October 2 2012 Edition

CQSB Cross Country Run

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Photo: Juanita Craig

The marks were set for runners to take their place at the 17th annual Central Quebec School Board (CQSB) cross country races held at the Base de Plein Air in Sainte-Foy on Saturday, September 29.

The Base de Plein Air is a lovely place to explore with the stunning array of colours of the changing autumn leaves at this time of year, however, everyone's attention was on the cross country rac

Quebec High School Students walk for Jakob Drolet

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Photo: Maarten Buyck

QHS had a very successful Terry Fox run last Thursday, September 27. Over 90% of the students participated on a voluntary basis. Mr. Drolet and Ms. Najda, Jakob Drolet's parents, joined his classmates for the walk.

There was a certain serenity during the walk. QHS staff members were impressed by the students' enthusiasm during the entire activity.

Spotlight on local programs for seniors

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Since 1990, the United Nations has marked October 1 as International Day of Older Persons, and in 2010, the Canadian government introduced legislation naming it National Seniors Day. Both designations aim to increase awareness of the critical role seniors play in social success and well-being.

Max Gros-Louis and the QCT

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Photo: Michael Bilodeau

In a revealing new biography Max Gros-Louis, Le Corbeau de Wendake by Alain Bouchard, a retired Le Soleil journalist for 40 years, Gros-Louis' life and community are opened up to the public.

Max Gros-Louis and author Alain Bouchard agreed to meet the QCT at the Traditionnel Bagel Maguire Café.

Monarchs and Mayhem at the Morrin Centre

On September 21, historian Sheryl Wright Mercer, a Quebec City native, presented a witty narrative about misbehaving monarchs to a comfortable crowd at the Morrin Centre.

St. Lawrence Lions hockey team extends winning streak to three games

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Photo: St. Lawrence College

The Lions got off to an explosive start in Thedford Mines on September 22, recording an 8-3 victory in their season opener. The Filons of Cégep de Thetford got a taste of Division 1 college hockey while hosting their inaugural game against the three-time defending champions of St.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Quebec architect first in Canada to earn four LEED credentials

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Architect David Leslie is proud to announce that he has passed the exams and satisfied the requirements of the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), the Canadian Green Building Council (CaGBC) and the US Green Building Council (USGBC).

CHAMPOUX - BLAIR, Paule 1961 – 2012

CHAMPOUX - BLAIR, Paule
1961 - 2012

Died at her home in Quebec, on Monday, September 24, 2012, aged 51 years, surrounded by her adoring family. Beloved wife of David Blair and mother of Eric, Sam and Justine, daughter of Charlotte Gauthier and the late André Champoux.

Cruise ships abound in Quebec City

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On Friday, September 28, there were no fewer than five huge cruise ships moored in the Port of Quebec - the Crystal Symphony, the Norwegian Dawn, the Queen Mary 2, the Seabourn Sojourn, and the Veendam.

September and October are extremely busy times in the Old Port with some 35 to 40 cruise ships visiting each month.

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