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The 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther, a German professor of theology, composer, priest and monk, supposedly nailed a document to the door of All Saints Church in Wittenberg, disputing the Catholic view on indulgences.

The story behind Rue du Yukon

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Photo: Bill Cox
Rue du Yukon is named after the smallest and westernmost of Canada’s three northern territories (the other two are Northwest Territories and Nunavut).

“Empty orchestra” = karaoke at the Morrin Centre

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
Strong voices flooded the Morrin Centre with music last Wednesday night during the “Share the Song in Your Heart” karaoke workshop led by Cheryl Moore. The event took place thanks to the My Morrin program which encourages members to propose workshop ideas. The Morrin Centre helps bring them to fruition. 

Close Knit: bringing the community together

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Photo: Lorie Pierce

There was excited chatter at McGreevy Manor when the stash of coloured yarn was revealed. Purchased through a grant from the federal New Horizons program, these bulky skeins would turn into the knitted squares that are now stacking up in project manager Alexandra Hartley’s office at Voice of English-speaking Québec (VEQ).

The most voluminous QCWC Book Fair

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On October 28, which was probably one of the final beautiful autumn days, people rushed to the Eastern Quebec Learning Centre (EQLC) for the ever-popular annual Quebec City Women’s Club (QCWC) Book Fair. Two hours into the sale, thousands of books were still waiting to be picked up.

Français and English spoken at VEQ’s Language Exchange Café

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Some 20 newcomers to Quebec City gathered to enjoy coffee and bilingual games at the Jeffery Hale Pavilion for Voice of English-speaking Québec (VEQ) Newcomers’ Language Exchange Café on October 26.

Canada’s PIGS deliver an authentic Pink Floyd tribute show

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Photo: Natalie Keller

It’s been a busy and exciting year for Pink Floyd fans in Quebec. Following the Australian Pink Floyd Show at Festivent in August and rock legend Roger Waters’ concert at the Videotron Centre in early October, Quebec City once again hosted a delightful Pink Floyd performance.

SLC students enjoy Arts, Literature and Communication Day

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Champlain–St. Lawrence (SLC) students in the Arts, Literature and Communication (ALC) program had the day off from their regular classes to attend special lectures and activities in English, French, German and Spanish on October 26. It was the first ALC Day!

Traffic driving Quebec City election campaign

As the Quebec City municipal campaign hits the home stretch to the vote on Sunday, November 5, it’s clear one central issue is driving the election: traffic. In each of the debates between the three mayoral candidates, what to do about the capital’s nasty traffic monster has been the issue that draws the most attention, emotion and conflicting ideas.

St. Pat’s lose heartbreaker in football semis; Laval gets title

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Photo: Mathieu Bélanger-U Laval

There are scenes in sports that just grab your heart and you can’t help but feel really sad for the kids.

The St. Patrick’s High Fighting Irish seniors played the Carcajous of the Séminaire des Pères Maristes in a division 3 semi-final game on Friday, October 27, at the Cégep Garneau stadium.

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