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EQLC to hold student-organized blood drive

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Guylaine Émond is finishing up her program in secretarial studies at Eastern Québec Learning Centre. But before she graduates, Émond wanted to get involved in something to help her community.

She decided to organize a blood drive.

“I’ve always wanted to get involved. I want people to jump on this and to invest in this event,” said Émond.

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Portneuf Elementary needs room

Portneuf-petite.jpgStudents and staff at Portneuf Elementary School sure are following their motto — “where learning is growing” — to the letter! They’ve literally outgrown their space.

Grégoire to retire from Central Québec

Everest Elementary principal Lyse Grégoire has resigned and is set to retire at the end of December.


The Central Québec School Board is scrambling to find someone to take over the position as soon as possible. A selection committee has been formed.

Christmas Hamper Campaign calls on community

The head elves at Jeffery Hale Community Services are preparing for their 12th annual Community Christmas Hamper Campaign. Their objective: to raise $17,000.

Hamper Campaign chief Marilyn Baxter said that the number of families and individuals who either receive food hampers or coupons has remained steady at just over 200.

Valcartier loses three

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Morin-Doyle elected chair of CQSB

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Michelle Morin-Doyle was acclaimed chair of the council of commissioners by her fellow school commissioners at the Central Québec School Board. Stephen Burke was elected vice-chair.

Time capsule reveals six newspapers

Included were 1898 Chronicle and Telegraph

Tucked away inside a sealed lead box within the Samuel de Champlain monument were several intriguing nuggets of history, worthy of further inspection.


The time capsule was dug out from the stone base of the monument that commands attention from Dufferin Terrace. The city is restoring the statue of its founder in time to celebrate four centuries of history.

Beat on the Street

Tired of listening to the same old rock and roll?

Come for an Oklahoma! Hello

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Above: Ado Annie (Judy Moore) doesn’t much like Will Parker (Peter Black) kissin’ Gertie (Christiane Letendre)! Catch all the action of Oklahoma! on stage at Holland School. The Quebec Art Company invites the public for a toe-tapping fun time! The musical, Oklahoma! will be presented on November 29, 30, and December 1 at 8 p.m., and on December 2 at 2 p.m.

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Don't miss Oklahoma!
The Quebec Art Company invites the public for a toe-tapping fun time! The musical, Oklahoma! will be presented on November 29, 30, and December 1 at 8 p.m., and on December 2 at 2 p.m. at Holland Elementary School, 940, Ernest-Gagnon. Reservations: 254-6552.
 
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Campus's English student newspaper attacked over a difference of opinion

Université Laval's English studies student newspaper The Outrageous Escape didn't come out unscathed after it publishing the verdict: APEAL students will not be striking over the upcoming thaw of tuition fees.

Chalmers-Wesley to continue Sing-Along Messiah

As a prelude to the Advent season, we are pleased to present the 10th Annual Sing-Along Messiah on Sunday, November 18 at 7 p.m. at Chalmers-Wesley Church, 78 Rue Ste-Ursule in old Quebec.

QAC to present Oklahoma!

Come for an Oklahoma! Hello

Members of the Quebec Art Company are gearing up for Oklahoma! This Rodgers and Hammerstein musical is sure to be a family crowd pleaser with its familiar songs and pertinent themes. It's also the 100th anniversary of the state of Oklahoma, from where hails the QAC's Judy Moore (Ado Annie).

NJ & Compagnie opens shop in new Shannon mall

Business partners Natalie Goodfellow and Janick Purchio have moved NJ & Compagnie from its home in Valcartier Village to nearby Shannon.

NJ & Compagnie recently welcomed visitors to its new digs. Advertising was done by word of mouth. The boutique is the second store to open its doors in Shannon's new mall, located on Blvd. Jacques-Cartier.

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Rosheen celebrates 10 years

The internationally acclaimed Celtic ensemble Rosheen will be celebrating 10 years of existence on November 16 at l'Anglicane, 31 Rue Wolfe, Vieux-Lévis, at 8 p.m. Harvesting their influences from native Québécois songs, then intertwining them into the heart of Irish traditional music, you'll hear everything from smooth ballads to invigorating polkas!

Memorials and Things of Fame

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North America’s Oldest Newspaper goes social online at www.qctonline.com

QUEBEC CITY — North America’s oldest newspaper, the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph, has begun a new chapter in its 243-year-long history.

In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Quebec City in 2008, the Chronicle-Telegraph is launching a new website initiative at www.qctonline.com. This website represents a totally new approach to news distribution.

Quebec to follow Ottawa on veiled voters

Quebec hearings a flawed model: observers

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Glad to see Memorials and Things of Fame is back!

I am already a few issues late in expressing my appreciation at the resurrection of Memorials and Things of Fame.

I’ve always harboured a certain attachment to this column, since not only did I create it; I coined the title (from Shakespeare) as well.

Anglophones debate the place of religion in Quebec society

“There are three words that I think we should be using more in these discussions,” said community historian Lorraine O’Donnell during the Quebec City hearings of the Reasonable Accommodation Commission. “Tolerance, compromise and sharing.”

Mystery solved! F. G. Scott's rock comes to light

MNA for Jacques-Cartier Geoffrey Kelley, Clive Meredith and Marie Cantin of the National Battlefields Commission (NBC) traipsed through the Plains of Abraham in the rain on Tuesday afternoon to find a very special white stone, behind the Chateau Saint Louis.

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