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The story behind Rue Sutherland

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Photo: Bill Cox

Rue Sutherland is named in honour of Daniel Sutherland (circa 1756-1832), who immigrated to Upper Canada from Scotland in 1776 and set up business in Montreal, eventually becoming very involved in the fur trade.

Everyone in Quebec City is Irish for the day of the 8th annual Défilé de la Saint-Patrick

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Quebec City Mayor Régis Labeaume took a moment to have his photo taken with the children of the Kiwanis Québec organization while waiting for the parade to get underway. He is wearing his St. Patrick’s High School Fighting Irish green leather jacket. Photos by Cassandra Kerwin 

QAC event sure to be a smash hit!

The Quebec Art Company’s invitation to a special event at the Morrin Centre on Friday has had excellent response!

The QAC Memories, Mementos and Magic evening aims to provide a forum to share stories and props from more than 35 years of staging popular dramatic and musical performances.

One Nite Band Kitchen Party continues St. Paddy’s fun

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Following the Défilé de la Saint-Patrick last Saturday, some 125 people continued the festivities later in the evening at the annual One Nite Band Kitchen Party with Ed Sweeney and six fellow musicians who transformed the Centre Loisirs Saint-Sacrement into an Irish pub.

In a tent, a trailer or a camper ... visit Canada this summer!

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Photo: Lise Lafond
There were small tents, trailers big and small, campers and large recreational vehicles (RVs) at the Quebec Recreational Vehicle Show, held at ExpoCité last weekend, but the show had many other attractions. Many provincial travel agencies had a booth and, with Canada’s 150th anniversary coming up in July, they all wanted to tell us why we should visit their province. 

St. Lawrence hockey Lions are one win away from the final

The St. Lawrence Lions are just one win away from the hockey final in the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) .

Mathieu Gosselin’s goal, 16 minutes into the second overtime, gave the Lions a 2-1 win over the Champlain-Lennoxville College Cougars at last Sunday’s game in Sherbrooke.

The Cougars took an 1-0 lead when Louis Lacelle-Webster scored at 17:57 of the first period.

St. Patrick’s High School team to play in provincial Prep School Hockey League in 2017-18

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Photo: St. Pat’s Fighting Irish Facebook page

What was announced by the Central Quebec School Board (CQSB) a few weeks ago, has now been confirmed.

St. Patrick’s High School will field a team in the newest and trendiest hockey league in the province of Quebec, the Ligue de Hockey Préparatoire Scolaire (LHPS).

At the league’s general assembly in February, the Fighting Irish was one of four schools to be admitted to the LHPS.

Festibière Irlandais celebrates St. Patrick at the Musée de la Civilisation

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Not only beer is sold at the Festibière Irlandais - Québec Whisky offered samples of their finest products. 

Health & Social Services Community Leadership Bursaries

Apply before May 12, 2017

Jeffery Hale Community Partners, in collaboration with McGill University, is calling for applications for the Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program.

Alex Harvey reigns on the Plains of Abraham

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
What a spectacular weekend for the finals of the Fédération Internationale du Ski (FIS) Cross-Country Ski World Cup! The event had all the markings of a festival in Old Quebec, combining a popular international sport with local heroes and winners. The weather and the racecourses could not have been better, a silver lining from last week’s big snowstorm.