August 12 2015 Edition

The Fêtes de la Nouvelle-France invade Québec City - Photos

(photos on page 4 of print edition)

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Les Tambours de Québec led the Filles du Roi and the soldiers of the Régiment Carignan-Salière from Louise Basin to Place de Paris. 

 

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The Fêtes de la Nouvelle-France invade Quebec City

(front page article)

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The 19th annual Fêtes de la Nouvelle-France was a hit in Old Quebec this past week. From August 5 to 9, the festival celebrated the city’s early role as a port city. Embracing the majesty of the St. Lawrence, actors and volunteers in period costume welcomed the Filles du Roi and soldiers of the Carignan-Salière Régiment.  

Music and healing at the Caring Circle Café

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The Caring Circle Café, organized by Jeffery Hale Community Service’s Jan Anderson, invited caregivers and friends to partake in a vibrational musical experience at Jeffery Hale Hospital’s Coin de Soleil on Thursday, August 6. The fascinating event was attended by some 20 people. 

Joël Lightbound: Liberal candidate for Louis-Hébert

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On August 6, the Liberal Party of Canada (LPC) met at the Hôtel Plaza in Sainte-Foy to select their candidate to represent Louis-Hébert in the coming federal election. They nominated Joël Lightbound, a young career lawyer who has been working to win the nomination since May 2014. 

Green Party candidate studies French in Quebec City

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Photo: Philippa Jabouin

Like many Quebecers, Brynn Nheiley watched the news in French on Radio Canada and heard the party leaders’ opening statements when Elections Canada announced the date of the next federal election two weeks ago. However, French isn’t her first language. 

Anglican Diocese of Quebec to select a new bishop

After 10 years as the Missioner, Coadjutor Bishop and Diocesan Bishop of Quebec, Dennis Drainville announced on August 5 that he believes it is time for the Diocese to start the process of selecting a new bishop. 

Memorials and Things of Fame

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The story behind Rue Joseph-Kaeble

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Photo: Bill Cox

Midi en Musique to present bass baritone Douglas Renfroe

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity is pleased to announce the next concert of the popular Midi en Musique series on Thursday, August 20, at 12:30 p.m. Bass baritone Douglas Renfroe will perform songs from operas, operettas and Broadway musicals. Joining Dr. Renfroe is concert pianist Nataliya Labiau. 

Chilling with The Lost Fingers at the Edwin Bélanger Bandstand

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Photo: Danielle Burns

The final weekend of the 23rd season of free summer concerts at the Edwin Bélanger Bandstand featured made-in-Quebec band The Lost Fingers on Friday night, and wrapped up on Sunday with an evening of nostalgic golden oldies. 

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