Letter to the Editor


Welcome back to Canada, Ruby!

I found out in your recent Postcards from Europe that you’re now back safe and sound in our country. I hope it’s not too cold for you....


Hats off to Lorie Pierce of the QCT for her research published in Memorials and Things of Fame. I’ve been reading this for years. Fun to learn this history about our amazing city. Keep up the great work, Lorie.

~ Dr. Jay Ouellet


When I first arrived in Quebec City, I wished to learn French, and I did so. However, I always appreciated the contact with the English-speaking community that the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph provided over the years.

I am not sure when I first subscribed, but I have lived here for 52 years now and you were a large part of my experience.

A tribute to the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph


As a student of the English learning centre Ateliers de Conversation Anglaise (ACA), every week our teacher, Mister Ron, used to give us a copy of the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph newspaper during our class so that we could choose an article of our choice in order to comment on it and give a presentation on it during the next class.

Louis Riel – What of the music, what of the history?

Letter to the Editor

The pages of the Chronicle-Telegraph have often glistened this summer with the exploits of well-known yet foreign popular musicians and cultures whose great walls of sound have captivated the residents of the city, although primarily it seems for the mainly under-30 population (while the grey hairs often concentrate before the stage of the OSQ) and those amorous of métal lourd.

Dear Readers

This time last year, if you recall, the future of North America’s oldest newspaper was in peril. The Quebec Chronicle–Telegraph presses had all but stopped. Our traditional means of communication was on the brink of extinction. Thankfully the Stantons stepped in, purchased the paper and breathed new life into her pages.

Mr. Charles Gavan ‘Chubby’ Power

Julie Dompierre, Director
Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada Secretariat
Parks Canada
5th Floor, 25 Eddy
Gatineau, QC K1A 0M5

Quebec City, Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Dear Mrs. Dompierre,

Remembering Jack

Letter to the Editor

I met Jack Layton in 1984 when I became the Executive Director of STOP 103, a multi-service agency supporting poor and marginal people in the urban core of Toronto. Jack was the fairly new but outspoken alderman for the area that included STOP 103. In a very short period of time, I found that his concerns were my concerns: homelessness, hunger, poverty and the environment.

A front page phot of William and Kate that could rival many

A front page photo of William and Kate that could rival many; Willliam’s remarks at the Freedom of the City Ceremony; A centre spread that will grace how many houses? Cathy’s easily readable (as usual) “Memorials....”Nicole Petroski and the children, and one could go on.

Thanks to the troops

As the combat mission in Afghanistan transitions into other military activities, The Royal Canadian Legion would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to those service men and women, and their families, who have served with distinction and sacrificed on behalf of Canadians during these past several years.

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