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You, too, can help deliver some goodness! Donate to the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign

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Photo: Michele Provencher

The 22nd annual Community Christmas Hamper Campaign has officially begun! A team of elves has been hard at work preparing the campaign for many months now and will be even busier as the Dec. 16 delivery day approaches.

Quebecers remember and honour the fallen

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
On a sunny but cold morning, hundreds of people gathered around the Cross of Sacrifice on Grande Allée on Nov. 11 to pay homage to the thousands of members of the Canadian Armed Forces who gave their lives while in service during the Great War, the Second World War, the Korean War, the Afghan War and other world conflicts. 

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English-speaking immigrants invited to participate in a study on access to employment

 

Runners show school pride at CQSB Cross Country Run

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
The Central Quebec School Board (CQSB) held its 21st Cross Country Run on September 30 at the Base de Plein Air de Sainte-Foy. It was a gorgeous day with great temperatures for the 400 runners from 12 schools. 

The Philanthropist “one Hale of a story”

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Photo: Normand Brassard
A philanthropist, according to the Oxford English Dictionary,  is “a person who seeks to promote the welfare of others.” The Philanthropist, a multimedia presentation based on the life and work of acclaimed Quebec City philanthropist Jeffery Hale, is a fitting tale to mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Jeffery Hale Hospital.
 
The multimedia presentatio

Get ready to celebrate St. Pat’s 175th anniversary in 2018

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Jeffery Hale Hospital opens new terrace for residents

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Photo: Juanita Craig
Jeffery Hale–Saint Brigid's and the CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale celebrated the 150th anniversary of the hospital's founding by inaugurating a new terrace for the residents.

The making of The Philanthropist: Part I

“Philanthropy coming full circle.”

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Curious as to how this multimedia theatre event came to be, the QCT recently met with Jeffery Hale Community Partners foundations’ director Mike Boden, who created the original work.

Sometimes miracles do happen when researching in the QCT

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Photo: Catherine Mills-Rouleau

Several years ago Amanda Stuart’s husband Googled “Quebec City newspaper” and, lo and behold, up popped the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph!

Amanda was looking for information about her grandfather, Robert H. Nisbet, who died in Quebec in 1938. I was put on the case. Perhaps instead of being a chronicler, I should have been a detective.

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