November 4 2015 Edition

News Digest November 4 2015

 

 

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Issue November 4, 2015

 

Quebec City Women's Club converts books into bursaries

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Pierre Lassonde shares his passion for art

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Collecting is my entire life’s passion. Being able to share it with the general public of Quebec is an immense honour.” – Pierre Lassonde 

Election 2015 aftermath: the Conservatives

Last week’s article considered the Liberals and the NDP; this week’s looks at the Conservatives.

History of Valcartier to be launched on November 14

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To mark the upcoming 200th anniversary of the founding of the village of Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Marion A. Paquet has written an ambitious, 267-page history of the community from the earliest European presence in Quebec, its founding in 1816, and beyond. 

Memorials and Things of Fame

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The Morning Chronicle

The story behind Rue Jean-Cabot

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Photo: Bill Cox

The babies of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

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Photo: Isaac Applebaum

QHS drew a record number of blood donors

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Canadian Pacific and the Golden Age of Travel

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Photo: Rachel Collet

Barry Lane has colourfully captured the fascinating history of the Canadian Pacific in his recently launched book, Canadian Pacific, The Golden Age of Travel. The hardcover book features images and photographs of the Canadian Pacific Railway, the result of the author’s scouring the relevant archives in Canada, the U.S.A. and the U.K. 

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