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Montreal school sends cheque to buy shoes for Afghan children

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Photo: Eric Van der Wee

Students at The Sacred Heart School of Montreal jumped on board the Shoes for Afghanistan campaign. The private girls’ school held a Miss Shoeniverse Contest to raise funds to purchase footwear for needy feet overseas.

The Jeffery Hale Hospital prepares for its 8th annual Révélations

Painters, sculptors, crafters, writers and other artists are invited to participate in the eighth edition of the Exposition Révélations exhibit to be held at the Jeffery Hale from April 6 to 8 from 11 to 5 p.m. It is open to staff, residents and community members. The opening will take place on Sunday, April 6 in the Coin Soleil room, second floor, at 2 p.m. The deadline to apply is March 7.

Plains of Abraham to celebrate 100th

The Plains of Abraham have planned plenty of activities in celebration of its centennial in March 2008.
The park recently inaugurated its skating rink with help from a special visitor from the past, Canadian landscape architect and landscaper Frederick G. Todd, who designed the 108-hectare space for Quebec City’s 400th anniversary celebrations.

Pope sends greetings for Eucharistic Congress

US Consul General David Fetter

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Photo by Patrick Tomlinson 

US Consul General David Fetter at home in old Quebec.

Base Valcartier hopes to be on Quebec City water by 2009

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Photo: Patrick Tomlinson

The Valcartier Garrison wants to get out of the water business and become part of Quebec City’s water supply system.

US Consul General takes advantage of winter sport in Quebec

United States Consul General to Quebec David Fetter has been on the job from his office at 2 Dufferin Terrace since last fall.

Fetter admitted that he was disappointed that he could not find a Nordique’s shirt when he arrived — he learned, to his dismay, that they had become the Avalanche!

Saint Brigid’s-Jeffery Hale Hospital’s new code of ethics

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Photo: Jordan Himelfarb

Who says launching a code of ethics can’t be fun? Employees and users of Saint Brigid’s – Jeffery Hale and its Community Services got a taste of just what’s behind the words written in the new rule book – thanks to some imaginative and well thought out sketches and games.

Saint Brigid’s tackling stomach bug

Saint Brigid’s Home had two floors under quarantine as of late Thursday when a number of cases of gastroenteritis appeared. Both residents and some 19 staff members had been affected as of Monday. The cause of the outbreak was unknown as of Monday.

Resident activities were cancelled at the home as of Friday.

A new look at Military History of Quebec City launched

Military History of Quebec City: 1608-2008 was launched this week in time to help celebrate the 400th anniversary of the city. Historians and military scholars Serge Bernier, Jacques Castonguay, André Charbonneau, Yvon Desloges and Larry Ostola have put together a work that shines a light on Quebec City’s different regimes and roles, beginning with the organization of New France.

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