Editor's Pick

John Neilson: The Canadian Franklin exhibit and lecture


The Borough of Sainte-Foy-Sillery-Cap-Rouge invites the public to see the exhibit John Neilson, The Canadian Franklin, presented at the Centre d’Interprétation Historique de Sainte-Foy from September 9, 2015, to June 12, 2016.

Viceregal book launch at the Morrin Centre

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Photo: Sarah Barclay

The Governor General quietly enters College Hall and takes a seat in the front row. Tonight, the fanfare is reserved for his wife: Her Excellency Sharon Johnston is celebrating the launch of her first novel, Matrons and Madams, a complex look at the women behind the returning soldiers after World War I. 

Amélie Godin: Winter Carnival Duchess of Sainte-Foy

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Last Monday, October 5, Amélie Godin was one of two semi-finalists, candidates in the Duchy of Sainte-Foy–Sillery–Cap Rouge, hoping to become one of the seven duchesses of the 2016 Quebec City Winter Carnival, and maybe even be crowned as queen in January!  

Sisters in Spirit hold vigil for missing and murdered Aboriginal women

Photo: Juanita Craig

The second Sisters in Spirit public vigil took place at Place D'Youville on , October 4 with some 100 supporters in attendance.

Her Excellency Sharon Johnston, launches her debut book at the Morrin Centre

"Matrons and Madams"

Photo: Sgt. Ronald Duchesne

Join Her Excellency Sharon Johnston, spouse of the Governor General, as she presents her debut novel, Matrons and Madams, at the Morrin Centre, 44 Chausée des Écossais in Old Quebec, on Monday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m. 

Another successful Fall Fest

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Voice of English-speaking Quebec (VEQ) held its sixth annual Fall Fest on Saturday, September 19, at St. Vincent’s School, where community groups and businesses offered information and displayed their wares to the local community. 

Jeffery Hale Friends play golf and dine to raise $25,000

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Photo: Diane Kameen

Voice of English-speaking Québec has new executive director

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Photo: VEQ

Festival celtique de Québec celebrates 10 years of highlighting tradition

Photo: Festival celtique de Québec

You're more Celtic than you think!” is the slogan for the Festival celtique de Québec's 10th anniversary edition that will run from Wednesday to Sunday, September 9 to 13.

English-speaking newcomers enjoy a corn boil

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Photo: Juanita Craig

Newcomers to Quebec City enjoyed a corn boil at Quebec High School on Saturday, August 22. Organized by Voice of English-speaking Quebec (VEQ) in partnership with Be Active Quebec and the Diversity of Voices project, the free event gave newcomers and their children a chance to enjoy a seasonal Quebec tradition, chat, and create social networks. 

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