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Man’s search for God

In most of our minds conceptions of the Church compete with those of the church and we find ourselves acknowledging and even promoting something God never really intended.

Linguistic Rights Support Program replaces Court Challenges Program

A new support program has taken root to help promote and develop Canada's French- and English-speaking minority communities.

With two official language groups sprinkled across the country, the newly-launched Language Rights Support Program aims to help those groups participate in every aspect of life in Canada - in their mother tongue.

Summer Job fair at Champlain St.Lawrence College

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Last Tuesday, a Summer Job Fair was held at Champlain St.Lawrence College. Ten companies were present to recruit students during lunch time.

Be careful what you wish for

Photo: CQSB

Quebec High School Musical Theatre students will be presenting Stephen Sondheim's musical, "Into the Woods," on Friday, April 23.

Ease of access to English schools

At present, there is an outstanding issue in motion regarding educational matters in Quebec: Bill 104. It deals with the access to English public schools matter.

Memorials and Things of Fame


Digital is the way to travel

It was the low angle of the bright sunlight that got me out so early on this windy and cold spring morning. I wanted to try out my new digital camera on scenery. I should have worn a scarf or an extra sweater because as soon as I got out of the car in the wind-swept parking lot on the waterfront I felt the chill. It was cold but exhilarating.

Xenophobia and secularist ideas are wiser

I've read a lot of drivel in my time, much of it undoubtedly from my own pen, but Dr. Lugosi's meandering 07 April QC-T commentary entitled Missing the "Mark" (on the question of the burqa and niqua) is right up there with the worst of it. It's not the point of view he supports that is of concern here.

Is Québec’s heart growing colder?

I was having a chat after Mass with one of my fellow parishioners a few weeks back and the topic of the current turmoil in the Church arose. My esteemed fellow parishioner felt that the root cause of the problem was that the Church had accumulated too much temporal, or worldly, power, and that this had corrupted it and drawn it away from the essential message of God's love for the world.

Newsie Note for April 14, 2010

I am a member of the QHS PPO and we are organizing a Flea Market to raise money for different activities in the school, mostly to help pay for all the celebrations at the end of the year (awards, graduation..) The flea market will be held May 15 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. we are looking for donations (no clothing) that may be droped off at QHS 945 Belvedere during the week of the 10.

St. Lawrence Alumni Association honours Gordon Lightfoot

Photo: Marie White

The Champlain St-Lawrence Alumni association organised a pre-show supper in Gordon Lightfoot's honour at the college, after which two buses brought the 60 or so alumni, teachers and fans to the Grand Thèâtre show for the 8 p.m. by the legendary folk singer. After the show, Lightfoot met the Champlain St-Lawrence group for autographs and pictures.



On April 8, a group of 41 students from all grades of St-Patrick's High School in Quebec City, had the chance to attend a conference held at the Patro Roc-Amadour in Quebec; it was called Festi-Entraide. Students and teachers from 15 other schools brought the grand total of guest listeners to nearly 1,000.

CQSB students strut their stuff at Performing Arts Festivals

Photo: CQSB

Central Quebec School District students got a chance to show their artistic sides the past couple of weeks during two Performing Arts festivals. Several hundred students from throughout the CQSB district performed music, dance and drama, first during the secondary festival at Le Centre Montemartre on Chemin St-Louis March 31, then during the elementary event at Everest Elementary School.

City weighs Morrin Centre contribution

Photo: Chronicle-Telegraph's photo file

The city is still weighing what kind of contribution it will make towards completing renovations at the Morrin Centre.

City Councilwoman Michele Morin Doyle said the Morrin Centre file is still under analysis.

EQLC looking to raise it’s public profile

Photo: Chronicle-Telegraph's photo file

Imagine being stuck at your current level of employment because you are lacking a high school diploma.

Canada's Prisoner of Conscience

Canada has reached a new milestone in jailing David Little, whose crime is to keep inviolate his conscience. Little is now Canada's famous prisoner of conscience, joining the likes of Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr. and Mahatma Gandhi. Canada has now opened itself to investigation by Amnesty International.

A successful businessman returns his college for an inspiring conference


In a project of communication, we had to organize an event which included communication process. So my colleagues and I decided to bring a guest speaker to talk about his past experiences and his career.

QAC brings “Nude with Violin” to the stage

Photo: Ladd Johnson

No, there is not a burlesque show coming to town - instead the cast and crew of the Quebec Art Company spring production have been working hard all winter to bring Noël Coward's classic Nude with Violin to the local stage. This light comedy of manners scrutinizes the world of ‘modern art' by asking that age-old question: what is the value of a man's work and life?

St. Lawrence students roam free in montreal on a field trip


Field Trip is a Success

Military music festival slated for August 24-28 [Photo]


Russian acrobats who will performing at this year’s Festival Internationale de Musique de Quebec in August. Photos: courtesy of Festival international de Musiques militaires de Québec


McGoldrick speaks of Québec Chamber’s long history


A scene from the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Québec chapter of the Chamber of Commerce.  Photos:  courtesy of Chambre de Commerce de Québec


McGoldrick speaks of Québec Chamber’s long history

McGoldrick speaks of Québec Chamber’s long history

Photo: courtesy of Chambre de Commerce de Québec

"The purpose of this unusual meeting was to induce these leaders of the small business community to work together with one ambitious goal, that is to make Quebec City the distribution centre of English and West Indian products to Upper and Lower Canada.

ROCHON - Verda

ROCHON - Verda



Memorials and Things of Fame


Same hospital, different treatment

A few years ago on April 14, I arrived at the Bowen's hospital in Sherbrooke for a cat-scan. When I asked the employee at the reception how to get to my destination, I was directed rather abruptly to a room on the second floor. There, a nurse, or someone dressed like a nurse, told me to change to a blue thing-a-ma-jig that ties in the back and leaves your knees showing.

Listen up

The tumult and the shouting have died; Clothilde Rapaille has left for parts unknown, licking his wounds and updating his CV, our Mayor has made his peace with the members of the Press and muzzled his Councillors with respect to you-know-who.

While the rest of us brush our wounds, and move on.
But before you move too far...

Missing the “Mark” on the question of the burqa and the niqab

The tempest over Bill 94 in the Quebec Legislature may be far more sinister than a simple question of discrimination or gender emancipation, for the proposed law is at its root a violation of section seven of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The fundamental principle of privacy finds its home in the idea of "life, liberty and security of the person."

Kebs chalk up fourth win

The Quebec City Kebs won for the fourth time this season, beating the Maryland GreenHawks 110-101 Friday night in Quebec City.

The game was close thoughout, as the Kebs led by by four at the end of the first quarter and by only 2 points at halftime.

Last Naval visit from the French Helicopter Carrier

The French helicopter carrier Jeanne d'Arc will visit Quebec City for the last time between April 12 and 19.

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