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Anglicans meet in Quebec City to review the bottom line

All eyes will be on the financial bottom line as the Anglican Diocese of Quebec its 81st Ordinary Synod at Université Laval tomorrow.

"The church has been built on a structure for 25 000 Anglicans 50 years ago," Bishop Dennis Drainville said in an interview, "when the reality is that we have less than 8000 today."

New bishop once jailed for protest

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Photo: James Sweeny

Adjusting to his new position as the leader of the Anglican Diocese of Quebec and title as the twelfth Lord Bishop of Quebec will take getting used to for Dennis Drainville, once a social activist who prided himself on being anti-establishment.

Valcartier corporal reports on personal life in Afghanistan

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Photo: Kyle Giffin

From the first day, separation from family and friends back home has effects on people.

The place where we board buses to go to the airport is jokingly referred to as The Crying Room -- and the name is earned.

I only had a couple friends there, but for those who had to say goodbye to their spouses and children, the departure was visibly more difficult.

629 Kiwanis Air Cadets moved to Quebec High School after fire

There was one group that was overlooked in the aftermath of the tragic fire at the Manège Militaire and that was the 629 Kiwanis Air Cadet Squadron.

They too would soon be looking for a new address.
Shortly after the fire, Kiwanis member and cadet volunteer Ben Gauvin approached Quebec High School community coordinator Ed Sweeney about building a relationship with the cadets.

Soldiers help soldiers tackle operational stress injuries

Having battled negative stigmas of mental health disorders and created a culture within the Canadian Forces making it okay to ask for help from mental health services, CF health experts now say the military is ready to cross the last frontier in improving mental health care for soldiers by ensuring soldiers suffering from mental illnesses like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are able to iden

Families of soldiers learn to cope and wait for return

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Photo: Scott French

About 60 people crowded in to the Valcartier Family Centre last Wednesday to watch Family Hour with the Chain of Command.

The videoconference isn't a new reality series catching on near the base.

QCT wins first place for Best Web Site at the 2009 Annual QCNA Newspaper Awards

The Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph has won First Place for Best Web Site at this year's 2009 Quebec Community Newspaper Awards held in Montreal on May 22.

The Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph began a web site revitalization project in November 2007 under the direction new publisher Pierre Little.

Funding available for new Quebec projects for seniors

Diane Finley, federal minister of human resources and skills development, and Marjory LeBreton,
leader of the government in the senate and minister of state for seniors, yesterday
launched a call for proposals for projects in Quebec under the New Horizons
for Seniors Program.

The federal program is accepting proposals under both its Community

Tuberculosis is back

Tuberculosis is back to haunt us

Not so long ago, one could believe tuberculosis was a thing of the past.

Regrettably, that is no longer true.

As rich countries like ours fight this disease at home, without caring much about its eradication in poor
countries around the world, tuberculosis has now come back to haunt us.

Elizabeth Seton Center closes after 30 years

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Photo: Scott French

The Elizabeth Seton Center has closed its doors after offering the English community 30 years of spiritual solace as a prayer centre and spiritual retreat.

Tucked away among other stately homes on De Bougainville Avenue, the handsome four-storey house housing Elizabeth Seton Center was sold last week after only one week on the market.