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Memorials and Things of Fame

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain
July 25, 1868 - The Morning Chronicle

The story behind Rue Audubon

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain
This street in Beauport is named in honour of John James Audubon, an American ornithologist, naturalist and painter. He was noted for his extensive studies documenting all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that depicted the birds in their natural habitats. He was born in 1785 in Haiti to French parents and died Jan. 27, 1851 in New York. 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:

Oboist Emma Ahern delights residents at Saint Brigid’s Home

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A group of residents attended a lovely summer concert in the Kildare Lounge of Saint Brigid’s Home on July 19. This was the third year that talented young oboist Emma Ahern has performed at the home; this time she was accompanied by pianist Kasia Borkowska.

Travels through the Townships

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
Want to get away for a few days and enjoy the countryside? Why not hit the road and head east, to the Eastern Townships, that is. 

Business is booming at Beauport Beach

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Photo: Peter Black

This summer’s record-breaking temperatures are breaking attendance records at Quebec City’s only beach on the St. Lawrence River, at la Baie de Beauport. The beach area has been open as a popular picnic and waterside playground since 2008, but swimming has only been allowed since 2016.

Capitales among Can-Am League’s best at mid-way point

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Photo: courtesy of Les Capitales de Québec

With a month and a half to go in the regular season, the Capitales de Québec of the Can-Am Baseball League are well positioned to make the playoffs.

Even though the Capitales lost to the Rockland Boulders 5-4 on July 22, the Caps are still in second place, six games behind the league leaders, the Sussex County Miners of Augusta, New Jersey.

Sports Briefs: Rugby, hockey and basketball

The Rugby Québec girls’ Under 16 (U16) and Under 18 (U18) 15s teams will play a pair of games on July 29 at the Stade Telus at Université Laval against the Académie de Rugby du Rouge et Or.

Sandra Marie ROUSSEAU June 25, 1955 – June 10, 2018

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Sandra Rousseau in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue on June 10. She was the beloved daughter of Vilma Binet and the late Jean Rousseau.

Emerging artists come to the Surface

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Photo: Danielle Burns
Surface: Mon Histoire, Késako was held July 19-21 at Quai Paquet in Lévis, next to the ferry terminal with the majestic Quebec City skyline and sunset as a backdrop.