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The Morning Chronicle
April Fool’s Day

CBC Radio’s Bernard St-Laurent comes to celebrate

CBC Radio host Bernard St-Laurent and C’est la vie are coming to Quebec City!

The show will be broadcast from Quebec City on Friday, April 4—asalute to the city’s 400th anniversary. They’ll be setting up at Palais Montcalm in the Café-Spectacles for 7:15 p.m.

Founding Families Walk during marathon

The Marathon de Deux Rives has an extended mission this year. It has also invited families to get on board for a special marathon to help honour the city’s 400th anniversary. Organizers are hoping for 8,000 participants, double last year’s crowd, with help from participants in the Founding Families Walk.

An eco-friendly way to celebrate Quebec City

Residents and visitors to Quebec City will be able to travel from one site to another together in a special shuttle bus that will cruise around to 16 tourist attractions during this summer’s 400th anniversary festivities.

Joujouthèque de Sainte-Foy bazaar

The Joujouthèque de Sainte-Foy is preparing for its annual bazaar. For everyone who wants to buy or sell games, toys, seasonal articles for children, strollers, high chairs, beds, clothing, books and more, plan to attend the bazaar on Saturday, April 19 from 9 to 1 p.m. at the Centre communautaire Ressources, 3200 Ave. D’Amours. For more information, call 641-6301 ext 4081.

Ploop is the sound of healthy food cookin’


It’s never too late to set your dreams in motion. John Shea considers himself lucky to have had a second chance, one he’s used to take the plunge into small business.

Finding the right job in Quebec City took time for Galbraith

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Five years ago, three newcomers arrived in Quebec City dreaming of starting new lives here with their Quebec-raised spouses. They found themselves together in the same French class at the Centre Louis-Jolliet in Limoilou. This is the second of a three-part series recounting their stories.

Riverdance bids adieu

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Photo: Jack Hartir, Abhann Productions 2004 (c)

LHSQ unveils impressive Writers’ Series for 2008

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Photo: Mitch Krupp

Six Quebec and Canadian authors will grace the library of the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec this spring during the 2008 Writers’ Series.

hey’ll come from far and wide to present their work to a new audience. One of them, Charles Mountford, splits his time between Stratford, Ontario, and Quebec City. Others are known for their book club favourites.