October 28 2015 Edition

News Digest October 28




Issue October 28, 2015


Jennifer Hobbs-Robert receives Rachel-Bureau Prize

This past September 17, Jennifer Hobbs-Robert was awarded the 2015 Rachel-Bureau Prize by the Ordre régional des infirmières et infirmiers de Québec, their highest distinction at the regional level.

The Asylum is sure to drive people crazy!

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

SNACS catering: the fruit of delicious partnerships

Photo: Sarah Barclay

Quebec High School’s cafeteria was transformed into a reception hall last Thursday as community partners and volunteers sipped wine and munched on hors d’oeuvres being served by sharply-dressed “servers” from the SNACS catering program. 

Election aftermath: Liberals and NDP

This is the first of two articles dealing with the aftermath of the General Election held on 19 October.  This one discusses the Liberal victory, and the plight of the NDP, how they got there and their future. Next week’s article will consider the Conservatives’ loss of power and how they might move forward.  

Author Lawrence Hill to highlight the Literary Feast

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Photo: the Morrin Centre

The Morrin Centre's seventh annual Literary Feast fundraiser, featuring author Lawrence Hill as the keynote speaker, will be held on Thursday, November 5, 2015. The evening will start with a cocktails at 5:30 p.m. in one of Canada’s most beautiful libraries, followed by dinner in historic College Hall at 6:30 p.m., catered by Panache.

Placette Cartier sure to please Montcalm residents

Photo: Ville de Québec

Set your clocks BACK ONE HOUR on Saturday night!

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Daylight Saving Time ends at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 1. Before you retire on Saturday, October 31, after all that Halloweening, remember to SET YOUR CLOCKS BACK ONE HOUR, and enjoy another hour of slumber.  

Memorials and Things of Fame


The Morning Chronicle

John Neilson

Le Franklin Canadien

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The Borough of Sainte-Foy–Sillery–Cap-Rouge invites the public to see the exhibit John Neilson, The Canadian Franklin, presented at the Centre d’Interprétation historique de Sainte-Foy from 9 September to 12 June. Admission is free.

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