Editor's Pick

"Jesus Christ Superstar" tickets are now on sale!

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Photo: courtesy of Quebec Art Company

With opening night just eight weeks away, tickets for the Quebec Art Company (QAC) production of the smash rock opera hit Jesus Christ Superstar can now be reserved. There will be six showings, April 12, 13, 14 and 19, 20, 21, at 8 p.m. in historic Chalmers-Wesley United Church in the Old City.

Black History Month

Celebrating black Canadians who served their country

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons (Public Domain)

Canadian society is becoming increasingly and irreversibly diverse. As a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, I am proud that the Forces serve as a mirror of our multicultural social fabric, celebrating the diverse cultural backgrounds of those who form its tapestry.

Volunteers are much appreciated at the Morrin Centre

In fact, they need s’more just like you!!!

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The staff of the Morrin Centre treasure their volunteers. Every year they show their appreciation by treating them to a special evening with dinner, fun and games in College Hall.

A warm Calgarian breakfast on a cold Carnival morning

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
    Bright sun and cold weather brought crowds out to Place d’Youville on Feb. 3 for the 61st annual Calgary Stampede Flapjack Breakfast. More than 4,000 sausages were roasted and as many flapjacks were flipped, to the delight of everyone. 

Help or nail in the coffin?

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Photo: (Courtesy of The Low Down to Hull and Back News)

     As one does at the beginning of a new year, here at The Low Down we are wondering, pondering and hand-wringing about what 2018 and beyond will bring. Honestly, it’s hard to know. These are confusing times.

Four days of activities to commemorate the victims of the shooting at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec one year ago.

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Photo: Photo by Cassandra Kerwin from QCT archives

 

Local storytellers reflect on mosque shooting

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Photo: Natalie Keller

One year since the shooting at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec left six people dead, the conversation about what this city wants to be in the future has only intensified.

The return of The Philanthropist multimedia theatre presentation

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Photo: Normand Brassard

The QCT recently learned that The Philanthropist, the multimedia theatre presentation about the life of Jeffery Hale that took place in August, 2017, will be back for two encore performances at Champlain–St. Lawrence Campus in early February, 2018. We sat down with playwright Mike Boden to ask him a few questions.

QCT: Was it in the original plan to have another string of presentations?

VEQ Holiday Happy Hour a holly, jolly success

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
A Holiday Happy Hour was held at the Morrin Centre on Dec. 6. People started to gather in College Hall at 5 p.m. and by 6, there was quite a jolly crowd there. 

Anglo secretariat lauded, but underfunded

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The man tapped to head the Quebec government’s brand new secretariat for relations with English-speaking Quebecers, needs no introduction, as they say, to the community he is mandated to serve.

William “Bill” Floch comes equipped with a solid set of credentials and connections with anglo Quebec.

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