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QHS cardboard shelter raises awareness, funds

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Photo: Scott French

The main hallway of Quebec High School is providing shelter for the homeless, or at least a good venue to raise money for the underprivileged. Every lunch hour until the beginning of the holidays, one student will forego lunch to collect change for the Christmas Hamper Campaign from within a the school's newly built cardboard shanty.

Plains remains likely those of English-speakers: archaeologist

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Photo: Caroline Arpin, Artefactuel

Vanessa Oliver-Lloyd is no voodoo practitioner, but she is skilled at reading the bones. With the release of her latest report on the human remains found on the Plains of Abraham, the bio-archaeologist has begun scratching the surface of the identities of the two people unearthed last winter.

Echoes of the English speaking community Past

Echoes: English speakers of Quebec (DVD)

Available at the Morrin Centre

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Les Rhapsodes bring Handel, English carols to QC stage

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Photo: Scott French

Cardio, carbs and calendars: Christmas in Portneuf

PORTNEUF SENIORS' REPORT

Six sweethearts from the Québec city Day Care came to Portneuf on December 8th to treat us to a Christmas celebration as they have been doing for the last 15 years. Day Care was started in Québec City in 1992 and one year later they included Portneuf on a monthly basis, and how we all love them. We were nearly 30 people this time.

No talent to waste: literacy an economic priority

To the Leaders of Quebec’s Political Parties,

We heard proposals during this past electoral campaign on how to deal with the economic crisis at our door. The situation is, in fact, worrisome, and the economy is the focal point of each party's position.

Oxford bound: Quebec City student takes the Rhodes

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Photo: Guinevere Shau

A self-described Romantic, a self-taught violinist and a self-motivated Mathematical Physics student and Karate champion, Quebec City's Vincent Larochelle is an exceptional individual.

PLQ win majority despite renewed sovereignty debate

In the sub-artic temperatures of Monday's provincial election, the Liberals won a majority government and allayed fears that the Prime Minister's recent anti-sovereigntist rhetoric would have a backlash on the province's federalist party. In fact, the party that seems to have been hurt most by the federal Conservatives' harsh condemnation of sovereigntists is the Conservatives themselves.

Germans meet at Christmas market

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Photo: Scott French

"Fröliche Weihnacten! Merry Christmas! Joyeux Noël!" Standing at the door of St. Michael's Church wearing her traditional Black Forest dress and apron, Doris Fritschmann could hardly greet people quickly enough at the first annual German Christmas market on December 6.

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