April 30 2008 Edition

Capturing Canadian Forces in action in Afghanistan

Pecota's technique meshes photo and painting seamlessly

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Photo: Silvia Pecota

The news is full of images and words about what’s happening in Afghanistan, but few have the same perspective as visual artist and photographer Silvia Pecota. She likes to capture the action up close.

Canadian Forces

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Ontario artist and photographer Silvia Pecota has plunged herself into the action in Afghanistan and elsewhere on Canadian military bases to help tell soldiers’ stories through images. Read more on Pages 6 and 7. Above: Fallen Comrades was created two years ago in memory of the Canadian troops serving in Afghanistan.

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Thanks for the workshops

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Kate Hudson admires the work of students at the Learning Centre during her arts workshop.

Glasgow Rangers to coach at QHS

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Soccer players at Quebec High School are about to experience the Scotland Rangers difference. The Rangers, a pro soccer team, have partnered up with QHS to offer training to students and coaches.

QHS soccer coach William Hush has big dreams for his favourite sport in his adopted country.

CNIB’s new web store accessible for eyes and ears

There’s a new place to shop on the web aimed at people who are visually impaired. The Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) has added a web store to its services.

Unlike a traditional website, the CNIB’s offers the visitor various options for contrasting the page and enlarging the print size. It is also equipped to handle surfers who use screen readers.

Christian Schreiner appointed dean

After six months of searching, the Anglican Parish of Quebec has finally found a new dean and rector.

The only problem is, he’s not Anglican.

Lorne Lemarquand and Gary Kenler

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Above: Principals Lorne Lemarquand and Gary Kenler take over the phones. Principal Phil Joycey (not seen) worked the phones too for National Secretary Day.

Support staff appreciate lunch together

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School secretaries dine together: Diane George and Sandra Cooper from St. Vincent School, Cheryl McCoubrey of Holland School and Marlene McCarthy of St. Vincent and Holland.

Memorials and Things of Fame


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Funds for Chalmers-Wesley’s pinnacles

Chalmers-Wesley United Church recently received $392,360 from La Ministre de la culture, des Communications et de la condition feminine to cover 68 per cent of the cost of fixing its spire and the roof’s pinnacles and finials

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