January 16 2013 Edition

Julien Labrosse named Chief Page for the Senate

Photo: submitted by Julien Labrosse

Quebec City’s Julien Labrosse was named the Chief Page in Canada’s Senate Page Program from among fifteen full-time university students who represent their provinces or territories. The Office of the Black Rod confirmed that he is the first Chief Page ever to identify French as his mother tongue and the first page from the province of Quebec since the current program began in the 1990s.

Faces of homelessness in the Capitale-Nationale

Photo: Ruby Pratka

The Christmas trees and glittering garlands give the spacious dining room a homey feel. Several hundred people — mostly men, but quite a few women — find seats, chat in small groups, exclaim over the desserts. It’s another evening at La Maison de Lauberivière, which houses Quebec City’s largest soup kitchen.

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal recipient, Clive Kiley

Photo: Shirley Kiley

On December 8, 2012, the Mayor of the Municipality of Shannon, Clive Kiley was presented with a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, at the annual Hommage aux employés of the Municipality of Shannon, by the Deputy Mayor of Shannon, Claude Lacroix.

Memorials and Things of Fame for January 16, 2013

The Morning Chronicle

Congratulations to Mayor Régis Labeaume: 4th World Mayor 2012

Photo: Bethann G. Merkle from QCT archives

(Press release, January 7, 2013) - Out of a list of 910 mayors, proposed by more than 205,000 people around the world, Iñaki Azkuna, Mayor of Balboa, Spain, was voted the winner of the 2012 World Mayor Award, presented by the City Mayors Foundation. Lisa Scaffidi, Lord Mayor Perth, Australia, was second, and Joko Widodo, the former Mayor of Surakarta, Indonesia, was third.

See you at the Red Bull Crashed Ice races

Photo: Bill Cox

A Quebec hockey player and graduate of St. Patrick’s will try to qualify in the Red Bull Crashed Ice competition scheduled for March 16 in old Quebec. Steven Cox, who played hockey for Beauport and Charlesbourg, is employed by Gestev, the company erecting the ramp.

Anglican Church stands with First Nations

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Downton Abbey reaches new heights of popularity in Quebec

Photo: Photo Wikipedia

The beautifully filmed and excellently cast hit British series is now being broadcast in French on Radio-Canada.

Othello, the Moor of Venice, at St. Lawrence College

(Press release) The St. Lawrence College Theatre Troupe will perform one of William Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies, Othello, the Moor of Venice, on January 17, 18, and 19. The cast, made up of current and former students of CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence, is being co-directed by two former St.

St. Patrick’s Girls Bantam Basketball results

Photo: Barbara Lafond

On January 11, the St. Pat’s girls Bantam team won their home game against the Seminaire des Pères Maristes 52 to 42.  The final score was 52-41 for the Fighting Irish! The next game is scheduled for January 15 against Seminaire St-Francois.


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