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Supreme Knight: Back pro-lifers

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Photo: Scott French

200 years of commerce in QC

As Quebec City celebrates its 400th anniversary, its Chamber of Commerce is about to turn 200 years old.

The Chamber of Commerce and the city have decided to collaborate in celebrating the two anniversaries. A book retracing the commercial history of Quebec City and the history of its Chamber of Commerce was just sent to press.

Quebec tae kwon do champions ready for Olympic fights in Beijing

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Photo: courtesy of www.combatcanada.ca

For the first time since tae kwon do became an Olympic discipline at the 2000 Sydney Games, Canada will be represented in the sport by a male athlete. Sebastien Michaud from Quebec City qualified in the - 80 kg category.

LHSQ’s patrimony for sale

The Literary and Historical Society of Quebec, Canada’s oldest learned society, is about to divest itself of its heart and soul: the sale by “silent auction” of 1,500 of its historical books, mostly from the 19th and 18th centuries, by the boxful no less! To view the titles, go to www.morrin.org/auction.pdf. Although the proposed auction may be silent, I am not.

QC’s stones tell city’s history, in English and French

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Photo: Annabelle Blais

Among the best ways to learn about a city’s history is through its architecture. When you’re walking in the street, look up, pay attention: the city’s stones are talking to you.

Quebec City athletes go for gold in Beijing

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Photo: Marc Sanche

On August 2, most of the Canadian Olympic team will be leaving for Beijing. The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) has selected the 331 athletes who will be attending the games. According to the COC’s website, there are six athletes from the Quebec City region who will be competing in Beijing. For the 2004 Athens Olympics, there were eight.

Quebec Travel Newsletter, July 11, 2008

PETITION: Stop Morgentaler from receiving Order of Canada

Embodying the QC Anglo: a contest

The Morrin Centre, a cultural centre and heritage site, in partnership with the Quebec Writer’s Federation, is pleased to invite all citizens of the Province of Quebec to take part in its writing contest.

Community loses pillar - Pam (Holt) DUNN

Long-time Quebec City resident and philanthropist Jane “Pam” Holt Dunn passed away suddenly on June 24 at the age of 83 in Montreal.

“Everyone was so important to her, she had time for everyone and she was especially wonderful for kids,” her niece, Susan Armstrong said, adding, “We expected her to be around forever.”

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