July 1 2015 Edition

A “Living Experience” at Wendake Pow Wow

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Photo: Sarah Barclay

The sun beat down on dancers and spectators with an intensity that almost matched the pounding drums and chants coming from a row of tents on the far side of the arena last Saturday. Summer and Wendake’s International Pow Wow were both in full swing, shining brightly for all to enjoy.

Flea Market draws quite a crowd to the Close

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The Churches respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

Representatives of the Anglican Church of Canada, the Presbyterian Church in Canada, the United Church of Canada, the Jesuits of English Canada, and the president of Catholic Entities Parties to the Indian Residential School Settlement, have made a joint statement, an adaptation of which follows:

Cathedral of the Holy Trinity presents first of Midi en Musique concerts

The popular Midi en Musique concert series presented by the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity returns on Thursday, July 9, at 12:30 p.m. 

The story behind Rue Douglas

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Photo: Bill Cox

Rue Douglas is named in honour of a powerful 13th-century Scottish family. One of its most illustrious members was William Douglas the Bold, Lord of Douglas, who participated in the Wars of Scottish Independence with Sir William Wallace against the English. He died in the Tower of London in 1298.

Memorials and Things of Fame

Photo: Shirley Nadeau


The Morning Chronicle

A summer of music at the Edwin-Bélanger Bandstand

The National Battlefields Commission presents its 23rd season of free summer concerts on the Plains of Abraham with a diverse line-up of top-notch musical programming. There will be 28 outdoor evening concerts from June 11 to July 5 and from July 23 to August 9, Thursdays through Sundays at 8 p.m. There are no performances during Festival d’Été. 

Trying for expansion in rugby

Photo: Ruby Pratka

When Stéphanie Bernier represented Canada at the Rugby World Cup last summer in France, she and her teammates competed in front of 20,000 shouting, flag-waving fans as nearly two million people watched the playoff games on television. 

Quebec Seamen’s Club honours Eileen McLaughlin

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The Tall Ships are coming to Quebec City in 2017!

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Photo: PMO's website

After months of waiting, the team of Rendez-Vous Naval 2017 are relieved to learn that, in conjunction with Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations in July 2017, the Government of Canada will provide financial support for the Tall Ships Regatta.

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