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Ville de Québec & Commission de la capitale nationale honour the QCT

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Photo: Bethann G. Merkle
The scene – a convivial sun-soaked ceremony on the corner of rue Buade and rue de Trésor, albeit a very noisy corner. 

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).

Making history together: 250 years of chronicling our community

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Photo: QCT special edition

In this so-called digital age, publishing 250 years of English-language news in a predominantly French-speaking city is a significant collective achievement.

• Since 1925, the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph has been the only English-language newspaper published in the predominantly French-speaking Quebec City region.

Follow the traffic detour signs to access the Jeffery Hale over the next several weeks

Major road work on Chemin Sainte-Foy starting June 9

Starting Monday, June 9th, the City of Quebec will undertake major road work on chemin Sainte-Foy until the beginning of October.
 
During the first 10 weeks, only one lane going west will be open.  During the latter five weeks, there will be one lane open in each direction.

From California to Quebec : Souvenirs of the QCT ’s 175th anniversary

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Photo: Photo by Jackie Waddill

In mid-1939, my mother and father had just turned 20 and 22, respectfully, and the Second World War had not yet begun. My parents had been dating for a couple of years and were living with their parents in Virginia.

My Dad's mother and father, Ruth and Roland (Sr.) Waddill, loved to visit Canada and in particular Quebec City.

A tour of the Ursuline convent: Guided by a “living treasure”

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Photo: Photo by Shirley Nadeau

Sister Louise Godin, u.s.o., 96, is very active, both physically and mentally. A long-time subscriber to the QCT, Sister Louis contacted us a few weeks ago regarding the newspaper's 250th anniversary year.

David Bircher’s portraits of Quebec City

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

David Bircher has published his first book, Québec Portrait, A photographic monograph, which shows the changing face of Quebec City between 1965 and 1980.

The large-format bilingual book contains 42 high-quality black-and-white photos, some with hints of colour. The cover photo of a family enjoying an afternoon on the Plains of Abraham, is particularly touching.

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