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LHSQ books should be innocent until proven guilty

A few weeks ago, I wrote you about the part of the Literary and Historical Society collection that was going to be sold in a silent auction.

Talking to strangers, making new friends

Once when my daughter, Margaret, was about six years old we went on the local bus together. While I was paying the fare she barrelled in and when I saw her she was sitting with an old gent and they were chatting, smiling and laughing together.

Terry Fox Run at St. Vincent

Once again this year, on September 26, students and staff members of St. Vincent School participated in the annual Terry Fox Run, which took place on the adjacent soccer field.

The changing face of English-speaking Quebec

Photo: Nelson Peters

Kingsland carves genealogy tree for Côte de Beaupré

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Photo: courtesy of Scott Kingsland

Locally renowned wood-sculptor Scott Kingsland, along with his wife, Françoise Lavoie, unveiled their latest project last month for the Centre de Généalogie, des Archives et des biens culturels on the Côte de Beaupré. The work, entitled L’arbre de nos ancêtres, is an enormous carved genealogy tree for the region’s familles de souches.

Fraser teaches reservists lifelong learning skills

Photo: courtesy of Eric Fraser

Eric Fraser’s 35th Engineers reserves regiment takes seriously the reservist lifestyle of fitness, work, and school. In an effort to make the school part a bit easier, Fraser’s Ste. Foy-based reserves unit is about to become the first in Canada to incorporate practical study tips and healthy study habits into its training regiment this fall.

Quebec City to dodge housing crisis: industry experts

Photo: Scott French

Homeowners in Quebec City can rest easy about real estate values, despite the sub-prime mortgage crisis wreaking havoc on real estate prices south of the border. The crisis is unlikely to creep north according to industry experts, because of Quebec City’s uniquely guarded housing market and well-regulated Canadian banking system.

What Quebec City’s English-speakers want from Canada’s next government

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Photo: Scott French

On the eve of Tuesday’s federal election, the QCT asked people in Quebec’s English-speaking community about the issues they feel are most important for Canada’s new government to address.

Parents waiting to pick up their children from Holland School on the Thursday before the long weekend offered a variety of answers, from Afghanistan to health care in the province.

TERRY FOX RUN at St-Vincent School


Once again this year, on September 26th, students and staff members ofSt-Vincent School have participated in the annual Terry Fox Run which tookplace on the adjacent soccer field.

The challenges of depression in older adults



QEII leaves Quebec City for the last time

Protest at the Citadel against Henry Morgetaler receiving the Order of Canada


St. Lawrence Lions win another provincial golf title [photo]

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Front: Anne-Catherine Tanguay, Alexandra Fortier, Anouk
Charbonneau, Kevin Bergeron


Quebec High School Alumni Golf Tournament in Vineland, Ontario


QCT Still Looking for Sales & Marketing Person

Compensation between $30,000 and $40,000 depending on qualifications.  Salary, plus commision.


Boyd, Edna Beatrice (Bennett), 1922 - 2008

Boyd, Edna Beatrice (Bennett), 1922 - 2008

KILEY, Joan (Conway) 1925-2008




CQSB Cross-Country Run


CQSB Cross-Country Run
Ford Cup

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Memorials and things of fame

The Morning Chronicle


Saving green by going green: a how-to guide

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Photo: courtesy of

(NC)-Improving the world’s ecology and your own economy may be easier than many people realize. Right now, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation reports that the average Canadian household generates more than 60,000 pounds of CO2 (the most common greenhouse gas) emissions a year.

Winters can be warm without being pricey

Photo: George Staniloae

(NC)-With the onset of the fall season, colder temperatures and snow will soon be here. In light of increasing fuel prices, that first large heating bill may come as a shock!

Coeur de Pirate steals Quebec City hearts with love songs

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Photo: Matthew Mendel

Coeur de Pirate is the new musical sensation in the province of Quebec. She is a tattoo-clad 19-year-old musician, dressed in black and adorned with a wild head of hair that seems at once chaotic and perfectly kempt.

International Literacy Day: the health benefits of reading

Photo: Susanne Bergmann

Each year in September, UNESCO reminds us of the importance of literacy and adult learning by celebrating International Literacy Day. This year’s special focus was on literacy and health.

Bad day for an election

Of all the days of the year Stephen Harper could have picked for our next election, why did he pick the one he did?
The day following National Thanksgiving Monday.

By acting thus, the primest of all ministers has in all probability incurred the wrath of an entire segment of his electorate: the Quebec south shore summer cottage community.

Goodbye, dear maples

Photo: courtesy of

When the Old Fellow and I first bought our house we already had one child and another on the way. We were absolutely delighted with ourselves although we had a few worries, like how we would ever pay back $13,000, which was a monstrous sum at that time.

To know or not to know

Montrealer wins Morrin Centre’s New Anglo Contest

Photo: Scott French

And they’re off ...


The start of the Pre-Mosquito girls elementary cross-country run.  The event, held annually, draws schools from across the Central Quebec School Board.

Book celebrates Chamber of Commerce’s 200th anniversary, Anglo roots

Photo: Scott French

Quebec-Centre shapes up as two‑horse race

Photo: Scott French
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