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Paintings of Lt. Col. Charles Forbes

Photo: Photo By Shirley Nadeau

Forty-one works of art by the late Sir Jean-Charles Bertrand Forbes (1921-2010) were exhibited for sale at the Quebec Garrison Club on March 19 to benefit the Foundation of the Canadian Legion (Branch #265 Lt. Col. J. Charles Forbes, RMWO).


Women’s Provincial Curling Championship Silver Medalists

Photo: Photo By Debbie Ford-Caron

Debbie Ford-Caron, skip of the team which proudly took home silver medals from the Senior Women's Provincial Curling Championship 2011, held at the Huntingdon Curling Club from February 21 to 26, sent us the following report.

Fearless Finn wins Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship

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Photo: Photo by Amanda Halm

On Saturday, March 19, approximately 110,000 fans tightly packed the streets of Old Quebec to watch men and women skaters from around the world battle to the finish line in the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship.

The crowd turned out to see body-twisting crashes, thrilling hairpin turns, and 29-year-old Arttu Pihlaienen face his biggest competitor: Kyle Croxall, a Canadian.

Senate Report on English-Speaking Quebec, the first of its kind


On March 9, 2011, the Standing Senate Committee on Official Languages released a report on Anglophone life in the Province of Quebec, entitled "The Vitality of English Speaking Community from Myth to Reality." It is an extensive 100-page study that reviews community life, education, health and social services, media, economic developmen

Canadian Missionary dies in Japan

Photo: Photo Courtesy of Society of Foreign Missions

Tens of thousands of people are dead or reported missing following the 8.9 megathrust earthquake that shook Japan at 2:46 p.m. (JST) on Friday, March 11.

Phillips Exeter Academy Concert Choir and Chamber Orchestra stops in Quebec City

Photo: Photo by Shirley Nadeau

The acclaimed Concert Choir and Chamber Orchestra from Phillips Exeter Academy played at the Musée de l'Amerique Française in Quebec City as their third stop in a four-part tour that began on March 6 in Montreal and will end on Sunday, March 27 at the Phillips Church in Exeter, New Hampshire.

Bathed in the glow of the afternoon sunshine streaming through stained-glass windows, students p

Quebec City’s newest English bookstore opens


AngloStore has opened a storefront in the city due to customer demand.

The bookshop began as an online service in February 2010, aimed at residents of Quebec City and surrounding areas.
The new store is located at Place Naviles, 3400, chemin des Quatre-Bourgeois, Québec.

The ‘Heart of the Saint’

This year, the second for a St. Patrick's Day parade in Quebec City for many years, gives us an opportunity to reflect on the soul of the event.

Irish Literature for St. Paddy’s Day

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Photo: Photo source Marie White

Bring on the green beer, the shamrocks, the smiling eyes...and sit down to enjoy some great Irish literature on St. Patrick's Day.

Q and A with Peter O’Donohue, U.S. Consul General in Quebec City

Behind the Chateau Frontenac is a red-brick building with a pale green roof and an American flag billowing outside. This is where Peter O'Donohue, the U.S. Consul General spends most of his time.