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Marianna O’Gallagher enjoys the ride

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Quebec City’s Marianna O’Gallagher was the hit of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Montreal this year. She travelled in the lead horse-drawn calèche of the six decorated by volunteers of the St. Patrick’s Society of Montreal. The organization picked up two prizes at the parade — the award for the sister societies and best float in the parade.

Stanstead honours Dumas

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Andrea Dumas of Quebec City is this year’s winner of the Bess Ferguson Trophy for senior girls basketball at Stanstead College, a private school in Stanstead. This was no surprise to anyone at the school.

Two more soldiers lost

Two more Canadian troops have died in Afghanistan, bringing the mission’s death toll to 81 soldiers and one diplomat.

Bombardier Jérémie Ouellet, 22, was found dead in his room at the Kandahar airfield on Tuesday, March 11. Military officials have said that Ouellet’s death was not combat related, but little other information has been released.

CBC Radio One’s Go! to return this fall

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Photo: Michèle Thibeau

Brent “Bonhomme” Bambury and his motley crew touched down in Quebec City in mid snowstorm for a week’s worth of adventures leading up to their live show at Morrin Centre on Saturday, March 15.

A crowd of curious fans, some first-time Go! listeners, arrived at 8:30 a.m. for the early-morning spectacle. It was true theatre, live on the radio.

Memorials and Thing of fame


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SLC students raise money for African school

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Cegep Champlain–St. Lawrence’s Community Aid Committee — made up of seven dynamic, involved, and socially-conscientious students — is undertaking an ambitious venture: to raise $15,000 to contribute to the building of a school in Africa.

Duffy reveals facts in The Killing of Major Denis Mahon

Quinn brothers adopted by family in Nicolet

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A new brew for Morrin Centre

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Morrin Centre’s 400th anniversary tea contest produced three winners. They were announced during the Centennial Tea held last Sunday.

The winning brew will become the signature tea for the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec and Morrin Centre.

Plains of Abraham celebrate 100 with hockey legends, NFB and a Centennial Tea

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Quebec City residents and visitors had a chance to see and touch Lord Stanley’s Cup while it was on display at the Discovery Pavilion on the weekend. This was one of the Centennial events to mark the Plains of Abraham’s anniversary.

Joe Malone Jr. was invited down from London, ON, for the event.

Awaiting Grand rire galas

Radio-Canada has first dibs on broadcasting the highlights from last year’s Grand rire gala shows.

Until the shows have been broadcast, those who purchased the Grand rire’s highlights DVD will have to wait for their copy.

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