February 12 2014 Edition

Memorials and Things of Fame

The Morning Chronicle
We are informed that a considerable number of our citizens have been mulcted in the sum of seven cents [$1.00 in 2014] in order to pay postage for circulars which

Memories of the Sillery Junction

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Editor's note: At the suggestion of reader Michel Leclerc, we requested information about the Sillery Junction/La Jonction de Sillery in the January 22, 2014, issue. Joe Lonergan was more than happy to provide us with the following.

The building on the northwest corner of Avenue des Érables and Boulevard René-Lévesque was constructed in 1952.

P.M. Stephen Harper drops by to see Bonhomme Carnaval

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited Quebec City on Thursday, February 6. In the morning he dropped by the Winter Carnival site on the Plains of Abraham and was given a tour by Mayor Régis Labeaume and Bonhomme Carnaval.

Practising English with the QCT

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

For over ten years a group of retired Quebec City Francophones have been meeting twice a week to maintain and improve their English-language skills. Some of them originally met while taking English-Second-Language classes at the Université du 3e ge de Québec (UTAQ) at Université Laval.

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