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250th Anniversary

QCT 250th anniversary makes the news

250 years of English-language press in Quebec City garners bilingual press attention

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Photo: Françoise Paradis for the QCT

We're delighted to report that a tradition of 250 years of English-language news is newsworthy to other media, too.

QCT in the news

250 years of English-language press in Quebec City garners bilingual press attention

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Photo: Françoise Paradis for the QCT

We are delighted to report that a tradition of 250 years of English-language news in Quebec City is newsworthy to other media, too. The QCT's anniversary and related events have already been featured on a number of news outlets, and we anticipate more.

Commentary: 250 and beyond

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Photo: Bethann G. Merkle

The Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph is officially 250 years old! You've been hearing about the anniversary for months now, and last week was no exception. Just for fun, we've collected some of our favourite images from the anniversary week.

Making history together: 250 years of chronicling our community

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Photo: QCT special edition

In this so-called digital age, publishing 250 years of English-language news in a predominantly French-speaking city is a significant collective achievement.

• Since 1925, the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph has been the only English-language newspaper published in the predominantly French-speaking Quebec City region.

Newspapers, to be or not to be

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Photo: QCT arvhives

Even in the 21st century, newspapers still mean a lot for our community and people beyond, you know. It’s true that you can hear the news on the radio, on TV, and on the Internet. But the time allotted to news anchormen is so limited that they have to run through the news at breakneck speed.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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We find the following in the columns of a contemporary: - A correspondent of the Leader suggests a celebration in honor of the Quebec Gazette attaining its hundred

Lights, camera, action!

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Photo: Photo by Bethann G. Merkle

Alexandre and Leah Huard peruse the QCT during a filming session with videographer Justyna Lemieux-Lefebvre. Originally from Poland, Lemieux-Lefebvre sits on the Voice of English-speaking Quebec board of directors, and is a videographer with the National Assembly's Debate Broadcasting Service.

Volunteers sought to help us celebrate our 250th in style

We're gearing up for a jubilant 250th anniversary celebration in June, and would like to share some of the fun. We are looking for a handful of motivated QCT readers who are interested in volunteering on our anniversary committee.

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