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Where homework is fun!

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At 3:05 on a weekday afternoon when most children are heading out the door to enjoy the good weather, Dollard-des-Ormeaux School’s Victory Hall comes alive.

LHSQ unveils impressive Writers’ Series for 2008

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Photo: Mitch Krupp

Six Quebec and Canadian authors will grace the library of the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec this spring during the 2008 Writers’ Series.

hey’ll come from far and wide to present their work to a new audience. One of them, Charles Mountford, splits his time between Stratford, Ontario, and Quebec City. Others are known for their book club favourites.

Sharon MacLeod has found her niche

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Five years ago, three newcomers arrived in Quebec City with dreams of starting new lives here with their Quebec-raised spouses. They found themselves together in the same French class at the Centre Louis-Jolliet in Limoilou.

This is the first of a three-part series recounting their stories.

Calling descendants from survivors of Brig Hannah

“Were your ancestor survivors of the tragic Hannah wreck?” A Montreal film production company wants to know!

During the Brig Hannah’s voyage from Newry, Ulster, to Quebec in 1849, it hit an iceberg and sank in the Gulf of the St.

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Make peace on the ice

It is unfortunate that penalties must be handed out to ensure that people do not beat each other senseless while playing a sport.

Quebec Remparts coach Patrick Roy and his son, goalie Jonathan Roy, were among those whose actions were penalized by the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League on Tuesday.

Taylor returns safe and sound from Afghanistan

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Base Valcartier troops are back from Afghanistan. Major Walter Taylor, Squadron Commander of the 53 Combat Engineer Squadron, is safe and sound. Now it’s time for him to spend his five weeks’ holidays with his wife, Sonja, and his parents, Helga and Garth Taylor, from Ottawa.

Over 550 tickets sold for Voice of English-speaking Québec’s May gala

Voice of English-speaking Québec has surpassed its ticket sales target for the May 18 gala event to celebrate Quebec City’s 400th anniversary.

“We’re very excited,” said VEQ executive director Helen Walling. “We’ve sold over 550. Our objective was to sell over 500 by the end of March.”

Take in Tartan Day 2008 in old Quebec

Tartan Day 2008 will take place on Sunday, April 6. The festivities will begin with the Kirkin’ o’ the Tartans at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Rue Cook, in old Quebec. This is a religious service that will include a blessing of the tartans.  

Chalmers-Wesley spire starting to crumble

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

A “big chunk” of one of four granite pinnacles on the Chalmers-Wesley Church spire came crumbling down during the wind and snow that whipped Quebec City on the night of March 8.

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