June 11 2014 Edition

QCT receives five awards at the QCNA awards ceremony

Photo: Photo by Jerod Merkle

High-school graduates weren't the only ones bringing home certificates this past weekend. Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph journalists Danielle Burns and Bethann Merkle and copy editor/journalist Shirley Nadeau won top prizes in five categories of the Quebec Community Newspaper Association's 34th annual Better Newspapers Competition.

Extra, extra! QCT’s 250th anniversary to be a week-long celebration

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When you celebrate a birthday as historic as the one we have coming soon, it's no surprise that the festivities take on a life of their own. The anniversary date (June 21), a notable date in its own right, has been transformed into a week of events. Here is a run-down of what we have planned. We look forward to seeing you all there!

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Quebec High School 2014 graduates go through a rite of passage

Photo: Maarten Buyck

The 48 students of Quebec High School's class of 2014, dressed in royal blue caps and gowns, filed into the school's auditorium two by two, led by a kilted Fraser Highlander piper.

St. Patrick’s High School Class of 2014 “surpassed expectations”

Photo: Photo by Cassandra Kerwin

On Friday, May 30, St. Patrick's High School Class of 2014 held its graduation ceremony at the Palais Montcalm. The theatre was filled with friends, families, teachers and staff.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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We find the following in the columns of a contemporary: - A correspondent of the Leader suggests a celebration in honor of the Quebec Gazette attaining its hundred

QCWC bursary winner Jodie Côté-Marshall is packing her bags

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Photo: Photo by Ruby Pratka

Nineteen-year-old CEGEP Champlain-St. Lawrence graduate Jodie Côté-Marshall has won a $2,000 bursary from the Quebec City Women's Club (QCWC) to continue her studies. She's decided to study Modern Languages at the University of Ottawa.

"I want to learn, I want to enjoy it, I've always liked school so I hope it will stay the same for me," she says.

High tea and a high time at the Cultural Interlude

Photo: Photo by Frank Scardina

The fourth annual Cultural Interlude, hosted by the Jeffery Hale Friends' Foundation and the Saint Brigid's Home Foundation, was a success again this year, bringing together members of the community for an afternoon of art and high tea. Over 80 people were in attendance at the historic Domaine Cataraqui in Sillery.

Your cup of tea awaits you at the Morrin Centre

Photo: Photo by Ruby Pratka

A trip back in time over a proper cup of tea awaits visitors to the Morrin Centre this summer.

Participants in the early-evening events will be able to enjoy a selection of teas from Sebz Tea and Lounge, along with milk, sugar, biscuits ("cookies" in modern North American parlance) and Victorian ambiance.

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