June 11th, 2013
Recti Cultus Pectora Robodant.
For the majority of the world not well versed in Latin, Bishopâs Universityâs motto means âsound learning strengthens the spirit.â
Hereâs a quick look at the historical timeline of this prestigeous learning institution.
Founded in 1843 by an Act of Canadian Parliament, Bishopâs University is set to be established on the 40-acre land. The mission? To âoffer to the country at large the blessing of a sound and liberal education.â The liberal arts and a comprehensive mentality have been central at Bishopâs ever since.
During a morning devoted to tourism in the Sherbrooke region, Destination Sherbrooke kicked off a new tourist season tuesday and pointed out highlights from its 2012 annual report while presenting its 2012-2020 strategic plan.
Within the framework of Tourism Week in Canada, Destination Sherbrooke presented an initiative aimed at spreading the word about the economic opportunities that tourism can provide in the years to come .
Peacefully at the CHUS Fleurimont on Saturday, June 8, 2013, Mrs. Grace Taylor in her 86th year.
Passed away at Alta Vista Manor in Ottawa on June 6, 2013 in his 90th year.
1930-2013. At the B.M.P. Hospital in Cowansville, QC, on Friday, June 7, 2013, at the age of 83.
For the first time ever, Sherbrooke will play host to the annual Subway Super Series, as a team of Quebec Major Junior Hockey League all-stars will take on the Russian Junior National team at the Sports Palace on Wednesday, November 20. The annual six-game challenge series matches the Russian squad against teams made up of potential members of the Canadian National Junior Team from the QMJHL, Ontario Hockey League and Western Hockey League.
The game at the Sports Palace will be the second and final game involving the QMJHL, after the series opener on November 18 in Gatineau.
Subscriptions are now available for Colour Your World, the 2013-2014 season of programming at Centennial Theatre. The season promises a continuation of the venueâs well-established standards of classical and world music, dance shows and jazz, along with the appearance of some rising stars on the Canadian music scene, and the addition of a new and interesting take on popular performance through the âCentennial Lounge Sessions.â
âKilimanjaro is a snow-covered mountain 19,710 feet high, and is said to be the highest mountain in Africa. Its western summit is called the Masai âNgaje Ngai,â the House of God.â
Thus comes to life one of the worldâs greatest mountains in Ernest Hemingwayâs timeless short story, The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories.
Mount Kilimanjaro is a epic subject, with epic tales to tellâŠ as in this case.
The sixth annual Waterloo Relay for Life for the Canadian Cancer Society raised more than $42,000 during a 12-hour overnight walk. Fifteen teams of between 10 and 15 participants rook turns and walked all night around the magnificent Wilfrid Leger School track, illuminated by more than 900 lamps in order to raise funds for the fight against cancer.
At 7 p.m., about 40 cancer survivors were warmly applauded at the Tour of survivors, an emotional highlight that kicked off the Relay for Life.
Richmondâs Volunteer Centre is probably the busiest place in town. Located in the Centre dâArts, the centre takes up much of the former space with services designed to improve the quality of life for local seniors, and be there to help provide the various services such as hot meals, housekeeping, transport, etc.
Louise Bedard, co-ordinator of the over-a-dozen services admits Meals on Wheels is probably the busiest corner in this locale, working with dozens of volunteers under the guidance of a qualified cook.