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Future of newspapers befuddles journalists

Reporters, editors and media researchers gathered in Montreal this past weekend to discuss the impact and potential of social media in news gathering and presentation.

Soldiers tell World War II stories

Paul DeVillers was on a Merchant Navy tanker in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in 1944 as he watched the ship next to his boat explode.

‘'We were just beside her when it was torpedoed,'' said DeVillers, of Quebec City, who gave 47 years in service to his country. ‘'The convoy doesn't stop. They just keep going.''

Memorials and Things of Fame for June 9, 2010

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The Morning Chronicle

QHS Blazers end basketball season with three gold medals

"We had a good year," said Quebec High School Basketball Coach Ed Sweeney, "with exciting teams living exciting moments. Looking at 2009-2010 results, I'm optimistic about next year."

The QHS Junior boys (secondary 3) won the regional championship by defeating the Ecole secondaire Les Pionniers April 11. The score was 44-32.

British dominance of Irish site unacceptable

While Joe Lonergan is trying very hard to be politically correct, any person with a knowledge of Irish history knows that it is impossible to accept an acknowledgement of British presence and dominance on an Irish site. While the Scots have always been linked with the gaels, it was the British who captured North America and The Fraser Highlanders were part of it.

Canadian Soldiers join fight against forest fires

Smoke drifting south and affecting Boston and New England

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Private Thomas Hazell joined the Canadian Forces with one thing in mind.

"I'm a firefighter," Hazell, 26, originally from Ontario, said. "I joined (the army) so I could help my country. Our main priority is to be on standby if we're asked through mutual aid."

Memorials and Things of Fame for June 2, 2010

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Newsie Notes for June 2, 2010

The Katimavik Reunion will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2011 in Quebec City.

Kids Teaching Kids at St.Vincent Elementary School

On May 12, and 13, class 601, a sixth grade class supervised Ms. Leigh-Anne Fischer Fiset of St. Vincent School held a Science Fair. The students presented their scientific research and experiments to the entire school.

The Chronicle is still here!

Had anyone told me the Chronicle would eventually look like this and be this accessible when I was searching through the morgue and scalping old stories while we prepared the Chronicle's special 200th edition in 1964, I would have suggested having another drink.