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Memorials and Things of Fame

The Chronicle Telegraph

July 8, 2009

Memorials and Things of Fame

Researched and Compiled by Catherine Mills Rouleau



Magic circle casts its spell on new production of Kiugwe


Imagine a magic circle ringed in fire, giant images projected onto huge towered screens as backdrops and an extravaganza of coloured beams of red, green, blue and white light spotting long-robed figures enacting First Nations' history set to the sound of traditional and contemporary tempos.

Laval obtains funds for infrastructure improvements

Université Laval will receive funding, totalling $37 924 000 that, will allow to upgrade its teaching and research infrastructures.

The joints investments, involving both the provincial and federal governments, will see Canada and Quebec each contributing $18,961,998. The joint investment will fund 14 projects, to be completed by March 31, 2011.

Historical foundation sees a future in preserving the past

Photo: Michael Bourguignon

Sharon Little's retirement plan has less to do with her own future than it does with preserving the collective past.

Bill 88 process in progress

Letter to the Editor - CQSB

Garneau students discover new reality in Peru

Ask for a taxi drive to Collique, a shanty town in the suburban area of Lima, Peru, and watch the driver's reaction; chances are he will refuse to get you there, or he'll ask for twice the regular wage. Admittedly, the valley of Collique is known as a neighbourhood one may prefer to avoid.

Local Iranian community reacts to recent turmoil in Iran

As the world turns wide-opened eyes toward Tehran, where clashes and riots have erupted almost every day following the re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, many members of Quebec City's Iranian community are expressing profound frustration over the situation in their native country.

Metro warehouse on strike

Metro Inc. is using contingency plans to supply its Quebec City area super markets following a "surprise" walkout last week by 180 union employees at its Newton Street warehouse. The union representing workers says the strike occurred only after the employees were locked out.

St. Pat’s lineman honoured


A 16-year-old student-athlete at St. Patrick's High School has survived the third of cuts in the competition to represent Quebec in the Canada Football Cup this month in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Excellence wins ex-Quebec man a Sherratt Award

Photo: Courtesy of Holmes Creative Communications

Quebec City native Joël Poitras Gagnon has been named a winner of the Fred Sherratt Award this year.

The annual award is given to 12 post-secondary students from various music schools across Canada for outstanding achievement in music and music industry programs.