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10 Important Things Learned Since I Started Driving in Québec

10 Important Things Learned Since I Started Driving in Québec

Coral Ann Izon

I have now been a proud inhabitant of Québec City for almost two years, but only recently started driving. In just a few short weeks, I had made some vital observations that I would like to share with my fellow drivers:

Bishop’s University, from the steps of Norton Hall

Bishop's University, from the steps of Norton Hall.

Wallpaper on my computer screen.

John and I have dropped in on my alma mater to check on how the old girl's doing. With personal business to attend to, John has left me to rest on the front steps of my old residence, Norton Hall, where I took this photo.

Just ten days to go until the 2009 QCWC Bookfair

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Photo: Photo courtesy of QCWC Bookfair committee

Québec City bibliophiles will be flocking to the Eastern Québec Learning Centre (EQLC) on Saturday October 31 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to stock up on their winter reading material. The Québec City Women's Club's (QCWC) used book sale is a much anticipated event which is held annually on the last Saturday in October.

Centre helps wounded soldiers back to their feet

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Sgt. Etienne Aube feels lucky to be alive, three months after stepping on an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan's Kandahar province July 17.

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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The Morning Chronicle

Municipality of SHANNON - Public Notice

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Municipality of SHANNON

Referendum date:
2009 11 01

Quebec City Mayor Régis Labeaume visited François-Xavier-Garneau College last Wednesday

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“$1 million spent in tax funds from English School Boards”

I am a retired teacher who for over 10 years has been a frequent attendee of the Lester B. Pearson School Board Council meetings. Permit me to elaborate on the October 7, QCT article : "QESBA to meet at Concorde next weekend; Bill 88 on agenda?"

Oysters and a bottle of Worcestershire

My father told me that in the olden days - he was born in 1891 - oyster boats used to pull in to the pier near the Levis ferry. The men from the offices on Peter Street, then the principal business, law and journalism district of Quebec City, came down to meet the boats. Long tables were set up on the pier, covered with newspapers.

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