February 21 2018 Edition

This is Freedom to Read Week

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Feb. 25 – March 3, 2018 is Freedom to Read Week.

There are many reasons we don’t read; busy lives, the need for new eyeglasses or bad weather could prevent a trip to the library. We take our freedom to read for granted and rarely consider that which we wish to read may be restricted by others.

SLC promotes a culture of consent

Without a Yes, it’s a No!

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Since the explosion of sexual harassment claims and accusations in the arts and entertainment world last year, educating the public about sexual consent has become increasingly necessary.

Trio Immersio perform at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Trio Immersio, a young, energetic and charismatic ensemble from Vienna, Austria, presented a concert featuring works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Maurice Ravel and Bernhard Gander at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity on Feb. 17.

A moving dilemma: antiques anyone?

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

What to do when it’s time to move and you have a house full of antique furniture that won’t fit into your new apartment?
Quebec City resident Isabel Sullivan faces that dilemma at the moment. She and her late husband Claude Barry lived in their condo for over 40 years, and now it’s time for her to move into a smaller space.

2018 Olympics: Bronze for Beaulieu-Marchand of Quebec

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Photo: Vincent Ethier/COC

Quebec City skier Alex Beaulieu-Marchand won a bronze medal in the men’s ski slopestyle event on Feb. 18, at the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, becoming the first Canadian man to win an Olympic medal in slopestyle skiing.

Rouge et Or get back on track with second blowout win

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Photo: Dan Gilbert

The Université Laval Rouge et Or men’s basketball team won their second consecutive game of the season, and did so in the most convincing way possible, trouncing the Citadins from the Université du Québec à Montréal ​(UQAM) by a score of 94-42 on Feb. 17 at the PEPS.

Blazers, Irish hoops teams get busy as they head toward March Break

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Photo: Luc Lang

It’s been a pretty busy week, once again, for basketball teams at local anglophone high schools as they head into March Break.

The St. Patrick’s High School Fighting Irish junior girls are holding onto first place in the CC division, with an impressive 53-27 win over the Diables of Donnacona Feb. 16 to raise their record for the season to eight wins and two losses.

In Memoriam - Iris Murphy Lachapelle

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In loving memory of a dearly beloved mother who left us on February 21, 2017.

Love is patient, love is kind.
It always protects, always trusts, always hopes.
Love Never Ends.

An anniversary Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Church, 1145 Avenue De Salaberry, Quebec City, on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 4 p.m.

Forever in Our Hearts,
Your loving children
Robert, Karen and Kevin,

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