August 31 2011 Edition

Celebrate Celtic roots with Natalie MacMaster at the 6th Quebec Celtic Festival

Natalie MacMaster will perform September 17 at 8 p.m. at the Palais Montcalm. Tickets are $65 at the Palais Montcalm website. (Photo MacMaster Press Kit)

Care for the bears: Quebec City’s three former zoo bears have a new home

Toupie, the oldest bear at 30 years old, is not used to caged travel but hopefully will adapt to the new experience.

Companies invited to join successful P. W. Sims Marketing Project


Janet Amos teaches Marketing to students in the P. W. Sims Project at Cegep Champlain-St. Lawrence. (Photo by Marie White)

The congregation of Chalmers-Wesley welcomes their new minister: Dr. James de Burgh Wetherall

The Rev. Dr. James de Burgh Wetherall, who recently completed twenty years as minister of West Ellesmere Church in Toronto, will commence his ministry at Chalmers-Wesley United Church in Quebec City on the first of September 2011. Rev. Wetherall will also serve as the pastor of St. Andrew’s United Church and St.

Souvenirs of Expo Québec 2011

Remembering Jack

Letter to the Editor

I met Jack Layton in 1984 when I became the Executive Director of STOP 103, a multi-service agency supporting poor and marginal people in the urban core of Toronto. Jack was the fairly new but outspoken alderman for the area that included STOP 103. In a very short period of time, I found that his concerns were my concerns: homelessness, hunger, poverty and the environment.

Her cell phone is his prison

Dear Miss Durie,

Memorials and Things of Fame for August 31, 2011

The Morning Chronicle

Quebec City International Festival of Military Bands is spectacular


 For the Grande Finale, all of the military bands gathered together with
the special addition of the Canadian Forces soldiers who have just
returned from their missions in Afghanistan in the forefront. (Photo
Marie White)

Arts and Entertainment - August 31, 2011

August 26 to September 17 - Quebec Celtic Festival is underway!. There will be a kiosk in Place Laurier where you can pick up a complete program and buy tickets for certain special events. Visit for complete details of the various activities and musical presentations.

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