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Chalmers-Wesley spire starting to crumble

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

A “big chunk” of one of four granite pinnacles on the Chalmers-Wesley Church spire came crumbling down during the wind and snow that whipped Quebec City on the night of March 8.

Kelly, Corrigan celebrate Irish in Quebec

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Photo: Michèle Thibeau

A week of celebrating launched the long-awaited DVD and traditional history of Valcartier and Shannon, called Ireland in Quebec.

Fiddler Jimmy Kelly and accordionist Keith Corrigan recorded the CD with fellow musicians five years ago; the CD comes with a history of traditional Irish dance and song, including steps and lyrics, from the two municipalities.

Quebec’s roofs buckle under weight of snow

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Photo: Trinity McKenzie

A record-breaking winter’s snowfall may be the stuff of dreams for Quebec City kids, but it’s serious cause for worry among their parents.

Roofs throughout the province of Quebec have been crumbling under the weight of this year’s unprecedented snowfall, and that has some parents worried about the flat-roofed schools of the Central Québec School Board (CQSB).

Stanstead honours Dumas

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Andrea Dumas of Quebec City is this year’s winner of the Bess Ferguson Trophy for senior girls basketball at Stanstead College, a private school in Stanstead. This was no surprise to anyone at the school.

Two more soldiers lost

Two more Canadian troops have died in Afghanistan, bringing the mission’s death toll to 81 soldiers and one diplomat.

Bombardier Jérémie Ouellet, 22, was found dead in his room at the Kandahar airfield on Tuesday, March 11. Military officials have said that Ouellet’s death was not combat related, but little other information has been released.

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SLC students raise money for African school

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Cegep Champlain–St. Lawrence’s Community Aid Committee — made up of seven dynamic, involved, and socially-conscientious students — is undertaking an ambitious venture: to raise $15,000 to contribute to the building of a school in Africa.

Duffy reveals facts in The Killing of Major Denis Mahon

Quinn brothers adopted by family in Nicolet

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A new brew for Morrin Centre

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Morrin Centre’s 400th anniversary tea contest produced three winners. They were announced during the Centennial Tea held last Sunday.

The winning brew will become the signature tea for the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec and Morrin Centre.

Plains of Abraham celebrate 100 with hockey legends, NFB and a Centennial Tea

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Quebec City residents and visitors had a chance to see and touch Lord Stanley’s Cup while it was on display at the Discovery Pavilion on the weekend. This was one of the Centennial events to mark the Plains of Abraham’s anniversary.

Joe Malone Jr. was invited down from London, ON, for the event.