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Kennedy leaves CEDEC post

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Photo: QCT archives

With a heavy heart, Lisa Kennedy will be resigning her position as the Executive Director of CEDEC at the end of the week.

Kennedy, who has worked for the regional economic development organization since its inception almost nine years ago, is leaving to take a job with Groupe Perspective, the largest human resource agency in the province.

QC Women’s Club gears up for annual Bookfair

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Photo: courtesy of QCWC

YWCA honours great women of Quebec City’s past and present

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Photo: Scott French

In the shadow of Quebec City’s great men, many great women have worked, too. The YWCA’s final edition of the Empreintes d’Elles cocktail series, held last Wednesday at the Musée de Civilization, honoured 400 women from the past and present who played integral roles in shaping the city.

Who Will Light A Path?

I must follow the people. Am I not their leader? ~Benjamin Disraeli

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Born in a small country home in New Brunswick in March of 1919, Ernie had to grow up fast. After 12 years living at home, he was sent to live with a minister for company and to help him out. But the minister was very abusive towards him, so Ernie, as he calls it, ran/walked away to his uncle's house 41 miles away, and he did it in one day!

Start-up of Take a Break postponed From October 24th to November 7th

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We have had to postpone the start-up
of Take a Break until November 7th.

 

Sorry for the inconvenience.

 

YEESS!! Project is Underway

Community partners associated with the YEESS project click here

Songwriting workshop on October 17th at the Morrin Centre has been postponed

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Event has been postponed.  We will let you know when it will be rescheduled.

Elizabeth Dallaire guest speaker at Irish Heritage Quebec

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Irish Heritage Quebec cordially invites  members and friends – to the monthly conference: An Interview with Elizabeth Dallaire on “The Resurrection of Rwanda”. Welcome to McMahon Hall, St.

Memorials and things of fame

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QC’s Jewish community reflects on centuries of history

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Photo: QCT archives

Quebec City’s longstanding Jewish community came together on Sunday to remember their past. Shalom Quebec, a local organization, put together an exhibition that included music, presentations, and a screening of a documentary.

LHSQ books should be innocent until proven guilty

A few weeks ago, I wrote you about the part of the Literary and Historical Society collection that was going to be sold in a silent auction.

Talking to strangers, making new friends

Once when my daughter, Margaret, was about six years old we went on the local bus together. While I was paying the fare she barrelled in and when I saw her she was sitting with an old gent and they were chatting, smiling and laughing together.

Terry Fox Run at St. Vincent

Once again this year, on September 26, students and staff members of St. Vincent School participated in the annual Terry Fox Run, which took place on the adjacent soccer field.

The changing face of English-speaking Quebec

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Photo: Nelson Peters

Kingsland carves genealogy tree for Côte de Beaupré

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Photo: courtesy of Scott Kingsland

Locally renowned wood-sculptor Scott Kingsland, along with his wife, Françoise Lavoie, unveiled their latest project last month for the Centre de Généalogie, des Archives et des biens culturels on the Côte de Beaupré. The work, entitled L’arbre de nos ancêtres, is an enormous carved genealogy tree for the region’s familles de souches.

Fraser teaches reservists lifelong learning skills

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Photo: courtesy of Eric Fraser

Eric Fraser’s 35th Engineers reserves regiment takes seriously the reservist lifestyle of fitness, work, and school. In an effort to make the school part a bit easier, Fraser’s Ste. Foy-based reserves unit is about to become the first in Canada to incorporate practical study tips and healthy study habits into its training regiment this fall.

TERRY FOX RUN at St-Vincent School

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Once again this year, on September 26th, students and staff members ofSt-Vincent School have participated in the annual Terry Fox Run which tookplace on the adjacent soccer field.

The challenges of depression in older adults

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QEII leaves Quebec City for the last time

Protest at the Citadel against Henry Morgetaler receiving the Order of Canada

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St. Lawrence Lions win another provincial golf title [photo]

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Front: Anne-Catherine Tanguay, Alexandra Fortier, Anouk
Charbonneau, Kevin Bergeron

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Quebec High School Alumni Golf Tournament in Vineland, Ontario

 

QCT Still Looking for Sales & Marketing Person


Compensation between $30,000 and $40,000 depending on qualifications.  Salary, plus commision.

 

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Saving green by going green: a how-to guide

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(NC)-Improving the world’s ecology and your own economy may be easier than many people realize. Right now, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation reports that the average Canadian household generates more than 60,000 pounds of CO2 (the most common greenhouse gas) emissions a year.

Winters can be warm without being pricey

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Photo: George Staniloae

(NC)-With the onset of the fall season, colder temperatures and snow will soon be here. In light of increasing fuel prices, that first large heating bill may come as a shock!

Goodbye, dear maples

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When the Old Fellow and I first bought our house we already had one child and another on the way. We were absolutely delighted with ourselves although we had a few worries, like how we would ever pay back $13,000, which was a monstrous sum at that time.

To know or not to know

Book celebrates Chamber of Commerce’s 200th anniversary, Anglo roots

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Photo: Scott French

SLC teachers take to the picket line in protest of wages, hours

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Photo: Scott French
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