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Ste-Foy Elementary Christmas Sale Dec 16th

The P.P.O. (Parent Participation Organization) of Ste-Foy Elementary School will be holding a sale in the spirit of Christmas. This sale will be held after the Christmas Concert which will take place on December 16th at 1:30. Homemade crafts will be sold, and if you don't end up buying anything, at least treat yourself to something from our bakesale!

January 10th. St Michael’s & St Matthew’s Church

January 10th. St Michael’s & St Matthew’s Church, 1800 Chemin Saint-Louis, will hold its monthly sale, The Thrift, from 10:30 to 1 p.m. Clothing, jewellery, English and French books for children and adults, dishware, household goods, odds & ends, toys and collectables. Good quality, good condition. Unbeatable prices. Everyone welcome.

Fröhliche Weihnachten!


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Saint Nicholas flanked by two kids on the ‘nice’ list, Sarah Duquet and Paul Choquette.  The Catholic Saint’s gift giving to poor children inspired the idea of Santa Claus in North America.

The VEQ Holiday Happy Hour was a great success

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We hosted over 120 people at the Les Voûtes du Cavour, Thursday, December 4. Of those who attended over 40 were newcomers to the Quebec City area. We were very pleased to see such a great community turn out. Congratulations to those who won the door prizes and we hope to see everyone at the next VEQ happy hour in February 2009.' - Jean-Sébastien Gignac, Executive Director, VEQ.


No talent to waste: literacy an economic priority

To the Leaders of Quebec’s Political Parties,

We heard proposals during this past electoral campaign on how to deal with the economic crisis at our door. The situation is, in fact, worrisome, and the economy is the focal point of each party's position.

Oxford bound: Quebec City student takes the Rhodes

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Photo: Guinevere Shau

A self-described Romantic, a self-taught violinist and a self-motivated Mathematical Physics student and Karate champion, Quebec City's Vincent Larochelle is an exceptional individual.

PLQ win majority despite renewed sovereignty debate

In the sub-artic temperatures of Monday's provincial election, the Liberals won a majority government and allayed fears that the Prime Minister's recent anti-sovereigntist rhetoric would have a backlash on the province's federalist party. In fact, the party that seems to have been hurt most by the federal Conservatives' harsh condemnation of sovereigntists is the Conservatives themselves.

Germans meet at Christmas market

Photo: Scott French

"Fröliche Weihnacten! Merry Christmas! Joyeux Noël!" Standing at the door of St. Michael's Church wearing her traditional Black Forest dress and apron, Doris Fritschmann could hardly greet people quickly enough at the first annual German Christmas market on December 6.

Memorials and Things of Fame


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Gov’t should be bilingual so citizens don’t need to be: Fraser

The success of the Official Bilingualism Act does not depend on universal bilingualism within Canada, Official Languages Commissioner Graham Fraser told a crowd at the Morrin Centre Sunday Night.

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