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Fourth Vieux-Québec Feis is another great success

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Photo: Kerry King

They came, they danced and they conquered!

That’s what over 250 of the best Irish dancers from Eastern Canada and the northern United States did last Saturday, September 23, when they invaded the halls of Séminaire St-François.

Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s Friends’ Foundation Golf Tournament raises $22,000

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Fore! Nineteen teams teed off at 12:30 p.m. on September 22 for the 27th annual golf tournament and dinner, a fundraiser that raised a whopping total of $22,000 for the Jeffery Hale – Saint Brigid’s Friends’ Foundation.

LHSQ Members Day at the Morrin Centre

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The Morrin Centre was a busy place last Sunday as members of The Literary and Historical Society of Quebec (LHSQ) – fondly know to some as the “Lit ‘n’ His” – were welcomed to a series of special events, designed just for them!

The history of the Quebec Bridge spans over a century

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The Promenade Samuel-de-Champlain near the Quai des Cageux was packed on September 23. Celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Quebec Bridge was in full swing all day. Children played on bouncy castles, families enjoyed picnics and passersby admired the different Quebec Bridge sculptures.

In search of a country’s soul on Île d’Orléans

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Photo: Arthur Plumpton

What is it that creates a strong sentiment of attachment to a place for those that live there? During several decades of life on Île d’Orléans I have come to appreciate the advantage of time in the equation of attachment.

Quebec City Film Festival comes to an upbeat end

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The second week of the Quebec City Film festival (QCFF) was filled with what Quebecers love: Oscar winning movies, classics, drama, Quebec productions, a cinéconcert and beautiful weather. Crowds enjoyed watching free outdoor movies projected on a giant screen in Place D’Youville in the evenings.

Making music together at the Wellness Centre with Mini Menuet

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Photo: Juanita Craig

The first of four drop-in guided workshops designed to engage and develop children’s fine motor skills through the use of maracas, dancing scarves and rhythm sticks, took place on September 25, in the Wellness Centre’s Community Art Room in the Jeffery Hale Pavilion.

A perfect day for the Global Energy Races

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
The weather was perfect on Sunday, September 24, for the 500 Quebecers participating in the Global Energy Race presented by Bon Matin bread. 

The first man and woman to cross the finish line of the 10K race won all-expenses-paid trips to the 2018 edition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Canada Geese have put on their autumn colours

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Photo: Lise Lafond

I am always happy to see my Canadian Geese in the spring, but every autumn I wonder where they and their family all go to spend the winter months. This year I may receive an answer.

Place Jean-Béliveau and "La Rencontre" inaugurated

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Two deer face each other, one standing on the feet of the other who is upside down, looking at his reflection. This is the monumental sculpture La Rencontre, which was revealed to the public for the first time last Saturday during the opening ceremony of Place Jean-Béliveau in front of the Videotron Centre.