May 26 2010 Edition

Newsie Notes for May 26, 2010

Betty's Quilters will be having their annual quilt show May 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the St Gabriel de Valcartier Municipal Center, 1743 Boul. Valcartier, St-Gabriel-de-Valcartier. For information call Bev at 418-844-3578. The show is open to the public.

Smith, Nelson

Nelson Smith

Colonel becomes highest-ranking officer to die in Afghanistan

A 42-year-old colonel and a 26-year-old Ontario soldier are the latest soldiers to die in the war in Afghanistan.

To a soldier far from home

It's an open secret that the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph is my favorite forum, so if I'm asked to contribute to a Special Edition for you valiant people in Afghanistan, I'm more than willing. Also, I'm told that a special consignment of copies will be kept aside for soldiers from the Base, and I'm hoping you're one of them.

Canadian Forces help fight forest fires

With spring under way and summer approaching, the potential for forest fires increases in Canada. The Canadian Forces (CF) provides support and relief following natural disasters, in response to requests for assistance from civilian authorities. In early June 2002, CF members from Land Force Western Area, Edmonton, helped fight fires near Gibbons and Redwater, Alberta.

“Nous sommes fier”

I am a retired teacher, son of a soldier who fought in World War II stationed throughout Europe and Northern Africa where he met my mother.

Helicopter unit in training for Afghanistan

Photo: Caporal Patricia Prévost from the 430 Tactical Helicopter Squadron

They've trained at Ft. Irvine in California to prepare for desert-like conditions. Now, at the Valcartier Canadian Forces base, they're learning how to respond under battle pressure in different environments.

The Auberge Saint-Antoine, a hotel full of history in the heart of Québec City




photo by Pauline Moisy


There are a number of hotels in Québec City where clients can work out or go to the spa.

Rendez-vous British June 5


The 11th edition of Rendez-vous British, Québec City's show of classic British-made cars will take place June 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., on the Plains of Abraham near the statue of Joan of Arc and to Martello Tower No. 1

Saint Andrew’s, Old Quebec, Celebrates Another Milestone in 2010

Photo: James Cescas

This year marks another historic anniversary for Saint Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Old Quebec. After celebrating the 250th anniversary of the congregation in 2009, the church building itself will mark its 200th year of existence.

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