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Families of soldiers learn to cope and wait for return

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Photo: Scott French

About 60 people crowded in to the Valcartier Family Centre last Wednesday to watch Family Hour with the Chain of Command.

The videoconference isn't a new reality series catching on near the base.

QCT wins first place for Best Web Site at the 2009 Annual QCNA Newspaper Awards

The Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph has won First Place for Best Web Site at this year's 2009 Quebec Community Newspaper Awards held in Montreal on May 22.

The Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph began a web site revitalization project in November 2007 under the direction new publisher Pierre Little.

Funding available for new Quebec projects for seniors

Diane Finley, federal minister of human resources and skills development, and Marjory LeBreton,
leader of the government in the senate and minister of state for seniors, yesterday
launched a call for proposals for projects in Quebec under the New Horizons
for Seniors Program.

The federal program is accepting proposals under both its Community

Tuberculosis is back

Tuberculosis is back to haunt us

Not so long ago, one could believe tuberculosis was a thing of the past.

Regrettably, that is no longer true.

As rich countries like ours fight this disease at home, without caring much about its eradication in poor
countries around the world, tuberculosis has now come back to haunt us.

Elizabeth Seton Center closes after 30 years

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Photo: Scott French

The Elizabeth Seton Center has closed its doors after offering the English community 30 years of spiritual solace as a prayer centre and spiritual retreat.

Tucked away among other stately homes on De Bougainville Avenue, the handsome four-storey house housing Elizabeth Seton Center was sold last week after only one week on the market.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Sing whenever you feel

One of the great things about being old is you can just sit and sing whenever you feel the urge.

What you sing is sometimes rather silly, but it keeps you entertained and smiling.

This week I am thinking of old songs which have names in them.

There seem to be many more ladies' names than men's.

Great Hunger not Great Famine drove people out of Ireland

2009 marks the 100th anniversary of the unveiling of the Celtic cross at the Grosse ÎIe Irish Memorial National Historic Site run by Parks Canada.

Veteran St.Brigid's volunteer receives Moe Rosenhek Award

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Photo: Kathleen Poulin, Citadel Foundation

Joan Holton has been named the recipient of this year's Moe Rosenhek Award for her dedication to the residents of St. Brigid's Home during more than 30 years of service.

Irish government pays tribute on Grosse Ile with new exhibition

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Photo: Scott French

Members of the English-speaking and Irish communities of Quebec City gathered on Grosse-Île with members of the federal government and Irish dignitaries this past Sunday to unveil a $75,000 project to create a new exhibition on the island that once served as a quarantine station for newly arrived immigrants to Canada during the 19th and early 20th century.