June 23 2010 Edition

Canada Day Events Notice

Unfortunately Canada Day events have been scaled back this year due to lack of funding from Heritage Canada.  There will be no fireworks or concert.  Family daytime events will take place on the Plaines of Abraham and will end at 5 P.M.

Going back to sea with Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition



The recreated third class cabin is not to be missed when visiting “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition”. Photo courtesy of the Festival d’été de Quebec


Ste-Foy Elementary inaugurates new playground


Photo: Pauline Moisy - CQSB Council of Commissioners chairmain Stephen Burke and a student from Ste Foy Elementary school inaugurated the new playground last Friday. The $100,000 new playground is entirely made of recycled materials. The money required to achieve the project was collected with the help of parents and corporate donors, like the Caisse Desjardins de Ste Foy.

Correction - QHS Sec 1 to 5 2010 Award Winners

Last week's awards list was from 2009. We apologise for the error

Sec 1
Most Improved in Academics
Cindy Truong

Sec 1
Proficiency in Mathematics
Ngo Duc Minh Hoang

Sec 1
Most Improved in Mathematics
Maude Emond

Sec 1
Proficiency in Geography
Sophie Connaughton

Sec 1
Proficiency in English
Edward Smith

Memorials and Things of Fame for June 23, 2010


The Morning Chronicle


"You should have seen the one that got away," is a favorite expression of casting, trolling and fly fishermen. When I started fishing, I did not have to use that phrase, because none got away.

CEDEC develops new project to help senior workers

Photo: Pauline Moisy

The Community Economic Development and Employability Corporation (CEDEC) has started a new project to help workers over 55 to get back into the job market. The organization, which aims at "strengthening local economies and employability of the English-speaking community," works as an intermediary between individuals and service providers.

Calèche horse collapses in apparent exhaustion

I have just returned from a vacation in Quebec City and would like to know how the calèche horses are protected?

Plaque dispute needs resolution

In last week's QCT issue (June 16), CQSB Chairperson Stephen Burke makes the point that it never occurred to the CQSB that the installation of the 78th Fraser Highlanders plaque on St. Patrick' High School would be an affront to anyone.

Newsie Notes for June 23, 2010

Canada Day Picnic, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Valcartier invites you to our annual picnic Thursday,July 1 at the Valcartier Community Centre at 3 p.m. Races! Euchre! Canteen! Bake Table! Fish Pond! Come and join the fun!

The Katimavik Reunion will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2011 in Quebec City, location TBA.

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