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CQSB Council of Commissioners approves $796,330 renovation projects

Central Quebec School Board Council of Commissioners last week hired general contractors for the following projects: Holland School roof renovations, for $86,500; A.S. Johnson Memorial School partial window replacement, for $230,600; La Tuque High School girls' washrooms renovations, for $93,750; Shawinigan High School plumbing replacement, at $113,800, and St.

Ontario soldier dies in Afghanistan

Photo: DOD

Once again, Defence Minister shared kind words last week for a Canadian soldier killed in combat in Afghanistan, this soldier only a few days short of the end of his tour of duty.

Is Charest listening to complaints of overcrowding?

Surely I am not the only one to catch the irony of the May 13, editorial of The Gazette "

Anglo leaders speak up - is Charest listening?" and on the same day the West Island Gazette front-page article: "French school land deal angers anglo board?"

Plaque must be in proper location

There is nothing puzzling about Irish Heritage Quebec's stand with regard to the 78th Fraser Highlanders organization's plaque installed on St. Patrick's High School. Irish Heritage Quebec wants the plaque removed to another venue for the following reasons:

YPI Charity winner announced

The charity winner of the YPI program which was instituted this year at St. Patrick's High School is "SQUAT".

NEIL, Olive, Clara 1917-2010

NEIL, Olive, Clara

Ghost from the City of Ste-Foy

After the unification of City of Quebec, I had hopes that there would be some rationalization of the bizarre speed limits we endure every day. I'm still waiting.

AAESQ - QESBA Spring Conference attracts 300 people

The Association of Administrators of English Schools of Quebec (AAESQ) and the Quebec English School Boards Association (EQSBA) Spring Conference was held in Mont Tremblant last weekend. Every year, the conference gives to commissioners and administrators of English schools the opportunity to meet during three days to assist to conferences and exchange ideas.

QHS Flea Market raises money for grad award

Photo: Pauline Moisy

The Quebec High School cafeteria was transformed Saturday into a flea market. From 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., members of the Parent Participation Organisation (PPO) sold items donated by teachers and students' parents during the previous week. Toys, knick-knacks, books, CDs, bicycles, all for sale to raise money for the school.

Memorials and Things of Fame for May 19, 2010