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A letter of appreciation

It's directed toward those who, at Laval University's Pavillon Alphonse Desjardins spent last Saturday evening directing the crowds who had come to be vaccinated.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Euthanasia/assisted suicide

For some, what follows will but muddy the waters, but I'll offer it anyway.

I think we often go astray in our talk about legislating morality.

Thanks QCT and Keep up to the good work

I'll take this opportunity to let you know how much I appreciate the work done by your collaborators.

I particularly enjoy reading "Memorials and Things of Fame" along with Cathy's notes, and photos and articles coming from Cpl Kyle Giffin while in Afghanistan. I still have on my fridge the picture of the cat born in Camp Mirage ! It makes me think of our troops out there...

The undermining of Bill-88 seem to be occurring in secret

As this session of the National Assembly comes to a close, permit me to add some news, observations and concerns to your recent Chronicle-Telegraph articles: "QESBA to meet at Concorde next weekend; Bill 88 on agenda? " (Oct. 7), and "QESBA meets in Quebec City to discuss Bill 88" (Oct. 21).

New National Grand Chief visits Quebec City

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Photo: Marie White

On his first official tour of the province, Assembly of First Nations Grand Chief Shawn Atleo visited Wendake and met the Huron-Wendat counsel. He also held a press conference November 18 at the Hilton to express his concerns and preoccupations for the country's first nations.

Saving the Huron-Wendat Language

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Photo: Marie White

"Language is an integral part of culture; it is the essence of culture," says Linda Siouï, a member of a Linguistic Committee and Yawenda's organizer, a project set to revive the Huron-Wendat language, now defunct in preference for French, in Wendake. She has worked for many years on the cause, speaking out in her 1992 article Is there a future for the Huron Language?

New Léger Québec Poll: 17-pt Bloc Lead

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Le Devoir is reporting on a Léger Marketing poll of Quebec voters. The Bloc has a very strong lead, and is at their 2008 level. This score is inflated, however, by the weak Liberal number. They are tied with the Tories who are also at 2008 levels.

The New Democrats are riding high at 17%, while the Greens are at only 5%.

QCGN seeks young leader in Quebec City region

The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) is seeking one person aged 18 to 29 in the Quebec City region for a project to develop leadership skills among young English-speaking Quebecers.

Alma Marjorie Evelyn Richardson (née Langton)

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Alma Marjorie Evelyn Richardson (née Langton), age 89,

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