Community News (Print edition)

Articles on this page are from the print version of the newspaper. Access to the full article is restricted to subscribers only.

Quebec City resident remembers the Battle of the Atlantic

Two human skeletons found on Plains

Bone pic1.jpg
Photo: Courtesy of the National Battlefields Commission

Construction workers have unwittingly unearthed an archaeological mystery on the Plains of Abraham.

Two well-preserved human skeletons were discovered last February as workers broke ground for new bathroom facilities in the park. The find was not announced until last week, as excavators waited for the earth to thaw before further exploring the site.

Lutes hits town

Canadian songwriter and performer Rob Lutes is on tour promoting his new album, Ride the Shadows, which has been named by some sources as one of the best ten Canadian albums of 2007! Rob will halt his means of transportation in Quebec City on May 24 at le Palais Montcalm, 995 Place D’Youville, at 8 p.m.

Spoiled ballots face destruction

By May 31, barring any last-minute intervention by the Charest government, the 4.8 million ballots from the 1995 sovereignty referendum will be shredded and presumably recycled into some post-consumer product such as toilet paper.

Memorials and Things of Fame


1848
The Morning Chronicle
Editorial

City has more recycling in the works

The city of Quebec is getting serious about recycling. This June, the city will begin a year-long pilot project in several boroughs where residents will be required to collect their compostable organic garbage and keep it for the city to pick up.

School commissioners close to mission

The Fédération des commissions scolaires du Québec has hard evidence that debunks the myth that Quebec’s French-language school commissioners are not parents.

New coin minted to honour Quebec City’s 400th

Seniors’ housing advances

The long-awaited seniors’ intermediate housing project is still chugging along.

Holland Resource Development Corporation (formerly part of Holland Centre) is managing the seniors’ housing project that will be a neighbour to Saint Brigid’s Home.

WestJet heads for QC early

Ontarians planning a Quebec City getaway might want to consider departing on May 17.