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Rise to the Health and Wellness Challenge

Members of the English-speaking community in Quebec City are being encouraged to enter the 5/30 Health and Wellness Challenge. The challenge, which is held annually, is an excellent opportunity to remind yourself and your family to eat right and exercise. The program's mandate is simple.

Congratulations

The Chronicle is now looking more and more like a good healthy weekly newspaper and not so much like a patient in the final stages of cancer.

Besides your hard work, I think that the absence of "controversial" opinion pieces may be one of the reasons for this positive change.

I've voted with my Visa card and have renewed my subscription for 2011.

The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec is planning to build a new exhibition hall

As the first step toward making the necessary room for this project, the Musée intends to demolish the Dominican monastery adjacent to the Église Saint-Dominique.

Call this near-sightedness, call it selfishness, call it anything that compels a person or an authority to take the easy road out (If it stands in the way, down with it!).

MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

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Quebec City Women’s Club hosts guest speaker

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Photo: Jill Gagnon

The Quebec City Women's Club has been in existence since 1937, and its core goal of supporting education for women remains a priority. Throughout the year, the QCWC hosts special events and fundraisers, including the annual English Book Fair, which help to fund bursaries given to Quebec women enrolled in post-secondary education.

45th Shannon Irish Show honours James Kelly

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Photo: Catherine Kelly

On Saturday, March 12, the Catholic Women's League, along with the Shannon Irish Dancers will be putting on the 45th Edition of the Shannon Irish Show at the Shannon Community Centre. This year's show is dedicated to James Kelly, a long-time performer and lifetime resident of Shannon.

There are two scheduled performances on March 12: a matinée at 1:00 p.m.

Jeffery Hale gets clean and saves green

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The Jeffery Hale Hospital has announced that its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will be drastically reduced with the replacement of its heating equipment. The hospital has replaced its obsolete heavy fuel oil equipment with high energy efficient natural gas appliances.

Walter John Champion 1918 ~ 2011

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Walter John Champion
1918 ~ 2011

What is the English-speaking population of Quebec City?

According to the 2006 census, the population of the City of Quebec whose first official language spoken was English, was 9,780, representing 1.9% of the total population of the area.

Saint-Raymond-de-Portneuf aspires to Kraft Hockeyville title

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The Kraft Hockeyville 2011 campaign is well underway with activity and excitement in beautiful Saint-Raymond, located a picturesque 30-minute drive north-west of Quebec City on Highway 367.