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Pointe-aux-Lièvres to get new bridge and pavilion

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Photo: Ville de Québec

Construction of a new bridge for pedestrians and cyclists over the St. Charles River is expected to begin this spring, part of a boom of projects for the Pointe-aux-Lièvres sector of Limoilou.

Quebec Women’s Club 2020 Bursary applications now available

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This year, the Quebec City Women’s Club will be offering one woman a $2,000 bursary to support the continuation of her studies at a university.

Eligible applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or legal refugees, from the Quebec City region and be must comfortable in English.

DÉFILÉ de la SAINT-PATRICK CANCELLED

The Ville de Québec just sent out this statement regarding the cancellation of the Défilé de la Saint-Patrick and other activities that were planned from March 19 to 21, due to the prventative measures announced by the government of Québec to limit the spread of the COVID-19 corona virus.     

SHANNON IRISH SHOW CANCELLED

SHANNON IRISH SHOW CANCELLED

The Grande Virée detours to Baie de Beauport

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The stage was set in Quebec City for the Grande Virée des canotiers et canotières. On March 7, under a clear blue sky, a bright sun, with above-zero temperatures, canoers and spectators assembled at Baie de Beauport.

Pauline McCarthy named Grand Marshal of 2020 St. Patrick’s parade

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Photo: Allison Kirkwood

The Défilé de la Saint-Patrick de Québec is pleased to announce that Pauline Bigaouette McCarthy will be Grand Marshal for the parade’s 11th edition. McCarthy is a pioneer and visionary in the cultural, recreational and philanthropic development of the local Irish community.

Future of the Parti Québécois is no laughing matter

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Was it only six years ago that Pierre-Karl Péladeau fist-pumped his entry onto the political scene as a star candidate for the Parti Québécois?

Meet Jarryd Smith: the dad behind Dadventures

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Photo: Danielle Burns

Jarryd Smith looks like a fitness coach, so it’s no surprise to learn that he is one. Smith, who is 6’2’’, started playing Australian Rules Football (ARF) when he was seven and spent 11 years as a semi-pro player.

CANCELLED - Three days of festivities for St. Patrick’s Day

The Ville de Québec has just announced (on March 12 at 5 p.m.) that due to the government of Québec's announcement today about preventing the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Défile de la Saint-Patrick has been CANCELLED. 

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The story behind Rue Gabriel-Taschereau

STREET VIEWS

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Photo: RCAF

This street honours the memory of Gabriel Taschereau (1915-1999), a military aviation group captain, born in Victoriaville.

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