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Dadventures: New initiative supports men raising children

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Photo: Wellness Centre

According to a recent province-wide survey taken by the Regroupement pour la Valorization de la paternité in collaboration with Community Health and Social Services Network, English-speaking fathers raising children across Quebec experience specific vulnerabilities in a number of areas, as compared with their French-speaking peers.

Fighting Irish juniors start the 2019 season on the road

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Photo: St. Patrick’s Fighting Irish football page

The St. Patrick’s High School junior football team will hit the field for the first time this season when they visit École secondaire La Courvilloise in Beauport, on Sept.13. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. The Centaures lost their first game last week while the Fighting Irish benefited from a bye. Hopes are high for the team composed of Secondary 2 and 3 students.

St. Lawrence College gets first-ever points in men’s soccer

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Photo: St. Lawrence Lions Facebook page

The CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence Lions men’s soccer team took to the field for the very first time this past weekend, playing two games within 24 hours in the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) college division.

There was a mixed soccer team in previous years. This is the first all-male soccer team at St. Lawrence.

Concordia simply no match for the Rouge et Or football team

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Photo: U Laval-Nathalie Martin

The Université Laval Rouge et Or football team made a solid statement on Sept. 7, when it crushed the Concordia University Stingers 41-6, in the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) conference.

The Rouge et Or began the game on a strong note and did not give the Stingers a single chance to catch up.

Mystery Photo contest

What is it? Where (exactly) is it located?

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Send your answers to [email protected] and you may win a free three-month subscription to the QCT, or a three-month extension to your current subscription. You have until Sept. 13 to submit your answer. If we receive more than one correct reply, we will draw a name. The winner’s name will be published in the Sept. 18 edition.

CQSB PUBLIC NOTICE

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Pursuant to article 278 of the Education Act, notice is hereby given that the 2019-2020 Operating Budget of the Central Québec School Board will be studied at the special meeting of the Council of Commissioners on September 19, 2019 at 5:00 p.m., at the Board Office, 2146, chemin Saint-Louis, Québec, QC, G1T 1P4.

Given in Québec on September 4, 2019.

MondoKarnaval lights up Limoilou with world culture

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The MondoKarnaval parade made its way up 3ième Avenue from Rue des Sables to 13ième Rue on Aug. 31, leading everyone they met along the way to the carnival site at Parc Cartier-Brébeuf for a weekend of free activities until Sept. 2.

Quebec has subscription crisis as regional media fail

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Martin Cauchon virtually bounded into the radio studio four years ago, bursting with enthusiasm for his latest venture.

“Crazy” Diamant theatre complex all set to shine

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Photo: Peter Black

As the Pink Floyd song says: “Shine on you crazy diamond.”

In this case the “diamond” is Le Diamant, the dazzling new $57-million performing arts centre in the heart of Quebec City; and “crazy” is how Lynda Beaulieu, sister and business partner of famed director Robert Lepage, describes how the project may have been perceived when the two first pitched it 15 years ago.

The story behind Rue Deschamps

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Photo: Screenshot from Google Maps

Located in the Beauport borough, Rue Deschamps is named in honour of Jean-Baptiste Deschamps (1897-1989), founder of J.B. Deschamps printers. Inaugurated in 1926, the printing company still exists on the corner of Boulevard des Chutes and Rue Deschamps and is known as Deschamps Impression. The building has been enlarged several times.

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