May 19 2010 Edition

Newsie Notes for May 19, 2010

Betty's Quilters will be having their annual quilt show on Sunday May 30,2 010 from 9am to 3pm at the St Gabriel de Valcartier Municipal Center, 1743 Boul. Valcartier, St-Gabriel-de-Valcartier. For information call Bev at

QHS fashion show gives students a chance to shine

Photo: Claudia Kedney

They learn while they model the latest fashions, all the while raising funds used to benefit their fellow students.

"It's more we're on stage and we're having fun," said Kate Nadeau, a special needs teacher who doubles as the faculty advisor to the Quebec High School students that produce an annual fashion show, held recently at the high school.

Job’s rise in Québec over 09

The number of new job postings in Quebec fell slightly in April, but is still well ahead of the number of postings for the same period in 2009.

Quebec job postings, according to the job placement firm, dropped to 70,961 in April from 71,638 in March. The firm, in a statement issued this week, said the job market is expected to continue to improve in May and June.

Plaque must be in proper location

There is nothing puzzling about Irish Heritage Quebec's stand with regard to the 78th Fraser Highlanders organization's plaque installed on St. Patrick's High School. Irish Heritage Quebec wants the plaque removed to another venue for the following reasons:

Stoneham resident wins Hope Scholarship Award

Mikaël Grenier, was awarded the 2010 Hope Scholarship from the Friends of the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres committee. The 17-year-old professional race car driver from Stoneham is currently racing for Andersen Racing in the 2010 Star Mazda Championship series in North America.

QHS Flea Market raises money for grad award [photo]


Photo by Pauline Moisy, Left to right: Susan Meisels, Carol Sweeney, Pauline Stevens and Marie-Claire, who organised QHS Flea Market on Saturday.

Ghost from the City of Ste-Foy

After the unification of City of Quebec, I had hopes that there would be some rationalization of the bizarre speed limits we endure every day. I'm still waiting.

DDO students sing along at coffeehouse

The fifth annual Dollard des Ormeaux Coffeehouse was held this past Friday at the school. The performers varied from Kindergarten to Secondary V and even a teacher contributed a song.

Authority...who has it?

"I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth.... I believe in the holy catholic Church." So says the Creed.

CQSB Council of Commissioners approves $796,330 renovation projects

Central Quebec School Board Council of Commissioners last week hired general contractors for the following projects: Holland School roof renovations, for $86,500; A.S. Johnson Memorial School partial window replacement, for $230,600; La Tuque High School girls' washrooms renovations, for $93,750; Shawinigan High School plumbing replacement, at $113,800, and St.

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