November 9 2011 Edition

Chalmers-Wesley Restoration Campaign nears its $1 million goal


The members of Chalmers-Wesley's Campaign Cabinet are delighted with how members of the congregation, friends, foundations and businesses in the community have generously supported the campaign whose goal is to complete the final phase of the overall restoration of the church building which began some 16 years ago.

Anamnesis Day in Shannon

Again this year, it is with great respect and humility for the afflicted people and families that the Shannon Citizens' Committee invites you to a special day commemorating those who have tragically died as a possible result of their exposure to trichloroethylene (TCE) and its by-products.

Happy ending for two in The Story of the Three Bears

Photo: Photo: Lauraine Gagnon, Zoo de St-Félicien

True to its word, the Société des établissements de plein air du Québec (Sépaq) transported Quebec City's two grizzly bears, Mary, born in 1983, and Cody, born in 1984, to their new home at the Zoo de St-Félicien on November 2.

Donations already coming in for the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign

Photo: Photo: Aliceson Kuda Soto Photography

At a recent author event held at the AngloStore, an English bookstore in Place Naviles, owner Andrew Greenfield was pleased to present Community Christmas Hamper Campaign representative Nancy Thomas with a cheque for the amount of the donations collected during the evening from the forty or so people who attended the launch of two new books.

Author Job Patsone presented his latest book The



The Morning Chronicle

From falling leaves to falling snow

The mariner's perpetual lookout of the St. Lawrence River..jpg
Photo: Photo: Bill Cox

The signs that winter is on our doorstep could be seen on our Saturday afternoon drive that took us to Neuville. The cool air and our warm clothes were a reminder in spite of the bright sun, dry pavement and still-green lawns that Jack Frost was on his way.

The boats at the Vauquelin Nautical Club were stored under wraps for the winter.

Paquet, Lyla

Died peacefully at St. Brigid's Home, October 25, 2011, at almost 88. Born Lyla Agnes Montgomery on November 5, 1923, only daughter of the late Percy Montgomery and the late Annie McCartney of St. Gabriel de Valcartier. Wife of the late Russell Paquet who died October 12, 2011.

Lyla was the mother of three children: Brian (France Paradis), Allan (Lynda Forsyth), and Marion.

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