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Family Christmas Party in Sainte-Foy

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Enjoy some time with your family and share Christmas with other anglophones and francophones. This party will be held Saturday, December 10 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Valcartier Family Centre satellite site at 1039 Wolfe Avenue in Sainte-Foy. Families can enjoy entertainment in English, bilingual games and crafts, and a snack.

Remembrance Day Ceremony

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Photo: Photo by Shirley Nadeau

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Veterans form a colour guard.

Pascal Lacoste: A soldier’s tribute

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Days after reaching an agreement with Veterans Affairs Minister Steven Blaney, who promised that the federal government would create a new committee to study veterans' health, a weak but smiling Pascal Lacoste (far right), attended the Remembrance Day Ceremony and laid a wreath at the cenotaph across from the National Assembly.

The crowd softly and solemnly applauded the 38-year-old ex-so

St. Brigid’s Guild Sale

As usual, the purse-belt-umbrella table was a popular stop during the bi-annual St. Brigid's Guild Sale held on November 5. This traditional event is an important fundraiser for the Guild.

Brotherhood: the St. Pat’s Connection

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In this very competitive and high-speed world we live in, I was awed to see these four young men gather and pause for this photo after a grueling game. The football players were fierce adversaries on the field - true opponents.

Shannon residents gather for Anamnesis Day as TCE water-contamination trial winds down

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Photo: Photo:Amanda Halm

On November 13 residents of Shannon gathered for Anamnesis Day - a day commemorating those who have died as a possible result of their exposure to trichloroethylene (TCE).

Guys and Dolls are coming to town! QAC prepares its fall musical

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Something is up at the Holland Elementary School - clandestine meetings, men wearing fedoras, girls in risqué attire, and vaguely familiar melodies drifting down the hallways. Yes, rehearsals are well underway for the Quebec Art Company's upcoming production of Guys and Dolls, one of Broadway's most popular shows.

Remembrance thoughts

Each year at this time, and probably like many of you, I sit for a few minutes at my desk and ponder the past of those who had gone to war and who never returned.

Honour by Yuri Dojc

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Honour pays tribute to 35 Canadian veterans and supporters of the war effort as immortalized through the lens of Yuri Dojc, a professional photographer. Each picture is accompanied by a moving personal narration by the man or woman who valiantly served our country.

These are real stories about real soldiers, each of whom returned from duty with unique insights and memories.

Santa Claus is coming to town!

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Photo: Photo from the Parade des Jouets

On Saturday, November 19 starting at 3:00 p.m. the 10th Annual Christmas Toy Parade, a fundraiser for the Fondation Réno-Jouets, will make its way through the streets of Quebec City.