Community News (Print edition)

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Higher voter turnout improves democracy

Canada will have a great opportunity to improve its democratic process and the electoral turnout rate during the next federal elections.

Indeed, during the ballot, the Government will again have the opportunity to consult Canadians on several major issues.

Supreme Court of Canada rules class actions not the appropriate procedure to quash municipal by-laws

A deeply-divided Supreme Court of Canada recently held that a class action is not an appropriate procedure to challenge the validity of a municipal by-law in a ruling that may have an impact for all common law provinces even though the decision dealt with the Quebec provincial regime for class action authorization.

Michael Ignatieff gave speech at Université Laval

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Photo: Leberal.ca

Olympic Torch carried through Base Valcartier this past week

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Photo: Imagery team CFB Valcartier

The olympic torch continues its way west toward the 2010 games in Vancouver after making stops last week in the Old City and at the Valcartier military base.

The torch then made stops in Trois Rivieres, Drummondville and Sherbrooke, among other Quebec locales this week before heading to the Montreal area.

German Christmas Market in better location this year

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Three days of festivities, including three concerts, helped draw strong attendance to the second German Christmas Market, held last weekend at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity.

Simons Family’s Tourny fountain gift is being repaired

Tourny_Fountain3color.jpgThe famous Tourny fountain, donated by Peter Simons in 2007 to mark the celebration of the city's 400th anniversary, is in need of repairs.

Tis’ the Season for Learning!

Here are 10 family literacy tips and activities to warm the winter holidays

Winter holidays provide an excellent opportunity for families and friends to spend time together learning and practicing literacy skills.

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.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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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.