Editor's Pick

The Philanthropist “one Hale of a story”

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Photo: Normand Brassard
A philanthropist, according to the Oxford English Dictionary,  is “a person who seeks to promote the welfare of others.” The Philanthropist, a multimedia presentation based on the life and work of acclaimed Quebec City philanthropist Jeffery Hale, is a fitting tale to mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Jeffery Hale Hospital.
 
The multimedia presentatio

Get ready to celebrate St. Pat’s 175th anniversary in 2018

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Jeffery Hale Hospital opens new terrace for residents

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Photo: Juanita Craig
Jeffery Hale–Saint Brigid's and the CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale celebrated the 150th anniversary of the hospital's founding by inaugurating a new terrace for the residents.

The making of The Philanthropist: Part I

“Philanthropy coming full circle.”

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Curious as to how this multimedia theatre event came to be, the QCT recently met with Jeffery Hale Community Partners foundations’ director Mike Boden, who created the original work.

Sometimes miracles do happen when researching in the QCT

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Photo: Catherine Mills-Rouleau

Several years ago Amanda Stuart’s husband Googled “Quebec City newspaper” and, lo and behold, up popped the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph!

Amanda was looking for information about her grandfather, Robert H. Nisbet, who died in Quebec in 1938. I was put on the case. Perhaps instead of being a chronicler, I should have been a detective.

Dollard-des-Ormeaux School Class of 2017

The graduating Class of 2017 of Dollard-des-Ormeaux School in Shannon poses for a photo, along with principal Stépen Lagacé (far left), Janice Rock (second from left), Marie-France Auger (second from right) and vice-principal Lucie Gingras (far right). 
 
Nineteen young men and women, robed in red and bla

Quebec High School Class of 2017

(Photo by Maarten Buyck)
 
Quebec High School’s Class of 2017 were presented with their graduation certificates at an award ceremony held in Webster Auditorium on June 2. This class will be remembered as a very engaged group of students.

Canadian citizenship ceremony held on Grosse Île

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
Forty people from 12 different countries travelled by boat from Berthier-sur-Mer to Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site of Canada on May 23 and returned as Canadian citizens. 

QHS and St. Pat’s parents unite for new superschool

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Photo: Peter Black

It’s been in the wind for several months, but now it’s official. The governing boards of St. Patrick’s High School and Quebec High School (QHS) have united to push for a brand new superschool to replace the two aging English-language institutions.

QHS Alumni "Back to School Reunion 2017"

Saturday, May 20: Quebec High School Alumni Foundation

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