February 17 2010 Edition

O’Gallagher named Grand Marshall [Photo]

Mar 19 St. Patrick's Day parade - Marianna O.jpg

Photo: Kieran O’Carroll – St. Patrick’s Society of Montreal, Marianna O’Gallagher, right, during St. Patrick’s Society of Montreal parade with co-chair Barbara Gale, left, participating in Montreal’s 2008 St. Patrick’s Day Parade.


Heritage Minister calls to celebrate Quebec Day and Metis Day

The same day Canada took its first gold medal at the Vancouver Olympics, Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore, invited all Canadians to celebrate Quebec Day and Metis Day and take part in Monday's victory ceremony at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

Kebs name new GM, lose again

The presence of a new general manager didn't help the Quebec City Kebs end their losing ways last weekend.

Valcartier Elementary School Update

February was a very busy month for the students at Valcartier Elementary School!

The Cycle 3 class was busy fundraising for a trip they took to the Cosmodome in Montreal in January. The Cycle 3 class also participated in a Project Linus (making blankets for sick children) in January. They made 18 blankets for Project Linus.

Seniors Step up to Give Lady Lions a Win in Final Home Game

Photo: Christian Brosseau

Catherine Morin-Dandois, 19, Alexandra Gareau, 17, Catherine Crete-Belzile, 12, and Caroline Turcotte, 10, combined for 58 of the Lady Lions' 76 points on Sunday, to lead Saint-Lawrence Lady Lions to a 76-70 win over Sherbrooke.

Why we love Hollywood action heroes so much

I was thinking the other day about why we as a society love Hollywood action heroes and their movies so much. What is it about the Rocky Balboas, Rambos, Chuck Norrises, Terminators, James Bonds, Steven Segals, and so on, of this world that appeal to our visceral sense of fulfillment and catharsis?

Memorials and Things of Fame


The Morning Chronicle

The Inner Sanctum

I recall a way back when I was a young teenager; we would sit around the impressive RCA radio in our living room and listen to the "Inner Sanctum Mysteries".

Majority-minority blues

We don't hear much out of Ottawa these days. That's because, as you know Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Conservative government prorogued Parliament recently, in the hopes of taking the heat off of his beleaguered government.

Hope shines bright for beloved Metis Lighthouse to become a Heritage Site

Pointe_Mitis_2005-1color.jpgPhotos:Courtesy of  Paul Gendron, The 100-year old Metis icon which may soon be designated a Heritage Lighthouse. Photo Donald Moffet , Fsdheries and Oceans Canada

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