October 7 2009 Edition

There is room in the QCT for all ideas that edify the common good of society

In response to Tim Pettipiece's letter, I would like to clarify a few points.

QHS Terry Fox Run raises over $5700 - hair shaved

Each year QHS students heed the call of Donna Hicks, QHS teacher and advisor for the Terry Fox Run.

CQSB Cross Country Championships held at Base de plein air de Sainte-Foy

Mother nature provided the perfect back drop for a classic cross country run, as light rain and autumn winds descended on the assembled athletes and spectators at this year’s edition of the CQSB Cross Country Championships held at the Base Plein Air Ste Foy this past Saturday morning.   Over 400 registered runners from CQSB schools as far away as Chibougamau took part in the event which featur

Bell Tower ringing at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity

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Photo: Mike Reshitnyk

There will be demonstrations/explanations of English Change Ringing (bells) at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity this coming weekend, October 10, 11 and 12. The demonstrations explain how change ringing came about, how the bells and ringing are different from all other types of bells, and other information about change ringing through the years.

QESBA to meet at Concorde next weekend; Bill 88 on agenda?

The Quebec English School Board's Association will meet next weekend at the Loew's Concorde Hotel for what is being billed as a professional development conference.

The conference, scheduled for October 16 and 17, offers participants a choice of paying the $85 fee by check or billing it to the school boards in which the participants represent.

Thanksgiving, an important part of our English heritage

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Photo: Marie White

Quebec City is splendid in its golden-tinged hues of red and green that form the tapestry of the Thanksgiving weekend. Before the winter air turns the world white and stiff, nature gives the region a beautiful gift of colours, crisp air and bountiful harvests. If you are not leaving to visit relatives or friends this weekend, then what could be a special activity to do nearby 

History repeats itself? Or is it man that keeps repeating the same moral errors?

In response to Tim Pettipiece's Letter to the editor in the most recent issue of the QCT, concerning my four part article concerning "The coming of Corporate Fascism," I have the following things to say.

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