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Remember the last time the Leafs were here?

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Photo: from March 6, 1994, edition of Le Soleil, used with permission

It has become a bit of an annual tradition – and torment – for hockey fans in Quebec City. In recent years, the Montreal Canadiens have hosted pre-season games in the former home of the Quebec Nordiques.

George Lazenby, the poor car mechanic who became 007

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

When people mention James Bond they imagine the British Secret Service agent sharply dressed in a tuxedo and holding a martini, shaken not stirred. They don’t see the actor behind the character.

Football season is underway at Laval and St. Pat’s

It’s almost the end of September and football season is now almost one month old.

The Université Laval Rouge et Or had a bye this past weekend, since there are now only five teams in the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ). Bishop’s University jumped ship last winter to join the Atlantic University Sports Conference.

Travelling to Florida? Here are things to consider

Many Quebecers take things for granted when travelling to the United States. Certain situations can have complex consequences: accidents, lost tickets, purchasing real estate and staying six months in Florida.

On September 7, four Floridian lawyers, who had fortunately escaped hurricane Irma, were in the Quebec City area to clarify Florida and American laws.

Capitales sweep Rockland to win the Can-Am League final

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Photo: Sébastien Dion - Capitales de Québec

Balbino Fuenmayor hit two monstrous home runs, Philippe Craig-St-Louis and James McOwen each had three hits, and the Quebec Capitales won the Can-Am League title, 9-3, over the Rockland Boulders in front of packed Stade Canac. The Caps swept the best-of-five final, three games to none.

Alison Van Uytvanck wins the 25th Coupe Banque Nationale

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Université Laval hosted an impressive tennis tournament from September 9 to 11.

International, Canadian and Quebec players fought it out the courts for the 25th Coupe Banque Nationale.

Living in Québec City guidebook available in three languages

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

What better place than the Observatoire de la Capitale to launch a guidebook for immigrants to our fair city? Published in three languages (French, Portuguese and English), Vivre à Québec, Viver na cidade de Québec, and Living in Québec City are now available for newcomers, or those contemplating coming here.

Wozniak, Safarova and Dodin, but no Bouchard at the CBN

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Quebec City has quite a lineup for the 25th Coupe Banque Nationale (CBN) women’s tennis tournament. Some 25 international and Canadian players are on the courts of Université Laval’s PEPS from September 9 to 17.

Great experience for women’s rugby hopefuls from St. Pat’s

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Photo: Luc Lang

They may have finished in sixth, and last, position, but the women’s U18 squad from Team Quebec came out of the Canadian Rugby Championship (CRC) this summer in Calgary with a bag full of experience.

Team Quebec was, by far, the lightest team on the field. “In all my years of coaching, this was my lightest team ever,” said head coach Stephen Kaplan.

Sagan defends his title at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Cyclists had perfect weather conditions for the 8th Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec (GPCQ) on September 8. The international competition attracted 160 elite male riders from 30 countries making up the 18 world teams, including the wild-cards – the Canadian Team and Israel Cycling Academy. In just over five hours, they completed 201.6 km, around Old Quebec City and the Plains of Abraham.