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Colline Parlementaire Report Out

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Photo: Marika Wheeler

City officials have released a report outlining citizens' main suggestions for the potential redevelopment of the Colline Parlementaire area.

The consultations were divided into two themes: the management of public space and the evolution of the uses of buildings in the vicinity of Colline Parlementaire.

The main conclusions drawn by the report include:

Quebec City Reading Council Prepares for Int. Literacy Day

The Quebec City Reading Council is hoping so serve two purposes when it holds its first

International Literacy Day Sept. 12 at the Eastern Quebec Learning Center.

NDP Leader looks To Woo Quebec Voters in Coming Election

A resolution to drop the ‘New' from the New Democratic Party moniker having failed on the floor of the NDP's 2009 Halifax Convention a few days earlier, party leader Jack Layton's message was all about renewal when he later stopped by his "favourite Canadian city" to rev up support for a potential fall election.

Non-Profit Corporation Is Totally Independent From Saint Brigid’s

I would like to clarify some information contained in the front page article in the August 12th, 2009 edition of the QCT titled "Finally! Saint Brigid's expansion project gets rolling". The article refers to a new construction that is presently underway next to Saint Brigid's Home.

Jeffery Hale Summer Jazz super

Just a quick line to let you know that the free Jazz Concert offered to the Québec City community by the Jeffrey Hale Friends' Foundation was super. The musicians, Dave Parker and Paul Hinton, took us on a tour of the Western Hemisphere with their rang of works from New Orleans to Brazil !

The Coming Of Corporate Fascism Part I

When we think of WWII, we usually think of the valiant struggle of democracy in its fight against fascist tyranny and all of its accompanying horrors.

WWII sea plane discovered in St. Lawrence [with video]

By Ken Schankler

Parks Canada will be conducting feasibility studies to determine how, or if, an amphibious 1942 U.S. Army plane apparently discovered in the St. Lawrence River near Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan can be salvaged and the five bodies believed to be aboard recovered.

Mount Hermon awaits word on renovation funding

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The Welcome Pavilion at Mount Hermon Cemetery, Sillery

Carac’Terre Showcases Ceramic Potters in Saint-Roch

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Photo: Marika Wheeler

Over 45 potters are showcasing their work in one of the only shows in the province that focuses solely on pottery.

The show, named Carac'Terre, is put on at Place de l'Universite in Saint-Roch by the Association des céramistes de Quebec.

Hot Summer Nights

The weather specialist was almost dancing.

And who could blame him?

Frank Cavallero, you see, was telling his CBC-TV audience to prepare for five consecutive days of (GASP) sunny weather.

And after the whole-of-July-and-part-of-August we'd just endured, Frank had every right to dance.