May 13 2015 Edition

Portneuf Elementary School: the little school that grew

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The students, principal and staff of Portneuf Elementary School (PES) in Cap-Santé, about 60 kms from Quebec City, were bursting with pride at the official inauguration of the new extension to their school on May 5. 

Scenes from the 2015 Parents and Kids Fair

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Photo: Photos by Kasia Borkowska



Don Darby: L’homme et la Matière

Photo: Rachel Collet

For the past 30 years, most of Don Darby's efforts have been leading up to this moment. "It's been a dream of mine," says Darby of his exhibit L'homme et La Matière, which is on display for the month of May at Maison Hamel-Bruneau. 

Everest students become national recording artists

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Photo: Sarah Barclay

The Flag of Canada - Hometown Proud tour stopped at Everest Elementary School on May 5, for their 41st "O Canada" recording session. The stop marked the halfway point for the national program, which aims to record approximately 25,000 children's voices singing our national anthem at a total of 82 elementary schools in 40 cities across the country.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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     The Emigration Department has caused some very useful information for immigrants to be published in the brief and comprehensive form of a hand-bill, which we presume will be given to each emigrant

STREET VIEWS: The story behind Avenue Charles

Photo: Bill Cox

Avenue Charles in Sillery is named in honour of Charles Sheppard, one of the sons of William Sheppard (1784-1867). William was a businessman who settled in Quebec City and amassed a fortune as a timber merchant. 

William Sheppard took an interest in shipbuilding and launched a brig and another vessel in 1826. He was also a member of the Executive Council of Lower Canada.

Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s looks to the future

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As a result of the provincial government's adoption of Bill 10 last February, there have been many, many changes in Quebec's health and social services system.  April 1, 2015, marked the creation of the new CISSSs (Centres intégrés de santé et de services sociaux) and CIUSSSs (Centres intégrés universitaire de santé et de services sociaux) across the province, including the CIUSSS de la

CQSB letter to Minister of Education re abolishing school board elections

Mr. Minister,

Get ready for ARTS ALIVE! festival at the Morrin Centre

The Morrin Centre, Quebec City's English-language cultural centre, is pleased to announce its plans for the English Language Arts Network's Arts Alive! festival on Saturday, June 13, featuring singers Gabrielle Shonk and Valérie Clio of La Voix

Batter up! New-look Capitales look forward to 2015 season

Photo: Ruby Pratka

Spring is finally here, bringing with it the Stanley Cup playoffs, terrasse season, flowers in community gardens, and of course, the crack of the bat. 

The Quebec Capitales of the Can-Am league open their 2015 season on June 2 at the Stade municipale in Limoilou, and the team has a new international flavour.

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