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Make peace on the ice

It is unfortunate that penalties must be handed out to ensure that people do not beat each other senseless while playing a sport.

Quebec Remparts coach Patrick Roy and his son, goalie Jonathan Roy, were among those whose actions were penalized by the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League on Tuesday.

Taylor returns safe and sound from Afghanistan

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Base Valcartier troops are back from Afghanistan. Major Walter Taylor, Squadron Commander of the 53 Combat Engineer Squadron, is safe and sound. Now it’s time for him to spend his five weeks’ holidays with his wife, Sonja, and his parents, Helga and Garth Taylor, from Ottawa.

Over 550 tickets sold for Voice of English-speaking Québec’s May gala

Voice of English-speaking Québec has surpassed its ticket sales target for the May 18 gala event to celebrate Quebec City’s 400th anniversary.

“We’re very excited,” said VEQ executive director Helen Walling. “We’ve sold over 550. Our objective was to sell over 500 by the end of March.”

Take in Tartan Day 2008 in old Quebec

Tartan Day 2008 will take place on Sunday, April 6. The festivities will begin with the Kirkin’ o’ the Tartans at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Rue Cook, in old Quebec. This is a religious service that will include a blessing of the tartans.  

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.

[REQUEST] - Looking for Sheena Taylor McDonald

In 1950 Sheena Taylor aged 19 migrated to Quebec from Glasgow with her parents Hugh and Ann McDonald Taylor. Sheena’s Mother Ann McDonald’s family had migrated to Australia in 1925 and no contact was ever made with
her parents, Sheena’s Grandparents, or Uncles/Cousins from that time.

Quebec’s roofs buckle

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The Quebec City region has had its share of snow! Backyards and sheds are under its cover.

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).

Catch Révélations at the Jeff

Painters, sculptors, crafters, writers and other artists await visitors during the eighth edition of the Exposition Révélations exhibit to be held at the Jeffery Hale from April 6 to 8 from 11 to 5 p.m. The launch will take place on Sunday, April 6 in the Coin Soleil room, second floor, at 2 p.m.

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