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“Part of my job is making sure this place is included on the beaten path,” new Morrin Centre director

Simon Jacobs strolled into a Tourisme Québec information office and, in his thick London accent, asked where he might visit Quebec City's historic jails. He was directed to the Plains of Abraham - and nowhere else.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Memorials and Things of Fame

A funny way to kick off a new era of accountability

It's a funny way to kick off a new era of accountability, the way the Central Quebec School Board is being so hush hush about National Assembly Bill 88, scheduled to be implemented, at least in part, with the issuance of new guidelines July 1.

Quebec City judge honoured with the Order of Quebec

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Photo: Cynthia Sheehan

Quebec City Judge Michael Sheehan has received an Order of Quebec in recognition of his work in the area of suicide prevention. Quebec Premier Jean Charest presented the Order, one of 32 given this year, during ceremonies last Thursday. Annually, there are approximately 250 nominees for the Order.

New Cirque du Soleil production opens downtown tonight

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Photo: Marika Wheeler

The Cirque du Soleil's free show, Les Chemins Invisibles, opens Wednesday with a main stage beneath the Dufferin-Montmorency overpass on Boulevard Charest augmented by several secondary camp locations in the vicinity.

Francophones being duped by language extremists, says bilingual Québécois

My mother is English-speaking and my father is French-speaking.

Like them and like my grand-parents, I was born in Québec. I was baptised and raised in Québec City. I attended both French and English schools. My friends are both French-speaking and English-speaking Quebecers.

Navy man stays active, obtains Masters from Laval (Photo)

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Charles-Andre Nadeau

Haller launches first CD

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The Anglophone Quebec City group, the Aurian Haller Band, will be launched its first CD, a five song extended play effort, last night at Le Salon d'Edgar.

The album is the group's first, since its formation last September.

Saint Lawrence College graduation cites achievements

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Congratulations to the 2009 graduating class at Saint Lawrence College in Ste-Foy. This year's graduation was held on the college campus Tuesday May 26. The photo on the right is this year's graduating business class. Below are 2009 science graduates.

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Sincere congrats to all involved in producing the 245th Anniversary Edition.

Sincere congrats to all involved in producing the 245th Anniversary Edition.Special kudos to Catherine Mills Rouleau, who soared Memorials and Things of Fame to unprecedented heights! All that research gave us a dandy, readable history lesson.

R. Clive Meredith