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Quebec?s Digital Storytelling Manifesto

http://wallinside.com/post-7088816-kaye-lillian-sunenshine.html According to a report on Monday in Canadian French-language newspaper La Presse , Labeaume believes Quebec City is capable of supporting a pro soccer team and is hopeful of landing a club in the NASL or a potential Montreal Impact reserve squad. Labeaume is not personally planning on investing in a team and he has not heard from any potential ownership groups, but thinks the time has come for Quebec City to begin to seriously consider the prospects of having a club of its own. The mayor is so convinced that Quebec City is ready to host a team that he plans on expressing his idea with Laval University president Denis Briere, with the idea being that any potential team could play at the school's Stade TELUS-Universite Laval. The stadium, which has a seating capacity of 12,750, is part of several of millions spent in recent years on soccer infrastructure by Quebec City. READ: Why MLS is convinced it'll succeed this time in Florida While Labeaume does rate getting a soccer club as higher priority than a Canadian Football League team, he added that claiming a National Hockey League franchise is most important for Quebec City.
More: http://www.mlssoccer.com/news/article/2013/11/25/quebec-city-mayor-says-his-town-ready-nasl-team-or-montreal-impact-reserve-s

Rene Verret, a spokesman for the provincial office of criminal and penal prosecutions, said the file was then transferred from Quebec City to the Crown office in another city, Saguenay, because the alleged victim was an off-duty police officer who would have been known to local Crown attorneys. On the week of Nov. 4, the Saguenay office assigned two different prosecutors because there were mutual allegations the football players having also accused the police officer of having attacked them. The work was done promptly. It was a matter of circumstances, Mr.
More: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/quebec-police-blame-circumstances-for-delay-in-charging-vanier-cup-winning-football-players/article15604327/

within days to make her first appearance on the charge, Sgt. Bari Emam, of the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team, said Tuesday. Emam said Serdar was known to Antone and had ties to the McMillan Island community in which he lived. "Today's announcement is the result of an extensive investigation that lasted over two years," Emam said. "The cooperation and assistance of the Kwantlen First Nations Community was also instrumental in the success of this investigation." He wouldn't comment on the motive for the murder. Antone, 71, was found shot to death March 7 about 5:15 a.m. inside the home he shared with his son in the 9400-block of Glover Road, Fort Langley.
More: http://www.vancouversun.com/news/metro/Woman+Quebec+City+charged+murder+Kwantlen+First+Nation+elder/9214623/story.html

If you've timed it right, your visit will coincide with the Winter Carnival. Ice sculptures, parades, skating rinks, snow slides the city is overcome with glacial gaiety. It's wonderful, kitschy fun raise a glass of Caribou liqueur and join in. Plan It Quebec City's Jean Lesage International airport is 16km south-west of the centre. Bus 78 runs from the airport to Les Saules bus terminal, Monday to Friday. The Quebec Winter Carnival is held for 17 days every January/February; accommodation must be booked well in advance. The ferry to Levis runs regularly, daily.
More: http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/americas/qubec-city-where-the-streets-are-paved-with-cold-8965203.html

That being so, economic growth is moderate We projected 1.3-per-cent growth this year. The numbers show it will be around 1 per cent, Mr. Marceau said in response to questions by Coalition Avenir Quebec Leader Francois Legault, who attacked the Parti Quebecois over compulsive spending. The minister attempted to reassure the financial markets by insisting that the province has kept Kardashian program spending under tight control and that the drop in revenues, due to a sluggish North American economy, was beyond his control. Mr. Marceau asserted that the government was still on target to reduce Quebecs gross debt to 45 per cent of the provinces Kim Kardashian gross domestic product by 2026, but the opposition argued that the increased deficit put the provinces credit rating at risk. The government needs to establish a plan for reaching a zero deficit as soon as possible. There is a serious risk here for the provinces credit rating, Mr.
More: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/deficit-expected-as-quebec-prepares-new-economic-update/article15621899/

Quebec watches closely as Scotland pitches independence

Forward-Looking Statements All statements in this press release that do not directly and exclusively relate to historical facts constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of that term in Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are "forward-looking information" within the meaning of Canadian securities laws. These statements and this information represent CGI's intentions, plans, expectations and beliefs, and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, of which many are beyond the control of the Company. These factors could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements or forward-looking information. These factors include redirected but are not restricted to: the timing and size of new contracts; acquisitions and other corporate developments; the ability to attract and retain qualified members; market competition in the rapidly evolving IT industry; general economic and business conditions; foreign exchange and other risks identified in the press release, in CGI's annual and quarterly Management's Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A"), in CGI's Annual Report, in CGI's Annual Report on Form 40-F filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (filed on EDGAR at www.sec.gov), and in the Company's Annual Information Form filed with the Canadian securities authorities (filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com), as well as assumptions regarding the foregoing. The words "believe," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "anticipate," "foresee," "plan," and similar expressions and variations thereof, identify certain of such forward-looking statements or forward-looking information, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. In particular, statements relating to future performance are forward-looking statements and forward-looking information.
More: http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20131126-905168.html

The industry of interactivity is a cultural industry. Its creators are not service providers. It is only through applied support that a culture of authors will emerge. Producing interactive projects involves prototyping artistic and technological ideas. Code and programming are tools of this expression. It is necessary to create favorable conditions for the emergence of an interactive writing culture. The means of distribution constitute part of the creative act.
More: http://www.pbs.org/pov/blog/2013/11/digital-storytelling-manifesto-quebec/

Jewish sect members told to return to Quebec after fleeing here during child protection probe (With video)

iPolitics.ca's Zach Paikin wrote last year that Quebec's debt was worth 61.7 per cent of its GDP. Presuming secession negotiations included Quebec taking on a piece of the federal debt, and considering other economic effects of leaving Canada, an independent Quebec would begin as a financial catastrophe. [ More Brew: Edmonton police plan hijab option for Muslim officers ] There are, of course, plenty of differences that make comparisons between Scotland and Quebec difficult. Not the least of which is the language barrier, which seems to made battle lines hard and less forgiving. As University of Cambridge history professor Lee Tunstall wrote in the Huffington Post earlier this year, there is also the way they came to join the union.
More: http://ca.news.yahoo.com/blogs/dailybrew/scotland-pitches-become-independent-quebec-watching-closely-192031451.html

And cooking belongs to woman. Uriel Goldman from the Jewish sect Lev Tahor talks on his phone in his new home in a townhouse complex north of Chatham, Ont., on Tuesday, November 26, 2013. The group has settled in the area after fleeing Quebec. (TYLER BROWNBRIDGE/The Windsor Star) Members of the Jewish sect Lev Tahor are seen in the Super 8 hotel in Chatham, Ont. on Tuesday, November 26, 2013. The group has settled in the area after fleeing Quebec. (TYLER BROWNBRIDGE/The Windsor Star) Members of the Jewish sect Lev Tahor are seen in a townhouse complex north of Chatham, Ont., on Tuesday, November 26, 2013. The group has settled in the area after fleeing Quebec.
More: http://blogs.windsorstar.com/2013/11/26/jewish-sect-members-told-to-return-to-quebec-after-fleeing-here-during-child-protection-probe/

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