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Fed budget knocked in QC

The federal budget, tabled last week in an effort to mitigate Canada's current economic downturn, is receiving rough reviews in Quebec. Opposition critics and the province's pundits have slammed the budget.

Ice-canoers brave the frigid St. Lawrence [with video]

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Photo: Scott French
Ice Canoe racing is like trying to push start a Volkswagen bus through knee-deep snow, ice and slush, wearing golf shoes and spandex tights, but the bus never starts and the race continues anyway.

Radio Canada report reveals new details in Shannon TCE case

In darkened homes lit by the blue hue of television screens, many Shannon residents waited anxiously for what news Enquête, Radio Canada's investigative reporting show, would offer concerning the community's drinking water, tainted with trichloroethylene (TCE) allegedly for decades. One of the program's revelations -- a newly revealed report -- may help to prove that alleged fact.

Memorials and things of fame

Chronicle Telegraph

Memorials and Things of Fame

February 4, 2009

 

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The Morning Chronicle

Letter to the Editor

Loud Beast scares some, wins over many others

Ashtray. This is the name of a song on Beast's debut album. Luckily, the new Montreal band compensates for their sub-par song names by bringing to the musical table one of the most original sounds created by a Canadian band in years. Listening to Beast is quite an experience.

St. Pat’s to use robots to improve science program

Beginning in September 2009, the St. Patrick`s High School science department will include robotics engineering as an integral part of its science program. This will enable the students to get acquainted with motion programming and simple tasks accomplished by a machine.

Entrepreneurial spirit sweeps Holland’s halls

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Photo: Photo Courtesy Holland School

Read All About It, Picture This, Take One and Green It Up are all players in the entrepreneurial spirit sweeping the halls of Holland School. As part of the provincially funded Young Entrepreneurs project, Holland students, led by staff members, are participating in four projects with an entrepreneurial aspect to them.

Lights! Camera! Action!... At Dollard-des-Ormeaux

This year students at Dollard-des-Ormeaux School have been learning about life on the other side of the TV camera. They have been producing material for S'Cool, a TV program by young people, for young people, that airs weekly on CTV.

Everest goes the extra mile to reach success

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Being successful at school is the goal that parents and educators share for their children and students. We all know that it takes effort, dedication and hard work for a school and for families to make sure children learn and succeed.

St. Vincent’s offers variety

It's been an exciting year at St. Vincent's with plenty of activities and initiatives.

All classes have participated in many outings, from visiting farms in the fall to making pottery, exploring museums and a whole school trip to the Carnaval.