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QCT 250th anniversary makes the news

250 years of English-language press in Quebec City garners bilingual press attention

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Photo: Françoise Paradis for the QCT

We're delighted to report that a tradition of 250 years of English-language news is newsworthy to other media, too.

QCT in the news

250 years of English-language press in Quebec City garners bilingual press attention

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Photo: Françoise Paradis for the QCT

We are delighted to report that a tradition of 250 years of English-language news in Quebec City is newsworthy to other media, too. The QCT's anniversary and related events have already been featured on a number of news outlets, and we anticipate more.

Dr. Gary Kobinger wins prestigious Manning Innovation Award

$100,000 prize for developing antiviral against deadly Ebola Virus Disease

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Photo: Mary McCown

The Ernest C. Manning Awards Foundation recently announced that Dr. Gary Kobinger of Quebec City and his research partner, Dr. Xiangguo Qiu, have won the 2017 Manning Innovation Principal Award for developing ZMapp™, the world’s first Ebola Virus Disease antiviral. The award was presented at the Manning Innovation Symposium held in Toronto on Nov. 30.

Augustines recognized for contributions to health care

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

A special ceremony took place in the Augustine Monastery de la Miséricorde de Jésus à Québec on August 1 and a plaque was unveiled that will be later be installed in the courtyard of the Monastery. The large bronze plaque was provided by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada and Parks Canada.

Valcartier receives a birthday gift from Mont Saint-Sacrement School

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Photo: Allison Kirkwood

The Municipality of Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier recently received a colourful birthday gift from the students at École secondaire Mont Saint-Sacrement (MSS).

Last year, the school, which traces its origins to the former Valcartier Ski Lodge, celebrated its 60th anniversary at the same time the municipality was marking the 200th year since the settlement began.

James Allan named 2017 Scotsman of the Year

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Photo: provided by St. Andrews Society of Montreal

James Allan of Kinnear’s Mills was named the 2017 Scotsman of the Year by the Quebec Thistle Committee of the St. Andrew’s Society of Montreal during the Auld Alliance Awards Ceremony held at the Officer’s Mess of the Black Watch Armoury in Montreal on April 29.

Congratulations, Dr. Louisa Blair

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Photo: by a member of the Blair family

Well-known local author Louisa Blair received her Doctorate in Practical Theology (DPT) at the convocation exercises held at Université Laval on June 17, 2017.

The title of her thesis (written in French, translated to English for the QCT) was, In what sense is literary creation a Christian vocation?

Jeffery Hale Hospital opens new terrace for residents

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Photo: Juanita Craig
Jeffery Hale–Saint Brigid's and the CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale celebrated the 150th anniversary of the hospital's founding by inaugurating a new terrace for the residents.

Congratulations Class of 2017 of Champlain–St. Lawrence

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Champlain–St. Lawrence held its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2017 at Le Montmartre centre in Sillery on May 26. Proud family members and friends looked on as the hall filled with college faculty and staff, and beaming graduates wearing green robes and mortarboard caps.

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.

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