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A stitch in time saves nine

preparations for QAC’s Our Town by Thornton Wilder

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It may be a rehearsal break but Mark Lepitre is busy making some last minute touches on a costume for “Emily.” Mark, a man of many talents, has used his creativity to produce costumes that work for the period and that suit the characters. Playing one of the characters himself, ( Doc Gibbs ) Mark has had time to become very familiar with the townsfolk of Grover’s Corners.

Winning conditions enable SLC to bring back a hockey/study program

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Photo: Christian Brosseau

Cegep Champlain-St. Lawrence has found a solution to its hockey woes. The St. Lawrence Lions will be a member of the America East Hockey League (AEHL) and offer students a chance at completing their studies and playing a season of junior collegiate hockey.

Norbert Cole

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Norbert Cole brought the QCT a copy of a photo taken between 1953 and 1956 at the Quebec Armoury, while he was serving with the Royal Rifles of Canada. He recalled good times with the regiment. This group photo is online at www.qctonline.com/node/675, where you can zoom in and view the faces. Among them are decorated officers, veterans of Hong Kong and other battles fought.

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Beware of plastic bags and monsters in old Quebec

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Earth Day is coming up soon! It’s time to think of the planet and how our actions affect our home over the short and long term. Thinking about it now will get us ready for Earth Day on April 22.

One way is to come face to face with our waste.

Young QHS scientists head to provincial finals

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Quebec High School students Azanie Roy and Fred Parsons will compete at the provincial Bell Science Fair in Montreal this week, representing the Quebec and Chaudière-Appalaches region after placing sixth out of 112 entries at the regional Expo-sciences Bell last month.

Job Fair’s Zone Multilingue a booming success

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Last weekend’s job fair at ExpoCité welcomed 10,800 visitors through its doors on Friday and Saturday.

Some 157 companies and organizations were present at the fair with jobs to be filled.

What a winter!

When the month of May is finally upon us, when welcome skeins of Snow and Canada Geese noisily invade the skies on their northward migrations, when blossoms fill the air with their scent, when the celebrations for our city’s 400th anniversary get into at least medium gear, then will we be able to look backward, take a deep breath, and say, all together, “What a winter!”

Viewing the ruins of the drill hall after the fire

A week ago Friday, on a cold wet evening, Joann and I smelled smoke and heard the screaming sirens but we had no idea Quebec was losing one of its most beautiful buildings.

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