April 4 2012 Edition

Through the Lens of Our Community: Zooming in on the English-speaking community

Photo: Photo by Juanita Craig

Through the Lens of Our Community - a photography exhibit showcasing the English-speaking communities in Quebec City and Thetford Mines - opened on Thursday on March 22 and on March 29 at the Morrin Centre in quebec City.

The free exhibit lasted for three days in each community and officially ended on Saturday, March 31 at the Morrin Centre.

History in the making at the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec

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Photo: Photo courtesy of Morrin Centre

New changes and strategies abound at the Literary and Historical Society of Québec (LHSQ) including the search for a new Executive Director and the election of new council members.Last week, David Blair stepped down as President after serving for thirteen years.

Family participation in the St. Patrick’s Parade

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Photo: Photo and text submitted by Ann Martell

Quebec Historic Martial Arts Symposium takes a swing at the past

Photo: Photo courtesy of RAMHQ

"Nearly every culture on earth developed a martial art, at some time in its history," asserted Maxime Chouinard, director of the Antrium School of An Maide Mear.

A community project in Sillery: Espace St. Michael

Photo: Photo by Guylaine Caron

On Wednesday, March 14th, in the offices of the Anglican Diocese of Quebec, Rue des Jardins, the non-profit organization Développement St Michael (DSM), represented by its president, Marcel Arteau and its vice-president, Robert Laroche, and the Anglican Diocese of Quebec, represented by Bishop Dennis Drainville, signed a purchase offer on the land and buildings around St Michael's Anglican Church

St. Patrick’s High School students help “Build-A-Well”


One spark. That's all it takes to start a social movement. One person, with particular drive and motivation, can take on the world to improve so many lives. In 1995, Craig Kielburger, at age 12, came across an article in the daily newspaper.

Hockey Lions make it to the league final for the third straight year

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Photo: Photo by Christian Brosseau

The St. Lawrence Lions men's hockey team will be competing for the RSEQ Provincial Championship for the third straight year.

Last Sunday, the Lions defeated the Lafleche Dragons by the score of 6-4 in the third and decisive game of their semifinal series. Captain William Pelletier scored three goals to lead his team to the victory.

High Spirits at first Quebec Whisky Day

Photo: Photo By Bethann G. Merkle

The combination of story and spirits enjoyed during the Quebec Whisky Club's first Quebec Whisky Day suggests there will be another. For whisky lovers, the event was awash in it. If you have never drunk whisky, it was a tasteful window into the lore and culture of an historic spirit. Over the course of several hours, three whisky ambassadors highlighted various styles of whisky.

Memorials and Things of Fame

The Morning Chronicle
An exhibition of prize cattle at No. 8 Garden street. A visit to the spot will suffice to convince even those most inclined to be dubious that "the best heifer ever exhibited in America" is by no means an idle boast.

Finding something new with The Lost Fingers

The Canadian gypsy jazz music group have just released their fourth album with the record label Tandem entitled La Marquise. The album became available on itunes on March 20 and has been in stores since March 27 This is their second album in French.

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