June 30 2010 Edition

Federal government provides youth job training in Québec City area

Local youth who face barriers to employment will get job preparation training and work experience through the Government of Canada's support for an employment project,
said Sylvie Boucher, Parliamentary Secretary for Status of Women and Member of Parliament for Beauport-Limoilou.

Memorials and Things of Fame for June 30, 2010


Cutting new president of Townshippers Association

The Townshippers Association's Board of Directors has elected Gerry Cutting as its new president. Cutting, former vice-president of the Association takes over from Michael van Lierop who is stepping down after four years as president.

Revisiting “closed” debates

Monseigneur Ouellet's recent comments and letters in the press have drawn some heavy criticism from commentators and citizens, and personal attacks by Facebook groups, referring to him as being a "primate."

Learning from history

As any high school student knows, the reason we study history is that if we are to move ahead intelligently, we must look back first. Let's look back at one aspect of the Bill 104, Bill 103 matter - the petitions by parents calling for parental choice regarding the right of entry to English schools.

Canada, so be it

On the eve of Canada Day, eight years ago, I draped my Maple Leaf Flag from my balcony and figured, "Well that's it, I've done my duty as a Canadian citizen." That same evening I saw Canada in a different light, through music.

Thanks to a kind Canadian soldier, I received two tickets to attend the concert of the Royal 22nd Regiment Band at the Citadel in Quebec.

Thank you and a clarification

We want to thank the QCT's intern Pauline Moisy for taking the time to come out and visit CEDEC and for listening to our plans for one of our activities this year. It is always great to be able to promote our initiatives in our local newspaper.

Newsie Notes for June 30, 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.

English change ringing at Holy Trinity

Every Saturday during the months of July and August and possibly extending until mid-September, there will be demonstrations of English Change Ringing at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity.

New electoral officers appointed

Marcel Blanchet, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec, has announced that 28 returning officers were appointed on June 16 and 21 of this year. In each electoral division the returning officer carries out all of the activities related to the holding of an election or a referendum and sees to the application of the laws administered by the Chief Electoral Officer.

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