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Community Calendar

Due to the COVID-19 government restrictions on places where people can gather, which are changing almost daily, many events have been CANCELLED or POSTPONED until further notice, or switched to online formats. For more information, please check with the organization involved.

Wait until you see Wait Until Dark!

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Photo: Quebec Art Company

Rehearsals are well underway for the latest Quebec Art Company production, the edge-of-your-seat thriller Wait Until Dark. Written by British mystery-master Frederick Knott, the play is the story of a young blind woman matching wits against a trio of thugs plotting to get their hands on a doll stuffed with heroin hidden in her apartment.

Jeffery Hale Community Services reminds parents to have their children vaccinated

When you have your child vaccinated, you help to protect the child and others from some serious diseases. Vaccination activates your baby’s immune system to make antibodies.

Aurore Gagnon – l’enfant martyre

FROM THE ARCHIVES

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Photo: QCT archives

This second installment of archival coverage of the death of Aurore Gagnon, 100 years ago, focuses on the trial of her father.

Madeleine (Boulet) HOBBS

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Madeleine (Boulet) HOBBS
1922 – 2020

Madeleine Boulet, wife of the late Mr. Edward Hobbs and daughter of the late Armand Boulet and the late Jeanne Breton passed away on March 8, 2020, at the age of 97, at Saint Brigid’s Home in Quebec City.

Rouge et Or volleyball players honoured by U Sports

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Photo: Yan Doublet

Despite the fact the U Sports national volleyball championships have been cancelled because of COVID-19, the national university sports organization had time on March 11 to reward its best volleyball players, the women in Calgary and the men in Winnipeg.

Maud Chapleau, a fourth-year Université Laval student from Quebec City, has a place on the U Sports first team All-Canadian for 2019-20.

Sports briefs: Irving concludes season with bronze; hockey news

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Photo: Sportcom

Quebec City freestyle skier Lewis Irving ended the 2020 season on the World Cup circuit by taking bronze at the aerials competition in Krasnoyarsk, Russia on March 8. With this medal, Irving finishes in fifth place for the World Cup.

RSEQ cancels all school, collegiate and university championships

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In light of all the bans in Canada and the province of Quebec regarding COVID-19, the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) has officially cancelled all its championships due for the month of April. This decision involves all the high school leagues, the collegiate levels, and the university circuit.

Pointe-aux-Lièvres to get new bridge and pavilion

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Photo: Ville de Québec

Construction of a new bridge for pedestrians and cyclists over the St. Charles River is expected to begin this spring, part of a boom of projects for the Pointe-aux-Lièvres sector of Limoilou.

Quebec Women’s Club 2020 Bursary applications now available

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This year, the Quebec City Women’s Club will be offering one woman a $2,000 bursary to support the continuation of her studies at a university.

Eligible applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or legal refugees, from the Quebec City region and be must comfortable in English.