November 21 2007 Edition

GODBOUT, Audrey (George) 1920–2007

 

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Portneuf remembers

The morning of Armistice Day (Remembrance Day), November 11, we here in Portneuf were treated to a beautiful war memorial service in our lovely little St. John the Evangelist Church.

Our archbishop, Bruce Stavert, and Canon Graham Jackson shared the proceedings.

Community Notes

Sillery Creators’ annual Christmas art sale

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Portneuf Elementary needs room

Portneuf-petite.jpgStudents and staff at Portneuf Elementary School sure are following their motto — “where learning is growing” — to the letter! They’ve literally outgrown their space.

Grégoire to retire from Central Québec

Everest Elementary principal Lyse Grégoire has resigned and is set to retire at the end of December.


The Central Québec School Board is scrambling to find someone to take over the position as soon as possible. A selection committee has been formed.

Christmas Hamper Campaign calls on community

The head elves at Jeffery Hale Community Services are preparing for their 12th annual Community Christmas Hamper Campaign. Their objective: to raise $17,000.

Hamper Campaign chief Marilyn Baxter said that the number of families and individuals who either receive food hampers or coupons has remained steady at just over 200.

Valcartier loses three

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Morin-Doyle elected chair of CQSB

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Photo: Michele Thibeau

Michelle Morin-Doyle was acclaimed chair of the council of commissioners by her fellow school commissioners at the Central Québec School Board. Stephen Burke was elected vice-chair.

Time capsule reveals six newspapers

Included were 1898 Chronicle and Telegraph

Tucked away inside a sealed lead box within the Samuel de Champlain monument were several intriguing nuggets of history, worthy of further inspection.


The time capsule was dug out from the stone base of the monument that commands attention from Dufferin Terrace. The city is restoring the statue of its founder in time to celebrate four centuries of history.

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