April 15 2015 Edition

Marie Dooley's collection: summer springs from the fabrics

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Photo: Danielle Burns

Marie Dooley has been in the fashion business for close to three decades now, but she still gets butterflies when she puts her designs on the catwalk. On April 8, Dooley presented her 2015 spring/summer collection in the Hôtel PUR ballroom. 

A poetic haiku adventure launched

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Kukaï, une aventure poétique, a book of haiku (a very brief form of Japanese poetry) was officially launched at an event held at the Bibliothèque Monique-Corriveau on Saturday April 11. 

Hartland McBAIN

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Hartland McBAIN  1935-2015 

Hartland Clarence McBain, husband of the late Ellen Elsie Jean (Henderson), died on February 18, 2015, in his 80th year at Saint Brigid's Home, Quebec. He was the son of the late Neilson Clarence and Nellie Alena. He lived the majority of his life in Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier.

“Gotta run!” in memory of the Terry Fox Marathon of Hope

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

On April 12, to mark the 35th anniversary of the day Terry Fox began his Marathon of Hope in St. John's, Newfoundland, runners from coast to coast joined forces to "run across Canada" in his memory and to raise funds for the Terry Fox Foundation and cancer research. 

St. Michael’s Church Hall was built to honour servicemen killed in action

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In 1946, St. Michael's Anglican parish, in Sillery, built a community hall beside the church in memory of five parishioners who were killed in combat in World War II. They are as follows:

A Canadian diamond in the heart of Quebec City

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Photo: Philippa Jabouin

Last Saturday, April 11, the Quebec government officially confirmed its $30 million contribution to Le Diamant, a multidisciplinary art venue located in the Old City at Place d'Youville. A few months ago, it was not known whether the Province would finance the project or not. 

Justin Trudeau on the campaign trail in Quebec City

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

In anticipation of the federal election scheduled for October 15, political party leaders and candidates are campaigning across the country. On April 9, Liberal Party of Canada leader Justin Trudeau stopped in Quebec City. As he entered the meeting hall, candidates, supporters and well-wishers filled the room with cheers and applause. 

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