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Club Musical invites Janine Jansen and her guests

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The Club Musical invited Dutch violinist Janine Jansen and her guests to perform a truly stunning concert at the Palais Montcalm on Dec. 4.

CSN and Davie shipyards send Christmas card to federal Liberal MPs

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Photo: Conseil central de Québec–Chaudière-Appalaches (CSN)

On Dec. 8, the Conseil central de Québec–Chaudière–Appalaches (CSN)* mailed 40 Christmas cards to members of the caucus of the Liberal Party of Canada in Quebec.

“On the eve of Christmas, we wanted to personally challenge Liberal MPs about the fate of 800 workers at Davie shipyards in Lévis,” stated Ann Gingras, president of the Conseil central.

Diversity forum focuses on immigrant labour

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Photo: Ruby Pratka

The provincial government’s vaunted consultative forum on the place of visible minorities in Quebec society took place in Quebec City on Dec. 5. The day-long series of roundtable discussions was held at the municipal cruise terminal in Lower Town.

OBITUARY: Harold “Harry” PIKE

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Harold “Harry” Pike died at Tidewell Hospice on Friday, December 8, 2017, at the age of 74. Beloved husband of 50 years to Judy Pike (nee McIntyre), father of Cathy Haun (Steve Haun), Susan Pike, Tara Pike and Jude Evans (Dave Evans); grandfather to Ashley, Meaghan, Steven, Michael, Grace, Charlotte and Avery; and great-grandfather to Nicole and Georgia.

Maryse Goudreau first recipient of the Prix Lynne-Cohen

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The Estate of Lynne Cohen, in collaboration with the Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec (MNBAQ) and its foundation, recently announced that Maryse Goudreau was the recipient of the first Prix Lynne-Cohen. The new biennial award intended for Quebec artists seeks to support the practice of up-and-coming visual arts professionals whose approach encompasses photography.

Senior Blazers leading the way for QHS basketball teams

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Photo: Luc Lang

If you are looking for some good basketball action, you might want to drop by Quebec High School’s gymnasium to take a look at this year’s senior boys’ division 2 team.

On Dec. 15, the Blazers will host the Cavaliers from École secondaire de La Seigneurie of Beauport, at 8:30 p.m.

The Scribbler hangs out with the chair of the CCHC

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Photo: S-Elfie by Shirley Nadeau

While enjoying the International Lunch at EQLC on Nov. 29, Shirley Nadeau, the chair of the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign, discovered the Scribbler, one of Santa’s elves, hanging around the beautifully decorated tree in the corner of the cafeteria.

“Let’s do a s-Elfie!” said Nadeau, “for the CCHC Facebook page!”

Jesus Christ Superstar fundraiser creates quite a buzz

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Those who attended the Quebec Art Company’s gala at the Morrin Centre last Saturday evening to raise funds for the QAC’s April 2018 production of Jesus Christ Superstar are buzzing with excitement.

Quebec City–Montreal monorail? More of a Shelbyville idea

Philippe Couillard doesn’t look a bit like boater-hat-wearing huckster Lyle Lanley, but you can bet dollars to Homer’s donuts, many folks instantly thought of a famous episode of The Simpsons when the premier recently revealed his dream to see a high-speed monorail connecting Quebec City and Montreal.

Please contribute to the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
The English-speaking community of Quebec City has come together once again to run the annual Community Christmas Hamper Campaign with its ambitious, yet realistic, fundraising target of $30,000. You can track our progress through a new, dynamic thermometer on the qchampers.ca website. The amount raised is updated every Thursday. 
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