January 18 2017 Edition

Village Nordik set to open at Louise Basin

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Photo: Rachel Collet

While some of us might find the winter season less than enjoyable, the Village Nordik gives residents and visitors a great reason to get outside! From January 19 to March 12, large, inflated igloos will line Louise Basin, where people will feel as if they're visiting a small northern village in the middle of Quebec City!  

Commentary: Reality or pipe dream? The great Nordiques debate

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Photo: Les Photographes Kedl

Je me souviens (I remember) is a slogan that all Quebecers are familiar with. The provincial motto can be seen engraved in stone above the front entrance of the National Assembly and is printed on the licence plates of vehicles registered in this province. It's a catchphrase in this city which is laden with remarkable history. 

Elliott’s Guide to Dinosaurs

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Elliott Seah, a bright, curious ten-year-old dinosaur enthusiast, shares his passion for Paleontology in a fun and informative guide to these fascinating prehistoric creatures. 

Salon Bouge wants people to move

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Photo: Rachel Collet

It was Salon Bouge weekend at ExpoCité, a show dedicated to encouraging people to get more physical exercise. From January 13 to 15, visitors discovered a diverse array of things to do in Quebec and met dozens of exhibitors who encouraged them to get up off the couch and move. 

Souvenir of Ebola

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Photo: Mary McCown

Ebola has claimed more than 12,000 lives since its discovery. During the 2014-15 outbreak over 11,000 people succumbed to this deadly virus. However, the tide has turned and Ebola may soon succumb to the ingenuity of people. 

CHL Top Prospects Game to be played at the Videotron Centre

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Photo: Luc Lang

The Canadian Hockey League will hold its annual Top Prospects Game at the Videotron Centre on Monday, January 30.

Head coach of Laval’s women’s rugby team steps down

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Photo: Mathieu Bélanger, Université Laval

The head coach of the women's rugby team at Université Laval, Dominique Duquette, has resigned from his position after a two-year stint. The announcement was made last Wednesday, via a statement from the Rouge et Or.

FIS Cross-Country World Cup Final back in Quebec City

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin from QCT archives

It was recently announced that the International Ski Federation (FIS) Cross-Country World Cup Final will be back in Quebec City on the Plains of Abraham. The Quebec Winter Events Corporation, Cross-Country Canada and Gestev confirmed the return of the cross-country skiing elite to Quebec City from March 17 to 19, 2017.

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