June 5 2013 Edition

QCT journalists win big at QCNA Competition


Being honoured by a jury of one's peers is one of the highest accolades possible. Yet this is exactly what the QCT received on Friday, May 31, 2013, from the Quebec Community Newspapers Association (QCNA).

Mystery Photo Contest

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Welcome to this summer's MYSTERY PHOTO CONTEST. Bethann Merkle, Shirley Nadeau and Danielle Burns have scouted out people, places and things around the city for you to try and identify over the next three months. Your mission is to find these objects and correctly identify them by answering the questions with each photo.

Don’t miss the Artbeat Spring Fling Festival

Photo: Photo by Mike Heffernan

J.P. Chartier, the driving force behind the Artbeat Spring Fling Festival, described what promises to be an exciting series of four different shows over three days highlighting the performing arts - in English - in Quebec City the weekend of June 13 to 15.

A Cultural Interlude at the Domaine Cataraqui


High Tea catered by the Château Frontenac and served in the beautiful surroundings of the Domaine Cataraqui - what a marvellous combination. Delicately-cut cucumber, smoked salmon and shrimp sandwiches, scones with jam and cream and many other sweet delicacies tempted the palate.

Giving a voice to mysterious objects

Photo: Jacques Beardsell, CCQ)

VEQ presents its Annual Report and elects new board members


Voice of English-speaking Quebec held its 32nd annual general meeting on May 30. On behalf of the board of directors, Bill Donnelly welcomed some 75 members and guests.

Memorials and Things of Fame


The Morning Chronicle

Irish Heritage Quebec welcomes Ireland’s ambassador Ray Bassett

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Photo: Photo by Danielle Burns

Irish Heritage Quebec marked its 40th anniversary by inviting Ray Bassett, Ireland's ambassador to Canada, to speak recently at McMahon Hall of St. Patrick's Church.

The debate on graffiti: art or vandalism?


American Consul hosts information meeting

American Consul General Peter O'Donohue, Consul Stuart Wilson and Consular Affairs Assistant, Sophie Maciagowski generously offered a panel-style meeting with several Americans who now call Quebec City their home.

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