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Bishop-elect visits Portneuf

It was a lovely surprise to arrive at St. John the Evangelist Church in Portneuf on Sunday, November 9, to greet our Bishop-elect, his Grace the very Reverend Dennis Drainville.

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“The High Priests are calling all disciples back to the fold / because the kids don’t know how to dance to rock and roll.” So go the biting lyrics of Sam Roberts’ latest single, Them Kids.

Nihon Sushi Zen offers a taste of Japan in Quebec City

It is not without apprehen-sion that I open the doors to enter Nihon Sushi Zen. Some foods, such as pizza or chow mein are still pretty good when they’re bad. Bad sushi, on the other hand, is very, very bad.

Penny set to thrill with fourth whodunit in four years

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Photo: courtesy of McArthur & Company

OSQ violinist takes two Arts and Culture Awards

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Photo: courtesy of the OSQ

Darren Lowe’s 20-year music career was recognized with two trophies at the 22nd annual Arts and Culture Awards at City Hall yesterday. Two independent juries, the Fondation OSQ and the Institut Canadien de Québec, each honoured Lowe with an award.

Big tobacco invests big money in small Quebec City company

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Photo: courtesy of Medicago

The board of directors at a small biopharmaceuti-cal company in Quebec City recently approved an investment of nearly $16 million from Phillip Morris International. The company, Medicago Inc., will use the investment from the inter-national tobacco company to pursue its development of a vaccine for the Avian flu.

Rouge et Or Vanier Cup bound

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Photo by: Jay Ouellet The Université Laval football team celebrate their Uteck Cup win over the University of Calgary Dinos 59-10. The win qualifies the Rouge et Or for entrance into the Vanier Cup national finals in Hamilton on November 22.

Quebecers focus on health care in unwanted election

The [political parties] are always complaining about the other parties this election. There’s nothing positive coming from politicians

With all of the provincial party platforms for the National Capital region released last week, Quebecers are begrudgingly accepting that there is a provincial election underway.

Dec 2 Creative Writing Workshop-Space to Write!

Creative Writing Workshop-Space to Write!
Do you dream about writing a song, a poem, a story, or something else trapped inside your head? Join Space to Write! A workshop for you!


Discover the power of YOUR words. Combine words with drawing. Get your thoughts down on paper. What: Creative Writing Workshop

Dec 6th - First German Christmas market in Quebec City!

Tell them you saw it on the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph Web Site...!!

Join us for the First German Christmas market in Quebec City!

When: December 6th from 1 to 5 pm
Where: Espace St-Michael, 1800 Chemin St-Louis, Sillery
Discover German specialities and all kind of crafts, Christmas music, place for children and a draw!

QAC’s Harvey fuelled by Pooka Power

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Photo: Ladd Johnson

By Ladd Johnson

Nov 26th Quebec City Women's Cub Meeting

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St. Pat's Annual Christmas Luncheon Nov 29-30

St. Patrick's CWL will be holding its Annual Christmas Luncheon and Sale on Saturday, November 29th from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm with the sale portion continuing on Sunday, November 30th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Come enjoy a lasagna lunch for only $8.00 and then peruse our various tables: craft, bake, jewellery, odds & ends, and the new-to-you.

Overcoming Obstacles with X-Country Running!

Two St.Lawrence students shine at National X-Country Championships in Kingston, Ontario.

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Photo: CCAA, 2008

Mostly renowned for the quality of its basketball and hockey teams, Cegep St.Lawrence also offers a strong program in a variety of sports, as proven by two of its female students' remarkable performance at the latest national college-level X-Country championships. The competitions, which took place on Saturday, November 8th, were hosted by St.Lawrence College in Kingston, Ontario.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Christmas Hamper Campaign begins preparations for Drive

With Christmas less than two months away members of the Community Christmas Hamper Committee are busily preparing for the 13th Annual Hamper Drive, which will run from Sunday, November 9 to Sunday, December 14.

Volunteers will help to delivery bountiful hampers on Saturday, December 20, just in time for the holidays.

No manpower relief for Jeff until 2013

The president of the Saint Brigid’s-Jeffery Hale Hospital Board of Directors, Didier Culat, delivered a sobering message at the organization’s annual public meeting last week: the labour shortage at the Jeff-St. Brigid’s is not expected to improve until 2013.

Remembering the fallen in Shannon

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Photo: Shirley Kiley

The community of Shannon paid its respects to the fallen during its eighth annual Remembrance Day ceremony at the Celtic cross on the grounds of St. Joseph’s Chapel last Sunday. About 150 people came to pay their respects.

Remembering the bombs that fell on Brighton, England

As I am an old lady now and as Remembrance Day has just passed, I think more often at this time of that awful day during World War Two. Maybe writing some of it down will put it in perspective.

It was a Monday morning. I came out of a deep sleep because of a very low-flying plane. It was around 7 a.m., a little too early for my alarm to go off to get me up to go to work.

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Valcartier Garrison unveils new monument, DDO School participates

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Photo: Douglas Hincks

The Valcartier Garrison unveiled a newly refurbished monument to its war dead on Remembrance Day to remember its fallen members, 10 in the last year alone. Students from Douglas Hincks’ Grade 6 class at Dol lard-des-Ormeaux School joined 1,000 military service men and women in attending the ceremony.

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Man Cannot Live on Rice Alone. Update from Senegal

Robert Puckrin is a Quebec City student who is volunteering at a school in Senegal

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Two benefit concerts will be held this Friday and Saturday night in support of the Fondation Saku Koivu

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Two benefit concerts will be held this Friday and Saturday night in support of the Fondation Saku Koivu.at l'Impériale de Québec (between Dorchester and Caron on St.

QAC fall production of Harvey underway

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Photo: Mark Lepitre

Preparations are continuing for the Quebec Art Company's production of Harvey, a comedy by Mary Chase. The story revolves around an eccentric man whose unusual friendship with a pooka causes confusion and consternation among those around him.

Nov 22 - St. Andrew's Day dinner hosted by the 78th Fraser Highlanders & Quebec High School

22 November 2008 - Quebec QC - The St. Andrew's Garrison of the 78th Fraser Highlanders in cooperation with students of Quebec High School (QHS) are presenting a St. Andrew's Day dinner (traditional Scottish style with haggis) at the School on the corner of René-Levesque and Belvedère.

BAZAR Nov 22 to benefit the Souer de Saint-Joseph-de-Saint-Vallier mission to Haiti

BAZAR to benefit the Souer de Saint-Joseph-de-Saint-Vallier mission to Haiti at 560, chemin Ste-Foy, Door 3, Quebec.

Date : Saturday, 22 November 2008 and Sunday, 23 November 2008 Time : From 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Animation - Artisanal Crafts - Food - Draws

All proceeds to the benefit of the mission.

Saint Lawrence Lions Offense Too Much For Philadelphia Thunder

Facing their American opponents from the City of brotherly love, famous for its Liberty Bell and recent World Series victory, the Saint Lawrence Lions overpowered their rivals in every aspect of our great Canadian game.

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Photo: Dominique Routhier

Although the visitors traveled first class in a 5 star bus equipped with sleeper couches and kitchen, the Lions battled fiercely reminding their rivals that zamboni breaks provide the only refuge in their building.

Annual Christmas Art Exhibition and Sale

L'ASSOCIATION DES CRÉATEURS ET ARTISANS DE SILLERY

L'ASSOCIATION DES CRÉATEURS ET ARTISANS DE SILLERY will hold its annual Christmas Exhibition and Sale at the Bibliothèque Charles-H-Blais, 1445 Magure Avenue in Sillery from Saturday, November 15th to Sunday, November 30, 2008.

Workshop for parents of children (up to age 5)

When: Tuesday, November 18th 2008

Presents

Getting through the first 5 years

with your baby

Workshop for parents of

children (up to age 5)


Guest Speaker:

Nathalie Lagarde, Prenatal nurse
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