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MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

The Morning Chronicle
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Threatened Debouli

An ode to Jacques-Cartier Park at Cap-Rouge

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Photo: Courtesy of Bill Cox

Every time we visit this well-known beach it shows us different activities and beautiful landscapes and seascapes. Because the St. Lawrence is a tidal River at this point with high tides averaging 15 feet and reaching 18 feet when the moon is full, you never see the same spot exactly the same way twice.

Lost Fingers find big success at Montreal Jazzfest

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Photo: courtesy of Mike Wyman

Even if 2008 were to end today, it has been very good to The Lost Fingers. When it dawned, Christian Roberge, Byron Mikaloff and Alex Morrissette were three guys playing in a cover band, offering the hits of a previous generation in a style that had peaked in popularity when radio was still considered a marvel of technology.

Quebec City Jazz Festival

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Photo: courtesy of www.fermelaradio.com

La Maison Anglaise recommends summer reading for teens

One of my favourite things about summer vacation has always been having the time to read as much as I want. In fact, give me some sun, a comfy place to sit and a stack of books, and I’ll be perfectly happy to do nothing else. If that sounds like your perfect summer vacation too, here are some books that you’ll want to add to your reading list.

 

Dance, music, art and history: this summer in the city

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Photo: courtesy of Robin Lingwood

Scores of Archives 

Conflict rains on military parade, Hundreds protest Freedom of the City

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Photo: Scott French

Same-sex unions divide Anglican Church, Gay marriage debate rages on

Once a symbol of unity for the Anglican Church, this year’s Lambeth Conference in Canterbury, England is threatening to deepen divisions amongst the church’s 38 provincial members. The conference intends to continue contentious discussions on gay marriage and the ordination of gay and lesbian as well as female priests initiated at the last conference in 1998.

SUMMER READING

We’ve said goodbye to grey and rainy June 2008, and the lazy hazy days of summer are finally here. Whether you’re heading to the cottage or sunning yourself on a terasse, nothing goes better with summer than a cold beverage and a good book.

But which book should you choose? Here are four suggestions that will help take the guesswork out of summer reading.

Sun shines on Summer Fest, Aznavour croons and the Blind Boys belt

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Photo: Jay Ouellet

Driving home late in the afternoon on Friday from Île d’Orleans after a swim and a nosh on sweet island strawberries, my friends and I were caught in a sudden and unexpected rainstorm.