December 16 2015 Edition

News Digest December 16 2015



Issue December 16, 2015


Toddlers brighten the holidays for seniors at Saint Brigid’s

Photo: Rachel Collet

Saint Brigid’s Home was brimming with Christmas spirit when the Quebec City Reading Council (QCRC) held its Travellin’ Toddler Time (TTT) activity at the seniors’ residence on Friday, December 11. Toddlers and their parents joined the residents for some socializing and activities to get in the holiday spirit.  

SLC Business student networking bolsters employment prospects

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Photo: Jean-Pierre Gagnon

Multi-ethnic centre gearing up to receive new refugees

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Photo: Bill Cox

Volunteers are a special breed who get satisfaction from what they can give back to their community, and in this case, to refugees. 

Memorials and Things of Fame


The Morning Chronicle

The story behind Rue Saint-Nicolas

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

At this particular time of year, it might be interesting to look at Rue Saint-Nicolas in Old Quebec, near the Îlot des Palais. This street was named after a fourth-century Christian saint and Greek Bishop of Myra, in Asia Minor, who became one of the most popular saints of New France.

Invitation to the 2016 Burns Supper

"Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and days o’ auld lang syne?"

“Je me souviens” meets “Friendly Manitoba”

Photo: Ruby Pratka

It’s Sunday evening and I’m writing an article for the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph, having of course waited until the last minute. It’s exactly like almost every Sunday since I moved to Quebec City. Only... I’m not here (or there) anymore. 

International Lunch at EQLC helps the Christmas Hamper Campaign

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The International Lunch, a fundraiser for the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign (CCHC), drew a hungry crowd to the cafeteria of the Eastern Quebec Learning Centre on December 10.  

Celebrate the season at Quebec City libraries

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Photo: Rachel Collet

From December 1 to January 5, the Bibliothèque de Québec is offering Christmas activities for the whole family including art workshops, theatre, music and magic shows.

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