October 28 2015 Edition

Letter to Premier Couillard from the CQSB

Stephen Burke, Chair of the Central Quebec School Board Council of Commissioners, sent a letter to Premier Philippe Couillard on October 19, 2015, protesting against his government’s intention to abolish school board elections in the near future. 

Teresa WHEALAN 1929 – 2015

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Irish Heritage presents Flea Market treasures

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

With Halloween just around the haunted corner, many of these classic decorations put in an appearance just in time for the Celtic-inspired holiday.  


A cry for help for the Quebec Bridge

Its construction was considered a major engineering feat; for many years it was justifiably the pride of our city,” someone said recently. 

A trick or treat challenge for World Cup rugby fans

This Saturday, October 31, the reigning Rugby World Cup champions, the New Zealand All Blacks defend their title in the finals against their long time rivals, the Australian Wallabies. The match will be held at the Twickenham Stadium in London, England, which holds over 80,000 spectators. 

Musée du Fort invites Quebecers to discover improvements

Photo: Danielle Burns

Maybe you have seen the iconic Musée du Fort across the street from the Château Frontenac but have never taken the time to explore it. Or maybe you visited the military history museum ten or more years ago and haven’t been back since. Well, it’s time to visit it (again...) as a recent upgrade has completely enhanced the experience. 

Fighting Irish football season finale

Photo: Guylaine Chalifour from St. Patrick’s Football Facebook page

The Fighting Irish of St. Patrick’s High School senior football team may not be in the upcoming playoffs but played the role of spoilers very well, to finish the season with four wins and four losses.  

Jennifer Hobbs-Robert receives Rachel-Bureau Prize

[by Jeffery Hale Partners]


This past September 17, Jennifer Hobbs-Robert was awarded the 2015 Rachel-Bureau Prize by the Ordre régional des infirmières et infirmiers de Québec, their highest distinction at the regional level.

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