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Sun shines on Summer Fest, Aznavour croons and the Blind Boys belt

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Photo: Jay Ouellet

Driving home late in the afternoon on Friday from Île d’Orleans after a swim and a nosh on sweet island strawberries, my friends and I were caught in a sudden and unexpected rainstorm.

Memorials and Things of Fame


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The Morning Chronicle
July 9th, 2008
Police Court

Bucking broncos and bulldoggers ride into town

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Photo: Jay Ouellet

In the shadow of Quebec City’s anniversary celebrations, the sleepy town of Ste. Catherine de la Jacques Cartier was having its own fun. Bulldogging, roping, and bareback riding were the orders of the day at the town’s fifth annual rodeo.

Something for everyone

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Photo: courtesy http://linkinpark.com/gallery

Quebec city is now in full swing, 400th style! Summer is here, the sun has reared its head, it’s warm, the people are beautiful and music is being heard everywhere!

LG honours Riverside student

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Photo: courtesy of CQSB

Voxtours launched

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Photo: courtesy of the Morrin Centre

Wander through the streets of Quebec City to learn or re-learn the city’s Anglo heritage through its buildings, institutions, and hidden secrets with the Voxtours walking tours. The Morrin Centre in collaboration with the Société du 400e anniversaire de Québec, Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Canadian Heritage launched a series of four walking tours last Friday at the Morrin Centre.

QHS student wins essay contest

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Photo: courtesy of QHS

Elliott Hauver, a Secondary IV student at Quebec High School is making history. He has participated in a writing contest, sponsored by the Quebec City authorities, and his text will be placed in a time capsule.

The Image Mill showered in praise and rain

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Photo: courtesy of the 400th comitee

They came in the rain. They came in the howling wind. Hundreds of people are turning out nightly to attend Robert Lepage’s Image Mill despite Mother Nature’s refusal to cooperate. The rain has been the only hitch in Lepage’s light-and-sound homage to Quebec City’s history, which has been receiving rave reviews.

Quebec City finally turns 400 this week

From lower to upper town, downtown on Grande Allée and out toward the Plains of Abraham, Quebec City’s 400th anniversary party promises an epic eighteen-and-a-half-hour celebration on Thursday, July 3. With proper planning, the adventurous birthday party reveller can attend almost every event from 5:30 a.m. to midnight.

Community Table turns 10

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Photo: courtesy of the Community Table