Community News (Print edition)

Articles on this page are from the print version of the newspaper. Access to the full article is restricted to subscribers only.

“I remember . . . ”

POW.jpg
Photo: Cambon family archives

Reflections on growing up in Quebec City during the Second World War with a brother facing an uncertain fate in a Japanese prisoner of war camp, two sisters serving overseas and both parents contributing to the war effort. A Remembrance Day tribute to one special family and to all WW II veterans and their families.


By Austen E. Cambon

Service for fallen Search and Rescue soldier at Valcartier

Gilbert.jpg

By Marie White
On November 5, Sergeant Janick Gilbert's funeral was held in the chapel of the Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc Church on the Valcartier military base, and he was laid to rest in the Saint-Charles Cemetery in Quebec City.

The Poppy and Remembrance

legion.jpg

Every year, from the end of October to November 11, you will see members of the Royal Canadian Legion distributing poppies, that humble little red flower immortalized by John McCrae's poem, In Flander's Fields.

The mission of The Royal Canadian Legion is "to serve veterans and their dependants, to promote Remembrance, and to act in the service of Canada and its communities." In

A World War I diary

Two years ago, the November 11, 2009, issue of the QC-T carried the story of my father, Kelso Roberts, as a prisoner of the Germans during the last eight months of World War I, based partly on a diary that he wrote while imprisoned in Lahr, Germany.

Portraits of Honour National Tour

Van_honour.jpg

The Portraits of Honour mural is touring Canada and will be displayed at CFB Valcartier on November 9, 2011.

Authors Stuart and Savage celebrate the publication of their book

savage_book.jpg
Photo: Photo: Marie White

On November 1, 2011, co-authors Peter Stuart and Father Allan M. Savage of St.

Chalmers-Wesley Restoration Campaign nears its $1 million goal

Chalmers_restaoration.jpg

The members of Chalmers-Wesley's Campaign Cabinet are delighted with how members of the congregation, friends, foundations and businesses in the community have generously supported the campaign whose goal is to complete the final phase of the overall restoration of the church building which began some 16 years ago.

Anamnesis Day in Shannon

Again this year, it is with great respect and humility for the afflicted people and families that the Shannon Citizens' Committee invites you to a special day commemorating those who have tragically died as a possible result of their exposure to trichloroethylene (TCE) and its by-products.

Happy ending for two in The Story of the Three Bears

bears.jpg
Photo: Photo: Lauraine Gagnon, Zoo de St-Félicien

True to its word, the Société des établissements de plein air du Québec (Sépaq) transported Quebec City's two grizzly bears, Mary, born in 1983, and Cody, born in 1984, to their new home at the Zoo de St-Félicien on November 2.

Donations already coming in for the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign

Anglo_christmas_hampers.jpg
Photo: Photo: Aliceson Kuda Soto Photography

At a recent author event held at the AngloStore, an English bookstore in Place Naviles, owner Andrew Greenfield was pleased to present Community Christmas Hamper Campaign representative Nancy Thomas with a cheque for the amount of the donations collected during the evening from the forty or so people who attended the launch of two new books.

Author Job Patsone presented his latest book The