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Valcartier loses Renaud in bomb attack

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Canadian Trooper Richard Renaud, 26, was killed in the early morning of Tuesday, January 22, when the vehicle he was riding in was involved in a roadside bomb attack.

Another soldier was injured in the same incident. Two other soldiers were unharmed.

The armoured vehicle in which Renaud and his fellow soldiers were riding was part of a group patrol.

Rosina takes to the stage at Morrin Centre’s College Hall

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Deep below the Grand Théâtre de Québec, students at Quebec’s Conservatoire de musique are rehearsing the songs, dance moves and lines for the fast-approaching premiere of Frances Brooke’s operetta Rosina. The production is to be staged at Morrin Centre’s College Hall from January 24 to 27.

Central Québec School Board

DSCF0008_1.jpgCentral Québec School Board elementary school spiritual animator Claire Groulx dropped her beautifully decorated shoebox off at the QCT office this week.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity runs from January 20 to 27, and will be celebrated at various locations throughout the city. Most of the activities are in French, with the exception of the hymn sing at Saint Brigid’s Home. The week is organized by the Interdenominational Council of Greater Quebec.

Carson thinks Rosina will be a hit!

Performers preparing for Rosina’s opening night

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Photo: Michele Thibeau

Deep below the Grand Théâtre de Québec, students at Quebec’s Conservatoire de musique are rehearsing the songs, dance moves and lines for the fast-approaching premiere of Frances Brooke’s operetta Rosina. The production is to be staged at Morrin Centre’s College Hall from January 24 to 27.

A brand new year full of promise at St. Pat’s High School

What is it about a new year? It’s the same school year, and spring is not yet in the air, but after a restful and well deserved holiday, the staff and students are back at St. Patrick’s High School and there is a sense of renewed energy that comes with a fresh start.

Everest’s conqueror, Sir Edmund Hillary, dies at 88

?m=02&d=20080111&t=2&i=2735997&w=&r=2008-01-11T002242Z_01_NOOTR_RTRIDSP_0_NEWS-NEWZEALAND-HILLARY-COLIn what was almost the last item of a newscast on January 11, the world learned that Sir Edmund Hillary had died earlier that day, at the age of 88.

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The Morning Chronicle , January, The High School of Quebec

Equal airfare for equal ride in store for disabled Canadians long overdue

MUNRO, Guay 1939 – 2007

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Fakin’ Eh! has a Canuck sense of humour

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“Fakin’ Eh! How to Pretend to Be a Canadian” by Dan de Figueiredo, illustrations by Roger Garcia
2007, Blue Bike Books $14.95 Canada 224 pages

The house down the road finally sold, and you’re looking forward to welcoming new neighbors to the area. You hear they’re from down south.

Céline Dion says good-bye to Vegas to begin her new life

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It certainly is a new day for Quebec chanteuse Celine Dion, as she closed on December 15 an almost five-year run in Las Vegas to embark on a world tour in February.

Since March 2003, the talented singer did 723 sold-out shows for her “A New Day” extravaganza, with Franco Dragone, known for his work with Cirque du Soleil, as the creative force behind the project.

Shoes for Afghans

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A Canadian soldier walks with an Afghan boy. Many of the children walk without shoes, even in the winter. Full Story

From our Files - Tuesday, November 26, 1907

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Hy Birks and Sons
“The Well Known Jeweller Will Open a Branch Store Here”

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The Morning Chronicle (NO. 177)
Wednesday, 5th January

Sing along to The Sound of Music for Easter … in English!

When Shirley Nadeau read that a sing-along version of the Sound of Music was being screened at the Théàtre Petit Champlain last December, she rallied the troops and rented several nun costumes!

Canadian Red Cross worker Nathalia Guerrero documents the fight against malaria

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Getting back in the swing of things after Christmas vacation for Canadian Red Cross worker Nathalia Guerrero must have been a bit of a shock.

She arrived home to Ste-Marie-de-Beauce from Mali at the end of December in time to welcome home her partner, Jean-Pierre Taschereau, back from helping earthquake victims in Peru.

Children helping children

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Three Canadian soldiers lose their lives over the holidays

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Gunner Jonathan Dion, Age: 27, Home Town:

Gatineau, Quebec, Unit: 5e Régiment d’artilleriae légère du Canada,

Valcartier, Quebec

House System builds community bonds at DDO School

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This year at Dollard des Ormeaux School on the Valcartier Military Base, Mary-Anne Fairbairn, the Secondary V leadership teacher, devised a system to help bring our school community together.

Officer – Pilot RCAF J.F.C (Freddy) Brown, DFC

 

DDO School students buy shoes for Afghans

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Students at Dollard des Ormeaux Elementary School know more about the price of shoes in Afghanistan these days. And they can be proud that they have helped children over there to get a pair!

A good reason to check out CBC Radio Two’s

CBC Radio Two’s Sunday Afternoon in Concert has a bit of a French connection – or at least one familiar to the English-speaking community. A recent post from former CBC Radio Quebec City reporter Madonna Hamel revealed what she’s been up to behind the scenes in Toronto.

Be part of The Sound of Music!

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Celebrating 400 Years and the New Year 2008

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Photo by Jay Ouellet

Global Television Quebec’s Montreal cuts to hit home in February

Television news will never be the same, according to Anne Leclair, Global Television Quebec employees’ union president.  

Global Television Quebec served notice to employees in Montreal on November 29. “There were a few more layoffs than we had expected. There are at least 60 people being laid off. There will be 15 or 20 people left at the station,” she said.   

Merry Christmas from old Québec

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Built in 1752, the Maison Chevalier is notable for its exposed wooden beams, stone fireplaces and all round 18th century charm. The structure, located in Place Royale, now serves as an ethnographic museum, and is here pictured under a fresh coat of snow, on the verge of a fresh new year.

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