November 23 2016 Edition

78th Fraser Highlanders celebrate St. Andrew’s Day

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Saint Andrew himself would have been impressed with the concert given in his honour by the Fort St.

St. Andrew’s International Supper a treat for all tastes


Members of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church Guild hosted a tasty meal for all comers on Saturday evening in the Kirk Hall.

National contest is for the birds

Photo: Sandra and Frank Horvath courtesy of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society

For the first time ever, a cardinal became a frequent visitor in our backyard this summer, and he still occasionally stops by, announcing his presence with his trademark whoop-and-chirp call, one of four distinct tunes in his repertoire. Even his mottle-plumed missus shows up now and then to keep a keen eye on her flashy scarlet mate - we call him Cyprien, which is a little inside joke.

Career Day at Valcartier Elementary School

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Photo: Jayne Doddridge

On Friday, November 18, 13 wonderful women from our community were invited to have lunch with our Cycle 2 and Cycle 3 students for National Career Day 2016.  

QCGN discusses concerns with Premier Couillard

At a first-ever meeting with Premier Philippe Couillard at the National Assembly on November 8, representatives from the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) had a frank and positive discussion about Quebec's support to its English-speaking minority community. 

Memorials and Things of Fame


The Morning Chronicle

The story behind Rue Churchill

Photo: Bill Cox

Rue Churchill is named in honour of Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, a British statesman and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and from 1951 to 1955. Churchill dominated the political scene of the U.K. during the first half of the 20th century. He was also an officer in the British Army, a non-academic historian, a writer (as Winston S.

Meet Dan Gilbert, the QCT’s newest journalist

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My journey to becoming a writer took shape in my teenage years, when I was involved with Quebec High School's student newspaper The Scoop.

Ross Murray launches A Hole in the Ground

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On November 16, Livres Trois Canons bookstore welcomed guests to a special book launch to meet Canadian humorist and columnist Ross Murray as he launched his debut novel, A Hole in the Ground

Bob Walsh, bluesman, dead at 68

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Photo: Guy Bélanger

One of the Quebec City music scene's best-known voices has gone silent. Bluesman Bob Walsh died Tuesday at 68 of complications from a heart attack. 

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