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The making of The Philanthropist: Part I

“Philanthropy coming full circle.”

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Curious as to how this multimedia theatre event came to be, the QCT recently met with Jeffery Hale Community Partners foundations’ director Mike Boden, who created the original work.

Sometimes miracles do happen when researching in the QCT

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Photo: Catherine Mills-Rouleau

Several years ago Amanda Stuart’s husband Googled “Quebec City newspaper” and, lo and behold, up popped the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph!

Amanda was looking for information about her grandfather, Robert H. Nisbet, who died in Quebec in 1938. I was put on the case. Perhaps instead of being a chronicler, I should have been a detective.

Dollard-des-Ormeaux School Class of 2017

The graduating Class of 2017 of Dollard-des-Ormeaux School in Shannon poses for a photo, along with principal Stépen Lagacé (far left), Janice Rock (second from left), Marie-France Auger (second from right) and vice-principal Lucie Gingras (far right). 
 
Nineteen young men and women, robed in red and bla

Quebec High School Class of 2017

(Photo by Maarten Buyck)
 
Quebec High School’s Class of 2017 were presented with their graduation certificates at an award ceremony held in Webster Auditorium on June 2. This class will be remembered as a very engaged group of students.

Canadian citizenship ceremony held on Grosse Île

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
Forty people from 12 different countries travelled by boat from Berthier-sur-Mer to Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site of Canada on May 23 and returned as Canadian citizens. 

QHS and St. Pat’s parents unite for new superschool

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Photo: Peter Black

It’s been in the wind for several months, but now it’s official. The governing boards of St. Patrick’s High School and Quebec High School (QHS) have united to push for a brand new superschool to replace the two aging English-language institutions.

QHS Alumni "Back to School Reunion 2017"

Saturday, May 20: Quebec High School Alumni Foundation

Jeffery Hale Community Partners thank tea-rrific volunteers

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
During Canada’s National Volunteer Week, April 23 to 29, many organizations take the opportunity to express their appreciation to the volunteers who have helped them during the past year. 
Jeffery Hale Community Partners were no exception.

Quebec Anglicans welcome their new bishop

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Photo: courtesy of Daniel Abel
The Anglican Diocese of Quebec formally welcomed their new bishop, the Right Reverend Bruce Myers, in a colourful ceremony at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity on Saturday, April 22.  

The service began when Bishop Bruce knocked at the door of the Cathedral, seeking entrance. Church wardens let him in, beginning worship. 

QAC’s "Self-Help" – How actors see characters

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Photo: Photo courtesy of the QAC

One of the wonders of community theatre is how it brings together people from very different backgrounds, compels them to put their talents and vulnerabilities on display and become another person on stage.

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