October 15 2008 Edition

Memorials and things of fame

The Morning Chronicle


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SLC men win seventh provincial title in nine years

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Photo: Christian Brosseau

The St. Lawrence golf team totally dominated the recent provincial championships, finishing in first place with a cumulative score of 1198 over four rounds, 112 shots better than their closest rival, Cegep Outaouais.

QC’s Jewish community reflects on centuries of history

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Photo: QCT archives

Quebec City’s longstanding Jewish community came together on Sunday to remember their past. Shalom Quebec, a local organization, put together an exhibition that included music, presentations, and a screening of a documentary.

QHS alums tee off in Ont.

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Photo: Joan Guay

Friday, September 26 brought members and friends of the Quebec High School Alumni together in Vineland, Ontario, for another wonderful round of golf.  How nice to see Barbara Boden, along with Dave and Marion Blinco and Bruce Laurie join us on this special day, all the way from Quebec City.

LHSQ books should be innocent until proven guilty

A few weeks ago, I wrote you about the part of the Literary and Historical Society collection that was going to be sold in a silent auction.

Talking to strangers, making new friends

Once when my daughter, Margaret, was about six years old we went on the local bus together. While I was paying the fare she barrelled in and when I saw her she was sitting with an old gent and they were chatting, smiling and laughing together.

Terry Fox Run at St. Vincent

Once again this year, on September 26, students and staff members of St. Vincent School participated in the annual Terry Fox Run, which took place on the adjacent soccer field.

The changing face of English-speaking Quebec

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Photo: Nelson Peters

Kingsland carves genealogy tree for Côte de Beaupré

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Photo: courtesy of Scott Kingsland

Locally renowned wood-sculptor Scott Kingsland, along with his wife, Françoise Lavoie, unveiled their latest project last month for the Centre de Généalogie, des Archives et des biens culturels on the Côte de Beaupré. The work, entitled L’arbre de nos ancêtres, is an enormous carved genealogy tree for the region’s familles de souches.

Fraser teaches reservists lifelong learning skills

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Photo: courtesy of Eric Fraser

Eric Fraser’s 35th Engineers reserves regiment takes seriously the reservist lifestyle of fitness, work, and school. In an effort to make the school part a bit easier, Fraser’s Ste. Foy-based reserves unit is about to become the first in Canada to incorporate practical study tips and healthy study habits into its training regiment this fall.

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