Editor's Pick

Morrin Centre’s Literary Feast for mind, body and soul

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Photo: Morrin Centre

CEDEC’s Get Connected – Rendez-vous avec les employeurs

at Salon Carrière Formation de Québec at ExpoCité’s Centre de Foires, 250 Blvd. Wilfrid-Hamel.

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Friday, October 21, 2016, 9 to 11 am.

YES celebrates 20 years of helping young business people

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Photo: Coby Ingham, courtesy of LinkedIn

 

QHS Hema-Québec Blood Donor Drive

Tuesday, October 25, from 1:30 - 7:30 p.m. 

CQSB holds 20th Cross Country Run for students, family and friends

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On October 1, a gorgeous autumn day, the Central Quebec School Board held the 20th edition of the Cross Country Run. The event attracted over 500 students, friends and family members, who participated in six races at the Base de Plein Air de Sainte-Foy.

Shannon Community Centre resounds with Echoes of Erin

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On September 28, the Shannon Community Centre gave an enthusiastic welcome to a troupe of young musicians and dancers from Ireland, all members of the Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann. The Association of Musicians of Ireland is dedicated to preserving Irish traditional music and culture and has spawned several touring groups.

Chloé Robichaud’s "Pays" opens Quebec City Film Festival

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Place d’Youville was the place to be for movie aficionados on September 14. Crowds gathered at the foot of the stairs in front of the Palais Montcalm, where a band welcomed cinephiles to the opening film of the sixth Quebec City Film Festival –  Pays (Boundaries in the English version). 

The pleasures of being a tourist in your home town!

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Many Quebec City locals, including yours truly and my partner in life, took advantage of the offer of the Association des Guides touristiques de Québec (AGTQ, Québec City Professional Tour Guides Association) to go on a guided walking tour and explore our city. 

Celebrating the philanthropy of Jeffery Hale

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the founding of Jeffery Hale Hospital, a ceremony in Jeffery Hale’s memory was held at Mount Hermon Cemetery on September 8. Sheltered from the rain under large tents, some 200 people gathered near the Hale monument in the lower level of the cemetery.

Retirement . . . it was nice while it lasted!

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Well, that has to be the shortest “retirement” in history! 

Yes, I’m temporarily back in the saddle (or office chair) again as the QCT’s assignment editor and copy editor. 

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