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FEQ announces a new, bigger Loto-Québec stage

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Photo: FEQ

The Festival d’Été de Québec (FEQ) recently announced that their second largest stage will welcome festival-goers on an even bigger site this summer. The Loto-Québec stage will take up residence in Place George-V, across the Grande Allée from its former location in Parc de la Francophonie. This new location will be equipped to host a larger audience in even better conditions.

Community Calendar

April 2 to 7 – Imagination Writers’ Festival at the Morrin Centre.* Visit morrin.org for details.

St. John’s Masonic Lodge invites you to brunch

St. John’s Lodge, Quebec City’s English-language Masonic Lodge, is having a brunch on Saturday, April 13 at 10 a.m. at the lodge building, located at 51 Rue des Jardins, in the Old City. Free parking is available at the nearby Cathedral of the Holy Trinity.

Everyone is welcome, men and women alike.

Central Québec School Board continues to shine

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Photo: Screenshot from Google Maps

The Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur (MEES) recently published its report containing the latest statistics regarding graduation and qualification rates per school board in the province of Quebec. It is with great pride that we inform you that the Central Québec School Board continues to shine: in all sectors, the CQSB ranked second among the 72 Quebec school boards.

St. Lawrence Lady Lions set for RSEQ provincial championship

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Photo: St. Lawrence Lions website

The CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence Lady Lions basketball team is in Montreal from April 5 to 7 to take part in the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) championship.

Capitales getting ready for the 2019 Can-Am League season

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Photo: Matt Sullivan

The Québec Capitales of the Can-Am League are getting ready to make fans forget how the 2018 season ended. Let me remind you: the Capitales lost the 2018 league championship to the Sussex County Miners, who also won the regular season title.

Tickets for QAC’s Noises Off now on sale

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Photo: QAC

Tickets are now on sale online for the Quebec Art Company’s hilarious farcical romp, Noises Off. It takes to the stage on Thursday, May 16, for four performances, including the QAC’s traditional Sunday matinee, at 2 p.m. Evening performances start earlier than in the past, at 7:30 p.m.

Spring comes marching in with the Défilé de la Saint-Patrick

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

 

Green, white and orange flag of Ireland raised at City Hall

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Terence Kerwin, the president of the Défilé de la Saint-Patrick de Québec, and Michelle Morin-Doyle, Quebec City deputy mayor, raised the green, white and orange flag of Ireland beside City Hall on March 21 to mark the official beginning of four days of St. Patrick’s festivities.

Greying workers only part of the labour shortage solution

COMMENTARY

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I have seen the future, and it works.” That was American leftist journalist Lincoln Steffens talking about the early years of communist Russia. Well, I have seen the future, too – and it’s old guys working at supermarkets.