May 7 2014 Edition

News Digest May 7, 2014

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A tour of the Ursuline convent: Guided by a “living treasure”

Photo: Photo by Shirley Nadeau

Sister Louise Godin, u.s.o., 96, is very active, both physically and mentally. A long-time subscriber to the QCT, Sister Louise contacted us a few weeks ago regarding the newspaper's 250th anniversary year.

An illustrious journalistic career

I broke all the ties, I said the goodbyes and, more with a whimper than a bang, an illustrious journalistic career came to an end.

Mine, with the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph.

It all began when my first article was submitted, in the days B.C. (before computers). Once that article was published, the floodgates opened and, if I may say so, stayed that way for some years . . .

Memorials and Things of Fame

The Morning Chronicle
Duncanson's View of Quebec: The photographer has done his work in excellent style; in fact, it is one of the best among the many exquisite copies of celebrated pai

Honouring a century of sacrifice at sea

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Photo: Photo by Master Seaman Serge Monette

Last Sunday, at the Naval Complex at Pointe-à-Carcy in Quebec City's Old Port, the men and women of HMCS Montcalm and the Fleet School held the traditional ceremony honouring veterans who had served in the Battle of the Atlantic, the longest and perhaps most crucial campaign of World War II. The gathering also provided an opportunity to mark the 104th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Navy.

Champlain–St. Lawrence top athletes honoured

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Photo: Photo by Douae El-Laia

Champlain-St. Lawrence honoured its top athletes last Thursday evening at the annual sports banquet. Many athletes were given awards for their academic performance as well as their athletic performances.

Valérie Tanguay (golf) and Simon Bouchard (hockey) were named Athletes of the Year for their overall performance this year.

Les Voltigeurs de Québec change of command ceremony

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Photo: Photo by Cassandra Kerwin

On May 3, Les Voltigeurs de Québec, a Primary Reserve infantry regiment of the Canadian Forces, held their annual awards ceremony at Place George V in front of the Quebec Armoury.

Jeffery Hale Community of Care launches the Anger Thermometer

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Photo: Photo by Amy Bilodeau

The Jeffery Hale Community of Care team celebrated a grand achievement this past April 30 with the official Quebec City launch of a pamphlet called the Anger Thermometer. This document is the translation of La Thermomètre de la colère, prepared by Sainte-Justine's Children's Hospital.

Active Living 50+ Tips on eating and living well

On May 1, the Voice of English-speaking Quebec (VEQ) hosted the third presentation in the series called Active Living 50+ at the Jeffery Hale Pavilion. Each evening began with a light, healthy snack, which was much appreciated by the persons present.

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