May 20 2009 Edition



McGreevy, Mary

McGreevy, Mary

Death Notice


Death Notice


St.Pat’s High School students conquer complex art of public speaking during competition

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Photo: St. Patrick’s High School

Last Tuesday and Wednesday, St.Patrick's High School held its annual public speaking competition for students from Secondary II to V.

All students at these levels were required to write, memorize and deliver a speech in class.

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.

Quebec City police officer helps two lost tourists

I was in and out of Quebec City on a Friday night to see Yanni.

After the show, which was fantastic, Suzanne and myself got really lost.

We asked a cab driver to give us instructions on how to get back to The Clarion on Hochelaga, and he muttered something off, giving us the names of the highways, instead of the numbers.

Elizabeth Seton Center closes after 30 years

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.

Clock may be ticking toward divine retribution

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself," Franklin Delano Roosevelt once said in the dark days of the Great Depression of the 1930s.

Truer words were never spoken.

They ring just as true today.

Memorials and Things of Fame


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