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Thursday to Sunday from June 10 to 30 & July 19 to Aug. 5, at 8 p.m. – Edwin-Bélanger Bandstand presents its 26th summer season of free concerts on the Plains of Abraham, featuring a variety of musical styles and renowned artists. Visit for details.

Celebrate Canada Day and the Fête de la Ville de Québec


Now that the Fête nationale is over (wasn’t THAT a party!), Quebec City residents are preparing for Canada Day on July 1 and the Fête de la Ville de Québec on July 3.

Canada Day

Good Friday Procession of the Cross in Old Quebec

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Photo: Catherine Musgrove from QCT archives

The 18th annual ecumenical and bilingual Good Friday Procession of the Cross will take place on March 30, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Chalmers-Wesley United Church, 78 Rue Sainte-Ursule in Old Quebec.

Dr. Gary Kobinger wins prestigious Manning Innovation Award

$100,000 prize for developing antiviral against deadly Ebola Virus Disease

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Photo: Mary McCown

The Ernest C. Manning Awards Foundation recently announced that Dr. Gary Kobinger of Quebec City and his research partner, Dr. Xiangguo Qiu, have won the 2017 Manning Innovation Principal Award for developing ZMapp™, the world’s first Ebola Virus Disease antiviral. The award was presented at the Manning Innovation Symposium held in Toronto on Nov. 30.

Augustines recognized for contributions to health care

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

A special ceremony took place in the Augustine Monastery de la Miséricorde de Jésus à Québec on August 1 and a plaque was unveiled that will be later be installed in the courtyard of the Monastery. The large bronze plaque was provided by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada and Parks Canada.

Valcartier receives a birthday gift from Mont Saint-Sacrement School

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Photo: Allison Kirkwood

The Municipality of Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier recently received a colourful birthday gift from the students at École secondaire Mont Saint-Sacrement (MSS).

Last year, the school, which traces its origins to the former Valcartier Ski Lodge, celebrated its 60th anniversary at the same time the municipality was marking the 200th year since the settlement began.

James Allan named 2017 Scotsman of the Year

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Photo: provided by St. Andrews Society of Montreal

James Allan of Kinnear’s Mills was named the 2017 Scotsman of the Year by the Quebec Thistle Committee of the St. Andrew’s Society of Montreal during the Auld Alliance Awards Ceremony held at the Officer’s Mess of the Black Watch Armoury in Montreal on April 29.

Congratulations, Dr. Louisa Blair

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Photo: by a member of the Blair family

Well-known local author Louisa Blair received her Doctorate in Practical Theology (DPT) at the convocation exercises held at Université Laval on June 17, 2017.

The title of her thesis (written in French, translated to English for the QCT) was, In what sense is literary creation a Christian vocation?

Jeffery Hale Hospital opens new terrace for residents

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Photo: Juanita Craig
Jeffery Hale–Saint Brigid's and the CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale celebrated the 150th anniversary of the hospital's founding by inaugurating a new terrace for the residents.

Congratulations Class of 2017 of Champlain–St. Lawrence

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Champlain–St. Lawrence held its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2017 at Le Montmartre centre in Sillery on May 26. Proud family members and friends looked on as the hall filled with college faculty and staff, and beaming graduates wearing green robes and mortarboard caps.

QHS and St. Pat’s parents unite for new superschool

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Photo: Peter Black

It’s been in the wind for several months, but now it’s official. The governing boards of St. Patrick’s High School and Quebec High School (QHS) have united to push for a brand new superschool to replace the two aging English-language institutions.

Our apologies for the delay

With our apologies . . .

Information Session on Applying for Employment with the Federal Public Service

(This is a VEQ-sponsored event) 


News Digest October 5, 2016

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JOB OPPORTUNITY with the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph


Are you looking for a vibrant, exciting and challenging career with a dynamic team of journalists? The Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph is seeking a COPY EDITOR, who would also be the ASSIGNMENT EDITOR.

Invitation to the 2016 Burns Supper

"Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and days o’ auld lang syne?"

Jennifer Hobbs-Robert receives Rachel-Bureau Prize

[by Jeffery Hale Partners]


This past September 17, Jennifer Hobbs-Robert was awarded the 2015 Rachel-Bureau Prize by the Ordre régional des infirmières et infirmiers de Québec, their highest distinction at the regional level.

Jennifer Hobbs-Roberts receives Rachel-Bureau Prize


Life celebration in memory of poet Laura Scribner

Event takes place at Morrin Centre July 27, 2015

A celebration of the life of the late poet Laura Scribner, member of the Quebec Writers' Circle, will take place on Monday, July 27, 2015, at 7 pm at the Library of the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec, 44 Chaussée-des-Écossais. All are welcome to attend.

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.

QCT journalist receives prize in the first annual Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities Awards

Newspapers Canada and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities recently announced the winners of the inaugural Canadian Tire Jumpstart Awards, a writing competition for published articles that educate Canadians about the impact that Jumpstart is making in their communities.

Don't let the flu take you by surprise

Get your flu shot to protect yourself and everyone around you

Photo: MSSS


Jeffery Hale Friends’ Foundation Golf Tournament

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Photo: Jeffery Hale Friends' Foundation

Golf! Dinner! Prizes!

Club de Golf Cap-Rouge

Come support the Jeffery Hale Friends’ Foundation on Thursday, September 12 while enjoying a day of golf, dinner and fabulous prizes at the Club de Golf Cap-Rouge, one of the region’s most beautiful courses. Register for the day ($200 for golf, cart and dinner) or for dinner only ($100).

Don't let the flu take you by surprise!

Jeffery Hale will be giving free flu vaccines to the certain members of the English-speaking community

Photo: MSSS

Jeffery Hale will be giving free flu vaccines to the following members of the English-speaking community:

Michael Bowles and Ernestine Lariviére


Congratulations to Michael Bowles and Ernestine Lariviére of Shannon on their 50th Wedding Anniversary.

Best wishes from

Jeannie and Dominic

It's flu vaccine time!

Jeffery Hale Community Services to hold a two-day flu vaccination clinic

Jeffery Hale Community Services will hold a two-day vaccination clinic for the regular seasonal flu for the following members of the English-speaking community:
• people 60 years and older
• people of all ages with certain chronic diseases
• those who come into regular contact with the above-mentioned people

Care for the bears: Quebec City’s three former zoo bears have a new home

Toupie, the oldest bear at 30 years old, is not used to caged travel but hopefully will adapt to the new experience.

Katimavik High School Reunion

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A reunion will be held on September 3 and 4, 2011, for all alumnae who attended Katimavik High School from 1971to 1986. There will be an informal get-together at the St. Lawrence College Campus on Avenue Nérée-Tremblay on Saturday evening starting at 8:00 p.m. Admission is free and there will be a bar as well as music from the 70s and 80s.

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