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From the Himalayas to Quebec City: Adam Sherlip’s hockey journey

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Photo: Peter Black
It’s an oft-told tale, how sports can open doors to career opportunities, to self-realization, to redemption. In some cases, involvement in sports can take you places you never could have imagined.

They’re back… again!

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Photo: Lise Lafond
Last week a flock of Canada geese landed on our partly frozen lake and I was anxious to see if “my” geese were with this group. These geese stayed for a while – they may have been born here and dropped by for a visit, or maybe they just needed a rest – but a couple of hours later they were gone.

Legal pot? Are we tripping, or what?

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"Far out, man!” 

Memorials and Things of Fame

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A dilapidated, but philosophical looking specimen of humanity, who had suddenly succumbed to some prostrating influence the night before last and had been found by the police reclining upon St.

The story behind Rue de la Belle-Angélique

Street Views:

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
Normally, Bill Cox prepares the weekly “Street Views” column, but because I have an unusual connection to the person after whom this new street in Charlesbourg is named, I felt I had to write a “view” of this particular one.

Good Friday Procession of the Cross in Old Quebec

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Photo: Catherine Musgrove
Faithful worshippers gathered in Old Quebec on Good Friday evening for solemn,  dramatic reads from the Passion according to Saint John. They walked silently through the streets from one church to another while taking turns carrying a large wooden cross. 

Winners of St. Patrick’s High School Public Speaking competition

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
Students at St. Patrick’s High School hold a Public Speaking competition every year and this year’s speakers certainly had a lot of interesting things to talk about! The competitions were held on April 5 and 6 in the school auditorium.

There’s nothing like a Lip-Sync Idol at the EQLC

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Students at the Eastern Quebec Learning Centre (EQLC) gathered in the cafeteria last Thursday for the fun event of the semester: the eighth annual Lip-Sync Idol singing competition. Six students took up the challenge this year to lip sync a song before their fellow students, teachers and four judges.

Montreal Orchestra Company brings video games to life

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Video game and classical music enthusiasts entered the Palais Montcalm on April 12 for the Montreal Orchestra Company’s presentation of The Video Game Musical Odyssey, a concert featuring music composed for popular video games.

Those attending the event had the opportunity to play video games in the entry hall before and after the concert, and during intermission.

St. Lawrence students honoured for their projects

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Photo: courtesy of OSEntreprendre
The OSEntreprendre Challenge honored student projects on April 4, during the annual local gala. Three St. Lawrence projects qualified in the individual and group projects.