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CQSB Performing Arts Festival

This spring, the Central Québec School Board will be hosting its seventh Performing Arts Festival. The event provides an opportunity for elementary and secondary students throughout the school board to share their enthusiasm and passion for the performing arts.

The elementary festival will take place Friday, April 9 at Everest Elementary School, 2280 rue Laverdière

Teaching English Second Language

Since my retirement as a criminal investigator with the Federal Government in 1999, I have been teaching English to adults in different professions: Banking and Insurance Institutions and Provincial Government Ministries.

It’s official: St. Patrick’s Day parade on March 20, 2010

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Photo: Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph 1926 Archives

Organizers of the St-Patrick's Day parade have been given the green light to stage the event, missing from the city for nearly 85 years, March 20.

"It was a lot to get it all hammered out," said the parade's chief organizer Peter Ferrell, owner of Nelligan's Pub, but, he said the official word arrived Monday. An official announcement will be made downtown next Tuesday.

Whealan, Madeline

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Whealan, Madeline

School board conflicts of interest

On January 8, 2010, the National Post reported a controversial story concerning the creation of an office of the ombudsman at the Toronto District School Board. The proposal suggested the ombudsman would report to the education director, and not the board.

Sexual purity also duty for men

In response to last week's editorial by Muhammed Khaled Hamou:

Muhammed, I agree with you that hypersexualisation of women isn't equivalant to liberation, but putting the obligation of sexual purity on only women is not equality either. I don't agree with France's decision to outlaw the burka, but outlawing it in Canada would be unlikely because of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

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.