Sharpening Skates as winter knocks on the door

Photo: Paul Murphy

Skaters young and old get ready for winter’s arrival on the ice surface in front of Palais Montcalm, which opened over the weekend.

Skaters started gliding across the fresh ice at the Place d'Youville skating rink in front of Palais Montcalm and just outside the St. Jean Gate entrance to Old Quebec last weekend as winter waits at the city's doorstep.