October 19 2016 Edition

News Digest October 19 2016



Issue October 19, 2016


Valcartier celebrates Settlement Days: 1816 - 2016

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Photo: Allison Kirkwood

Thanksgiving in Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier was not only about turkey. It was a weekend full of festivities as people of all ages came out to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the opening of the village.

Deciphering the Anglo-Quebec code

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This article first appeared in the Plattsburg, N.Y., Press-Republican, for which Peter Black also writes a regular column.

I celebrated a milestone recently, though there was no cake or champagne; in fact, I barely noticed it.

YES celebrates 20 years of helping young business people

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Photo: Coby Ingham, courtesy of LinkedIn


The story behind Avenue Monk

Photo: Bill Cox

Memorials and Things of Fame


The Morning Chronicle

Meet Luc Lang: marine communications officer and the QCT’s new sports reporter

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Born and raised in northwestern New Brunswick, near Edmundston, I started my career as a Coast Guard radio operator for a year in Yarmouth, N.S., then spent the next seven and a half years on the Magdalen Islands. 

Shaking it up in Quake Cottage earthquake simulator

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The Jeffy Jan II preparing for 2017 Tall Ships Regatta

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

In August 1943 and in September 1944, Quebec hosted two important meetings between British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Significant decisions were taken at these conferences including the approval of the Allied landings in Normandy of June 1944. 

Lions Golfers off to the CCAA Nationals on Prince Edward Island

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Photo: Courtesy of St. Lawrence College

The St. Lawrence Lions men’s and women’s golf teams are on their way to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, for this year’s Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Golf Nationals, from October 17 to 22.

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