July 1 2015 Edition

Heritage houses offer holidays at home

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Photo: Ruby Pratka

The word staycation* – a vacation in which people stay home to relax and enjoy the attractions the area has to offer – has just entered the Oxford English Dictionary, and it could enter the summer plans of many Quebecers thanks to activities offered at the city’s heritage houses or maisons du patrimoine.

Bonne Fête Québec!

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On the eve of Saint-Jean Baptiste, June 23, people all over the province wished each other “Bonne Fête nationale!” Quebec City celebrated with a show on the Plains of Abraham and the traditional huge bonfire. 

OBITUARY: Carol MOSHER (née Carol Ann Devlin)

Following a heartbreaking, decade-long battle with vascular dementia, Carol died peacefully and in the loving embrace of her family on June 20, 2015.

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