Latest contributed news

Memorials and things of fame

1849

The Morning Telegraph

Duddy doesn’t disappoint

Morrin_review.jpg
Photo: By Nelson Peters

Braving the icy January winds, a group assembled at the Morrin Centre this past Sunday evening for a presentation of the 1974 film version of Mordecai Richler's seminal novel, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz.

Should I stay or should I go?

The Old Fellow and I have reached a stage in life where we are pondering our next course of action with regard to our living arrangements. We have been living in our little house for over 47 years and we are wondering whether to stay put or move on.

SAINT LAWRENCE LIONS DOMINATE UJHL ALL-STAR GAME

Saint Lawrence forwards Jean-Philippe Sansfacon, Francois Litalien, David Grimard defencemen Geoffery Stowe, Laurent Dumont, goaltender Cederick Lafrance and head coach Mike Labadie participated in the UJHL All-Star game in Jamestown late last Saturday evening.

Tags:

The Lions represented the Eastern Division along side of players from the Philadelphia Thunder and the Wooster Oilers. The Eastern All–Stars overpowered the Western team 11-4 with an impressive Canadian domination that will long be remembered by players and fans alike.

Lions Take Home Jamestown Showcase Championship

The Saint Lawrence Lions traveled to Jamestown, New York where the hometown Jets hosted the first ever United Junior Hockey League Showcase.

Tags:

Six teams faced off in a three game tournament with the Lions being challenged by the Pittsburgh Enforcers, the Jamestown Jets and the Philadelphia Thunder. More importantly, it was a brutally disputed schedule in which the players from Saint Lawrence were forced to play 3 games in less than 18 hours.

Memorials and things of fame

1849

The Morning Chronicle

2009 at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec

During a press conference, yesterday morning at the Musée national des beaux arts du Quebec, its newly appointer director Esther Trépanier presented the most interesting 2009 program of exhibitions most of which will surely enrich the public's understanding of modernism.

Notice of Refundable Tax Credit for Home Improvement And Renovation

Tags:

QUÉBEC, Jan. 14 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Finance and Minister responsible for Infrastructure, Monique Jérôme-Forget, today announced the introduction of a refundable tax credit for home improvement and renovation. This is one of the additional measure designed to support Québec's economy, contained in the economic statement tabled in the National Assembly.

Pelletier’s unexpected reply

It was springtime in Quebec. One of those sunsplashed early mornings that invariably called me to be up and walking. Before long I found myself exploring the Old City.

Hazel Ross Breakey gets the recognition she deserves

Thank you for the excellent article (QCT, January 7, 2009) signed by the staff of the Fraser Recovery Program, in tribute to the life and work of a great lady, Hazel Ross Breakey.

R. Clive Meredith

 

Lepage resurrects Dragons' Trilogy with The Blue Dragon

The sequel to the critically acclaimed Dragons' Trilogy by playwright and director Robert Lepage makes its Canadian debut at the Théâtre du Trident.

City and country lose popular politician

Mayor.jpg
Photo: Archives de Ville de Quebec

On January 10, after a long battle with colon cancer, Jean Pelletier, erstwhile mayor of Quebec City and chief of staff under former prime minister Jean Chretien, died at the age of 73. Pelletier passed away in his beloved home town and his beloved country -- the two entities to which he dedicated his life's work.

VEQ denounces poor local coverage by English-language television stations

John Klassen2.jpg
Photo: Scott French

The Voice of English-speaking Quebec has denounced the lack of English-language local television coverage in a brief submitted to national broadcast regulator the CRTC. The regulator began hearings at its head office in Gatineau Tuesday to review the state of broadcasting services in minority language communities across Canada.

QAC to stage Shaw production

Preparations are underway for the Quebec Art Company's spring production, Arms and the Man, written by the well known Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw. While better known now for such plays as Pygmalion (later adapted into the musical My Fair Lady), Shaw was a prolific playwright (more than 60 plays) and music and literary critic.

QHS finds new vice-principal in own backyard

Gina-Farnell2.jpg
Photo: Scott French

"Never a boring moment" -- that's how longtime Quebec High School teacher Gina Farnell described her new position as the school's vice-principal. Farnell's continued teaching schedule, in combination with her new administrative responsibilities, means there is never a spare moment either. The new vice-principal said she is rapidly adjusting to the demands of both jobs.

Impressions of a former Quebec City mayor

I met Jean Pelletier in the 1960's when we were both named to a junior committee of the Quebec Symphony Orchestra. I was impressed by his intelligence and knowledge of music. Later, the Bois Fontaine building held an annual luncheon for its tenants to start the New Year. Jean was a terrific mimic and he entertained all of us with his imitations of politicians.

City and country lose popular politician

Video for QCT Business Membership

Tags:

Business membership

QAC to bring Shaw to the stage

George_bernard_shaw.jpg

Preparations are underway for the Quebec Art Company’s spring production, Arms and the Man, written by the well known Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw.  While better known now for such plays as Pygmalion (later adapted into the musical My Fair Lady), Shaw was a prol

Rediscovering Quebec City in Winter

Downtown's Five Best Kept Secrets

Quebec 034.jpg
Photo: Sarah Fortier

Help! Does anyone know where to get haggis in Quebec City?

Tags:

Just wondering if anyone there knows where to get haggis around Quebec
City!
Thanks,
Judy

 

Please add comment if you know.

RENT INCREASES: REMINDER OF THE RULES FOR ONE-YEAR LEASES ENDING ON JUNE 30, 2009

Tags:

MONTREAL, Jan. 8 /CNW Telbec/ The Régie du logement wishes to remind the
public of the rules applicable to residential rent increases. The rules are
the same when a landlord wishes to modify other conditions of a lease.
Generally speaking, leases for dwellings are renewed automatically at
term for the same period of time and at the same rent, unless landlords advise

BREAKEY Hazel (Ross) 1916 – 2008

 

BREAKEY

Hazel (Ross)

1916 - 2008

Goodfellow, Gloria Loughren

 

Picture_4.png

 

Goodfellow, Gloria Loughren

Passed away at St-Francois d'Assise Hospital on December 23, 2008 at 62 years old. Gloria was the wife of John Goodfellow and she lived in St-Gabriel-de-Valcartier.

Elmar Jeremiah Kane, P. Eng.

 

Elmar Jeremiah Kane, P. Eng.

Peacefully at home on December 15, 2008, at the age of 84.

Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hugh T. Kane (Dorothea Mulroney) and brother of the late Hugh Kane and the late Minerva Kane (late Bernard Theriault).

BREAKEY Hazel (Ross) 1916 - 2008

Tags:

 

 

BREAKEY
Hazel (Ross)
1916 - 2008

 

Haberlin Dominic 1917 - 2008

Picture_3.png

Quebec welcomes the new year with a bang

Shannon TCE test results in doubt

DorisHouseTesting.jpg
Photo: Mike Reshitnyk

A study that was supposed to clear the air about hazardous trichloroethylene (TCE) vapours potentially seeping into the basements of Shannon homes has at least one member of the Shannon Citizens' Committee fuming mad.

Nothing holy about war

"An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind." Mahatma Gandhi

Greg_kruse.jpg

It was with sadness and dismay a few days after Christmas that I was informed that my uncle-in-law Sergeant Gregory John Kruse was killed in action in Afghanistan.

Greg was a brave soldier, a loving husband and father of three girls. He will be sadly missed.

Syndicate content