March 6 2013 Edition

News Digest for March 6, 2013

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A preview of the fourth St. Patrick’s parade

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Details of this year's Défilé de la Saint-Patrick or St. Patrick's parade were revealed at a press conference held last week in Le St-Patrick Irish Pub, located near City Hall in Old Quebec.

Morrin Centre hosts Everyday People

Photo: Gib McInnis

Memorials and Things of Fame


The Morning Chronicle

Annual Shannon Irish Show

If you have never attended one, now's the time to discover a unique hometown Irish Show!

The Catholic Women's League of Shannon is proud to sponsor the traditional Shannon Irish Show that will take place on Saturday, March 16, 2013.

Law student kept from graduating due to language requirement

Photo: Gib McInnis



Colin Standish is a law student in his final year at Université Laval. He is also on the Board of Directors at the Voice of English-speaking Quebec.

Local High Schools stand up to bullying on Pink T-Shirt Day

Photo: Barbara Lafond

On February 27, Quebec High School students participated in the annual Pink T-Shirt Day in support of anti-bullying. The senior leadership class organized a sequence of activities to demonstrate the importance of preventing bullying in schools.

Henri Lacasse honoree of Shannon Irish Show

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Photo: Kerry King

The honoree of this year's Shannon Irish Show is Henri Lacasse whose participation in the show dates back to 1970, at least that is what the archives of past years' programs tells us.

In a community as small as Shannon, you could not play a musical instrument and hide your talent.

Bilingual concerns over Bill 14 voiced at DDO

Photo: Photo by Bethann G. Merkle

Bill 14 has hit a sensitive nerve throughout the province. Sections 79, 80, 81, 88 and 89 of the bill would eliminate the temporary education exemptions currently available to the children of Francophones serving in the military.

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