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Les Capitales Are Champions

Les Capitales de Quebec are champions of the Can-Am League for the second time in four years, eliminating the Worcester Tornadoes Friday night at Stade Municipal. Les Capitales won the series three games to one.

QHS and DDO Receive Funding From S’Cool Life Fund Awards

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When people knock at the door of Central Quebec School Board schools with checks in their hands the doors open wide. That was the case on September 21 as two representatives from the S'Cool Life Fund visited Quebec High School and Dollard Des Ormeaux. Each year this organization which is managed through the company Priszm funds approximately 100 projects across Canada.

8 Artists Win Contest

The 10 works of art which won in Quebec City's bi-annual Art Contest will be exposed in all of the boroughs through the winter and spring starting at the Town Hall.

The Coming Corporate Fascism Part III

A new arms race would emerge, and competition for resources would-be fierce, as each Navy would race to sign treaties with African, and Asian nations to gain access to ports, minerals, goods, trade secrets, shipping lanes, etc...

Celtic Festival Had More Than Just Celts Celebrating

Your reporter failed to notice that the Celtic Festival held at the Morrin Centre from September 4 - 6 is NOT just an Irish festival.

The Celts include people from Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man, Cornwall, Brittany and Ireland.

If he had looked around that weekend, he would have seen first, and foremost:

Morrin Centre’s New Programming Schedule To Begin This Week

Much of the Morrin Centre's experimental fall programming begins this week.

The Morrin Centre is a heritage site, and cultural centre for the Anglophone population of Quebec City which includes an English library.

Simon Jacobs, the executive director, calls the programming experimental because "we are finding out what we are capable of."

Monument Honors German Soldiers 225 Years Later

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It was a match born out of necessity - manpower shortages on one side, lack of money on the other.

"The British didn't have the men, but had the money" said Dr. Aylmer Baker-Ebacher. "In Germany, they had the men, but they needed money."

New Funding Announced For Mount Hermon Cemetery

Work on major renovations at Mount Hermon Cemetery, Sillery, will begin almost immediately now that the cemetery has received up to $202,333 in matching funds from Parks Canada. Mount Hermon was awarded the grant Friday during ceremonies at the cemetery.

Grosse Isle A Temporary Refuge From Misery In Ireland

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They came by the thousands in search of mere survival. Disease, famine and a potato blight had ravaged their Irish homeland. They came first to Grosse Isle. For many, it was as far as they would go, thousands arriving too sick to continue.

Garage Door Becomes An Artist’s Calling Card

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Photo: Marika Wheeler

A Quebec City artist is using a garage door as a canvas for one of his largest pieces of art yet.

Sylvain Michaud is in the process of putting the final touches on a painting of a zebra eye. Each hair around the eye is painted individually and when viewed closely, the textures of the hairs are visible.