January 19 2011 Edition

Death Notice - Murphy, Omer 1919 – 2011


Chevrolet Volt comes to the Quebec City Market

Hydro-Québec and Chevrolet Canada today announced a new partnership by which Hydro-Québec will integrate 20 Chevrolet Volts into its fleet, starting in 2011.

Newsie Notes

English Discussion Group at the Morrin Centre. Back by popular demand, our Advanced English Discussion Group has been a great success! Are you looking for a good way to keep up your English? Join us for an advanced level discussion group every Tuesday and/or Thursday, starting at 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m.

A Spiritual Journey, Following the Star

Spiritual Chronicles

With Christmas now but a memory, many of our churches are in the midst of the season of Epiphany, a Greek word meaning “manifestation” or “revelation.”
The one whose manifestation we celebrate during this season is Jesus Christ, specifically his revelation to the wider world as represented by wise men who came to pay this newborn king homage.

Quebec City billet families keeping the Peewee Tournament running smoothly!


As Bonhomme Carnaval prepares to bring down the curtain on the world’s largest winter festival, hockey players begin their annual pilgrimage to the Mecca of Peewee Hockey which takes place at the Pepsi Collisée from February 10 to 20. The Quebec International Peewee Tournament has been called the greatest event in minor hockey history.

Memorials and Things of Fame for January 19, 2011


The Morning Chronicle

Jos Miller, a private legend


Note to the Editor: The article by Colin Standish, who has been fortunate to visit Hong Kong and the sites where our Canadian soldiers suffered at the hands of the Japanese, reminded me of my article published in the Sherbrooke Record in 1998 about another HK vet.

Thoughts for the Minister of Education to consider

On January 24, there will be a meeting of the Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) and school board chairpersons with Education Minister Line Beauchamp. According to the QESBA, the key subjects for discussion with the Minister will include “the future of school boards, issues of English Board funding, and autonomy and key pedagogical and complementary service questions.”

Benjamin Waterhouse, organist at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, launches his first CD

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

‘The 1790 Chamber Organ of the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity’ is the title of a new CD that features organist Benjamin Waterhouse accompanied by Mary-Kathryn Stevens on the viola. The CD was launched last Thursday and is now available for sale in the Cathedral Gift Shop.

Court to decide whether Government responsible for deaths attributed to contaminated water

Photo: QCT Archives - Mike Reshitnyk

On January 10 the Quebec Superior Court of Justice began hearings on behalf of several hundred residents of the town of Shannon claiming that a Federal Government munitions factory at CFB Valcartier be held responsible for a rise in cancer-related deaths in their community.

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