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Hockey action at St. Patrick’s High and St. Lawrence

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Photo: courtesy of Champlain-St. Lawrence Athletics

The St. Patrick’s High School hockey teams will all be back in action after a quiet time in the Ligue de Hockey Préparatoire Scolaire.

Only the Under 17 Minor (U17) team was on the ice last weekend. Playing at the Centre Sportif de Sainte-Foy, the Fighting Irish lost in overtime, 3-2, against the Académie Mont-Bleu of Gatineau.

High school and CEGEP basketball season underway

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Photo: Luc Lang

Basketball season is back in the Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches region of the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ).

It’s back to the courts for the girls’ and boys’ teams at St. Patrick’s and Quebec high schools in hopes of winning a regional title banner to hang in their respective gymnasiums.

Lest we forget: 100 years since the Armistice

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
This year’s Remembrance Day has a special significance because it commemorates the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice in a railway car in the forest of Compiègne in Picardy, France, on Nov. 11, 1918, ending the First World War.

Cable TV boldly goes where networks fear to tread

Now that the American midterm elections are over, there is likely to be a great sucking vacuum in the television-viewing habits of many folks on this side of the border who have been addicted to CNN and MSNBC – well, ever since that orange-haired fellow began his run for the presidency, anyway.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain

November 11, 1868 – The Morning Chronicle

The story behind Rue Berlinguet

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This street is named in honour of two architects and sculptors – Louis-Thomas Berlinguet (1790-1863), born in Saint-Laurent on Île-d'Orléans, and his son François-Xavier Berlinguet (1830-1916), born in Quebec City. 

The War Ends: Headlines from 100 years ago

The end of the First World War brought new challenges for Quebec City’s residents. This sampling of headlines in the November 1918 Quebec Chronicle gives a glimpse of the situation in the wake of the war effort.

Parade des Jouets kindles the Christmas spirit

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Photo: Danielle Burns
What is the true meaning of Christmas? Is it gifts under the tree? Stockings stuffed? Turkeys stuffed? Rum and eggnog with friends and family? Christmas parties? 

Give to the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign and help deliver some goodness this holiday season

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Photo: Sophie Minville, EQLC

The 23rd Community Christmas Hamper Campaign will soon be underway! From Sunday, Nov. 18 to Sunday, Dec. 9, you can help “deliver some goodness” by giving to this wonderful community initiative in any or all of the following ways:

Royal 22e Régiment and Voltigeurs de Québec launch CD with a concert

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

La Musique du Royal 22e Régiment in association with La Musique des Voltigeurs de Québec launched their first CD, simply titled UN, at the Basilique-cathédrale Notre-Dame de Québec on Nov. 10. A free concert by La Musique des Voltigeurs “L’écho des coquelicots”, which highlighted the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice, followed the launch.