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QHS Blazers: CQSB Boys Basketball Champions

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Photo: Luc Lang

The Quebec High School Blazers boys team won the CQSB 2017 basketball tournament in Shawinigan on February 11. Lucas Beaumont, Sam McCoubrey, Ian Craig, Olivier Pellizzari, Ishmael Gregoire, Yanic Tremblay Gordon and Jordan Drapeau proudly hold the banner. Missing when photo was taken, Vincent Bergeron. Coach and QHS principal Warren Thomas stands behind them.

Kevin Rouet named head coach of Laval's women's rugby team

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Photo: Rouge et Or

The former head coach of the Cégep Garneau Élans female rugby team, Kévin Rouet is now at the helm of Université Laval’s Rouge et Or women’s team
He replaces Dominique Duquette, who resigned after being with the team for the past 12 years including the last two as head coach.

Who is Kévin Rouet? Well, his track record speaks for itself.

Skiers fly over jumps and rails at Stoneham

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
On February 12, Stoneham Mountain Resort welcomed the return of the FIS Freestyle under continuing ideal conditions: a light snowfall, little to no wind and relatively warm weather. A good-sized crowd gathered at the second of two World Cup competitions in the city held over the weekend.

Big results at Big Air

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
All eyes of the international ski community were on Quebec’s Îlot Fleurie on the evening of February 11. For the first time, skiers joined snowboarders at the 9th edition of the Quebec City Big Air. 

Washington’s man in Ottawa: A brief history

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Now that the Trudeau-Trump mano-a-mano is history, attention turns to another important item in American-Canadian relations: The new U.S. ambassador to its northern neighbour – with a “u.”

Dr. Paul Poirier talks about cardio health and urban living

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The Eco St. Lo group of Champlain-St. Lawrence promotes green and socially responsible personal practices. On February 9, the group hosted guest speaker Dr.

Steven Cox’s Crashed Ice excellent adventures

No, Steven Cox is not associated with the famed Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure movies and the 1990s animated television series. But dudes, he’s really having a heck of a season in ice-cross downhill, better known as the Red Bull Crashed Ice series.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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While John Keenan and his wife were quietly walking along Eustache Street, St. Lewis suburb, he was struck on the head and knocked down with an axe-handle by a grocer in that locality named Fitzgerald. Mrs.

The story behind Avenue Sarah

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Photo: Bill Cox

Avenue Sarah was named in honour of Sarah Maxfield, the mother of the prosperous timber merchant and businessman William Sheppard, who owned Woodfield estate in Sillery. Sheppard also honoured his mother by naming one of his sons Maxfield.

2017 International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament heading into the finals

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Photo: Luc Lang

The 58th International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament, underway since February 8, will conclude this upcoming Sunday, February 19, with finals in five different categories.