June 8 2011 Edition

(Mary) Frances Johnson (née Stanton)


(Mary) Frances Johnson (née Stanton).

WOOD, Iona (Mc Coubrey) 1924-2011

WOOD, Iona (Mc Coubrey) 1924-2011

17th Annual Fireworks show at Montmorency Falls

The General Director of Les Grands Feux Loto-Québec Jacques Dupuis recently announced the program of this year’s international fireworks show which takes place in the beautiful setting of Montmorency Falls Park with the falls themselves as a perfect natural backdrop.

New VEQ Board Members


New VEQ board members, Kevin Fleming, Andrew Greenfield, Brigitte Wellens, William Hush, and returning member Nectaria Skokos. Missing from photo are new member Jeanne Gregoire and returning member Brian Garneau.

Hats off to our heroes! The Leucan Shaved Head Challenge

Photo: from website

Article submitted by Shirley Nadeau (information from the Leucan Web site)
Leucan is an association which has made it their mission to help cancer-stricken children and their families in the province of Quebec believe in a brighter future.

A young cancer patient, returns to Quebec City with good news

After a year-long battle with rhabdomyosarcoma, a very rare and aggressive form of cancer, Shawn Bélanger, 20 ,will return home to Quebec next week with good news: two months of clean scans.

Memorials and Things of Fame for June 8, 2011


The Morning Chronicle

Cultural Interlude Brings Together Music, Art, Tea, and the Community


Volunteers at the Cultural Interlude, a High-Tea fundraiser that took place on Sunday


The Happy Golf Ball

With golfers swinging their clubs in preparation for the new season, I thought this true story would be appropriate. Could it be that Santa Claus likes to golf?

Canada Post Honors QHS Student

Photo: Jill Gagnon

Alexandre Boulinguez is a 14-year-old student at Quebec High School. Walking the halls with his classmates, including his twin brother and an older brother who will graduate this month, Alex’s educational goals of preparing for the future are no different than the rest of the student body.

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