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Prepared food vs. homemade … A little more thought and time, a lot less waste

SAVING THE PLANET ONE WEEK AT A TIME

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Photo: Lise Lafond

There’s no getting around it, we have to eat, and going to the grocery store is a daily or weekly necessity (or chore, depending on how you look at it …).

Dennis Rioux discusses war memorabilia collection at IHQ meeting

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Dennis Rioux was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of Irish Heritage Quebec (IHQ). He brought with him a small part of his large collection of war memorabilia and spoke about how he caught the “collecting bug.”

EQLC International Lunch kicks off fundraising for 2019 Community Christmas Hamper Campaign

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The Christmas Hamper fundraising campaign kicked off on Nov. 20 at Eastern Québec Learning Centre (EQLC) with the annual International Lunch. This year it featured Venezuelan cuisine, prepared by the school’s in-house chef, Mika Takahashi. Due to the participation and support of the EQLC’s staff and the students in the Hotel Reception program, the event was a huge success.

Suicide prevention and coping with the loss of a loved one

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Suicide is never an easy subject to talk about. It is especially difficult when the person who takes his/her own life is a family member or dear friend. Many people have no idea what to do, how to react or live with this reality.

Winning is contagious for the SLC Lions teams

The CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence Lions teams are having their best month of November as the men’s and women’s basketball teams and the hockey team continue their winning ways.

Both basketball teams were in action on Nov. 23 in Rimouski to play the Cégep de Rimouski Pionniers et Pionnières.

Calgary wins the 55th Vanier Cup

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Photo: Mathieu Bélanger - U Laval

Fifth-year quarterback Adam Sinagra led the University of Calgary Dinos to a 27-13 win over the Université de Montréal Carabins for the Vanier Cup on Nov. 23 at Université Laval Stade Telus.

Fighting Irish U17 hockey team has a perfect weekend

The St. Patrick’s High School Fighting Irish Under 17 (U17) hockey team had a dream weekend at the Étienne-Desmarteaux Arena in Montreal, coming back with three wins in three games in the Ligue de Hockey Préparatoire Scolaire (LHPS).

Elmer John McCARTNEY

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Elmer John McCARTNEY
September 8, 1924 - November 15, 2019

Sadly, we say goodbye to our Dad, Elmer John McCartney, husband of Winnifred (Crawford) for 72 years. He passed away peacefully on November 15, 2019 at the age of 95. First-born to the late David Brown McCartney and Alice Smith of Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier.

Community Calendar

Nov. 28, 29, 30 at 7:30 p.m. – The Quebec Art Company presents Fiddler on the Roof, stage direction by Patricia Grimaud, musical direction by Bobby Fielding, at the iA Auditorium of CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence, 790 Avenue Nérée-Tremblay. Tickets $25, available online now at quebecartcompany.com. Due to popular demand, a special family rate is available upon request.

Handmade gifts to put under the Christmas tree this year

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Photo: Lise Lafond

Christmas is a time of giving, a time when many of us go hunting for the perfect gift for those special people in our lives. This year, we can give handmade gifts without necessarily making them ourselves. A visit to a Christmas market might be just the place to find hand-crafted gifts, made with love by people who are passionate about their work.