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QC parents create child care oasis

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Photo: Scott French

Finding an open place for a child in a Quebec City day care can be like trying to find a drink of water in the desert. With few places and even fewer bilingual day cares, a group of parents in the English-speaking community have created Halte Garderie Oasis Daycare, a bilingual cooperative drop-off day care with registration beginning this week at the Eastern Quebec Learning Center.

Study seeks source of unemployment amongst Anglophones, Allophones

Why aren't bilingual anglophones and allophones being employed in Quebec City? The launch of a new study by the Quebec Multilingual Committee and Emploi-Québec promises to find out this winter.

CQSB bemoaning lack of volunteers, recognize their efforts

While volunteers in our schools are not an extinct species, they certainly are an endangered one, according to several members of the Central Quebec School Board's Parents' Committee. Members of that committee are trying to counter the decline in the number of parent volunteers with the launch of a Parent-Volunteer of the Month section on the CQSB website in the coming year.

Annual Carols By Candlelight at Trinity Church Dec. 19th

Friday Decemeber 19, 2008 at 7:30 pm - Annual Carols By Candlelight at Trinity Church in Ste Foy, 2687 Quatre Bourgeouis, Quebec. At the end of the service will be followed with a time of fellowship in Colly Hall where our usual mincemeat tarts and short breads will be served.

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QAC Pooka Party Over

Invisible rabbit takes final bow

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Photo: Quebec Art Company

Jewish exhibition opens in Nicolet

'Same Cloth, different thread; the Jews of Quebec City' opens at the Musée des Religions in Nicolet

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Photo: Simon Jacobs

Wendake Chief Sworn In

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Photo: Mary White

Days after the elections in Wendake, former Grand Chief Max Gros-Louis, 77, gallantly spoke with the QCT in his home in the village. Rummaging through letters and articles written to or about him, Gros-Louis, having announced his retirement, sat calmly at his dining room table and reminisced.

Kudos to the QCT

I'm sure that I'm only one of the many subscribers to the QCT that wants to underline the fact that we appreciate the local and world news that is provided by the newspaper (my parents and then myself have received it for some 60 yrs). Also great now that I read the digital version when in front of my PC.

Thanks again for your great work at keeping it alive.

Battle for the Leaves

As I gaze out my window my eyes are drawn by the sight of something the size of a Patton tank making its way up my street. The city uses these things round this time of year, for collecting leaves that accumulate alongside curbstones.

Dunn, Timothy Hibbard (Tim)

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Dunn, Timothy Hibbard (Tim) - Suddenly at Ste Anne de Bellevue Veterans Hospital on Monday, November 17, 2008 at age 89. He was the husband of the late Osla Jane Holt ( Pam).

Lost in Translation

I am deeply concerned by the shoddy translation that is on the new monument unveiled for Remembrance Day at Valcartier.

Perhaps it is a small error and I should be more forgiving, but to me it shows the second-class position given to English.

Rouge et Or Capture the Vanier Cup

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by: Steve Deschens 

Unbeatable! The Rouge et Or capped a perfect season by beating the University of Western 44-21 Saturday in Hamilton, capturing their fifth Vanier Cup. Earlier in the week, veteran quarterback Benoit Groulx was named CIS Player of the Year, joining head coach, Glen Constantin, as CIS Coach of the Year.

Trinity Anglican turns 183

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Photo by: John Himmelman

Community Christmas Hamper Campaign to benefit hundreds of households

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Photo: Scott French

 

Anglo Issues Downplayed in Quebec Election Campaign

Of all of Quebec's political parties, only the ultra-nationalist Parti Indépendentiste has drawn reference to specifically anglophone issues this provincial election campaign. In particular, the party has proposed the closing of English hospitals and schools.

F.X. Garneau QB sought after by province-wide university football programs

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Photo: Mikaël Gignac

Tristan
Grenon stood at the heart of the victory as the offensive leader for
Les Élans. Along with head coach Patrick Boies, the veteran
starting quarterback gradually helped build the football program at
Collège F.X. Garneau during the last three years. The hard

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QAC’s Harvey brings father and son together on stage

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Photo: Courtesy of the Quebec Art Company

Message of Blessing this Thanksgiving and Christmas Season

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Full Recovery Expected For Badly Injured Lion

The entire St. Lawrence community was saddened by the news and wishes to extend its best wishes to the entire Doré-Parent family. GO EMILE GO!!!!

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Photo: Dominique Routhier

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PUBLISHED NOV 26, 2008, ISSUE NO 47

SOON: SLC Band Fundraiser

St.Lawrence artists celebrate the legacy of the Beatles to raise funds for Amnesty International

When the legacy of the most important rock band of all time is used in order to raise awareness on international issues, the result promises to be everything but ordinary. On Friday, December 5th, Champlain-St.Lawrence's band, 'What The Heck,' will present a unique concert featuring the beloved music of The Beatles.

Right-winger for St. Lawrence Lions injured badly

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Photo: Dominique Routhier

An open-letter from the Doré Parent family: 

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Saint Brigid’s Guild draws hundreds for fall sale

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Photo: Scott French

Hundreds wait in line with great anticipation for the Saint Brigid’s Guild’s annual fall sale at Église Saint Charles Garnier in Sillery. “I came at midnight last night and there were 40 to 50 people with chairs and tents set up, waiting in line,” volunteer and doorman John O’Connor explained. The next sale is planned for May 16. Mark your calendars!

An introduction to the Rose, Shamrock and Thistle

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Photo: Scott French

Symbols of Quebec City’s English, Irish, and Scottish populations are brought together in the title of Villa Bagatelle’s latest exhibition, the Rose, the Shamrock, and the Thistle. The exhibition, which carries a few artefacts from each community, is best suited for the uninitiated. The exhibit is organized into five themed rooms.

QAC brings an imaginary rabbit to the stage with Harvey

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Photo: courtesy of Quebec Art Company

Laval women just short of bronze at rugby nationals

The Université Laval Rouge et Or women’s rugby team placed fourth at the CIS National Championships, beating former national champions University of Western Ontario 26-5 to gain entry to the bronze medal round.“

Local runner sixth in nation

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Photo: CCAA, 2008

Mostly renowned for the quality of its basket-ball and hockey teams, Cegep St. Lawrence also offers strong programs in a variety of sports, as proven by two of its female students’ remarkable performances at the latest national college-level cross-country championships.

SLC steals Thunder’s thunder

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Photo: Dominique Routhier
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