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QCT 250th anniversary makes the news

250 years of English-language press in Quebec City garners bilingual press attention

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Photo: Françoise Paradis for the QCT

We're delighted to report that a tradition of 250 years of English-language news is newsworthy to other media, too.

QCT in the news

250 years of English-language press in Quebec City garners bilingual press attention

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Photo: Françoise Paradis for the QCT

We are delighted to report that a tradition of 250 years of English-language news in Quebec City is newsworthy to other media, too. The QCT's anniversary and related events have already been featured on a number of news outlets, and we anticipate more.

Celebrate 250: Community Essay Competition

Perhaps you're not the type to write a Letter to the Editor but have an insightful point of view you want to share. Or maybe you wonder whether the Letters to the Editor section has enough room to print all your opinions.

QCT journalists win big at QCNA Competition

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Being honoured by a jury of one's peers is one of the highest accolades possible. Yet this is exactly what the QCT received on Friday, May 31, 2013, from the Quebec Community Newspapers Association (QCNA).

Chloé Robichaud’s "Pays" opens Quebec City Film Festival

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Place d’Youville was the place to be for movie aficionados on September 14. Crowds gathered at the foot of the stairs in front of the Palais Montcalm, where a band welcomed cinephiles to the opening film of the sixth Quebec City Film Festival –  Pays (Boundaries in the English version). 

The pleasures of being a tourist in your home town!

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Many Quebec City locals, including yours truly and my partner in life, took advantage of the offer of the Association des Guides touristiques de Québec (AGTQ, Québec City Professional Tour Guides Association) to go on a guided walking tour and explore our city. 

Celebrating the philanthropy of Jeffery Hale

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the founding of Jeffery Hale Hospital, a ceremony in Jeffery Hale’s memory was held at Mount Hermon Cemetery on September 8. Sheltered from the rain under large tents, some 200 people gathered near the Hale monument in the lower level of the cemetery.

Retirement . . . it was nice while it lasted!

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Well, that has to be the shortest “retirement” in history! 

Yes, I’m temporarily back in the saddle (or office chair) again as the QCT’s assignment editor and copy editor. 

American choristers join Festival singers at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity

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Photo: Worcester Chorus website

Members of the Worcester Chorus, one of the oldest ongoing choral groups in the United States, will make their first musical visit to Canada, performing Mozart’s Requiem on Thursday, August 18, at 12:30 p.m. as part of the Midi en Musique summer concert series at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Quebec City.

Caring for caregivers at the Monastère des Augustines

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Photo: Sarah Barclay

There are arguably three distinct groups in Quebec City who already know about the Monastère des Augustines’ museum, hotel, restaurant, and wellness centre: the trendsetters, history buffs, and most importantly, caregivers and health professionals who rely on the monastery as a place of shelter and relief.

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