November 9 2011 Edition

Prostate Cancer Awareness Campaign at QHS

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Photo: Photo: Submited by QHS

The month previously known as November will see a name change as "Movember" has officially hit Quebec High School. Movember is the term now used for the month-long prostate cancer awareness campaign going on around the world.

Radio-Canada exhibit opens at the Musée de la Civilisation

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Photo: Photo: Amanda Halm

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Morrin Centre hosts Literary Feast

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Photo: Photo: Louise Leblanc

The Morrin Centre held its third annual fundraising dinner, the Literary Feast, on Thursday, November 3. Guests were welcomed into the library where they enjoyed champagne cocktails, while drinking in the ambiance of the evening.

Q&A with Major Stéphane Briand on military life, Remembrance Day, and the treatment of soldiers in Quebec

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On Remembrance Day, November 11, the country will come together, forming a figurative field of poppies to honour soldiers who have fallen or were injured in combat.

“I remember . . . ”

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Photo: Cambon family archives

Reflections on growing up in Quebec City during the Second World War with a brother facing an uncertain fate in a Japanese prisoner of war camp, two sisters serving overseas and both parents contributing to the war effort. A Remembrance Day tribute to one special family and to all WW II veterans and their families.


By Austen E. Cambon

Service for fallen Search and Rescue soldier at Valcartier

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By Marie White
On November 5, Sergeant Janick Gilbert's funeral was held in the chapel of the Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc Church on the Valcartier military base, and he was laid to rest in the Saint-Charles Cemetery in Quebec City.

The Poppy and Remembrance

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Every year, from the end of October to November 11, you will see members of the Royal Canadian Legion distributing poppies, that humble little red flower immortalized by John McCrae's poem, In Flander's Fields.

The mission of The Royal Canadian Legion is "to serve veterans and their dependants, to promote Remembrance, and to act in the service of Canada and its communities." In

A World War I diary

Two years ago, the November 11, 2009, issue of the QC-T carried the story of my father, Kelso Roberts, as a prisoner of the Germans during the last eight months of World War I, based partly on a diary that he wrote while imprisoned in Lahr, Germany.

Portraits of Honour National Tour

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The Portraits of Honour mural is touring Canada and will be displayed at CFB Valcartier on November 9, 2011.

Authors Stuart and Savage celebrate the publication of their book

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Photo: Photo: Marie White

On November 1, 2011, co-authors Peter Stuart and Father Allan M. Savage of St.

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