May 30 2018 Edition

Congratulations to Champlain-St. Lawrence’s Class of 2018

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
Wearing black robes and mortarboards, graduates of CEGEP Champlain-St. Lawrence (SLC) paraded into the Grand Hall of Le Montmartre on May 27. Their proud parents, teachers, staff, supporters and guest speakers congratulated them on their success. Merit certificates and awards were distributed to graduates as they walked across the stage. 

NDP rules elsewhere, but what’s left in Quebec?

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Our neighbours to the west will be voting on June 7, and, oh wow, what an interesting night that will be. If you’ve been following the polls in Ontario, you’ll know that what had been Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford’s race to lose, he is now on the verge of losing – to Andrea Horwath’s New Democratic Party.

How to access the QCT online

Did you know that if you are currently a subscriber to the print edition of the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph, you also have online access to all articles and the digital version of the weekly edition on our website at qctonline.com? 

Apply now for Health & Social Services Community Leadership Bursaries

Jeffery Hale Community Partners, in collaboration with McGill University, is calling for applications for the Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program.

Memorials and Things of Fame

May 29, 1818 – The Quebec Gazette
Following a debate on the expediency of forming a society for promoting medical knowledge in this province at a meeting of physicians and surgeons of this city, it was resolved: That the physicians and surgeons present should form a medical society and that they should invite their brethren of the faculty r

The story behind Rue and Parc Scott

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Photo: Google Maps

This short street and small park in the Saint-Jean-Baptiste neighbourhood of Quebec City are named in honour of William Fisher Scott (1785-1833), who was a notary public. He once owned a large piece of land in this area of the city.

QCGN seeking exceptional candidates for access committee

Members of the English-speaking community across the province are being invited to come forward to work for our community’s interests and help solidify our future.

QCWC celebrates its 80th year, hands over Book Fair

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The Quebec City Women’s Club met over lunch at La Fenouillière restaurant on May 26 for their 80th annual general meeting. Some 22 members attended. The mission of the organization is to facilitate co-operation between women and to stimulate and improve women’s education.

Welcome to my Kitchen

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Photo: Joanne Kyvetos

One of the first activities I look into when on vacation is a food tour. Over the years, many food tours have been created to please all palates; there are day tours, happy hour tours, evening tours and so many more. In Quebec City, we are very lucky to have a panoply of food tours to choose from.

German guns displayed behind the Voltigeurs de Québec Armoury

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

On May 12, Jean R. Rioux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, Lieutenant-Colonel Tony Poulin of the Voltigeurs de Québec regiment and Margaret F. Delisle, chair of the National Battlefields Commission (NBC), inaugurated the German artillery guns interpretive display on the Plains of Abraham baehind the Voltigeurs de Québec Armoury.

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