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Filing a complaint can be a positive gesture

Submitted by Jan Anderson, Community Organizer with Jeffery Hale Community Partners
In my role as a community organizer, I have received calls from community members who have concerns about Quebec’s health and social services system. Most times, the caller just needed a safe and private place to vent.

Meet Natalie Keller: the QCT’s newest freelance journalist

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The Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph is delighted to welcome Natalie Keller aboard its team of freelance journalists.

Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, by Polish-Canadian parents, Natalie has never been afraid of a challenge. She started French Immersion at age five and 10 years later she represented Manitoba at the National Ambassador Youth Forum organized by French for the Future.

Former Nordiques general manager Maurice Filion passes away at age 85​ ​

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Photo: courtesy of lhjmq.ca

Former Quebec Nordiques’ general manager, Maurice Filion, passed away on July 28 at age 85. The news of Filion’s death spread very quickly throughout the province of Quebec hockey world.

Filion, a Montreal native, came to Quebec in 1969 to be the head coach of the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL).

Intriguing, quirky images on view at the Halsman exhibit

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Photo: Rachel Collet
Some of the 20th century’s most iconic photographs are currently on display at the Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec (MNBAQ), and you don’t want to miss the evolution of how they came to be, by surrealist photographer Philippe Halsman.

Capitales split the series in Trois-Rivières against Aigles

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Photo: Photo courtesy capitalesdequebec.com

The Aigles’s designated hitter Alexander Ayala went four-for-four, including a two-run home run in the first inning as the Trois-Rivières team beat the Québec Capitales 10-3, to split the four-game series in Can-Am League action.

Remparts to open the 2017-18 season on the road

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Photo: Courtesy of remparts.ca

The Québec Remparts will open their 21st season on the road as they travel through the Parc des Laurentides to meet their arch-rivals, the Chicoutimi Saguenéens at the Georges-Vézina Centre on September 22. The Remparts will continue on the road for a game in Baie-Comeau before coming back home.

RDV2017: Tall Ships Regatta a towering success

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Photo: Luc Lang
As the expression goes, Quebec City “était au rendez-vous.”

Huge Foulon reservoir to improve river water

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Photo: Peter Black

Construction is on pace for a huge reservoir on Promenade Champlain next to the Yacht Club de Quebec, and that’s good news for those longing to eventually swim in the St. Lawrence River in that vicinity.

The $22 million Foulon retention reservoir is being built by Charles-Auguste Fortier construction company, the lowest of nine bidders on the contract awarded in October, 2016.

Can’t get enough of the eastern white cedar

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Cedar is so Canadian: useful, resistant to bugs and rot, can survive in unlikely and harsh places, and is sweet-smelling. You can make anything with it, from canoes to cabinets to coffins.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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The Morning Chronicle
Quebec was visited by the severest storm of the season. A thundershower of considerable force had taken place in the night, succeeded by a morning of intense heat which continued up to one o’clock p.m.
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