October 7 2009 Edition

LHSQ Capital Campaign raises over $4.1 million

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Photo: Photo: Chrystian Paquet

Literary and Historical Society of Quebec unveilling of the Capital Campaign Donor Plaque, from left to right, David F. Blair, President of the LHSQ, Evan Price, Co-Chair of the Morrin Capital Campaign Cabinet, The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, John Ralston Saul.


Current progress on St. Brigid’s Home extension


Photo by Ken Schankler: The structural steel is up and the Holland Community Housing Corporation’s senior housing project and is moving toward a 2010 completion date. The building, adjacent to St. Brigid’s home on Chemin Saint-Louis, will offer homes to English speaking seniors. The project is independent of St. Brigid’s

Thérèse (Teresa) Conway McNeil


GERAGHTY Gerald 1932 - 2009


Memorials and Things of Fame



Jeffery Hale Hospital flowers were in bloom this summer

Photo: Photos by Ken Schankler

Jefferey Hale Hospital was in bloom this week, thanks to visiting senior citizens trying out their green thumbs.

"It was something we did before, but this time it was bigger, " said Lucie Girard, who manges special education projects for seniors at the hospital. "We had seeds and they all chose one and they would write their names on photos of the flowers."

Eight out of Ten for Lions Golf Team


The Canadiens, Boys Will Be Boys

We were all young once. In fact, being only 23 years old, I still am. And I know that youth entails its fair share of mistakes and learning experiences. In our youth, many of us have certainly been guilty of relying too heavily on our talents or charms instead of putting in the necessary work.

Should we consider other ideas?

Some readers of the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph did not appreciate last week's foray into "non-entertainment".

I call Bishop Fulton Sheen's article "non-entertainment", as opposed to what the majority of French-Canadian newspapers contain: gossip about the sexual mores of highly-photographed

The inconvenient business of God

Like Tim Pettipiece, I was rather surprised at the article featured by Bishop Sheen in a recent edition of the QCT. Unlike Tim, my surprise was neither unpleasant nor irritating.

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