January 13 2010 Edition

Quebec City company secures contract with US Navy

Obzerv Technologies Inc. of Quebec City has announced that it has secured a contract with the US Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division for its ARGC-2400 long-range night vision camera.

Memorials and Things of Fame


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Public hearings on political party financing

The Chief Electoral Officer of Québec (DGE) and the Institut du Nouveau Monde (INM) will hold public hearings concerning the citizen's jury on political party financing. The hearings will take place Saturday and Sunday, from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, at the Musée national des Beaux-arts du Québec.

St. Lawrence holds open house

Champlain St. Lawrence College will hold an open house for parents and students attending English and French high schools. The even will be held at the college at 790 Neree Tremblay Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Thank you QCT

Allow me to illustrate, by example, the usefulness of the media and, in particular, judgements that editors make on whether or not to publish a Commentary or a Letter to the Editor.

Blue Rodeo to Play Quebec City January 22

Blue Rodeo will be bringing its unique brand of Canadian folk rock to the stage at La Suite, 1018 Rue St-Jean, in the old city Friday, January 22 at 9 p.m., as part of the group's extensive cross country tour that will continue into the spring.

Cricket+Snow = Snow Cricket

Photo: Andrew Greenfield

Cricket, quite possibly one of England's daftest inventions, is alive and well in Quebec.

While it that may be true that it is played the world over, mainly in former British colonies, today it is thriving in Quebec.

Hockey showcase at Ste-Foy Arena this weekend

Photo: Dominique Routhier

Jean Philippe, Laurent Dumont, Guillaume Kelhetter, Simon Cyr Rochette, goalies Cedrick Lafrance and Thierry Tremblay and the rest of the Coach Mike Labadie's Champlain St-Lawrence Lions will look for their third straight Quebec Student Sport Federation tournament championship this weekend.

Québec City’s Scots prepare for Robbie Burns Night

Photo: Courtesy of 78th Fraser Highlanders

Devotees of Robert Burns will have a chance to celebrate the Scottish poet's 251st birthday, complete with the piping of the haggis Saturday January 23 at the Garrison Club on Rue St-Louis in the old city.

Québec’s Irish roots grow for the future


When Charles Coveney thinks of the city's deep Irish roots these days, he says he is looking forward.

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