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Saint Lawrence College graduation cites achievements

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Congratulations to the 2009 graduating class at Saint Lawrence College in Ste-Foy. This year's graduation was held on the college campus Tuesday May 26. The photo on the right is this year's graduating business class. Below are 2009 science graduates.

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Sincere congrats to all involved in producing the 245th Anniversary Edition.

Sincere congrats to all involved in producing the 245th Anniversary Edition.Special kudos to Catherine Mills Rouleau, who soared Memorials and Things of Fame to unprecedented heights! All that research gave us a dandy, readable history lesson.

R. Clive Meredith

 

Navy man stays active, obtains Masters from Laval

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Charles-Andre Nadeau will receive his Masters degree in History from Laval University in August.

Just another guy heading out into the world with a fancy piece of paper tucked his arm, right?

Wrong. Nadeau, 63, is a retired Navy man who decided in 2000 that it was time to go back to school.

Valcartier combat engineer, 35, dies in Afghanistan

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A 35-year-old combat engineer has become the second soldier based at Valcartier to die in Afghanistan in less than a week, the victim of a roadside bomb.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Quebec team heads for the Arctic

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Photo: Denis Sarrazin, Centre for Northern Studies (CEN).

A team of Quebec researchers are taking off to a northern tip of the country to study climate change.

Website to test Quebecers’ knowledge of landmarks

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Photo: Matthew Anderson

A new website will test your knowledge of landmarks in Quebec City for fun and for free.

Every few days, a new photo is posted on www.whereinquebec.com and anyone can try to guess where the photo was taken.

A few hints are offered and everyone's guesses are hidden until the answer is revealed.

Quebec summer events get good news ... and bad news

It was good news and bad news regarding federal funding for two summer events in Quebec.

First the good news:

The Department of Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Josee Verner last week announced funding for the Festival d'humour de Quebec, to aid in the presentation of the Festival Grand Rire de Quebec, which runs through July 5, 2009.

Appalachian Mountain tour

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Photo: krayker, www.sxc.hu

A CONTRIBUTION by Clive

About three feet from my study desk, a criss-crossed (in red) weather beaten "Appalachian Mountain Club Map Of The Mount Washington Range" hangs close enough that some of the names can jump up at me. For instance...

Eastern Québec Learning Centre says summer goodbye at June 2nd outing for 40 students and staff members

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The Eastern Québec Learning Centre graduates students throughout the year from its many programs, but traditionally, an outing is organized at this time of year to say goodbye for the summer to the students in General Education and to provide an occasion for all students at the Centre to enjoy a day out together.