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Mount Hermon’s records inscribed in historic volume

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Photo: MICHÈLE THIBEAU

By MICHÈLE THIBEAU

Gordon Morley first set foot in Sillery’s Mount Hermon Cemetery back in 1978. It was the beginning of a long history, one that’s stretched all the way forward to 2007.

Homegrown Rhodes Scholar headed for success at Oxford to study biomedical engineering

Studying at Laval for now

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Photo: Dominique Routhier

Quebec City’s Annick Routhier-Labadie, an accomplished athlete and exemplary student, has been recognized by the Canadian Association of Rhodes Scholars.

“I’m still really overwhelmed. The best is definitely going to come,” said Routhier-Labadie, who is applying to study at Oxford University. “The next step is to be accepted.”

Régis Labeaume wins mayoral election in a surprise landslide

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Photo: Jay Ouellet

After a bitter month-long political battle, Régis Labeaume was chosen Sunday to become the 37th Mayor of Quebec City. Labeaume earned over 59 per cent of the vote, drubbing his closest competitor and odds-on favourite, Renouveau municipal de Québec (RMQ) leader Ann Bourget, whose meager 32 per cent support surprised even Labeaume.

Morrin Centre unveils Voices from the Crossroads for 400th

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From left to right: Société du 400e de Québec director general Pierre Boulanger, Literary and Historical Society of Quebec executive director France Cliche, National Battlefields Commission director André Juneau and LHSQ president David Blair welcome the public to Voices from the Crossroads.  Read the full articke here

Holocaust survivor shares story at SLC

Champlain-St. Lawrence College had the privilege of welcoming Leslie Vertes, a remarkable man with a painful past and an extraordinary passion for life on October 16. At 83 years of age, Vertes is one of the few remaining survivors of The Holocaust, the event responsible for the murder of six million European Jews during the Second World War.

Christmas lights up early this year

Commentary

Wasn’t it nice to see the first Christmas lights of 2007?

You bet. Especially with a light snow falling and a thin layer of it covering all the branches.

I walked down Grande Allée last night. Absolute fairyland. The restaurants were starting to get their holiday lights up and that really contributes to the atmosphere.

VEQ shares community priorities with mayoral candidate Régis Labeaume

Voice of English-speaking Quebec’s leadership table sat down with Quebec City mayoral candidate Régis Labeaume to discuss the community and its priorities last week.

Jeffery Hale services are growing

holland_building.jpgJeffery Hale Community Services in English, previously known as Holland Centre, is growing.

Quebec City's English-speakers send CanWest Global a message:

stick to local programming commitment

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Voice of English-speaking Quebec is calling on its 1,000 members and the community at large to speak out against CanWest Global's cuts to its local television station and to protest the corporation's failure to deliver on a promise of locally-produced regional programming.

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.

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