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Morrin Centre unveils Voices from the Crossroads for 400th

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Photo: Michele Thibeau

Voices from the Crossroads is the theme for Morrin Centre's planned festivities for the 400th anniversary of the city of Quebec. In the company of its many partners on Tuesday, the centre unveiled its plans, which stretch from January 2008 through December.

Challenge to linguistic rights is a true test of democracy

Editorial

The volunteers and employees of the Canadian Court Challenges Program have remained faithful to the cause. They still believe in the program that allows equality rights and language rights test cases to make their slow and costly way through our court system.

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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