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Canada’s first novel written in Québec City

Frances Moore Brooke (1724-1789) was an English novelist who spent a few years in Quebec and is credited with writing the first Canadian novel.

What language are we speaking?

‘Passe-moi un napkin, s.v.p.: or, pass me a serviette, please?’ Like, what language are we speaking, anyways?

I keep wondering what, if anything we're wasting our breath on arguing over this old English/French thing. I look at people like Pauline Marois and the P.Q., as well as Gilles Duceppe and the Bloc Québécois, and I have to ask myself: Just what or who's under threat from whom?

Lady Lions fall short despite valiant effort

After actually taking a 2-1 lead near end of the first half, the Champlain St. Lawrence College Lady Lions gave up four consecutive goals, bowing 5-2 to their more experienced opponents from CEGEP Ste. Foy in their inaugural match.

The match was the first for a women's soccer team from SLC in 18 years.

SLC impressive in AA Men’s 3-0 win over CEGEP Ste. Foy

The Champlain St. Lawrence College men's soccer team had better luck that their female counterparts to start their season, cruising to a 3-0 victory against CEGEP Ste. Foy.

Charest, Labeaume to discuss Nordiques return: report

The return of the National Hockey League to Quebec City could be one step closer to reality, if a published report is any indication.

Québec Premier Jean Charest will meet with Quebec City Mayor Regis Labeaume next Tuesday to discuss the financing of a new arena in the provincial capital, the report said.

Gaelic instrument ‘harps on’ traditional music

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The Gaelic harp has a long and rich history. It has its origins in Ireland and the Scottish Highlands over 1,000 years ago, and even as late as the 19th century, harps with brass strings were still used in an attempt to keep the tradition alive.

Protesters mourn the death of Jim

"Horse-drawn carriages are cruel."

"Horses don't speak."

"R.I.P. Jim"

Cornforth, Margaret

Cornforth, Margaret

McCoubrey, Violet (Higgins) 1916– 2010

 

 

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McCoubrey, Violet (Higgins)
1916– 2010

Language commissioners seek renewed ‘vitality’ of offficial tongues

The country's five language commissioners (Canada, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario) are calling on the federal and provincial governments to step up their efforts to ensure the vitality of official languages. The commissioners made their appeal during the Language and Territory International Conference, which is being held at Laurentian University in Sudbury this week.