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Community builders honoured on Quebec City’s 410th birthday with awarding of medals

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Photo: Courtesy of the Ville de Québec

On July 3, on the occasion of the 410th anniversary of the founding of Quebec City, Mayor Régis Labeaume awarded the Medal of the City of Quebec to Claire and Gilles Jolicoeur, the Institut Canadien de Québec and the Fondation Maurice Tanguay.

Meet Sébastien Clavet: the QCT’s newest freelance journalist

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Photo: Photo by Andrée-Anne Lavoie

The Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph welcomes Sébastien Clavet to its team of freelance journalists. Sébastien is back in Quebec City after many years in Montmagny. His career path from getting a diploma in electricity to becoming a comic book publisher, a political attaché and a chamber of commerce director is not a straight line, and he likes it that way.

Trump’s new justice to rule them all

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement is giving President Donald Trump the rare opportunity to replace the only swing vote on the bench with a conservative one. Until now, the Supreme Court was composed of an equal number of liberal and conservative justices, four of each, and one swing justice, whose vote was pivotal.

Pixar’s Incredibles 2 lives up to expectations

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Photo: Disney/Pixar

Fourteen years after The Incredibles came to theatres, patient animated movie fans welcomed the release of Pixar’s sequel Incredibles 2 on June 15.

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July 5 to 15 – 51st Festival d'été de Québec. For details, visit infofestival.com.

The story of Archibald “Grey Owl” Stanfield Belaney

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain
Archibald Stanfield Belaney was born on Sept. 18, 1888, in Hastings, England, the son of George Belaney and Kitty Cox. When Archie was about two years old, his father and later his mother left England, taking Archie’s younger brother with them, leaving Archie with his grandmother Juliana Belaney and two aunts. Archie grew up with the 30 acres of St.

A royal welcome for Grey Owl cheese

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Photo: Lise Lafond
Make a special trip to Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac this summer just to taste the Grey Owl goat’s milk cheese. It is really worth le détour to try this delicious cheese that melts in your mouth. 

Wendake International Pow Wow wows crowds

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
It was perfect weather for a powwow in Vieux-Wendake last weekend – sunny and hot. The festivities started at the outdoor amphitheatre on June 29 with the grand entry of special guests followed by a performance by the Sandokwa dancers, led by Steeve Wadohandik Gros-Louis.  

Quebec City celebrates Canada Day – 151 years and counting!

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A cool start turned red hot in Quebec City on Canada Day. Morning clouds left over from heavy rains overnight and a cool breeze waved the Canadian flag in front of the Château Frontenac. By the time the giant birthday cake was served on Dufferin Terrace, the heat and humidity of the day had started to kick in.

Canadians wondering how Trump trade war plays out

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The convenient thing about history is we generally know how something began and how it ended.

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