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The coolest team in Israel comes to Quebec

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Photo: Chantal Bourgault

They practice in one of the only possible places in their country, traveling several hours to practice in one of the most disputed regions in the history of mankind.

How hard could this be?

O’Gallagher named Grand Marshall

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Photo: Kieran O’Carroll – St. Patrick’s Society of Montreal

"In the olden days, he rode a horse and led the parade."
Marianna O'Gallagher doesn't expect her duties as Grand Marshal of the city's first Saint Patrick's Day parade in over 80 years to be quite so formal.

"I gather today it's an honorary title bestowed on someone the community likes."

Federal government has announced $700 million joint investment to aid Québec’s crumbling infrastructure

The federal government has announced a total joint investment of more than $700 million to upgrade infrastructure throughout the province of Quebec.

Majestic Puppets at Holland School

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Photo: Anna Maria Romani

You have seen small puppets in a puppet show but have you ever seen giant puppets?

We were fortunate enough to work with a puppeteer named Jacques Boutin who showed us how to make giant puppets.

St. Patrick’s: Sports Etudes try outs to Happy Day celebrations to Robotics Club

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Photo: Linda Bartman, Halo Images

St Patrick's High School has been busy with various activities over the past few months, from the Sports Etudes try outs to Happy Day celebrations to Robotics Club.

Every Tuesday, students interested in robotics have the chance to demonstrate their creativity by building Lego robots that defy different challenges each week.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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The Morning Chronicle

February 8, 1850: A tremendous conflagration occurred at San Francisco on the 24th of December, destroying nearly half the city.

Québecers receive War Amps key tags this week

When Quebec residents receive their 2010 War Amps key tags starting this week, they will also learn how these tags are hard at work assisting amputees in their community.

War Amps CEO Cliff Chadderton explains in the letter enclosed with the mailing:

St. Lawrence opts for Nike

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Photo: Dominique Routhier

Nike Canada has become the official supplier of basketball shoes for Champlain St. Lawrence College's English Basketball Camps.

Acid indigestion and stinky feet

I was on the city of Québec website the other day, looking at how our fair city presents itself to the outside world. There was a lot of talk about the great quality of life here, green spaces, and especially, a growing research-driven high-tech economy with a strong emphasis on the life sciences, high tech materials, and materials processing, as well as optics and photonics.

 

Calgarian canoe team satisfied with results

"Wait ‘til next year!"

Russ Keber and the other members of his five-man will have to rely on that age-old rallying after finishing 18th or 19th out of 24 in the Sport class of Sunday's Course en Canot de Carnaval, the annual canoe race between the city and Levis that takes places during the city's annual Winter Carnival.