Community | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph Online

Community

Awaiting a music-filled fall

When the 400th celebratory dust settles somewhat in September – after all the activities, festivals and summer vacations – it’s back to school for some, while for others the thought of raking leaves and winterizing pools will already be a harsh reality ... Gasp!  But let’s not get ahead of ourselves! There will still be some great concerts to look forward to!

Aline Visser honoured with the Moe Rosenhek Award

Moe Rosenhek.jpg

Aline Visser was presented with the Citadel Foundation’s Moe Rosenhek Volunteer Award this year by Rosenhek’s widow, Regina, at the foundation’s annual dinner in May. The award recognizes the exemplary volunteer work of an individual in Quebec City’s English community.

(Continued)...Baseball's return to Quebec: An interview with J-F Côté

(Continued from the story that appeared in the June 18 print edition)

 

QCT: How did you learn to manage a club and all its operations?

Heads Up! International Airshow 2008 [videos]

Tags:
RedArrows2.jpg

Photo by: Jay Ouelett

Defying both gravity and death, this manoeuvre by Great Britain’s Red Arrows gets a huge reaction from the crowd. About 160,000 spectators travelled out to Jean Lesage International Airport to get their fill of loop-the-loops, smoke shows, speed and power, despite the weekend’s disappointing weather.

 

 

Ottawa pulls money out of regional economic development agencies

A battle has been raging between Ottawa and Quebec City for the past week with no white flags in sight. Federal Economic Development Minister for the Quebec Regions (DEC) Jean-Pierre Blackburn is intent on cutting $20 to $30 million normally delegated annually to non-profit regional economic development organizations.

QHS Art Students raise money for sick children

fred.jpg
Photo: Andrea Bravo

Secondary IV and V Visual Art students at QHS used their creativity and imagination to raise more than $300 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, an organization that helps make sick children’s dreams come true.

“Art from the Heart,” as QHS Art Teacher Meg McDonald called the project, consisted of creating art in a selfless gesture.

AGM tells of shakeup afoot at VEQ

The Voice of English-speaking Québec’s 26th annual AGM, held last Thursday, remembered a year marked both by change and significant success. About 50 people gathered in the Soleil room of the Jeffery Hale Hospital to hear the organization’s annual report.

St. Jean Baptiste to be bigger and better

Quebec’s national St. Jean Baptiste festivities, like all things associated with the 400th anniversary celebration, are expected to be bigger and better this coming June 23 and 24.

The 2008 Eucharistic Congress underway

The 2008 Eucharistic Congress opened its doors to Catholic pilgrims from around the world on Sunday.

The Congress is offering special programs open to both teenagers 12 to 17 and families this coming weekend, from June 20 to 22.

Hunting the Unibroue unicorn

biere.jpg
Photo: Scott French

I was tired, so I went looking for a drink where tired people go to drink; a cozy little bar up Rue St. Angèle, a short walk away from where I live. Ironically, I was tired from looking for that drink. A couple weeks ago a letter arrived at QCT’s door announcing what should have been the meteoric launch of Unibroue’s Quatre-centième, the official beer of Quebec’s anniversary.

Syndicate content