Community News

Dec 6th - First German Christmas market in Quebec City!

Tell them you saw it on the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph Web Site...!!

Join us for the First German Christmas market in Quebec City!

When: December 6th from 1 to 5 pm
Where: Espace St-Michael, 1800 Chemin St-Louis, Sillery
Discover German specialities and all kind of crafts, Christmas music, place for children and a draw!

Nov 26th Quebec City Women's Cub Meeting

The Quebec Ci

St. Pat's Annual Christmas Luncheon Nov 29-30

St. Patrick's CWL will be holding its Annual Christmas Luncheon and Sale on Saturday, November 29th from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm with the sale portion continuing on Sunday, November 30th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Come enjoy a lasagna lunch for only $8.00 and then peruse our various tables: craft, bake, jewellery, odds & ends, and the new-to-you.

Memorials and Things of Fame

 The Morning Telegraph

Christmas Hamper Campaign begins preparations for Drive

With Christmas less than two months away members of the Community Christmas Hamper Committee are busily preparing for the 13th Annual Hamper Drive, which will run from Sunday, November 9 to Sunday, December 14.

Volunteers will help to delivery bountiful hampers on Saturday, December 20, just in time for the holidays.

No manpower relief for Jeff until 2013

The president of the Saint Brigid’s-Jeffery Hale Hospital Board of Directors, Didier Culat, delivered a sobering message at the organization’s annual public meeting last week: the labour shortage at the Jeff-St. Brigid’s is not expected to improve until 2013.

Remembering the fallen in Shannon

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Photo: Shirley Kiley

The community of Shannon paid its respects to the fallen during its eighth annual Remembrance Day ceremony at the Celtic cross on the grounds of St. Joseph’s Chapel last Sunday. About 150 people came to pay their respects.

Remembering the bombs that fell on Brighton, England

As I am an old lady now and as Remembrance Day has just passed, I think more often at this time of that awful day during World War Two. Maybe writing some of it down will put it in perspective.

It was a Monday morning. I came out of a deep sleep because of a very low-flying plane. It was around 7 a.m., a little too early for my alarm to go off to get me up to go to work.

Leaked: scientific report on TCE in drinking water

Valcartier Garrison unveils new monument, DDO School participates

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Photo: Douglas Hincks

The Valcartier Garrison unveiled a newly refurbished monument to its war dead on Remembrance Day to remember its fallen members, 10 in the last year alone. Students from Douglas Hincks’ Grade 6 class at Dol lard-des-Ormeaux School joined 1,000 military service men and women in attending the ceremony.

Job Hunting Heroes

Job Hunting Club is looking for You!

Man Cannot Live on Rice Alone. Update from Senegal

Robert Puckrin is a Quebec City student who is volunteering at a school in Senegal

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Two benefit concerts will be held this Friday and Saturday night in support of the Fondation Saku Koivu

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Two benefit concerts will be held this Friday and Saturday night in support of the Fondation Saku Koivu.at l'Impériale de Québec (between Dorchester and Caron on St.

Nov 22 - St. Andrew's Day dinner hosted by the 78th Fraser Highlanders & Quebec High School

22 November 2008 - Quebec QC - The St. Andrew's Garrison of the 78th Fraser Highlanders in cooperation with students of Quebec High School (QHS) are presenting a St. Andrew's Day dinner (traditional Scottish style with haggis) at the School on the corner of René-Levesque and Belvedère.

BAZAR Nov 22 to benefit the Souer de Saint-Joseph-de-Saint-Vallier mission to Haiti

BAZAR to benefit the Souer de Saint-Joseph-de-Saint-Vallier mission to Haiti at 560, chemin Ste-Foy, Door 3, Quebec.

Date : Saturday, 22 November 2008 and Sunday, 23 November 2008 Time : From 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Animation - Artisanal Crafts - Food - Draws

All proceeds to the benefit of the mission.

Annual Christmas Art Exhibition and Sale

L'ASSOCIATION DES CRÉATEURS ET ARTISANS DE SILLERY

L'ASSOCIATION DES CRÉATEURS ET ARTISANS DE SILLERY will hold its annual Christmas Exhibition and Sale at the Bibliothèque Charles-H-Blais, 1445 Magure Avenue in Sillery from Saturday, November 15th to Sunday, November 30, 2008.

Workshop for parents of children (up to age 5)

When: Tuesday, November 18th 2008

Presents

Getting through the first 5 years

with your baby

Workshop for parents of

children (up to age 5)


Guest Speaker:

Nathalie Lagarde, Prenatal nurse

The Valcartier Family Centre Arts and Craft Sale Nov 22, 10:00 am to 3:00pm.

VEQ is providing free transportation

A variety of arts and crafts made by artists in the community will be on sale. Items such as: Decorative paper, greeting cards, handmade soap, tole paintings, homemade food, chocolates, necklaces, jewerly and much more.

Date: November 22, 2008 Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: The Valcartier Family Centre (Building 93) Admission: FREE

Memorials and things of fame

The Morning Telegraph


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VEQ's Holiday Happy Hour When: Thursday, December 4 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Join us for VEQ's Holiday Happy Hour When: Thursday, December 4 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Where: Les Voûtes du cavour. 38 rue St-Pierre, Québec, G1K 3Z6.

A variety of finger foods will be served in an atmosphere of Holiday cheer
and great company!
Don't miss out on your chance to win great door prizes.

Tourism students off again: Calgary

Fifty students from three Quebec City cegeps including tourism students at Champlain St. Lawrence will be travelling to Quebec’s sister city of Calgary to improve their English next summer. The city of Quebec will be putting $50,000 toward the initiative, which is aimed to increase bilingualism in the city.

Tourism students play tourists in Toronto

Sightseeing in Toronto: by foot, boat, bike, and bus

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Photo: Anne-Marie Proulx

Each fall, the Bilingual Tourism Program (a partnership of Cegep Champlain St-Lawrence and Cegep Limoilou) organizes a pedagogical trip to Toronto for its second year students. The goal of this adventure is to immerse the students in a completely English environment and to give them the opportunity to explore a major North American tourist destination.

QHS tries to come to terms with vice-principal’s death

Students, teachers and administrators at Quebec High School are seeking to come to terms with the unexpected death of vice-principal Guy Fournier.

Fournier took his own life Wednesday, October 22. Funeral ceremonies were held this past Saturday at l’église St. Benoit Abbé in Quebec City.

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Québec and her photographers, 1850-1908, the Yves Beauregard collection

Forgetting the Holocaust?

“Some kids haven’t heard about the Holocaust at all”

Are our youth forgetting the Holocaust?

CBC’s Urban Tales returns to QC

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Photo: Scott French

Wendake elects new Grand Chief

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Photo: Marie White

Wendake has a new Grand Chief. This news is a monumental shift for the Huron-Wendat population, which voted in Konrad Siouï as their new leader. Voting started Friday but conclusive results came in only on Saturday. By the second round of counting ballots, it became clear that the news was real and definitive.

Elizabeth Dallaire resurrects the memory of Rwanda

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Photo: Trinity C. McKenzie

Quebec City-born Elizabeth Dallaire shared good news from Rwanda with members and friends of Irish Heritage Québec last Monday night in McMahon Hall. She spoke of the resurrection of the central African country after the horrors of the genocide that gripped the tiny nation in 1994. She also talked about her role as UNICEF spokesperson for Schools in Africa.

December 6th St Michael’s & St Matthew’s Church Thrift Sale

December 6th St Michael’s & St Matthew’s Church,  1800 Chemin Saint-Louis, will hold its monthly sale, The Thrift, from 10:30 to 1 p.m. Clothing, jewellery, English and French books for children and adults, dishware, household goods, odds & ends, toys and collectables. Good quality, good condition. Unbeatable prices. Everyone welcome.

Story Time in Shannon

Join Shirley Kiley and Jennifer Patterson for Story Time at the  Shannon library, 50 rue St-Patrick, from 10 to 11 a.m. Reading and craftmaking. Parents are encouraged to attend. Map to location

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