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Pink Floyd legend Roger Waters rocks Quebec City

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Photo: Natalie Keller

The legendary Roger Waters came to Quebec City this past weekend, October 6 and 7, with two breathtaking performances of the Us + Them tour which took place Friday and Saturday night at the Videotron Centre.

Le monsieur qui parle anglais at Les Trois Corbeaux

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Photo: Mary McCown
Once upon a time, three crows landed in the yard of glassblowers Jeff Ferrier and his partner Christina Mayr while they were building a furnace for their glass work. The crows never left. In fact they seemed to mock the couple while they worked.

The great blue heron … one of North America’s largest birds

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Photo: Lise Lafond
Photographing a great blue heron (Ardea herodias) is not an easy task. These big birds seem to smell danger and are quick to spread their wings and fly away. 

Keith Louis BOECKNER 1945-2017

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Keith Boeckner, 72, peacefully passed away in the arms of his beloved wife Joan at the Maison Michel Sarrazin on October 5, 2017.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 14, at 2 p.m.

at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, 31 rue Des Jardins, Quebec City.

The family will receive condolences at the church one hour before the service.

And the duchesses of the 64th Quebec Winter Carnival are…

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Bonhomme Carnaval and 14 women hoping to be chosen as duchesses for the 64th Quebec City Winter Carnival appeared before a large crowd at Place Laurier on October 5. The young ladies, two for each of the seven duchies of Quebec City, anxiously awaited the announcement as to who would be chosen to represent their district.

William G. McCOUBREY

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William G. McCoubrey passed away peacefully with family at his side at the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital in Oakville, Ontario, on Monday, September 25, 2017. He was 99 years old.

Ombudsperson’s report raises concerns about health system

A recent report by the provincial ombudsperson is raising concerns about service provision in the province’s health care system since the passage of the controversial health care reforms known as Bill 10.

St. Pat’s hockey and football news

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The St. Patrick’s High School hockey team made their historic debut on Saturday, October 7, in Beauceville, as they are now one of 16 teams in the M17 Majeur section of the Ligue de Hockey Préparatoire Scolaire (LHPS), a Quebec provincial prep school league.

Québec Remparts are off to a flying start

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Photo: Remparts website

The Québec Remparts, of the Québec Major Junior Hockey League, are off to a flying start this season.

Before losing their first game 3-0 against the Titan in Bathurst last Sunday, October 8, the Remparts had won their first six games of the 2017-18 campaign.

Laval crushes Sherbrooke in RSEQ football action

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Photo: Yves Longpré - Université Laval

The Université Laval football team wanted a solid contribution from everyone and that’s what the players did. The Rouge et Or went to Université de Sherbrooke on October 7 and simply demolished the Vert et Or 46-15. They now head into the bye week with a record of five wins and one loss.

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