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Newsie Notes for June 9, 2010

St. Bartholomew’s Church Bourg Louis will be holding their annual Hot Dog Party, June 19 at 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Rivier Chaude Farm Home of Audrey Hill, in Pont Rouge. Cost is $10 per person and $4 for children under 8.

Irish dancing group Queltica gives great performance during “Spectap” dance show

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Photo: Pauline Moisy

The auditorium of Les Compagnons de Cartier secondary school was full Saturday evening, as three dance schools from Québec City presented their collective annual show "Spectap". For more than two hours, tap dance, jig dance, modern jazz and Irish dancing acts followed one another, entertaining an audience of 300. Almost 40 dancers participated.

Correction - Analyst’s statement clarified

The following statement, which was quoted, in the article, "Helicopter unit in training for Afghanistan," in the May 26 edition of the Chronicle-Telegraph, should have been attributed to defense analyst Sharon Hobson.

Community Table, CEDEC stress joint approach

Community Table and the eleven Community Economic Development and Employability Committees (CEDECs) across Quebec, are now operating together under one name - Community Economic Development and Employability Corporation. This is a small, yet significant move towards a stronger collective approach to supporting the vitality of the English-speaking community.

QHS Blazers end basketball season with three gold medals

"We had a good year," said Quebec High School Basketball Coach Ed Sweeney, "with exciting teams living exciting moments. Looking at 2009-2010 results, I'm optimistic about next year."

The QHS Junior boys (secondary 3) won the regional championship by defeating the Ecole secondaire Les Pionniers April 11. The score was 44-32.

British dominance of Irish site unacceptable

While Joe Lonergan is trying very hard to be politically correct, any person with a knowledge of Irish history knows that it is impossible to accept an acknowledgement of British presence and dominance on an Irish site. While the Scots have always been linked with the gaels, it was the British who captured North America and The Fraser Highlanders were part of it.

Canadian Soldiers join fight against forest fires

Smoke drifting south and affecting Boston and New England

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Private Thomas Hazell joined the Canadian Forces with one thing in mind.

"I'm a firefighter," Hazell, 26, originally from Ontario, said. "I joined (the army) so I could help my country. Our main priority is to be on standby if we're asked through mutual aid."

Memorials and Things of Fame for June 2, 2010

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Newsie Notes for June 2, 2010

The Katimavik Reunion will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2011 in Quebec City.

Kids Teaching Kids at St.Vincent Elementary School

On May 12, and 13, class 601, a sixth grade class supervised Ms. Leigh-Anne Fischer Fiset of St. Vincent School held a Science Fair. The students presented their scientific research and experiments to the entire school.