Miscellaneous

Waterloo Settlement-The first years

Key figures; Shadgett and O'Dwyer

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Photo: James Barber

The first years of the Waterloo Settlement –Key figures-Shadgett and O’Dwyer

 

The families from the Waterloo Settlement

The story of the (mostly) Irish families who settled in Lake Beauport in 1821, also know as St-Dunstan.

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The Irish families from the Waterloo Settlement

A royal welcome for Grey Owl cheese

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Photo: Lise Lafond
Make a special trip to Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac this summer just to taste the Grey Owl goat’s milk cheese. It is really worth le détour to try this delicious cheese that melts in your mouth. 

Neighbours attend Huron-Wendat cultural event

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Photo: Natalie Keller

An indigenous cultural celebration was held in Sillery on September 2 behind the picturesque Maison des Jésuites de Sillery. The family-friendly afternoon activity offered visitors the chance to discover a variety of traditional chants, prayers and dances of the Huron-Wendat Nation, whose traditional territory lies just outside Quebec City.

Dear Editor,

Right now, the federal government is reviewing the Navigation Protection Act—that’s the law that should give all Canadians the right to paddle up and down this land’s waterways. That right is very important to me.

Whatever happened to Steinberg and corporate nationalism?

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There hasn’t been much sign of boycott or protest outside St. Hubert Chicken restaurants or Rona stores in recent months. Folks gobble their barbecue delicacies and load up on two-by-fours just the same as they have for decades, despite the fact both Quebec pillars of the dining and hardware industries are now foreign owned.

Tall Ship Guayas

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Tall ship Guayas from Ecuador sailing past the Chateau Frontenac

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Winter Carnival parade a fantasy world of giant animals

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
The 63rd Winter Carnival Night Parade drew spectators into a world of fantasy and imagination. On February 4, children and adults of all ages waited along the parade route in Charlesbourg, the duchy of Carnival Queen Claudine Julien, in anticipation of the wonders to come.

Winners of the National Snow Sculpture competition

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Photo: Danielle Burns
The winners of this year’s National Snow Sculpture competition, based on the theme of Canada’s 150th anniversary, are no strangers to success. The team from the Montérégie region of Quebec represented Canada last year in the 2016 International Snow Sculpture competition and won multiple prizes, including first prize for their work, The Puppet. 

Letter to the editor: CATching up on the latest mews

submitted by Lucie Bouchard

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Photo: Lucie Bouchard

A few weeks ago, I found my cat Cid reading [the November 2, 2016, edition of] the QCT. What a clever cat! Or maybe he was interested in the delicious-looking piglet in one of the articles by Rachel Collet and Lise Lafond. Thanks for entertaining my cat!

 - Submitted by Lucie Bouchard

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