July 2 2008 Edition

LG honours Riverside student

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Photo: courtesy of CQSB

Voxtours launched

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Photo: courtesy of the Morrin Centre

Wander through the streets of Quebec City to learn or re-learn the city’s Anglo heritage through its buildings, institutions, and hidden secrets with the Voxtours walking tours. The Morrin Centre in collaboration with the Société du 400e anniversaire de Québec, Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Canadian Heritage launched a series of four walking tours last Friday at the Morrin Centre.

QHS student wins essay contest

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Photo: courtesy of QHS

Elliott Hauver, a Secondary IV student at Quebec High School is making history. He has participated in a writing contest, sponsored by the Quebec City authorities, and his text will be placed in a time capsule.

The Image Mill showered in praise and rain

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Photo: courtesy of the 400th comitee

They came in the rain. They came in the howling wind. Hundreds of people are turning out nightly to attend Robert Lepage’s Image Mill despite Mother Nature’s refusal to cooperate. The rain has been the only hitch in Lepage’s light-and-sound homage to Quebec City’s history, which has been receiving rave reviews.

Quebec youth win hockey gold

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June was a month of celebration for 16 young hockey players; they won gold at the 25th annual Ottawa 67’s Minor Hockey Tournament. These eight- and nine-year-olds (all born in 1999) play AAA hockey for the Bulldog Association of Quebec. Jacob Simard of Everest Elementary and Ryan Massicotte of Holland Elementary are part of this team.

CARMICHAEL, Charlotte Ann

Canada Day goes off with a bang

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Photo by: Jay Ouellet

A view from Lévis of the skies above Quebec City during the Canada Day fireworks celebrations on July 1. The display represents the second in a series of three fireworks shows put on in 11 days in the city, sandwiched between the St. Jean Baptiste fireworks show and the upcoming Plein la Rue show for Quebec City’s 400th anniversary on July 3.

Quebec City finally turns 400 this week

From lower to upper town, downtown on Grande Allée and out toward the Plains of Abraham, Quebec City’s 400th anniversary party promises an epic eighteen-and-a-half-hour celebration on Thursday, July 3. With proper planning, the adventurous birthday party reveller can attend almost every event from 5:30 a.m. to midnight.

600 sets of Canadian bells to ring in 400th celebration

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Community Table turns 10

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Photo: courtesy of the Community Table
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