May 17 2017 Edition | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph Online

May 17 2017 Edition

QHS and St. Pat’s parents unite for new superschool

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Photo: Peter Black

It’s been in the wind for several months, but now it’s official. The governing boards of St. Patrick’s High School and Quebec High School (QHS) have united to push for a brand new superschool to replace the two aging English-language institutions.

The Project: Where and how much?

Many hurdles lay ahead for The Project, not the least of which is acquiring land and securing financing for a brand new school.

Board officials have had preliminary discussions with Quebec Education Minister Sebastien Proulx about the proposal. According to CQSB chairman Stephen Burke, the minister understands Quebec City’s English-speaking community and its needs.

Superschool: An end to rivalry

Parents promoting a new English high school say now is the time to push for The Project.

My country or my team: testing hockey loyalties

The prime minister wants all Canadians to demonstrate their loyalty – not the same kind of loyalty President Donald Trump demanded of FBI director James Comey before he fired him. No, the loyalty Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was talking about relates to something much more intimate and ingrained.

Crépuscule brings Vents et Marées to the Agora in August

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The highly successful and free acrobatic show Crépuscule is back this summer. From August 4 to September 3, the circus company Flip FabriQue will pursue a nautical theme by inviting spectators on a voyage through winds and tides in Vents et Marées at the Agora of the Vieux-Port.

Street View

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Photo: Bill Cox
Rue Trudeau is named in honour of Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau (1919-2000). Trudeau was a Montreal lawyer who was Prime Minister of Canada from 1968-1979 and 1980-1984. He was educated at the Université de Montreal, Harvard and the London School of Economics. 

Memorials and Things of Fame

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About ten o’clock the body of a female bearing marks of violence and who had evidently come to her end by foul means was discovered on the Plains of Abraham by a little boy.

What if...? – The musical comes to Quebec City

Get ready for this English-language musical, comprised of 25 original songs, 16 cast members, and a whirlwind of harmonies and characters that will thrill the young and the old alike. What if…? – The musical, with music, book and lyrics by J.P.

Citadel Foundation presents volunteer awards

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Photo: Diane Kameen

The Citadel Foundation held its annual general meeting and banquet on May 4 at the Garrison Club. Each year, the Foundation recognizes one special volunteer in the English-speaking community to receive the Regina and Moe Rosenhek award. The committee is composed of Jennifer Robert, Jo Rosenhek, Mike Boden and Gail Quinn.

Game Night celebrates BAQ’s fifth anniversary

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Be Active Quebec (BAQ), an organization that promotes healthy lifestyles for communities, partnered with Voice of English-speaking Quebec (VEQ) to host a special Game Night on May 11 at Quebec High School. Some 60 parents, children and grandparents played games at five stations.

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