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Memorials and Things of Fame

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Congrats to Marianna

I am in Florida six months a year. I miss St. Patrick's Day immensely. I don't know if you know me but I used to sing in the pubs in Quebec, such as the Liquor store, the Vauxbraugh House and in earlier years La Brassery La Meunery. I worked at St. Brigid's Home for twenty-three years.

St-Vincent School and the 2010 Olympics

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St-Vincent School caught the Olympic fever this year. Class 403 made a snowman village representing the 2010 Winter Olympics. Every student made a different snowman, dressed up according to one of the olympic sports and each holding a different country flag.

From Book Fair to Bursaries

Over the years the members of the English-Speaking Community of the Greater Quebec City Region have been generous in donating their books to the used-book sale the Quebec City Women's Club runs on the last Saturday of October. This has become a huge community event. It provides a venue for old friends to touch base with each other and for new arrivals to meet English-Speaking Quebecers.

Minister praises Paralympic team

Minister of State Gary Lunn this week praised the 2010 Winter Paralympic team members and Jean Labonte, the sledge hockey captain, on being named Canada's flag-bearer at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games Opening Ceremony in Vancouver on March 12.

Quebec housing starts rose in February

According to the results of the latest monthly survey conducted by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), residential construction rose in February in Quebec's centres with 10,000 or more inhabitants. In all, 1,947 dwellings were started in February 2010, compared to 1,410 a year earlier.

“Proclamation: The Word of the Lord” 2010

“Once again you must proclaim God’s message...” Revelation 10:11 (TEV)
“Proclamation: The Word of the Lord” is in its sixteenth year in the province of Quebec. The goal of this project is to encourage the reading of the Bible as well as to cultivate an interest for the Word of God.

NYPD Pipe and Drum Corps joins the parade

 

Lawyers salivating over governments’ sin taxes

In 2001, a class action suit was brought by 120,000 problem gamblers in Quebec. They demanded that the costs of treating their addiction be covered by Loto-Quebec - the quasi-crown corporation allegedly responsible for the personal and financial disaster unleashed upon their lives.

SLC athlete wins award

Champlain Saint Lawrence College's Veronique Johnson has been named the top student athlete in the Provincial AAA Collegiate Basketball League.

The league held its annual banquet last Saturday during the provincial championships held at Collège Ahuntsic in Montreal. The top athletes from the AAA Collegiate Basketball circuit were honored for their efforts on and off the court.