January 21 2015 Edition

Maîtrise des Petits Chanteurs celebrates 100th anniversary in 2015

Photo: Lise Breton

The Maîtrise des Petits Chanteurs de Québec, the oldest institution of its kind in North America, has enabled generations of children to learn choral singing and take part in the cultural life of the Quebec City region.

Isabelle (Paradis) MacTaggart

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Isabelle MacTaggart, born November 6, 1920, left this earth on January 14, 2015, to join her beloved husband, who died on July 10, 2010.

Fighting the flu may be harder this year

If you've already suffered through the flu this winter, you're not alone. Health-care providers in the area have been working overtime to deal with the flu since December, when the number of flu cases peaked earlier than expected.

Bernice L. (O’Neill) Simons

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother. Bernice passed away peacefully with family by her side on January 13, 2015. She has now joined her late husband, Reggie, as well her brother Lionel and sister Patricia.

Bugs and bunnies, goats and pigs and horses … Oh, my!

Photo: Photo by Lise Lafond

The 40th fair for the Semaine de l'agriculture, de l'alimentation et de la consommation (agriculture, food sciences and consumer science week) was held last weekend at Expo-Cité in Quebec City. This very interesting fair is the largest event put on by university students in Canada.

A risky climb in Quebec City

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Photo: Philip Paquet

It seemed that Quebec City was deserted that warm July afternoon in 1942. It was Sunday and with the heat of the day you wouldn't be wrong to call it a dog day afternoon. I was nine years old and looking for something to do.

Peter and Helen Marshall celebrate 64th wedding anniversary

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Photo: Photo provided by Marilyn Marshall

On Saturday, January 3, 2015, Peter and Helen Marshall celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary with family and friends at the Quebec Garrison Club.

Peter spent most of his childhood in Quebec City. He accompanied his father, Lester Lent Marshall, to the Saguenay region to work on the construction of the dams.

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