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Governor General Julie Payette presents 26 honours

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
Governor General Julie Payette presented honours to 26 people from across the country at a ceremony held on July 6 at the Citadelle. 

Trump’s new justice to rule them all

Commentary

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement is giving President Donald Trump the rare opportunity to replace the only swing vote on the bench with a conservative one. Until now, the Supreme Court was composed of an equal number of liberal and conservative justices, four of each, and one swing justice, whose vote was pivotal.

Meet Sébastien Clavet: the QCT’s newest freelance journalist

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Photo: Photo by Andrée-Anne Lavoie

The Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph welcomes Sébastien Clavet to its team of freelance journalists. Sébastien is back in Quebec City after many years in Montmagny. His career path from getting a diploma in electricity to becoming a comic book publisher, a political attaché and a chamber of commerce director is not a straight line, and he likes it that way.

Community Calendar

July 5 to 15 – 51st Festival d'été de Québec. For details, visit infofestival.com.

Pixar’s Incredibles 2 lives up to expectations

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Photo: Disney/Pixar

Fourteen years after The Incredibles came to theatres, patient animated movie fans welcomed the release of Pixar’s sequel Incredibles 2 on June 15.

The story of Archibald “Grey Owl” Stanfield Belaney

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain
Archibald Stanfield Belaney was born on Sept. 18, 1888, in Hastings, England, the son of George Belaney and Kitty Cox. When Archie was about two years old, his father and later his mother left England, taking Archie’s younger brother with them, leaving Archie with his grandmother Juliana Belaney and two aunts. Archie grew up with the 30 acres of St.

Wendake International Pow Wow wows crowds

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
It was perfect weather for a powwow in Vieux-Wendake last weekend – sunny and hot. The festivities started at the outdoor amphitheatre on June 29 with the grand entry of special guests followed by a performance by the Sandokwa dancers, led by Steeve Wadohandik Gros-Louis.  

Canadians wondering how Trump trade war plays out

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The convenient thing about history is we generally know how something began and how it ended.

FEQ 2018 opens with big name stars, new features

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Photo: Renaud Philippe, provided by FEQ

With a lineup that includes a rare appearance by Canadian rock legend Neil Young, the much-anticipated return of the Foo Fighters and young sensations Lorde, Shawn Mendes and The Weeknd, the 2018 edition of Quebec’s massive 11-day Festival d’Été (FEQ) aims to meet the annual and increasingly difficult challenge of outdoing itself.

Memorials and Things of Fame

July 5, 1818 – The Quebec Gazette
The transport Saragrasa, Wm. Grice, Master, lying in mid stream was discovered to be on fire at 11 o’clock at night. The smell of something burning being perceived, the scuttle in the cabin was raised and flames issued out immediately.