November 11 2009 Edition

Putting lipstick on a pig

No matter how much lipstick you smear on a pig, it's still going to be a pig. And no matter how much Bill C-384 you smear on suicide, it will always remain suicide.

St. Patrick’s High School visits water filtration plant in Charlesbourg

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Photo: Trisha Marie Klancar

On Wednesday, November 4, the secondary two students from St. Patrick's High School had the opportunity to visit the new water filtration plant in Charlesbourg. This outing was part of their Geography course in secondary two, which specifically studies waste management in urban areas.

Play remembers École Polytechnique massacre

It was a tragedy of epic proportions, the December day of 20 years ago when a 25-year-old man opened fire at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal, killing 14 women and wounding another 10 women and four men before turning the gun on himself.

Former Quebec City resident carries Olympic flame

Karen Wallace will spend five hours on the road, through what could be chancy winter weather for a momentary brush with history, but she will remember December 1 for the rest of her life.

‘'It's a long drive for such a short run,'' said Wallace, 38, a 1988 graduate of St. Patrick's High School who now lives in Ottawa with her boyfriend. ‘'But it's a once in a lifetime thing.

Quebec City remembers her fallen soldiers

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Photo: Evelyne Lemire, CFB Valcartier Garrison

The eleventh day of the eleventh month at the eleventh hour. Valcartier stopped to remember. As did millions of Canadians for whom Afghanistan has become a household word.

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