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Amélie Godin crowned Queen of the 62nd Quebec City Winter Carnival

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

St. Patrick’s Parish welcomes Father Réjean Lussier

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On Sunday, January 17, St. Patrick’s Parish of Quebec welcomed Father Réjean Lussier as its new pastor. For the occasion, Archbishop Gérard Lacroix presided over Mass and formally installed Lussier in his new role. 

Auction action at the Jeffery Hale Fundraiser

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Photo: Amy Bilodeau

The action was lively at the auction and lunch held at the Jeffery Hale Pavilion last Friday. The purpose of the event, coordinated by Jeffery Hale Community Partners, Jeffery Hale Community Services, and open to JH Pavilion friends, was to raise funds to help the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign get out of the red, which they did to the amount of $845. 

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau


The Morning Chronicle

The story behind Rue Lucille-Teasdale

Photo: Bill Cox

Quebec winter delights West Coasters

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Over the past four years, my husband and I have experienced winter in Quebec City. Our principal residence is Victoria, British Columbia, so people often ask, “Are you crazy? Why come here at the worst time of the year?” Our response: we enjoy this city because it really knows how to “do winter.”

Immigration and isolation explored in Early Winter

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Photo: Catherine Musgrove

In most small towns across our country, winter is a time of solitude and hibernation, when we regroup and often hide from nature’s elements. In that retreat we are left with a sense of reclusiveness that often affects our emotional health. 

Kevin O’Farrell presents The Rock Baron of St. Macinaw

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Chiselling the night away

Photo: Danielle Burns

RBC donates $20,000 to the Morrin Centre

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Photo: Elizabeth Perreault

Volunteers get the royal treatment at Morrin Abbey

Photo: Elizabeth Perreault

On January 27 the Morrin Centre treated their many volunteers to an evening of dinner and fun and games, topped off with door prizes. 

Letter to François Blais, Minister of Education, Higher Education and Research

CORRECTION: (February 4, 2016) The Letter to the Minister

Bell Let’s Talk donates $1,000,000 to mental health research

Spaghetti Supper in Valcartier on February 20

Congratulations to Amélie Godin, Queen of Quebec City’s Winter Carnival

The QCT brings back many memories

Timothy McGRATH 1946-2016

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Timothy McGrath, age 69, died at Hôpital Saint-Sacrement on January 26, 2016. He was the loving husband of Gaétane Nadeau and the son of the late Dora E. Brennan and the late Lawrence J. McGrath. He lived in Quebec City.

More who’s who . . .

Here are 11 new names of people in the photo published in the [January 13, 2016, edition of the] QCT: 3 - Rick O'Connor, 4 - Gerry Woodrow, 5 - Hubert Bauch (assistant park monitor), 11 - Don Walsh, 15 - Brian Shea, 16 - Gordon Shea, 19 - Ray Baker, 20 - Ricky Baker, 25 - Michael Parent, 28 - Gordon Rourke, 33 - Gary Baker.

Chaudière Waterfalls in all seasons

Photo: Bill Cox

The moods of a river are are best expressed by the nature of its falls or rapids, and the Chaudière River is one of the most expressive. 

News Digest January 27 2016




Issue January 27, 2016


Ice fishing at the Village Nordik lures visitors

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Photo: Rachel Collet

Burkina Faso: the loss of Quebec City residents hits home

Photo: Carrier’s Facebook page

As the nation mourns the deaths of six humanitarian workers as a result of an attack by heavily armed gunmen on a cafe and hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on January 15, this loss cuts deeply in the victims’ hometown of Quebec City. 

Video conference clarifies Alzheimer’s disease

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Travel writing: turning one passion into another

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Photo: Elizabeth Perreault

In the cosy confines of the Morrin Centre on a crisp winter’s night, the melodious voice of Laurie Gough fell like powdered snow around the room, coating the luscious ideas brewing in the minds of the gathered group. 

Robert Lepage, La Chamaille and the Club Musical

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Memorials and Things of Fame


The Morning Chronicle

The story behind Avenue Louis-St-Laurent

Photo: Bill Cox

Embracing winter at outdoor FUNdraiser with Duchess Amélie


Winter Carnival festivities and celebrations are gearing up throughout the city! Everywhere, locals and visitors are embracing the winter and participating despite cooler temperatures.

78th Fraser Highlanders and friends sup with Robbie Burns

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The 78th Fraser Highlanders and guests gathered for the traditional Robbie Burns Supper last Saturday evening at the Château Laurier. There were 98 people in total, according to Commanding Officer Alan Stairs and Captain-Lieutenant Ted Gunn, who helped organize the gala event.  

Serving up life skills with popcorn at Cinéma Cartier

Photo: Sarah Barclay
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