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Health authorities nix Capitales’ plan for a baseball tournament

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Photo: Luc Lang

The Quebec Capitales’ president, Michel Laplante, officially announced that the plan for a Canadian baseball tournament, co-organized with the Trois-Rivières Aigles, has been vetoed by provincial health authorities.

Maureen TUPPERT

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Maureen TUPPERT
1943-2020

Mrs. Maureen Tuppert, wife of the late Mr. André Ferland, died at the IUCPQ, on May 2, 2020, at the age of 76. She was the daughter of the late Mrs. Rolande St-Onge and the late Mr. William Tuppert. She lived in Quebec.

The family will be receiving condolences at
Maison Gomin
Services commémoratifs
2026, boul. René-Lévesque Ouest
Québec QC G1V 2K8

Glenn STEWART

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Glenn STEWART
1969-2020

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved son and brother Glenn Stewart on June 23, 2020, at the age of 51. He lived in Quebec City.

Practise water safety this summer

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Photo: Lise Lafond

Last week on Lake Temiscouata, rescue teams were called on to save two people who had fallen into the lake when their canoe capsized. Both canoeists were wearing life jackets, but even with the proper safety equipment, the danger was hypothermia, the cooling of body core temperature. A drop of two degrees Celsius is potentially deadly.

1920: A Czechoslovakian army in Quebec City – Part 2

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Photo: Public Domain

After crossing the Pacific Ocean and disembarking in Vancouver in June 1920, the Czechoslovakians paraded to the CNR station. The third and largest contingent was particularly spectacular. A Siberian pony led one of the four regimental bands and a huge bear pulled a drum on a cart.

St. Michael’s Hall cleared out for renovations

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Photo: Peter Black

Volunteers are clearing out nearly 75 years’ worth of accumulated items from St. Michael’s Anglican Church Hall on Chemin Saint-Louis to prepare for renovations.

Montcalm project causing major traffic disruptions

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Photo: Jonathan Letellier-Black

A major construction project is now at full steam ahead in the busy quadrant of Avenue Cartier and Chemin Sainte-Foy between Rue Sherbrooke and Avenue de Salaberry.

Pucker up – embrace rhubarb as Canada’s national vegetable

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain

A couple of years ago, this space made the case for the “versatile, nutritious, abundant, delicious wild blueberry” as Canada’s national fruit. “It’s grown from coast to coast to coast, a leading export product, and a staple for all manner of wildlife – indeed beavers have been known to snack on the berries.”

Chipmunk chows down at Lise’s garden

Photos by Lise Lafond

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Whether he needs it or not, this little chipmunk decided to freshen his breath with some peppermint.

 

In celebration of all things Canadian

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain

Canada Day will feel different this year, with no large gatherings on the Plains of Abraham, no giant cake, compliments of the Château Frontenac, served on Dufferin Terrace, and no fireworks! Local notables can enjoy the novelty of sitting on deck chairs in their own yards, watching their children or grandchildren run through the sprinkler.

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