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Club musical de Québec celebrates 125th year

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Entering College Hall at the Morrin Centre last Saturday afternoon was like stepping back in time. 

QAC bursts out of its cage in gender-bending musical

Photo: Normand Brassard

Turn down the lights and cue the music . . . the show is ready! After months of rehearsals and preparations, a cast of 24 will hit the boards this Thursday evening for the opening of the Quebec Art Company (QAC)’s production of the hit musical La Cage aux Folles.

Canada and fighting ISIS

This is the first of two articles dealing with different but closely related topics. Next week’s will be entitled “Canada and resettling refugees.”

Céline Dion at Videotron Centre next year

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau from QCT archives

Get your tickets soon, because they are already selling like hot cakes! 

Céline Dion will be at the Videotron Centre in August next year. It was recently announced that, due to overwhelming demand, an August 25 show has been added to her performances already scheduled for August 20, 21 and 24. Tickets may be purchased at 

A message of support for a Quebec City mosque

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Photo: Mosqué de Québec

The Mosquée de la Capitale on Rue Marie-de-l’Incarnation received a bouquet of white flowers in its mailbox on Sunday. The anonymous message on the card attached to the bouquet read as follows: “Vous serez toujours bienvenue ici. Amour, les Québécois.” (You will always be welcome here. Love, the people of Quebec.)  

Celebrate Saint Andrew’s Day with the 78th Fraser Highlanders

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The 78th Fraser Highlanders will be celebrating St. Andrew’s Day on Saturday, December 5, starting at 6:00 p.m. with a concert featuring the 78th Fraser Highlanders Pipes and Drums, Charmrock Irish dancers, Crépuscule musicians Christian and Dominic Haerinck, and singer Julie Laliberté. 

Memorials and Things of Fame


The Morning Chronicle

Happy St. Andrew’s Day 

The story behind Rue Longfellow

Photo: Bill Cox

Rue Longfellow in Sainte-Foy is named to honour the famous Romantic poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882), who was born in Portland, Maine. Every student has been introduced to the works of this writer in class assignments or reading exercises. 

The Q Factor talent contest at QHS

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Sailing the seas aboard the Silver Whisper

Photo: Silversea Cruises

Cruising down the river”....♫♪♫♪

Well, it wasn’t a Sunday afternoon, and the sun wasn’t above, but the Silver Whisper certainly put one in the mood to go cruising down the river or over the sea in luxurious style. 

Turkey supper at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Carter Hall was stuffed with some 100 people who gobbled down their turkey dinners in record time last Saturday evening. 

Tables decorated with red poinsettias on white tablecloths encircled by green upholstered chairs added a festive touch to the occasion. 

The Aurian Haller Band at the Vieux Bureau de Poste

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Photo: AHBand

All the leaves are gone and the sky is grey, but the art and music of the Aurian Haller Band can certainly put some colour in your life. 

Quebec City ready for its tenth Red Bull Crashed Ice

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

November 27 and 28 will be a big weekend in Quebec City for sports fans! The Vanier Cup final will be played out at Université Laval and will capture the attention of college football fans across Canada. 

Trivial facts: the origin of the phrase “the bee’s knees”

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It’s the oddest expression. Ever wonder why we say “the bee’s knees?”

Do bees even have knees?! 

OBITUARY: Dora HICKS 1931– 2015

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OBITUARY: Dr. Clarence ROSENHEK, M.D.,C.M (1915- 2015)

It is with sadness that his family announces the passing of Dr. Clarence Rosenhek on November 5, 2015, in his 101st year. He is survived by his devoted wife Doris (Steinberg), sons Dr. Shoel, Mark (Ruth Darmon) and Steven (Dr. Bonnie Burke) and adored grandchildren Benjamin, Julian, Jonathan, Sarah and Jackson.

Christmas magic in Quebec City

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The delightful and delicious German Marketplace will be open in the Jardin de l’Hôtel de Ville beside and in front of Quebec City Hall from November 27 to December 20. Kiosks will be open from Thursday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The market will be closed from Monday to Wednesday. 

Clean green, using homemade products

Photo: Lise Lafond

What if you could help save the planet, save money, and get rid of dangerous chemicals and plastic bottles in your home. You can do all this with simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen such as baking soda, vinegar, and lemon juice. 

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.*  

La Corriveau returns to her old haunts

Photo: Sarah Barclay

PARA: Out of the Clouds lands at the Musée Royal 22e Régiment

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On November 10, the Musée Royal 22e Régiment (R22eR) at the Quebec Citadelle unveiled its latest temporary exhibit. PARA: Out of the Clouds features the parachuting skills of members of the Canadian Armed Forces.  

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