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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.

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.

TERRY FOX RUN at St-Vincent School

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Once again this year, on September 26th, students and staff members ofSt-Vincent School have participated in the annual Terry Fox Run which tookplace on the adjacent soccer field.

The challenges of depression in older adults

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QEII leaves Quebec City for the last time

Protest at the Citadel against Henry Morgetaler receiving the Order of Canada

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St. Lawrence Lions win another provincial golf title [photo]

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Front: Anne-Catherine Tanguay, Alexandra Fortier, Anouk
Charbonneau, Kevin Bergeron

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Memorials and things of fame

The Morning Chronicle


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Saving green by going green: a how-to guide

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Photo: courtesy of www.servicelighting.com

(NC)-Improving the world’s ecology and your own economy may be easier than many people realize. Right now, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation reports that the average Canadian household generates more than 60,000 pounds of CO2 (the most common greenhouse gas) emissions a year.

Winters can be warm without being pricey

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Photo: George Staniloae

(NC)-With the onset of the fall season, colder temperatures and snow will soon be here. In light of increasing fuel prices, that first large heating bill may come as a shock!

Goodbye, dear maples

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When the Old Fellow and I first bought our house we already had one child and another on the way. We were absolutely delighted with ourselves although we had a few worries, like how we would ever pay back $13,000, which was a monstrous sum at that time.

To know or not to know

Book celebrates Chamber of Commerce’s 200th anniversary, Anglo roots

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Photo: Scott French

SLC teachers take to the picket line in protest of wages, hours

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Photo: Scott French

Annual Craft Sale Oct 19th

The A.S. Johnson/St. Patrick School Foundation will hold its 14th Annual Craft Sale at the school, 919 Rue Mooney O., Thetford Mines, from 10 to 4 p.m. October 19, 2008.

A variety of crafts, knitting and home-baked goods and luch are available. Proceeds to fund the breakfast and other school programs.

Girl Guides struggle to find a niche in modern Quebec

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Photo: QCT archives

Ninety-nine years ago a daring group of girls attended a scouting rally in London, England. Until that point scouting had been the exclusive domain of boys, but these girls demanded the same privileges and adventures to which the Boy Scouts were entitled. So under the guidance of Agnes Baden-Powel, the first Girl Guide troop was created.

Toddler Time October 10

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Toddler Time is a fun activity just for 3 and 4 year olds.  Come sing songs, hear stories and make crafts.  This month’s theme is Halloween.

October 1, 2008: Moms’ Nite-Out

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Every mom needs time out from parental responsibilities now and then. It's perfectly normal. Admit it - you're dying to make some new women friends who are in the same life stage and who speak English!

Happy Jewish New Year

Quebec Bridge is falling down

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Photo: Photo: QCT archives

Its construction was considered a major engineering feat; for many years it was justifiably the pride of our city.
And look at it now.

French needed? Students wanted at EQLC

Quebec City can be a foreign and difficult place to live and work if you don’t speak French. A coalition of community partners in the English-speaking community is therefore launching the French Second Language Employability program, offering free-of-charge French courses focused on newly arrived English-speakers looking to enter the job market.

YMCA building to be rebuilt in all its grandeur

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Photo: courtesy of Le Capitole de Québec

Amidst the controversy surrounding Le Capitole owner Jean Pilote’s proposed expansion of the dinner-theatre hotel complex, one important detail about the English community’s heritage in Quebec City has been continually overlooked: Pilote’s intention to restore the 19th century YMCA building to its original grandeur.

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