July 29 2020 Edition

Quebec Art Company loses another bright star

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Photo: QAC website

Hugh Corston (1954-2020), passed away July 3 at his home in Quebec City. He was born in Halifax, where he spent his formative years and early adulthood. He graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a specialty in languages.

Work ramps up on Promenade de Samuel-De Champlain

Photo: Jonathan Letellier-Black

More than 10 years after the plan was first revealed, construction is now in full swing on Phase 3 of the Promenade Samuel-De Champlain. When completed in 2022, the project will see a beach return to the St. Lawrence River in an area where bathers flocked by the thousands decades ago.

Diamants, Alouettes play to empty stadiums

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Photo: Christian Gingras-ISQ media

The Québec Diamants and the Charlesbourg Alouettes baseball organizations decided to play their games last weekend in front of empty stadiums at Stade Canac and Parc Henri-Casault. The teams played each other on July 24 and July 25, in Charlesbourg and Quebec City respectively.

Hockey fans, the Stanley Cup playoffs are (finally) here

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Photo: Luc Lang

Fans in Quebec City and around the world can start celebrating as the National Hockey League resumes its 2019-2020 season.

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