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Looking at Kamouraska’s beautiful sunsets

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Photo: Lise Lafond
Jacques Cousteau once said: “Here in Kamouraska are the most beautiful sunsets in the world!” He must have seen these sunsets when he travelled to Quebec in 1980 to make a movie about the St. Lawrence River.

CBC launches new television series: Keeping Canada Safe

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Photo: Photo provided by CBC

Press release

Few things matter more to us than the safety of our families, our communities, and our country.

And now more than ever, whether we live in an urban centre under the pressure of increased security threats, or a remote community at the mercy of the elements, we are acutely aware that we cannot take our safety for granted.

Elvis convention marks 40th anniversary of his death

It may be a ways off, but if you’re keen on the King of Rock ‘n Roll, you’d best start making plans now for the annual Elvis Convention to be held in Quebec City on October 28.

Elvis Aaron Presley, born in Tupelo, Mississippi in 1935, died in his Graceland home in Memphis, Tennessee, on August 16, 1977, at age 42. This year marks the 40th anniversary of Presley’s death.

Blazers and Irish hoop teams enter the final stretch

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St. Patrick’s and Quebec High School basketball teams are taking a well-deserved pause during March break before entering the final weeks of the regular season.

Beautiful weather for the 13th Pentathlon des Neiges

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
Winter athletes competing in Quebec’s 13th Pentathlon des Neiges had perfect weather conditions on the second and final weekend of the event. During the races held from February 25 to March 5, amateurs, families and friends took advantage of their Spring Break to participate in the five sports on the Plains of Abraham.

What to do about the Asian carp invasion?

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Not since the British fleet laid waste to villages along the shore in 1759, or when Nazi U-boats sunk ships as far inland as Rimouski between 1942 and 1944, has there been such a scary attack on the St. Lawrence River.

Celebrating Chinese New Year in English

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Photo: Bernard Vallée

The Advanced English Discussion Group that meets weekly at the Morrin Center recently celebrated the Chinese New Year that fell on Saturday, January 28, 2017.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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The Morning Chronicle
On Monday night, the office of Mr. Fisher, broker, was entered by thieves who stole $60 in counterfeit United States notes lying in the window. Mr.

The story behind Chemin Sainte-Foy

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Photo: Bill Cox
The origin of the name of this busy thoroughfare has various hypotheses.

SLC Reaches Out

Medical brigade goes to Nicaragua with Global Brigades Organization

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Photo: courtesy of SLC

As part of the SLC Reaches Out program of Champlain–St. Lawrence College, from January 3 to the 13, a group of 13 students from CÉGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence, led by Yousra-Imane Benaskeur, took part in a medical, dental, public health and water brigade to Nicaragua with the Global Brigades Organization.

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