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Time to enjoy the great outdoors

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Photo: Lise Lafond

People with a passion for boating, camping, fishing and hunting met at the Salon Plein Air, Chasse, Pêche et Camping and the Salon du Bateau de Québec, held at the Centre de Foires from March 14 to 17. In all, 225 exhibitors shared their love of the outdoors and their interesting stories with the public.

Are you looking for a new home for old school treasures?

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Photo: Helen Meredith

It all started with a school crest. In a “Marie Kondo moment” I was trying to experience the joy she describes by tidying up…. But what makes me most joyful is to find a home for things, not just throw them out.

Presenting the 16th CQSB Performing Arts Festival

At the Central Québec School Board (CQSB), we believe the arts are fundamental for developing our identities, fostering empathy, and sparking creativity. We treat culture not simply as entertainment but as an important tool for educating healthy students and healthy citizens. That said, our students produce some of the most creative and entertaining works around!

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 20 at 12:10 p.m. – Facebook Live with Quebec City Reading Council to discuss job search strategies. Just go to QCRC’s Facebook page to join in on the conversation. This is an interactive session so bring your questions and let’s connect!

Patient lessons with Clive Meredith

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Photo: Michaël X. Déry

It has been 11 years since I last wrote for the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph, and just as long since I last saw the late Clive Meredith. Since then, I’ve donned a Royal Canadian Navy uniform, started a family and moved to the other side of the country.

March with the QCT in the Défilé de la Saint-Patrick!

We at the QCT are looking for two or more volunteers to march with our “float” (a decorated car and a banner) in the Défilé de la Saint-Patrick / St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 23. This year’s Défilé will be bigger and better than ever.

Hybrids and electric cars shine at the 38th international auto show

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The 38th Salon International de l’automobile de Québec was busy with families and buyers looking over the latest vehicles. The 450 pristine cars displayed on over 220,000 square feet at the Centre des Foires during Spring Break gave people the opportunity to ask questions and test drive their dream vehicles before purchasing.

Laval women’s basketball team wins silver at national championship

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Photo: U Laval- Mathieu Bélanger

The Université Laval women’s basketball team had to settle for silver instead of gold in the USports national championship when they were defeated in Toronto by the McMaster University Marauders 70-58 on March 10.

Community Calendar

March 12 to 17 – Snowboard and Ski Jamboree: FIS World Cup championships on the giant ramp in Îlot Fleuri, between the highway ramps, on Boul. Charest Est. Lots of activities for families, novice skiers, and party-goers. For details, visit snowjamboree.com/en.

Morrin Centre poetry workshop: Quebec City as Muse

You have a poetic story to tell, but where to begin? Perhaps near the beginning or somewhere near the middle. Or why not towards the end, which really points to a new beginning somewhere else?