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Emotions Need To be in Check

Monday, November 30th was a strange evening indeed in the National Hockey League, highlighted by two bizarre and disturbing incidents. The first occurred when Alexander Ovechkin, the Washington Capitals star forward, laid out his knee on Carolina Hurricanes' blueliner Tim Gleason.

Quebec High School raises funds for Christmas Hamper Campaign

 

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Extraodinary November weather in Québec

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Photo by Bill Cox, The weather during the month of November permitted people to enjoy the outdoors in beautiful sunshine right up to the 29th when this photo was taken. It shows the railway trestle and the Cap Rouge River at the Jacques Cartier Park.

A festive St. Andrew’s at the Galway Pub

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By Ens. Farnell Morisset

A letter of appreciation

It's directed toward those who, at Laval University's Pavillon Alphonse Desjardins spent last Saturday evening directing the crowds who had come to be vaccinated.

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Euthanasia/assisted suicide

For some, what follows will but muddy the waters, but I'll offer it anyway.

I think we often go astray in our talk about legislating morality.

Thanks QCT and Keep up to the good work

I'll take this opportunity to let you know how much I appreciate the work done by your collaborators.

I particularly enjoy reading "Memorials and Things of Fame" along with Cathy's notes, and photos and articles coming from Cpl Kyle Giffin while in Afghanistan. I still have on my fridge the picture of the cat born in Camp Mirage ! It makes me think of our troops out there...

The undermining of Bill-88 seem to be occurring in secret

As this session of the National Assembly comes to a close, permit me to add some news, observations and concerns to your recent Chronicle-Telegraph articles: "QESBA to meet at Concorde next weekend; Bill 88 on agenda? " (Oct. 7), and "QESBA meets in Quebec City to discuss Bill 88" (Oct. 21).

New National Grand Chief visits Quebec City

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Photo: Marie White

On his first official tour of the province, Assembly of First Nations Grand Chief Shawn Atleo visited Wendake and met the Huron-Wendat counsel. He also held a press conference November 18 at the Hilton to express his concerns and preoccupations for the country's first nations.

Saving the Huron-Wendat Language

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Photo: Marie White

"Language is an integral part of culture; it is the essence of culture," says Linda Siouï, a member of a Linguistic Committee and Yawenda's organizer, a project set to revive the Huron-Wendat language, now defunct in preference for French, in Wendake. She has worked for many years on the cause, speaking out in her 1992 article Is there a future for the Huron Language?

New Léger Québec Poll: 17-pt Bloc Lead

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Le Devoir is reporting on a Léger Marketing poll of Quebec voters. The Bloc has a very strong lead, and is at their 2008 level. This score is inflated, however, by the weak Liberal number. They are tied with the Tories who are also at 2008 levels.

The New Democrats are riding high at 17%, while the Greens are at only 5%.

South Pacific – More than music and laughs

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Photo: Quebec Art Company

Perfect in November: St. Lawrence Lions rally to win second Collegiate Showcase Championship

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Photo: Rene Lampron

The Saint Lawrence Lions hockey team traveled to Sorel to take part in the second collegiate showcase. As defending champions of the first event held in Alma, expectations were high and the objective of returning home with a second collegiate banner ranked highly in the minds of both players and staff.

QCGN seeks young leader in Quebec City region

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is seeking one person aged 18 to 29 in the Quebec City region for a project to develop leadership skills among young English-speaking Quebecers.

Alma Marjorie Evelyn Richardson (née Langton)

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Alma Marjorie Evelyn Richardson (née Langton), age 89,

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The Morning Chronicle

I will get my H1N1 vaccine

I was appalled that the QTC published the letter from Diane Cunliffe ("Poison" Vaccine Madness, in which she expresses the belief that vaccines are dangerous and should not be taken) without some sort of statement from an appropriate medical authority concerning its veracity (or lack of same).

Canada must maintain its Canadian International Immunization Initiative

For many years, Canada has had a very effective program of immunizing children around the world, thus preventing deadly diseases such as measles, tetanus and tuberculosis.

Consequently, I hope the government's plan includes the necessary investments to maintain and even extend our important Canadian International Immunization Initiative.

Response to Stefan Jetchik's thoughts on assisted suicide

I read with great interest my friend Stefan Jetchik's comments in the November 11th edition of the QCT concerning the bill that is currently before the House of Commons which relates to assisted suicide.

QCT Reader identifies slain WWI Airmen

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Photo: Contributed by Alec Roberts, St-Augustin-de Desmaures, father's memoires

The November 11 issue of the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph carried the story of my father as a prisoner of the Germans during the last nine months of World War I, based partly on a diary that he wrote while being imprisoned in the town of Lahr.

DDO teacher picks a Green Apple at Metro

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Photo: Emily Lagloire

Doug Hincks wanted to do something to help the environment. That brought him to the Metro supermarket in the Canex Mall in Valcartier, where he found a Green Apple.

Water system on the way; legal fight continues

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Photo: Pierre Little

A new water system, supplying 70 percent of Shannon's population with clean water, should be ‘'fully operational'' by next May, even as attorneys for plaintiffs in Shannon and the federal government continue to spar over a lawsuit filed against the government.

“South Pacific” themes parallel the lives of leading actors

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Photo: Ladd Johnson

Choeur de la Colline annual Christmas Concert

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Annual Christmas concert held jointly by our chorus, Choeur de la Colline, and  the Maîtrise des petits chanteurs de Quebec, that will be held on December 4 and 5, 2009,  at 8 p.m.,at the Église Saint-Michel, 1600 rue du Cardinal-Persico (côte de l'Église) in Sillery 

Nov 20 - CBC Shannon water contamination update Interview

Interview is with lead lawyers Charles Veilleux and Stephen Clark who are sueing the Federal Government and DND

 

Here is the link to hear the interview from November 20, 2009 on CBC Quebec AM.

New Mystery Photo

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It was found in the basement of Jeffery Hale as part of VEQ property. It's actually a very large poster! We would like to find out if anyone in the community recognizes the picture and can shed some light on it. Its currently hanging in our meeting room and we love it.

Please call 418-683-2366 if you have any information.

CORRECTION - St. Andrew's Fall Sale is next Saturday, November 28 NOT THIS SATURDAY

Guests won't have to sing for their supper at St. Andrew's Fall Sale this month. However, they will be invited to sing along, as they enjoy a festive afternoon tea to the sounds of traditional Christmas carols.

“South Pacific” Opens in Two Weeks!

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Photo: Yvan Breton

RODRIGUE, Roger 1914-2009

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