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Valérie Côté named Athlete of the Year at Champlain St. Lawrence

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Photo: Martin Beaumont

Valerie Côté was named Athlete of the Year for her overall performance in cross country running this year as Champlain St. Lawrence honoured its top athletes last Thursday evening at its annual sports banquet.

America: The Bad and the Beautiful and Harley Davidson and the NRA

In the early 1980s, the Canadian pop-rock group Rough Trade wrote a song called America: Bad and Beautiful.

In the song, the band commented on the nature of American society, being one based on virtually unlimited individual liberty.

This situation created, in their opinion, a society of ‘bad and beautiful' things.

Be prepared to protect health and safety in an emergency

May 3 to May 9 is National Emergency Preparedness Week

Emergencies can happen anywhere and anytime.

They can be caused by severe weather, disease outbreaks, food or water contamination, accidents or by
intentional acts.

Right now you might be thinking more about planning your
summer vacation, but it's important for families to talk about emergency

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Riots in Montreal

English newcomers to Quebec City are young and educated and plan to stay, new VEQ survey finds

New English-speaking arrivals to the Quebec City region are likely to be young, educated Canadians who are eager to learn French, according to a new survey released last week by the Voice of English-Speaking Québec.

A significant majority, or 42 per cent, of the survey's 192 respondents were between the ages of 25 and 34.

Quiet mutinies fill canvasses and show turning point in history of Quebec art

Good things come in small packages they say.

Newcomer to Quebec City from California fits in and finds warmth even in the cold of winter

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Photo: Scott French

 

In spite of Quebec City's frigid winters, Herb Goss said he has received a warm welcome from the city he now calls home.

The former Hollywood screenwriter moved from sunny Los Angeles three months ago to take a job as the senior writer for Longtail Studios, a videogame design company in the St. Roch commercial district.

New book sheds light or gives insight about many little known details of Quebec City history

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Photo: Luc-Antoine Couturier

Few would notice that among the half dozen British 32-pounder cannons lining the Dufferin Terrace, two are Russian-made.

Two of the cannons bear the coat of arms of the Romanoffs, the Imperial family of Russia deposed during revolution in 1917, while the others bear the coat of arms of British King George III.

Eastern Quebec Learning Centre dedicates its library to “Book Lady” Dorothy O’Brien

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Photo: Hugh Glassco

The English-language adult education and vocational training institution will bring her volunteering to light by dedicating the library to the late O'Brien next Wednesday,May 6, as part of the school's open house.

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