December 9 2015 Edition

Mom’s Nite Out Christmas Party

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Photo: Rachel Collet

CEGEP St. Lawrence students donate clothing for Syrian refugees

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Photo: Jeremie Ouellet

These past few weeks, the CEGEP St. Lawrence (SLC) community, through its Amnesty International (AI) group, offered their time and support to the Syrian refugees expected to arrive in Quebec City beginning in December. 

Moments between moments: Rae Marie Taylor and Michel Côté

Photo: Isabelle Moisan, courtesy of Rae Marie Taylor

A home away from home for English-speaking newcomers

Over the past five years, according to statistics from Quebec’s Ministry of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion, over 260,000 people from outside Canada have chosen to make their home in the province of Quebec, 13,000 of them in the Capitale-Nationale region.  

Christmas spirit at the Maison Alphonse-Desjardins

Photo: Victor Collet

The house of Alphonse Desjardins, located in the town of Lévis, is big and roomy and decorated for Christmas. When you visit his home, somebody will give you a tour of the living room, kitchen and the dining room. At the end of the house we can see his office with a lot of his personal objects. 

Life is Good! Believe it . . . find out how

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Do you sometimes wish you could feel more hopeful about the future? Would you like to learn how to spend less time worrying and feeling frustrated with people around you? 

Quebec Winter Carnival Bonhomme pendants now on sale

Photo: Quebec Winter Carnival

Quebec City’s famous Winter Carnival is still more than a month away, but pendants showing Bonhomme Carnaval’s smiling face are now on sale at the reduced price of $10 on the Carnival website at and in participating Couche-Tard convenience stores in the greater Quebec City area. 

Bill 54: Will Quebec really treat animals better?

Photo: SPA Canada website

Bill 54, An Act to improve the legal situation of animals, was assented to on December 4, 2015. The bill was tabled by Pierre Paradis, Minister of agriculture, and it has received much praise for its role in changing Quebec’s position as the worst province for animal protection. 

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