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St. Lawrence Well Represented at Forum Etudiant

Cegep Champlain St. Lawrence was once again very well represented at this year's Forum Etudiant, held at the National Assembly from January 6-10

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Photo: Assemblee Nationale

The 17th edition of the Forum Etudiant took place from January 6th to January 10th 2009 at the National Assembly and the Delta Hotel in Québec. 5 Students from St. Lawrence participated in this activity:

Ingres and the moderns part III

The legacy

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Photo: MNBAQ

Throughout his career, Ingres was very influenced by the old masters and he, himself, hoped that his work would inspire the younger generations.  Actually, this is one of the reasons why, from 1826 on, he was interested in having lithographs made of his paintings.

McPEAK William H. (Bill) 1917 - 2009.

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Community websites launched

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Many community organization members attended the Community Planned Giving Program and Voice of English-speaking Quebec website launch last Monday.

Memorials and things of fame

Memorials and Things of Fame

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English conversation group still appeals after 25 years

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With a silver anniversary this year, APPEAL, a Quebec City English conversation group, wants to stay in keeping with its name by appealing to francophones in the city. A significant drop in membership this year took organizers by surprise; the group had one of its best enrollment years in 2008.

Choosing the right home

I have had a great response to my stories relating to the major life decisions faced by senior citizens. Many of the stories are very sad and heartbreaking. Poor decisions were made not only by seniors themselves but also by others with responsibility and kinship. Sometimes there were disagreements which made for hard feelings and family troubles.

250 years later, Frasers back in Plains cross-fire

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The 78th Fraser Highlanders regiment is best known for bravely fighting side by side with the British infantry under General James Wolfe during the Battle of the Plains of Abraham. Despite this combative tradition, there is one battle the Quebec City Scottish heritage group of the same name is not willing to fight.

Quebec man leaves sporting legacy, spawned dynasty

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Adrian Leger's humbleness meant many of his early sporting exploits were not widely known, even among those he loved. While his family always knew him as a great sportsman, few knew about his captaincy of the Université Laval basketball team until his recent death. Now at least some of his grandchildren know where their great jump shots came from.

Old rivalries renewed at CQSB basketball tournament

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Photo: Pierre Charbonneau

Old cross-town rivalries between the St. Patrick's Fighting Irish and the Quebec High School Blazers were renewed on the court this weekend at the Central Quebec School Board's annual senior basketball tournament.

Striking Quebec gold: “an overnight success story 11 years in the making”

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Quebec City is not quite the dusty prospecting town Edmonton was in the late 19th century, but as the base of operations for the mineral exploration company Virginia Mines, the city serves as the company's own "Gateway to the North." In 2004, Virginia made a discovery that would rival that of the Klondike over 100 years ago: almost 4 million ounces of gold east of James Bay.

Ingres and the Moderns

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My Valentine

My Valentine. Jewels, flowers, chocolates and kisses are the fare for St. Valentine's and I hope you have will have been endowed with a satisfying portion of them all. My Valentine, dedicated to my readers, consists of the same ingredients but in hypothetical form.

Ingres at the Musée national des beaux-arts du Quebec

Part I

For any one who is even slightly interested in French 19 century neo-classic art or in the work of Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres in particular, this exhibition is a chance of a life time.

Pabke, Marie Louisa (née Gibaut)

Pabke, Marie Louisa (née Gibaut)

Judy Bignell Ferris, died January 30, 2009

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Passed away unexpectedly and suddenly on Saturday January 31, 2009 following a heart attack at the age of 67. She lived in Langley, B.C.

Fed budget knocked in QC

The federal budget, tabled last week in an effort to mitigate Canada's current economic downturn, is receiving rough reviews in Quebec. Opposition critics and the province's pundits have slammed the budget.

Ice-canoers brave the frigid St. Lawrence [with video]

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Photo: Scott French
Ice Canoe racing is like trying to push start a Volkswagen bus through knee-deep snow, ice and slush, wearing golf shoes and spandex tights, but the bus never starts and the race continues anyway.

Radio Canada report reveals new details in Shannon TCE case

In darkened homes lit by the blue hue of television screens, many Shannon residents waited anxiously for what news Enquête, Radio Canada's investigative reporting show, would offer concerning the community's drinking water, tainted with trichloroethylene (TCE) allegedly for decades. One of the program's revelations -- a newly revealed report -- may help to prove that alleged fact.

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Memorials and things of fame

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Memorials and Things of Fame

February 4, 2009

 

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Letter to the Editor

Loud Beast scares some, wins over many others

Ashtray. This is the name of a song on Beast's debut album. Luckily, the new Montreal band compensates for their sub-par song names by bringing to the musical table one of the most original sounds created by a Canadian band in years. Listening to Beast is quite an experience.

St. Pat’s to use robots to improve science program

Beginning in September 2009, the St. Patrick`s High School science department will include robotics engineering as an integral part of its science program. This will enable the students to get acquainted with motion programming and simple tasks accomplished by a machine.

Entrepreneurial spirit sweeps Holland’s halls

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Read All About It, Picture This, Take One and Green It Up are all players in the entrepreneurial spirit sweeping the halls of Holland School. As part of the provincially funded Young Entrepreneurs project, Holland students, led by staff members, are participating in four projects with an entrepreneurial aspect to them.

Lights! Camera! Action!... At Dollard-des-Ormeaux

This year students at Dollard-des-Ormeaux School have been learning about life on the other side of the TV camera. They have been producing material for S'Cool, a TV program by young people, for young people, that airs weekly on CTV.

Everest goes the extra mile to reach success

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Being successful at school is the goal that parents and educators share for their children and students. We all know that it takes effort, dedication and hard work for a school and for families to make sure children learn and succeed.

Quebec High School blends tradition and innovation

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The annual Quebec High School Open House held over the weekend was a huge success, according to school officials.

Principal Warren Thomson and Vice Principal Gina Farnell both said the turnout and the feedback had been very positive.

St. Vincent’s offers variety

It's been an exciting year at St. Vincent's with plenty of activities and initiatives.

All classes have participated in many outings, from visiting farms in the fall to making pottery, exploring museums and a whole school trip to the Carnaval.

Every student counts at Sainte-Foy Elementary

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Photo: Photo Courtesy of Sainte-Foy Elementary School

You may already know that Ste-Foy Elementary is a small school where every student counts. But did you know that we also offer a wide variety of after-school activities? Some of these activities are: Basketball, Homework Assistance, Tae Kwon Do, Katag, Hip Hop, Woodworking, etc.

Winter Walking Group at Place Laurier

I have started for the winter walking in the mall on Saturdays at Place Laurier. Anyone and everyone is invited. The time is beween 9am -10:30am.

Please give my e-mail to everyone. I do request people confirm no later than Friday afternoon.

[email protected]

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