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250th Anniversary This Sunday the 27th- Saint Andrew's Presbyterian Church

Saint Andrew's Presbyterian Church, located at 106 Ste. Anne Street in Old Quebec, will be celebrating their 250th anniversary this Sunday, September 27th, 2009. Saint Andrew's Church is the oldest English-speaking congregation of Scottish origin in Canada.

Free kids readings at the Morrin Centre Library!

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Letters from Afghanistan

Welcome to Kandahar, Roto Eight

The Difference Between Law And Love

78th Fraser Highlanders celebrate the Celtic Festival [VIDEO]

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YOUR SHANNON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT NEEDS YOU!

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FIRE DEPARTMENT NEEDS YOU!

ST. JOSEPH’S COUNCIL - CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE - Presents COMHALTAS 2009

ST. JOSEPH’S COUNCIL  -  CATHOLIC WOMEN’S LEAGUE
A le grand plaisir de vous présenter / Proudly presents  
COMHALTAS 2009
Mercredi, 30 septembre / Wednesday, September 30 th
Au Centre communautaire de Shannon / At the Shannon Community Centre 75 Gosford, Shannon

The Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier Community Golf Tournament

The Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier Sports and Recreation Department invites you to its Community Golf Tournament.

[Photo] Looking Good For The 2010 St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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Positive Pre-Season Performance For The Saint Lawrence Lions

With the training camp evaluation, team selection and hard-paced practices making headway for the Lions first regular season home game, Coach Mike Labadie says he is satisfied with the team's attitude and readiness to work each day. The Lions are in their early stages of team building and hockey orientation. Players have been tested by a competitive pre-season exhibition schedule.

Jay Sewall plays the Theatre Champlain

Blues guitarist/harmonica player Jay Sewall has been a regular on the Quebec City blues scene for over two decades. Next week, he will bring those blues to the intimate stage at the Theatre Petit Champlain.

The Coming Corporate Fascism Part III

A new arms race would emerge, and competition for resources would-be fierce, as each Navy would race to sign treaties with African, and Asian nations to gain access to ports, minerals, goods, trade secrets, shipping lanes, etc...

Mayor pledges to restore the Quebec Bridge

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With municipal elections imminent, Mayor Labeaume has promised to fight to restore Quebec's landmark bridge if he is re-elected. He is aiming to connect with the CN and its primary stockholder, Bill Gates.

Celtic Festival Had More Than Just Celts Celebrating

Your reporter failed to notice that the Celtic Festival held at the Morrin Centre from September 4 - 6 is NOT just an Irish festival.

The Celts include people from Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man, Cornwall, Brittany and Ireland.

If he had looked around that weekend, he would have seen first, and foremost:

Morrin Centre’s New Programming Schedule To Begin This Week

Much of the Morrin Centre's experimental fall programming begins this week.

The Morrin Centre is a heritage site, and cultural centre for the Anglophone population of Quebec City which includes an English library.

Simon Jacobs, the executive director, calls the programming experimental because "we are finding out what we are capable of."

Quebec soldiers who have made the ultimate sacrifice

Private Patrick Lormand, 21,Chute-à-Blondeau, Ontario 2nd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment Battle Group, September 13; Improvised explosive device, Panjwayi District, Afghanistan.

Club des mycologues amateurs de Québec

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Club des mycologues amateurs de Québec

Event Description: M. Jean, président of the Club des mycologues amateurs de Québec, will
teach about properly collecting mushroom in the morning and about the

Looking Good For The 2010 St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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The president of the organizing committee for the St-Patrick's Day Parade in Quebec City hopes to be able to announce a city-approved date and route for the much-anticipated event in less than three weeks.

Peter Ferrell says he knows the parade will not be on March 14, as it would compete with the well-established Montreal St-Patrick's Day Parade.

Hewitt, Clare nee Rowan (1925 – 2009)

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Shoreline Cleanup in Quebec City

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TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

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The TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is a conservation initiative that brings Canadians together to clean up shorelines in their community.

September 24 birds'observation at la Plage Jacques-Cartier and at 13h30: conference

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La Maison Léon-Provancher, 1435 rue Provancher, Québec, district de Cap-Rouge,«Porteurs de Passions». Thursday, September 24th, 2009 at 9h30: birds'observation at la Plage Jacques-Cartier and at 13h30: conference : Être aux Oiseaux,with M. Norbert Lacroix.
Free of charge,may bring your lunch, information and reservation, phone:
418-650-7785.

Monument Honors German Soldiers 225 Years Later

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It was a match born out of necessity - manpower shortages on one side, lack of money on the other.

"The British didn't have the men, but had the money" said Dr. Aylmer Baker-Ebacher. "In Germany, they had the men, but they needed money."

New Funding Announced For Mount Hermon Cemetery

Work on major renovations at Mount Hermon Cemetery, Sillery, will begin almost immediately now that the cemetery has received up to $202,333 in matching funds from Parks Canada. Mount Hermon was awarded the grant Friday during ceremonies at the cemetery.

Grosse Isle A Temporary Refuge From Misery In Ireland

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They came by the thousands in search of mere survival. Disease, famine and a potato blight had ravaged their Irish homeland. They came first to Grosse Isle. For many, it was as far as they would go, thousands arriving too sick to continue.

Morrin Centre Annouces Parks Canada Grant For Old Jail

The Morrin Centre has received a $106,225 grant from Parks Canada to restore the jail cells in the building and create an interpretation centre in one of the cellblocks.

"I'll be very excited once the actual restoration starts," said Simon Jacobs, the Executive Director of the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec

Garage Door Becomes An Artist’s Calling Card

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Photo: Marika Wheeler

A Quebec City artist is using a garage door as a canvas for one of his largest pieces of art yet.

Sylvain Michaud is in the process of putting the final touches on a painting of a zebra eye. Each hair around the eye is painted individually and when viewed closely, the textures of the hairs are visible.

Literacy Day Seeks To Raise Awareness of Illiteracy

Saturday is Literacy Day at the Eastern Quebec Learning Centre on Chemin Saint-Louis. Sponsored by the Quebec City Reading Council, the event is aimed at raising awareness of the problem illiteracy in the province, where statistics show nearly 49 percent of all residents have difficulty reading and 800,000 are considered illiterate.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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[Classifieds] Rental 3 1/2 in Montcalm - take the last 5 months of my lease!!

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3 1/2 Montcalm - take the last 5 months of my lease!!

Next to Parc du Braves. 846 chemin Ste-Foy

Available as early as Sept 15!

Great, secure building.

2nd floor, with large balcony

Indoor pool

Laundry room just down hall, large storage locker on same floor

$49/month indoor parking

cats allowed!!

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