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Wednesday, Nov. 20, noon to 2 p.m. – International Lunch at the Eastern Québec Learning Centre, 3005 Rue William-Stuart. This year’s menu will feature delicious dishes from Venezuela. Admission is $20. No alcohol permitted. This is a fundraiser for the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign. Limited seats. Reserve early via Eventbrite at eventbrite.ca/e/75863544905. Payment upon arrival.

OBITUARY: Claire (Hardy) DAWSON

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Claire (Hardy) DAWSON
1941 - 2019

Claire Hardy, wife of Donald Dawson, died at Jeffery Hale Hospital on Nov. 12, 2019, surrounded by her loved ones. She was the daughter of the late Allan Hardy and the late Claire Légaré. She lived in Quebec City.

Give to the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign and help deliver some goodness

The 24th annual Community Christmas Hamper Campaign is now underway! Between Nov. 17 and Dec. 15, you can help “deliver some goodness” by giving to this wonderful community initiative in any or all of the following ways:

Fighting Irish U17 sweep hockey showdown in Rimouski

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Photo: St. Patrick’s High School

The St. Patrick’s High School Fighting Irish Under 17 (U17) Majors came back from Rimouski with two wins in two games in the Ligue de Hockey Préparatoire Scolaire (LHPS).

On Nov. 15, Jérémy Boudreau, Storm Blackned and Elijah Nuktie each scored one goal, contributing to St. Pat’s 4-3 shootout win over the Sélects from École secondaire Paul-Hubert of Rimouski.

SLC Lions teams enjoy a winning weekend

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Photo: SLC Lions

If you should cross paths with a CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence athlete in the city, you might see him or her wearing a big smile. The reason? The Lions sports teams are enjoying a winning month of November.

Rouge et Or basketball season now underway

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Photo: ULaval

With the football, soccer, and rugby seasons over, it is now time for basketball at Université Laval.

On Nov. 16, both the women’s and men’s teams had their home openers at the Amphithéâtre Desjardins against the Concordia University Stingers. In front of 1,350 rowdy fans, the Laval teams had great opening games but left disappointed after the second one.

QHS students raise over $100,000 for the Terry Fox Foundation

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

A special assembly was held in the gymnasium of Quebec High School (QHS) on Nov. 8 to reveal the grand total of funds raised for the Terry Fox Foundation by students and staff at the school over the past two decades.

Remembering the fallen at the Cross of Sacrifice

Photos by Cassandra Kerwin

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Veterans stand on Grande Allée for a moment of prayer in the Remembrance Day Ceremony in front of the Cross of Sacrifice.

CAQ English-services plan raises historic questions

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For the record, your scribe qualifies as a “historic anglophone” both under Quebec law and as a matter of history.

Family genealogists have traced an ancestor born to a British soldier garrisoned at Quebec City. And another ancestor, born and raised in Huntington, pulled off some kind of Laura Secord-style warning about a Fenian raid and got a commendation for bravery.

Bloc concedes on recount; Duclos confirmed as Quebec MP

FEDERAL ELECTION RECAP

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Photo: Jean-Yves Doclos’ Twitter

Jean-Yves Duclos has been confirmed as the Liberal MP for Quebec riding in the central core of the city. His Bloc Québécois challenger, Christiane Gagnon, called a halt to a judicial recount last week after nearly two days of counting ballots.

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