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QESBA meets in Quebec City to discuss Bill 88

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Photo: Photo courtesy of QESBA

Bill 88 is now "front and center" for Quebec's nine English school boards, said Quebec English School Boards Association President Debbie Horrocks.

"It's been hanging around for some time now," said Horrocks.

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Not just a job search success story

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Andrew Greenfield immigrated to Quebec homeland simply to find a better life.

"There is more space here, the cost of living is much lower, there is no criminality and women are more equal here than they are in England," said the 35-year-old native of Great Britain. "I have two daughters and a wife, I want the best opportunities for them."

QCT contributor’s work on display in the US

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Photographer Jay Ouellet last week received the thrill of a lifetime in the form of a letter the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, requesting the use of one of his photos in an upcoming space photo exhibit entitled "Moving Beyond Earth."

Mayor Labeaume encourages Quebec City’s young voters and repeats the need to restore the Quebec Bridge

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Photo: Marie White

Quebec Mayor Régis Labeaume visited François-Xavier-Garneau College last Wednesday. Accompanied by first-time candidates Francine Lortie for the St.Louis-Sillery district and Claude Thibeault for St. Sacrement-Belvedere, he arrived just before noon in the students' popular Salle des pas perdus.

LHSQ President David Blair seeks continued community support for the Morrin Centre

Despite having raised over $4 million for the continuing restoration of the Morrin Centre, Literary and Historical Society of Quebec President David Blair said it's not too late to offer a contribution.

Ondinnok’s Tales of an Urban Indian is a powerful success

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Photo: Marie White

Ondinnok presented Darrell Dennis's semi-autobiographical one-man road play called Tales of an Urban Indian (Contes d'un indien urbain) which more than lived up to its promise of being amusing and moving.

Last week's performance at the Ts8taie elementary school in Wendake was an excellent night of acting and a poignant, powerful piece of theatre.

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Jeffery Hale Hospital flowers were in bloom this summer

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Photo: Photos by Ken Schankler

Jefferey Hale Hospital was in bloom this week, thanks to visiting senior citizens trying out their green thumbs.

"It was something we did before, but this time it was bigger, " said Lucie Girard, who manges special education projects for seniors at the hospital. "We had seeds and they all chose one and they would write their names on photos of the flowers."

The Canadiens, Boys Will Be Boys

We were all young once. In fact, being only 23 years old, I still am. And I know that youth entails its fair share of mistakes and learning experiences. In our youth, many of us have certainly been guilty of relying too heavily on our talents or charms instead of putting in the necessary work.