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You are invited to attend VEQ’s AGM on May 25

Voice of English-speaking Québec is pleased to invite you to our Annual General Meeting. Get together with old friends and meet new ones, learn about VEQ and hear about our highlights from the past year. Appetizers and refreshments will be served and parking is free. The meeting is to be held on Thursday, May 25 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Eighth Défilé de la Saint-Patrick to be more festive than ever

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Quebec City is getting its green on for the upcoming the St. Patrick’s festivities.

Meet Jonathan Cohen, Les Violons du Roy’s new music director

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
The management and musicians of Les Violons du Roy orchestra announced last October that renowned British conductor Jonathan Cohen had been named to the position of music director. This past Wednesday, many music lovers got the opportunity to see him both conduct and perform in his first official concert.  

Anti-racism festival and march held in Quebec City

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
Last fall, Nicolas Villamarin and several friends began calling local musicians to organize a festival against racism in Quebec City. 

Penumbral eclipse of the moon

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Photo: Philippe Moussette

Shortly after the full moon rose on Friday, February 10, there was a penumbral eclipse. A full moon in the month of February is also called a Snow Moon, but for four hours that evening, it looked rather a dull grey and became very dark on one side as it passed through a part of Earth’s shadow.

Quebecers unite in memory of victims of mosque shooting

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
Thousands of mourners gathered at the historic site of Notre-Dame-de-Foy Church at the corner of Route de l’Église and Chemin Sainte-Foy on the evening of January 30. They took part in a vigil in memory of the victims of the shooting at the nearby Centre culturel islamique de Québec the day before.

Ice-canoe racers battle strong currents and heavy snowfall

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
On February 5, some 350 racers crouched by their canoes at the Old Port, wiping away wet snow, waiting for Bonhomme to signal the start of the Winter Carnival Ice-Canoe Race. Crowds gathered at Louise Basin, on the docks along Quebec City’s Old Port and across that river in Lévis.

Claudine Julien is crowned Queen of Quebec City’s Winter Carnival

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Before a cheering crowd on the evening of January 27, Bonhomme Carnaval pulled the final capsule from a barrel and announced that the Duchess of Charlesbourg, Claudine Julien, was Queen of the 63rd Quebec Winter Carnival.  

Shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, at least 6 reported dead and many injured

On Sunday evening, January 29, there was a shooting at the Islamic Cultural Centre at 2877 Chemin Sainte-Foy, near Route de l’Église.

At least five people have been reported dead and two male suspects have been taken into custody.

The Ville de Québec police say they received a call at 7:55 p.m reporting shots fired in the mosque.

Information Session on Applying for Employment with the Federal Public Service


(This is a VEQ-sponsored event) 

 

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