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Baseball Season Upon Us

The Braves, Metros, Carnavals, Capitales…

Quebec City’s love affair with baseball dates back to the beginning of the 20th Century and although there have been ups and downs, nobody can deny the passion shown by fans to their teams over the years.

St. Matthew’s Cemetery desecrated

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Photo: Pierre Little

Last week, the newspaper received troubling news from a former Quebec City resident on some activities he witnessed on vacation in the city. While visiting St. Matthew’s Church and Cemetery, he observed shocking things, like grave-opening by vandals, anti-Anglo graffiti on tombstones and public urination on the walls of the historic church.

SNC-Lavalin Pharma and GlaxoSmithKline

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SNC-Lavalin Pharma and GlaxoSmithKline took home the Prix Léonard for industry recently at the Grands Prix du génie conseil-québécois, held in Montreal. The two firms were honoured for their teamwork on the expansion project of GlaxoSmithKline’s Sainte-Foy vaccine production facility.

QAC’s production of Our Town an all—round success

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Photo: Frank Scardina

The Quebec Art Company’s production of Our Town, by Thornton Wilder, pleased the crowd.

Director Scott Emery’s vision enabled the company to experiment with theatre in the round – a formula that worked, thanks to narration courtesy of stage manager Cheryl Rimmer.

Capturing Canadian Forces in action in Afghanistan

Pecota's technique meshes photo and painting seamlessly

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Photo: Silvia Pecota

The news is full of images and words about what’s happening in Afghanistan, but few have the same perspective as visual artist and photographer Silvia Pecota. She likes to capture the action up close.

Football to start up soon at St. Pat’s

Spring is finally here! The home stretch may be upon us, but things are still going strong at St. Pat’s.

Spring Fall(s)

For many years we've made a habit of visiting several of the region's waterfalls. Chute de la Chauriede sees us a few times a year, and every year I tell myself that I really should try and go at the very begining of spring to see the falls at their peak volume. Well, we finally did it this year, and boy we were not dissapointed. The falls were spectacular!

 

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Volunteers are green power

This is one powerful week – as we celebrate volunteers and the planet.

It’s National Volunteer Week and Earth Day whirred by on Tuesday.

Volunteering keeps us physically and mentally motivated. It keeps us active.

Beware of plastic bags and monsters in old Quebec

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Earth Day is coming up soon! It’s time to think of the planet and how our actions affect our home over the short and long term. Thinking about it now will get us ready for Earth Day on April 22.

One way is to come face to face with our waste.

the frustations of a student...

 

I don't know for you, but sometimes, I feel very frustrated to be a student. Yell

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