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Leading Children’s author, Sheree Fitch, will appear at ImagiNation Festival

Photo: Sheree Fitch, portrait by Sydney Smith

I slurrrp my soup
Upon my spoon
I crrrunchh my crackers up
When I eat my lunch at noon

Literary and Historical Society of Quebec holds its AGM

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The beautiful Library of the Morrin Centre was the setting for the Annual General Meeting of the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec, founded in 1824 by Lord Dalhousie as the first learned society in Canada.

Some 45 people were present to hear the 2010 Annual Report delivered by Council President, David Blair, a Financial Report by Treasurer, James Haberlin, a Book Report by Honorary

Can Quebec City skate into Olympic history with a new arena?

Last week, the government of Quebec hired an American firm to serve as an Olympic advisor.

Prepared to be captivated by The Prisoner of Second Avenue

Photo: Photo by Ladd Johnson

The Quebec Art Company is gearing up for their spring production of Neil Simon's play, The Prisoner of Second Avenue with rehearsals and set construction well underway.

Stephen Harper makes Quebec a strategic first stop

Shortly after announcing in Ottawa that an election campaign is underway, Prime Minister Stephen Harper chose Quebec City as the first stop on his tour.

A bright future is brewing at the Café Inn

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There's a new café on the campus of the University of Quebec's Trois-Rivière Bellevue College, and it's not part of a well-known coffee chain.



A “Newcomer’s” memories of Marianna

As a relative "newcomer" to Quebec City (although I've lived here for 23 years, I will probably be always considered a newcomer by some), Marianna O'Gallagher immediately made me feel welcomed as a valued member of the local English-speaking community. Whenever our paths crossed-be it at Quebec City Womens' Club meetings, St.

Committee upset about Red Bull Crashed Ice

Louis Germain, chair of the Comité des citoyens du vieux Québec, recently came out swinging against the Red Bull Crashed Ice extreme skating competitions, maintaining that they still constitute a nuisance to local residents, merchants and workers.

"Anyone", said Germain, " who goes near the Red Bull facilities will easily conclude that they are more cumbersome than last year; pe

St.Vincent School Foundation Donates $12,000 to Playground Project


St.Vincent's School is $12,000 closer to its goal. For the past two years, the elementary school has been fundraising and planning for a new and improved playground that would be "more conducive to children's development and safety," says St.Vincent's Vice-Principal Gary Kenler.

"We're ecstatic," says Kenler.