April 27 2016 Edition

The Hi-IQCT Trivia Team are champs again!

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Photo: by Susan McBain

The tension was palpable at the Quebec High School gymnasium on Friday evening. The final points had been tallied and Master of Trivia Ceremonies Richard Walling was about to announce the winning teams. 

Elementary Cheer Challenge

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Photo: by Catherine Musgrove

Six elementary schools from Quebec City came together on Saturday in the first annual Elementary Cheer Challenge at the École secondaire la Courvilloise. 

Champlain–St. Lawrence sets new blood donations record

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Photo: by Cassandra Kerwin

By mid-day on April 19, people were lined up  at Champlain–St. Lawrence to donate a pint of blood to Héma-Québec. Students welcomed everyone to their Blood Drive and took care of them throughout the experience.

Réfuge Caréna: When a teen and teamwork make a difference

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Photo: by Lise Lafond

Cégep de Ste-Foy students celebrate Irish Culture Day

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Photo: by Cassandra Kerwin

On April 20, thirty Cégep de Ste-Foy students in the Irish Studies course presented a cultural and historical exhibition about Ireland. Irish Culture Day 2016 was one of the many tasks required of the students to prepare for their trip to Ireland this June.

Fashion revolutionaries want transparency

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Photo: Danielle Burns

On April 24, 2013, a plaza in Bangladesh collapsed, killing 1,134 people and injuring another 2,500. The building contained five garment factories, one of which manufactures the Joe Fresh clothing brand for Canadian food distributor Loblaw Companies Ltd.  

Great Celebration of Nature on the Plains of Abraham

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Photo: provided by NBC

Each year, the Great Celebration of Nature brings the magic of spring to the Plains of Abraham. The National Battlefields Commission (NBC) invites nature lovers to the 21st edition of this friendly rendezvous with horticulture. 

One of the worst engagements of the Battle of the Atlantic

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Photo: from Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserves website

OBITUARY: Beatrice Mary (Royle) GAW

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Braderie de Mode champions local designers

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Photo: by Danielle Burns

It’s spring, and wardrobe renewal is in the air! At events like the Grande Braderie de Mode québécoise, a bi-annual fashion sell-out, well-known local designers like Rudsak, Myco Anna and Cokluch liquidate their samples and surplus inventory from the previous season at 50-80% off the regular price.

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