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Le monsieur qui parle anglais at Les Trois Corbeaux

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Photo: Mary McCown
Once upon a time, three crows landed in the yard of glassblowers Jeff Ferrier and his partner Christina Mayr while they were building a furnace for their glass work. The crows never left. In fact they seemed to mock the couple while they worked.

The great blue heron … one of North America’s largest birds

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Photo: Lise Lafond
Photographing a great blue heron (Ardea herodias) is not an easy task. These big birds seem to smell danger and are quick to spread their wings and fly away. 

And the duchesses of the 64th Quebec Winter Carnival are…

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Bonhomme Carnaval and 14 women hoping to be chosen as duchesses for the 64th Quebec City Winter Carnival appeared before a large crowd at Place Laurier on October 5. The young ladies, two for each of the seven duchies of Quebec City, anxiously awaited the announcement as to who would be chosen to represent their district.

Ombudsperson’s report raises concerns about health system

A recent report by the provincial ombudsperson is raising concerns about service provision in the province’s health care system since the passage of the controversial health care reforms known as Bill 10.

St. Pat’s hockey and football news

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The St. Patrick’s High School hockey team made their historic debut on Saturday, October 7, in Beauceville, as they are now one of 16 teams in the M17 Majeur section of the Ligue de Hockey Préparatoire Scolaire (LHPS), a Quebec provincial prep school league.

Québec Remparts are off to a flying start

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Photo: Remparts website

The Québec Remparts, of the Québec Major Junior Hockey League, are off to a flying start this season.

Before losing their first game 3-0 against the Titan in Bathurst last Sunday, October 8, the Remparts had won their first six games of the 2017-18 campaign.

Laval crushes Sherbrooke in RSEQ football action

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Photo: Yves Longpré - Université Laval

The Université Laval football team wanted a solid contribution from everyone and that’s what the players did. The Rouge et Or went to Université de Sherbrooke on October 7 and simply demolished the Vert et Or 46-15. They now head into the bye week with a record of five wins and one loss.

Moms’ Nite Out team raises $3,116 for CIBC Run for the Cure

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Photo: provided by Rebecca Boucher

One in nine Canadian women will get breast cancer in their lifetime. That’s why on Sunday, October 1, the Moms’ Nite Out team participated in the 2017 Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure held on the Plains of Abraham. The money their team raised will help fund vital research, education and community support initiatives.

Thanksgiving, Halloween and the mask of state neutrality

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Thanksgiving – Canadian Thanksgiving – is upon us, getting a head start on our American cousins by a month. Americans celebrate an apocryphal pot luck dinner shared by fresh-off-the-boat religious fanatics and the wary original inhabitants.

SupPortIng seNiors And Caregivers to stay mobile at Home

The SPINACH project is intended for seniors, caregivers and health professionals looking to learn how they, their loved ones or their clients can remain independent at home.