Community News (Print edition)

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Cirque’s ultra cool Axel is a rock show on ice

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Photo: Danielle Burns

For the second time, the Cirque du Soleil has created an on-ice show that mixes circus arts and acrobatics with skating (Crystal was the first Cirque show on ice). Axel is touring Canada and the U.S. and made its way to the Videotron Centre in Quebec City from Dec. 12 to 15.

CCHC volunteers prepared to deliver the goods

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau from QCT archives

After months of meetings, weeks of recruiting volunteers and collecting food and monetary donations, and hours of scheduling, members of the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign (CCHC) are prepared to deliver hampers to over 200 households on Dec. 21.

2019 LUC-ky sports awards are back

OK folks, it’s time to reveal the winners of the 2019 LUC-ky sports awards. No money is attached to these awards, no trophies or plaques, no letters in the mail saying “congratulations” or “too bad, so sad.” Only here, in the QCT, do you get the glory. So get your scissors out to cut and frame this article, as this is your trophy.

Fighting Irish U17 hockey team now in first place

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Photo: Luc Lang

The St. Patrick’s High School Under 17 (U17) Major hockey team have themselves an early Christmas present. The Fighting Irish are going into the holidays in first place in their division in the Ligue de Hockey Préparatoire Scolaire (LHPS).

Community Calendar

Dec. 17 and 18 – YES Business Coaching: YES Montreal, in partnership with Voice of English-speaking Québec, offers professional business coaching services in person or online. To book an appointment, call 418-683-2366, ext. 225, or email us at [email protected].

SLC Lions teams have great expectations for 2020

After a magnificent sports season in the fall of 2019, the CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence (SLC) Lions teams can look forward to even more success starting in January 2020.

20th Ice Hotel under construction at Village Vacances Valcartier

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Quebecers are always happy to share their love of winter with the world. And what better way for visitors to experience the magic of snow and ice than to spend a night at the Hôtel de Glace (Ice Hotel)? This upcoming edition promises to be more magical than ever. It is all about celebrating 20 Years of Enchantment.

IHQ honours Patrick McKenna for his book on the history of St. Patrick’s High School

Photos by Cassandra Kerwin

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Joe Malone to be honoured with a statue at Place Jean-Béliveau

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Members of the media gathered at City Hall on Dec. 5 to witness the unveiling of a model of the work of art honouring Quebec Bulldogs hockey player Joe Malone (1890-1969).

VEQ Holiday Happy Hour sparks generosity for Hamper Campaign

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Photo: Adrian Glanvill

Voice of English-speaking Québec (VEQ) spread festive cheer at the annual Holiday Happy Hour held on Dec. 4 at the Morrin Centre in partnership with the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec.