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Government recognizes significance of maple products

The historic significance of maple syrup and other maple delicacies, which are widely considered one of Canada's flagship products, has received official recognition by the Government of Canada.

Newsie Notes for May 5 2010 Edition

A meeting for the QHS Alumni took place April 14. The following Alumni events are scheduled: The QHS Golf Tournament at Le Castor Golf Club, Base Valcartier, Friday, July 2. Entry forms and information can be obtained by going to www.quebechighschool.net; QHS Golf Tournament at Sawmill Golf Club in Vineland, Ontario, Friday, Sept.

Portneuf students take first in Robotics competition

The sixth grade class of Andrew Johnston at Portneuf Elementary School took a step into the future last Thursday and came out ahead.

Townshippers’ Association seeks exhibitors for 2010 Townshippers’ Day.

The Townshippers' Association is calling local artisans, businesses, community groups and other exhibitors who would like to participate in Townshippers' Day in Danville on September 17-18.

“Vivre le Québec Libre”: General de Gaulle has precious little to teach us

When people in Québec and the rest of Canada think of the separatist movement in Québec, they often think of that historic moment that was immortalized on the balcony of Montréal City Hall back in 1967.

Dollard des Ormeaux Students Celebrate Music Monday!

Students at D.D.O. School joined thousands of other Canadian students in a mass concert to celebrate the importance of Music Education in their lives.

This event is coordinated by the Coalition for Music Education in Canada, and is supported by many famous Canadians like Marc Garneau.

Poet Heather Cadsby at the Morrin

Have you ever considered how you engage with words and the world?

Bravo to the Québec Art Company!

"Nude with Violin" is not an easy play to pull off but the cast of QAC did it. Every actor's character came through and each was quite disciplined.Weird the way the play lingered and set a series of memories into play.

Tories hold lead in fundraising, polls

Polls showing the Progressive Conservative party with a large lead match the Tories edge in fundraising. One survey last week, conducted by Leger Marketing, had the Tories with an 11 point lead over the federal Liberals.

Holland School marks 50th anniversary

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Photo: CQSB

The library has moved and the demographics have changed, but the Holland Elementary School at the corner of Chemin Sainte-Foy and Avenue Ernest Gagnon still has the same mission.

"The building itself, the present library was just a basement," said Peter Simons.

Davis, Mancel Henry (1933-2010)

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Davis, Mancel Henry
(1933-2010)

(Retired 38 year Employee of General Motors)

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Another win for SLC Lions Hockery Team

The St. Lawrence Lions Men's hockey team defeated the Sorel Rebels April 11 in the Men's Collegiate Provincial Hockey Championship by the score of 3-2.

Juneau wins Big East golf title for Louisville

Former Champlain Saint-Lawrence College student Sara-Maude Juneau, of Quebec City, won her first Big East championship, helping the University of Louisville women's golf team capture its fourth Big East Conference championship last week at the Innisbrook Resort in Florida.

Holland School marks 50th anniversary [Photo]

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Holland School at 940 avenue Ernest Gagnon this year is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary with a number of spcecial events including a Spaghetti Supper and Bingo this Friday night at 5:00 p.m. May 7th at the school.

CORRIGAN, Keith Joseph 1933-2010

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CORRIGAN, Keith Joseph 

1933-2010

World Book and Copyright Day marked at Morrin Centre

The Morrin Centre celebrated World Book and Copyright Day and St. George's Day April 23, a symbolic date in the literary, a day on which Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all died in 1616.

The gathering was treated to cocktail hour readings from Cervantes and Shakespeare.

Health promotion tool for older adults now available online

I recently discovered an effective health promotion tool that was developed here in Quebec City by Jennifer Hobbs-Robert, Director of Nursing Care and Quality at Saint Brigid's - Jeffery Hale Hospital. This free-of-charge health resource is a train-the-trainer approach to promoting seniors' health.

Patience of Job

But let's reverse a bit.

It all started a while back when, being a fledgling amateur historian, I got a yen to do some snooping around in the C-T's archives.

Trouble was, my knowledge of anything involving the Internet left a trifle to be desired. To date my i-skills had been applied strictly to corresponding with friends and relations. Nothing more.

Newsie Notes April 28, 2010

QHS ALUMNI ACTIVITIES A major meeting for the QHS Alumni took place Wednesday, April 14. For the interest of members and friends of the Alumni, the following events are scheduled and we would love to see as many of you attend, whether it be in Quebec City or in Vineland or Toronto, Ontario. The QHS Golf Tournament is scheduled for Le Castor Golf Club, Base Valcartier on Friday, July 2.

Vigneault looks back - and ahead - with Retrouvailles

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As popular icons go, there are arguably none more recognizable in Quebec that Gilles Vigneault.

A strident Quebec nationalist, a poet and the author and singer of Quebecois anthems like Mon Pays, Vigneault, now 81 years old, long ago cemented his place in French-speaking Quebec.

Dempsey, Matthew W. 1922 - 2010

Dempsey, Matthew W.

The technology evolution and music

At first technological progress was slow with hundreds of years between the discovery of fire, the wheel and then the cart. Now in a matter of months the auto industry can put out new features and gimmicks that were on drawing boards for a long time before being released to assembly lines. Imagine what has been developed and not yet put into new cars?

St. Pat’s stars shine bright

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St Pat's Stars held their annual talent show April 16. Students, teachers, and parents were privileged to see the tremendous talent of St Pat's students. From different bands, to jugglers, to solo signers, St Pat's students are exploding with talent.

Chester Thomas McKinley

Chester Thomas McKinley, age 87, of London and formerly of Stratford passed away peacefully at the McGarrell Place, London on Friday April 23, 2010. Born in Valcartier, Quebec, son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Crawford)McKinley. Chester was the owner and operator of the Noretta Motel in Stratford for many years until his retirement.

Great articles and photos

Thank you for the great articles for our traditional Irish Show. Loved the writing, interviews and pictures. Great job!!!
 
Kind regards,
Lynn Chiasson

Alexander Milliner, one of the original Québec City Anglophones

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Photo: www.AMERICANREVOLUTION.ORG

A few miles from Mr. Cook, at Adam's Basin, on the Rochester and Niagara Falls division of the Central Railroad, lives Alexander Milliner, fourth of the survivors visited.

Museum marks 100th Naval anniversary

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"We want to show that for many year, the Saint Lawrence River was the door to invade Canada," said Andre Pirouac.

Pirouac is the director of the Naval Museum of Quebec on Rue Dalhousie. The museum, beginning June 1, will help the city celebrate the history of the Canadian Navy, which this year is marking its 100th anniversary.

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St-Pat’s ensemble encouraged by festival results

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Photo: provided by David Parker

The St-Patrick's High School Junior Jazz Combo fell just short of winning a gold medal at the recent JazzFest des jeunes du Quebec recently in Saint-Hubert, but the resullts were nonetheless encouraging for the young band.

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