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Getting shoes on the feet of children in Afghanistan

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AFHGANISTAN — It all starts at least a day before with planning and preparation. Local leaders are consulted in order to determine where the shoes are the most needed by the poorest of the local people here in Spin Boldak.

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Lord delivers preliminary draft on state of bilingualism

Historic Domaine Cataraqui to house hotel-tourism school

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Photo: Mike Rishitnyk

The city of Quebec is placing its money in building for a bigger future in tourism. Domaine Cataraqui, currently managed by the Commission de la capital nationale du Québec (CCNQ), will soon be home to l’École hôtelière de la Capitale.

New theatrical effects for Shannon Irish Show

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Photo: TED LAGLOIRE

This year’s Shannon Irish Show will feature a few theatrical effects and some avant-garde costumes for the dancers.

Mikes turns 40 with a new, more Italian concept

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The Québécois chain Mikes is 40 years old this year. The restaurants, which began in Montreal, are evolving to meet their customers’ more refined tastes for Italian-inspired food. But the chain’s three basics, hot Italian sandwiches (subs), pizza and pasta, are here to stay.

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Scaredy Squirrel helps his own author conquer her fears

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Mélanie Watt took a big step in sending her school project to Kids Can Press — the result was the beginning of her Scaredy Squirrel adventures.

Into her third book, Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach, Watt is still getting used to the character’s success. The rodent has a following from children to adults.

CQSB welcomes student teachers

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“Let such teach others who themselves excel.”

Alexander Pope (1688-1744)

Once again this year the Central Québec School Board has welcomed four student teachers from Bishop’s University into their schools, allowing them to complete their 3-week practicum.

Quebec: A City and Its Artists at Musée

The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec has launched Québec: A City and Its Artists, an exhibit featuring over 160 works by 22 artists who were born or lived in Quebec City between 1670 and 1970.

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