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St. Pat’s lineman honoured

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A 16-year-old student-athlete at St. Patrick's High School has survived the third of cuts in the competition to represent Quebec in the Canada Football Cup this month in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Excellence wins ex-Quebec man a Sherratt Award

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Photo: Courtesy of Holmes Creative Communications

Quebec City native Joël Poitras Gagnon has been named a winner of the Fred Sherratt Award this year.

The annual award is given to 12 post-secondary students from various music schools across Canada for outstanding achievement in music and music industry programs.

Jeffery Hale: A well-known figure in Quebec City history

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Photo: Courtesy of Jeffery Hale Hospital

Jeffery Hale's name is well known in Quebec City, but few people know much about the man himself. Everyone who knew the man personally is long dead and Hale died a bachelor in November 1864. But his generosity and benevolence are plain to see.

Wendake history on display

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Photo: Jean-Louis Régis

Thirteen artists will recreate the world in 75 minutes, three nights a week through the end of August, complete with dancing, singing, art and "a special kind of pyrotechnics."

Condos come to Belvedere

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The excavation work for new condos on Avenue Belvédère is well under way. The development, called La Cours des Braves, will be four stories high and count 58 units.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Memorials and Things of Fame

Researched and compiled by Catherine Mills Rouleau

July 1, 2009

 

Special return for ex-Quebecer with Buffalo vocal group

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Photo: Farrell Photography, Amherst, NY

Richard Darisse's visit to Quebec this week will be special in many ways.

Crews clean up after big Fete

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Photo: Marika Wheeler

The morning after the St-Jean-Baptist Day party in the upper town, streets and green spaces were carpeted with garbage. Crushed beer cans had accumulated against curbs, and broken glass littered the streets.

It's a mess the city sees only once a year and one it has become efficient in cleaning up.

Building language bridges

In 1996, after twelve years of regular service in the Canadian Forces all over this country and abroad, I hung my shingle out as a civilian in this town, quickly finding myself recruited onto the board of Voice of English Speaking Quebec. In those days some members of the province's English community were devoting considerable resources to the "language politics" of the time.

Maurice Tanguay passes the puck in life’s hockey game

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