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Francophones have help from commissioner of official languages for court challenge

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The Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne du Canada (FCFA) is taking the federal government to court over its dismantling of the Court Challenges Program.

The FCFA filed an affidavit back in September. The organization is headed to court on January 21 and 22, 2008.

Educating the public on school boards is key

What on Earth was Mario Dumont thinking when he proposed to call an election on the back of abolishing school boards? What would that solve? More importantly, who else would raise their hand to take over the tremendous job of co-ordinating our schools?

Time capsule reveals six newspapers

Included were 1898 Chronicle and Telegraph

Tucked away inside a sealed lead box within the Samuel de Champlain monument were several intriguing nuggets of history, worthy of further inspection.


The time capsule was dug out from the stone base of the monument that commands attention from Dufferin Terrace. The city is restoring the statue of its founder in time to celebrate four centuries of history.

Come for an Oklahoma! Hello

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Above: Ado Annie (Judy Moore) doesn’t much like Will Parker (Peter Black) kissin’ Gertie (Christiane Letendre)! Catch all the action of Oklahoma! on stage at Holland School. The Quebec Art Company invites the public for a toe-tapping fun time! The musical, Oklahoma! will be presented on November 29, 30, and December 1 at 8 p.m., and on December 2 at 2 p.m.

North America’s Oldest Newspaper goes social online at www.qctonline.com

QUEBEC CITY — North America’s oldest newspaper, the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph, has begun a new chapter in its 243-year-long history.

In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Quebec City in 2008, the Chronicle-Telegraph is launching a new website initiative at www.qctonline.com. This website represents a totally new approach to news distribution.

Glad to see Memorials and Things of Fame is back!

I am already a few issues late in expressing my appreciation at the resurrection of Memorials and Things of Fame.

I’ve always harboured a certain attachment to this column, since not only did I create it; I coined the title (from Shakespeare) as well.

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