Editor's Pick

Lifelong Learning launches spring 2019 program

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Some 40 Lifelong Learners attended a Welcome Tea held on Jan. 15 in the Valcartier Family Centre at its new address on 2630 Blvd. Hochelaga.

The gathering was an excellent opportunity to meet new members and hear about upcoming activities.

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow . . . no more!

 

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 Avenue Cartier on a snowy Sunday afternoon. Let the snowplow pass!

Photo by Peter Black

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Community Christmas Hamper Campaign delivers the goods

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
After months of meetings, weeks of recruiting volunteers and collecting food and monetary donations, plus days of sorting and packing, members of the English-speaking community of the Quebec City area delivered Christmas hampers (boxes of groceries and vouchers) to 205 households on Dec. 15. 

The Community Christmas Hamper Campaign temperature’s rising!

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
It may be cold outside but things are heating up with the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign. 

The joy of giving to the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign

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Our eight-year-old daughter was looking anxiously at the big boxes in the back of the van. Her big brother was earnestly reading aloud the address of the recipient. They were both so excited about the idea of delivering these goodies to strangers.

MAtv launch documentary on Château Frontenac’s 125th anniversary

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Photo: provided by MAtv

On the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the Château Frontenac, former general manager Robert Mercure proposed to MAtv Québec that it produce a documentary series relating the history of the famous hotel, including the prestigious site where it is located.

SNACS Book Fair a literary success!

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Quebec City’s annual English-language book fair, run for the first time by SNACS (Special Needs Activities & Community Services) Entrepreneurs after eight decades of stewardship by the Quebec City Women’s Club, attracted quite a crowd looking for some extra reading material for the dark and dreary winter months.

Holocaust survivor Eva Olsson shares her life story

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

You could have heard a pin drop in the crowded auditorium of CEGEP Champlain-St. Lawrence on Oct. 24, as Eva Olsson, renowned author, Order of Ontario recipient and one of the few living Holocaust survivors, talked about her life as a young woman in war-torn Europe in the mid-1940s.

The BIRDS are back!

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This photo by QCT photographer Jay Ouellet, entitled “The Birds Are Back” is reminiscent of Alfred Hitchcock’s classic The Birds, just in time for Halloween.

The Morrin Centre hosts a spooky Halloween Concert

Halloween is the time when fantastic tales become realities, when ordinary people transform into spectacular creatures, and when historic buildings like the Morrin Centre transform into beautiful performance venues. On Oct.

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