Quebec Around the Web – April 27th, 2012

Quebec Around the Web – April 27th, 2012

Here’s a quick glimpse of what’s being said about Quebec out there on the internet.

Please note that the links below will take you to external websites away from www.lifeinquebec.com.

Nemaska Lithium Commissions PEA for Lithium Hydroxide Plant in Quebec
QUEBEC CITY, CANADA, Apr 26, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Nemaska Lithium Inc. (“Nemaska” or “the Corporation”) is pleased to announce the commissioning of a Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) for the development of a lithium chemical complex in the Province of Quebec.

Take a Tour of Quebec City
With the history of Quebec City dating back to the 1600’s and much of its architecture and heritage still clearly on view, there is much for first-time visitors to learn.

Though wandering aimlessly through the cobblestone streets of Old Town Quebec is enjoyable, taking a guided tour will add some depth to your enjoyment of this city that is so unique in North America.

Major daily publishes fascist diatribe against Quebec student strike
One of Quebec’s principal dailies has published on its internet site a commentary from a senior Quebec government official that openly calls for fascist-type violence to be employed against striking students.

Quebec will ‘eventually’ become independent: Ignatieff
Former Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff says Quebec will “eventually” become an independent country and that a victory for Scottish separatists in an expected 2014 referendum will launch a new effort by Quebec nationalists to fulfill their sovereignist dream. 

Quebec Open World Karate Championships and Grand Night Show April 27-28, 2012
The 2012 NASKA (North American Sport Karate Association) World Tour heads north into Quebec City, Quebec via Master Clermont Poulin’s 32nd annual Quebec City Open World Karate Championships at Laval University’s PEPS (sports pavilion) from April 27-28, 2012.  The competition will begin on Friday, April 27th, continuing the following morning through the evening finals competition on Saturday, April 28th.

A Look Under Dufferin Terrace – Parks Canada Introduces the Archeoscope
QUÉBEC CITY, QUEBEC–(Marketwire – April 23, 2012) – Parks Canada is beginning to install three archeoscopes on Dufferin Terrace today. These five-foot-tall glass dormer windows prisms will allow visitors to view the Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux National Historic Site’s archaeological remains at any times. Installation should be completed within a month.

“The archeoscopes are a new concept to be installed on Dufferin Terrace that will allow…

162 Layoffs in Quebec City
“This is an illegal lockout”  Quebec City – The 162 blue-collar worker layoffs issued by the City of Quebec yesterday are illegal. This was the legal opinion given to the executive of the City’s manual workers’ union (Syndicat des employés manuels – CUPE 1638) who were quick to file a motion for intervention with the Quebec labour relations board, the Commission des relations du travail du Québec (CRT).

Twenty Reasons to Visit Quebec City
From art to history, music festivals and castles, the top 20 reasons to visit Quebec City….

The Coyotes will be in Quebec next Year – Lapierre
The NHL have not confirmed that the Coyotes are moving from Phoenix…

Patrick Roy Would Consider Montreal Canadiens Job Offer
QUEBEC — Hockey Hall of Famer Patrick Roy said last week he has yet to receive an offer from the Montreal Canadiens, but he left the door wide open.
“I have had no discussions whatsoever with (Habs owner) Mr. (Geoff) Molson,” Roy told reporters in Quebec City during an end-of-season newser for the Quebec Remparts. “But my cellphone is always turned on.”

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