November 18 2015 Edition

News Digest November 18 2015



Issue November 18, 2015


Quebecers show their support for Parisians

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

On Friday, November the 13th, terrorist attacks on innocent people enjoying leisure time in restaurants, cafés, a concert hall and a sports arena in Paris claimed the lives of at least 129 people; 352 were injured, 99 of whom are in serious condition. 

Remembrance Sunday at St. John the Evangelist

Photo: Nora Jackson Tweedy

The Sunday preceding November 11 is designated by most churches as Remembrance Sunday, the day when worshippers commemorate members of their congregation who served and died for our freedom. On November 8, a service was duly held at the Anglican Church of St. John the Evangelist in Portneuf. 

Religious heritage award for the Monastère des Augustines

Photo: Conseil du Patrimoine religieux du Québec

On November 5, at the fourth Forum on Religious Heritage, the Conseil du Patrimoine religieux du Québec awarded the Prix d’Excellence to the Fiducie du Patrimoine culturel des Augustines (Augustinian cultural heritage trust) for a new category – Réutilisation (reuse). 

Correction- Prix d’Excellence for the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity

Photo: James Sweeny

VEQ Happy Holiday Hour at the Morrin Centre

Join us to celebrate the holiday season! 

VEQ, in partnership with the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec, is pleased to invite you and your family to join us at our annual Holiday Happy Hour at the historical Morrin Centre on Wednesday, December 2, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

Place d'Youville skating rink opens December 5

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Photo: Ruby Pratka from QCT archives

Memorials and Things of Fame


The Morning Chronicle

The story behind Avenue Kilmarnock

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Photo: Patrimoine Culture du Québec website

The Young, Provost and Guilbeault Trio jazz up the Jesuit Chapel

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On November 13, local jazz enthusiasts filled Espace Hypérion, the Jesuit Chapel at the corner of Rue d’Auteuil and Rue Dauphine in the Old City, for a concert featuring Montreal’s Young, Provost and Guilbeault Trio. It is the first jazz show of the season at the Chapel since Espace Hypérion’s grand re-opening ten days earlier.*  

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