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Blazers, Irish basketball teams back on the courts

The high school basketball teams at Quebec High and St. Patrick’s High schools are back on the courts for the second half of the 2019-2020 season.

The St. Pat’s basketball teams played six games last week and the QHS Blazers were back in action against two teams.

Community Calendar

Mondays and Thursdays, from Jan. 7 to 30, 6 - 7:30 p.m. – Traditional Japanese art techniques with local artist Rieko Koresawa as she teaches calligraphy, ink painting and origami. The series of eight free workshops is open to people aged 8+; children must be accompanied by an adult; at the Jeffery Hale Pavilion 1270 Chemin Ste-Foy, room 1135. Materials are provided. Registration is required.

Remparts, AAA Midget and Pee-Wee Tournament

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Photo: Jonathan Roy-QMJHL

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League is proud to highlight the remarkable performance of its student-athletes on the ice and at school during the month of December. The student-athlete of the month award promotes excellence and the perseverance of the players.

SLC Lions hockey team in RSEQ top three

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Photo: St. Lawrence Lions Athletics

The CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence Lions are now first in the Northeast Division of the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) hockey league, with a resounding 8-2 win over the Gaillards of Cégep de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue on Jan. 11 at the Complexe Sportif Multidisciplinaire de L’Ancienne-Lorette.

Laval splits pair of games against McGill in RSEQ basketball action

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Photo: Mathieu Bélanger - U Laval

The Université Laval Rouge et Or basketball teams hosted McGill University athletes in a pair of games on Jan. 10 at the Amphithéâtre-Desjardins, in Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) action.

First up, the Rouge et Or women’s team hosted the McGill Martlets.

Celebrating New Year’s Day with 2020 vision

Photo by Shirley Nadeau

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A light dusting of snow gives this driver a clear view on 2020! 

 

So long, 2019 – a look back at the highs and lows

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Photo: Jonathan Letellier-Black

When I was 17, it was a very good year ...” Old Blue Eyes couldn’t have crooned it better. For people of approximately Frank Sinatra’s generation, it’s frightening to realize those who turned 17 in 2019 were born in 2002, the year after 9/11, when the world changed in an awful and dramatic way.

Quebec slides into 2020 on a spectacular Toboggan ride

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Photo: Jonathan Letellier-Black

The first edition of Toboggan, Quebec City’s new year-end bash, was a smash.

QCT has cameo in cross-border comedy "Super Troopers 2"

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Photo: Peter Black

You’d have to be quick or lucky to spot it, but the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph has a minor role in a popular comedy feature film that’s been streaming on the Crave movie channel.

Céline, Charest and the knack for reinventing yourself

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau from QCT archives

I have a confession to make. I am now a bona fide fan of Céline Dion. Let me explain this late-blooming admiration for the superstar pride of Charlemagne.

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