November 19 2008 Edition

Memorials and Things of Fame


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The Morning Telegraph

Saint Brigid’s Guild draws hundreds for fall sale

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Photo: Scott French

Hundreds wait in line with great anticipation for the Saint Brigid’s Guild’s annual fall sale at Église Saint Charles Garnier in Sillery. “I came at midnight last night and there were 40 to 50 people with chairs and tents set up, waiting in line,” volunteer and doorman John O’Connor explained. The next sale is planned for May 16. Mark your calendars!

An introduction to the Rose, Shamrock and Thistle

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Photo: Scott French

Symbols of Quebec City’s English, Irish, and Scottish populations are brought together in the title of Villa Bagatelle’s latest exhibition, the Rose, the Shamrock, and the Thistle. The exhibition, which carries a few artefacts from each community, is best suited for the uninitiated. The exhibit is organized into five themed rooms.

QAC brings an imaginary rabbit to the stage with Harvey

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Photo: courtesy of Quebec Art Company

Laval women just short of bronze at rugby nationals

The Université Laval Rouge et Or women’s rugby team placed fourth at the CIS National Championships, beating former national champions University of Western Ontario 26-5 to gain entry to the bronze medal round.“

Local runner sixth in nation

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Photo: CCAA, 2008

Mostly renowned for the quality of its basket-ball and hockey teams, Cegep St. Lawrence also offers strong programs in a variety of sports, as proven by two of its female students’ remarkable performances at the latest national college-level cross-country championships.

SLC steals Thunder’s thunder

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Photo: Dominique Routhier

Bishop-elect visits Portneuf

It was a lovely surprise to arrive at St. John the Evangelist Church in Portneuf on Sunday, November 9, to greet our Bishop-elect, his Grace the very Reverend Dennis Drainville.

Best Bets

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“The High Priests are calling all disciples back to the fold / because the kids don’t know how to dance to rock and roll.” So go the biting lyrics of Sam Roberts’ latest single, Them Kids.

Nihon Sushi Zen offers a taste of Japan in Quebec City

It is not without apprehen-sion that I open the doors to enter Nihon Sushi Zen. Some foods, such as pizza or chow mein are still pretty good when they’re bad. Bad sushi, on the other hand, is very, very bad.

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