Valcartier’s tainted water

Living in the shadows of a military complex

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Photo: Doris Fritschmann

In February 2004, the CBC's Fifth Estate aired a story about Shannon, an Irish-Canadian village of approximately 4,000 people situated 30 kilometres north of Québec City; it is the birthplace of the late Mary O'Shea, the mother of Brian Mulroney.

Female quarterback blazes a trail at St. Pat’s High

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Photo: Marie White

By Marie White
At the tender age of 14, Anne-Laurence Harvey is a trailblazer.

Quebec soldiers who have made the ultimate sacrifice

Jonathan Couturier, 23, Royal 22e Régiment Battle Group, September 17; Improvised explosive device, Panjwai District, Afghanistan.

Private Patrick Lormand, 21,Chute-à-Blondeau, Ontario 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment Battle Group, September 13; Improvised explosive device, Panjwayi District, Afghanistan.

A German Priest’s thoughts on Remembrance Day

In Germany, Remembrance Day was established as a national holiday in 1934, in order to commemorate the soldiers who died when fighting for their home country. But the purpose had been changed after WWII. Since than, we commemorate on this day all people in the world, no matter from which country they are, who are victims of war.

Son recounts father’s WWI experience

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Photo: Contributed by Alec Roberts

After spending the 1916/17 school year at the Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario, my father, A. Kelso Roberts, was sent overseas with all the other junior officers in his class who were at least 18 years old. As there were no vacancies in the Canadian permanent army, he was gazetted to the Royal Field Artillery in September 1917.

Labeaume visits SLC Business Program

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Mayor Regis Labeaume's current business is politics, but he says business is what helped him arrive where he is today.

The mayor last week addressed a gathering of the P.W. Sims business school at St. Lawrence College in Ste. Foy. The event highlighted several former Sims students who are now studying at Griffith University, where they will receive their business degrees.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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The Morning Chronicle

We have been requested to intimate that gun practice will be carried on from the Citadel at one o'clock this afternoon. The inhabitants of the neighbourhood should leave their windows open to prevent their being broken by the concussion.

Loves Memorials column

Love your column Memorials and Things of Fame by Catherine Rouleau of October 28 (just in today) - the l859 item especially. Your column is always interesting and I love the fact that you take the time to explain details in today's context. Most appreciated. No puzzle this week.

Boo hoo.

New Bill C-6 looks after corporate interests

Hey Canadians, wake up and smell the turpentine!

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