October 21 2015 Edition

Jennifer Hobbs-Roberts receives Rachel-Bureau Prize


News Digest October 21 2015




Issue October 21, 2015


No playoffs for the Fighting Irish football teams

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Photo: Fighting Irish football Facebook page

The Fighting Irish Senior football team needed a win against the only unbeaten team in the conference, College de Lévis, to maintain their playoff hopes alive. They battled hard, but, at the end, St. Patrick’s bowed 41-20 to the Commandeurs. With the loss, St. Pat’s is now eliminated from postseason play.

Comiccon characters congregate in Quebec City

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Superheroes and characters from comic books, video games, science fiction and movies congregated at the Centre des Congrès on October 17 and 18 for the second edition of Comiccon. Also on hand were comic book artists and actor Lou Ferrigno, who played the title role in the 1978 to 1982 television series, The Incredible Hulk

A magical night at the opera

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

If you haven’t seen the Opéra de Québec (OdQ)’s production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute at the Grand Théâtre yet, there are still two performances on October 22 and 24.

Étienne Papineau: Canadian Collegiate Golf Champion

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Photo: Photo provided by CCAA

In his last competition as a Lion golfer, St. Lawrence College’s Étienne Papineau won the gold medal at the PING Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Golf Nationals held in Chilliwack, B.C., from October 14 to 16.

The Asylum: an interactive Halloween experience at the Morrin Centre

Photo: Jean-Sébastien St-Pierre

From October 23 to November 7, the Morrin Centre and Hérôle will host an all-new interactive Halloween experience. The former prison will open its doors, its cells and its darkened hallways to create the terrifying universe of The Asylum.

Memorials and Things of Fame


The Morning Chronicle

It was so dark yesterday due to the Eclipse that at about half-past ten o’clock a.m. gas had to be lighted in many offices and places of business. 

Dollard-des-Ormeaux School is granted a much-welcome extension

The Council of Commissioners of the Central Québec School Board (CQSB) is pleased to announce that the Ministère de l’Éducation, de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche (MEESR) has granted funding for a much-awaited extension to Dollard-des-Ormeaux School (DDO) located in Courcelette.

Searching for relatives of those who took part in the Battle of Hong Kong

The Morrin Centre, with the collaboration of historian Patrick Donovan, is putting  together an exhibit to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Hong Kong, that took place from December 8 to 25, 1941. 

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