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Laval wins Dunsmore Cup

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Photo: Jay Ouellet

Université Laval’s Rouge et Or football team is heading for their third straight U Sports national semifinal with a 14-1 win over the Université de Montréal (UdeM) Carabins, in front of 10,220 fans who braved the weather at Stade Telus on Nov. 10.

Remembrance Day service at Chalmers-Wesley United Church

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Rev. Éloi Gunn, the supervising minister of Chalmers-Wesley United Church in Quebec City, and course director at CFB Borden, Ont., led the congregation in worship on Nov. 11. Rev. Gunn also carries the Royal Canadian Navy rank of Lt-Cdr.

Community Calendar

Oct. 30 to Nov. 24 at 7:30 p.m. – The Dragonfly of Chicoutimi, is a play in English by Larry Tremblay, starring Jack Robitaille, about a man who, following a traumatic experience, loses the ability to speak. After many years, he awakens, but can only speak English! He then explores the story of his childhood to try to understand what has happened to him and who he really is….

Quebec High School students remember their fallen comrades

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Quebec High School students set up a special display case in the entrance of their school to honour two former students who fought in the First World War.

Mayor Okill Massey Learmonth (left), was awarded the Victoria Cross for bravery during a battle on Aug. 18, 1917, at Hill 70 near Lens, France. He died of his injuries later in the day.

St. Patrick’s football seniors are regional champions!

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Photo: courtesy Olinda Naccarato

The St. Patrick’s High football seniors got a special play from the special teams to secure an 8-6 victory against the Embâcle from Polyvalente Benoît-Vachon of Sainte-Marie-de-Beauce on Nov. 10 and bring home the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) championship banner.

SNACS Book Fair a literary success!

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Quebec City’s annual English-language book fair, run for the first time by SNACS (Special Needs Activities & Community Services) Entrepreneurs after eight decades of stewardship by the Quebec City Women’s Club, attracted quite a crowd looking for some extra reading material for the dark and dreary winter months.

Quebec City comes together for victims of Pittsburgh shooting

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Quebec City’s political and faith leaders formed a united front on Nov. 4 during a vigil at City Hall honouring the victims of the shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue. Eleven people were killed and six wounded when a lone gunman entered the synagogue during a service on Oct. 27.

New apartment building rising on Grande Allée

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Photo: Peter Black

Nearly 50 years after it was first conceived, a “landmark” apartment building is now under construction on Grande Allée.

Modern parkas a long way from skins and canvas

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Picking a parka may not be exactly the same as choosing a car, but there are some similarities.

First, a parka will be your primary protective apparatus for instances of non-vehicular transit. In other words, if you’re not planning to drive everywhere in the winter cold, you’ll need to wear something to keep your body warm.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain

November 6, 1868 – The Morning Chronicle

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