June 7 2017 Edition | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph Online

June 7 2017 Edition

Dollard-des-Ormeaux School Class of 2017

The graduating Class of 2017 of Dollard-des-Ormeaux School in Shannon poses for a photo, along with principal Stépen Lagacé (far left), Janice Rock (second from left), Marie-France Auger (second from right) and vice-principal Lucie Gingras (far right). 
 
Nineteen young men and women, robed in red and bla

Climate change to blame for miserable weather?

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Usually when people talk about the weather it’s because they’ve got nothing better to say. This so-called spring it’s different. These days whenever you meet someone, before you can even say, “How’s it going, eh?” there’s a dark oath uttered about – how do we put it? – this incredibly excremental weather, followed by, “What have we done to deserve this?”

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
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The Morning Chronicle
The removal of prisoners to the New Gaol* has been completed.

The story behind Rue Treggett

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Photo: Bill Cox
Rue Treggett is named after four generations of the Treggett family who, from 1865 to 2014, oversaw the administration of Mount Hermon Cemetery. 

Letter to the Editor

On behalf of Saint Brigid’s Home, I would first like to thank you for the marvelous article “St. Brigid’s Guild shows appreciation for its many volunteers” written by Cassandra Kerwin about our volunteer recognition event that took place last May 18 (appeared in the May 24 edition).

QCT takes six prizes at the QCNA Better Newspaper Awards

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Photo: Martine René

Every year in early June, the Quebec Community Newspaper Association (QCNA) holds a Better Newspaper Awards banquet and gala. The Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph (QCT) has been a member since the QCNA was founded in 1980, and last week the 37th annual awards ceremony was held at the Mount-Gabriel Resort and Spa in the town of Sainte-Adèle, in the Laurentians north-west of Montreal.

Sleepwalking around Parliament Hill

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Photo: Mary McCown

It’s important to stop and think about the wonderful things Quebec City offers. As residents of this beautiful city, it’s easy to imagine most cities providing similar activities. While Stephen and Debbie (who preferred not to give their last names) from Baltimore, love their hometown, they certainly recognize how lucky we are as Quebecers.

Cyclink around North America!!!

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Chris Fieldsend and Ties Benguedda from Plymouth, England, are not riding around North America to raise money for a special cause; they are just doing it for fun and adventure. And they’ve certainly had lots of that over the past 11 months.

Rendez-vous British car show at Domaine Maizerets

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Photo: Bill Cox
Forty-two vintage British automobiles registered for this year’s vintage car show held on Saturday, June 3 at the Domaine Maizerets. The colourful shiny cars parked below trees in full foliage and cherry trees in full bloom, rendered a spectacular view to the crowd who came to admire the British beauties. 

Hello . . . Dali’s back in town!

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Photo: Catherine Musgrove
Allez-oop! A crane operator gingerly assembled a humongous brass elephant on spindly, bone-like legs in front of the Château Frontenac on May 29, part of the Galerie d’Art du Château Frontenac’s summer exhibit. Known as the Space Elephant, the work also has an elongated pyramid sitting on its back.  
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