November 28 2007 Edition

Morrin Centre unveils Voices from the Crossroads for 400th

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From left to right: Société du 400e de Québec director general Pierre Boulanger, Literary and Historical Society of Quebec executive director France Cliche, National Battlefields Commission director André Juneau and LHSQ president David Blair welcome the public to Voices from the Crossroads.  Read the full articke here

Holocaust survivor shares story at SLC

Champlain-St. Lawrence College had the privilege of welcoming Leslie Vertes, a remarkable man with a painful past and an extraordinary passion for life on October 16. At 83 years of age, Vertes is one of the few remaining survivors of The Holocaust, the event responsible for the murder of six million European Jews during the Second World War.

Christmas lights up early this year

Commentary

Wasn’t it nice to see the first Christmas lights of 2007?

You bet. Especially with a light snow falling and a thin layer of it covering all the branches.

I walked down Grande Allée last night. Absolute fairyland. The restaurants were starting to get their holiday lights up and that really contributes to the atmosphere.

VEQ shares community priorities with mayoral candidate Régis Labeaume

Voice of English-speaking Quebec’s leadership table sat down with Quebec City mayoral candidate Régis Labeaume to discuss the community and its priorities last week.

McLAUGHLIN, Gordon T.

O’NEILL, Clara Rourke 1912-2007

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O’NEILL, Clara Rourke
1912-2007

How the Caisse’s infatuation could affect the Quebec pension plan

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All through life, hasn’t there always been someone around to tell you: “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket!”?

And didn’t Mom always say: “Just because all the big banks are buying and selling billions of dollars worth of asset-backed commercial paper doesn’t mean you should do it too!”?

Francophones have help from commissioner of official languages for court challenge

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The Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne du Canada (FCFA) is taking the federal government to court over its dismantling of the Court Challenges Program.

The FCFA filed an affidavit back in September. The organization is headed to court on January 21 and 22, 2008.

Challenge to linguistic rights is a true test of democracy

Editorial

The volunteers and employees of the Canadian Court Challenges Program have remained faithful to the cause. They still believe in the program that allows equality rights and language rights test cases to make their slow and costly way through our court system.

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