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SAVING THE PLANET ONE WEEK AT A TIME

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Photo: Lise Lafond

Everyone who owns a car or truck uses windshield washer fluid. Winter or summer, this liquid is important for a clean windshield and safe driving. But it’s essential during the winter months, when a windshield splattered with road salt or sand and slush can be a real safety hazard.

Robert Gerald (Bob) RYAN

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Robert Gerald (Bob) RYAN

May 23, 1939 – November 17, 2019

Fighting Irish send five players to annual LHPS All-Star Games

The St. Patrick’s High School Fighting Irish hockey teams will be represented by five players at the annual All-Star games of the Ligue de Hockey Préparatoire Scolaire (LHPS): three Under 17 (U17) major players and two Under 15 (U15) major players.

Hosted by Collège Saint-Hilaire, the 11 All-Star games will be played on Dec. 13, 14, and 15 at the Isatis Sport complex in Saint-Hyacinthe.

Sports briefs: Football, hockey and baseball

On Nov. 22, on the eve of the Vanier Cup, the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches region held its second “Challenge des Étoiles” for Secondary 3 to 5 football players. The event was held in the Stade Telus on the campus of Université Laval.

Community Calendar

Wednesday, Dec. 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. – VEQ’s Holiday Happy Hour. Join us at the Morrin Centre, 44 Chaussée des Écossais! Support a good cause and take a moment to wish your colleagues, friends and partners a wonderful season. Proceeds from the cash bar help support the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign. Hors d’oeuvres are provided compliments of VEQ. RSVP by Friday, Nov.

The 2020 Winter Carnival program is announced

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

People with an observant eye may have spotted a large white snowman strolling through town on Nov. 28. Bonhomme Carnaval was making his way to the Quebec Armoury with his loyal, hardworking team for the announcement of the 66th Quebec City Winter Carnival’s program.

Fighting Irish win their seventh consecutive hockey game

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On Nov. 30, the stands at Université Laval PEPS were full of fans of the St. Patrick’s High School Fighting Irish. Friends, family members and alumni were dressed in green or wrapped in fleecy green blankets to keep warm as they cheered on their U17 hockey players facing the Athlétiques of the Polyvalente Ancienne-Lorette, ranked second in the Ligue de Hockey Préparatoire Scolaire.

From Galt to Giuliani, saga of Russian Jewish refugees continues

There we were, jammed into a tight space backstage, a small huddled mass of actors dressed as poor villagers, about to go out and perform a scene in which cold-blooded officials of a brutal regime order us to leave our homes.

Philanthropy Takes Flight – now boarding!

This coming January, Jeffery Hale–Saint Brigid’s Friends’ Foundation will launch an exciting new fundraising event to take place at the glamorous Complexe Capitale Helicoptère in Sainte-Foy.

Fiddler on the Roof story still current a century later

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Photo: Danielle Burns

The Quebec Art Company (QAC) was keen to present Fiddler on the Roof, one of the best-known musicals in the world, after learning actor Michel Blackburn (who portrayed Jesus in the QAC’s 2018 production of Jesus Christ Superstar) had always wanted to play Tevye, the softhearted main character.

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