July 5 2017 Edition

PEI: the birthplace of Confederation and a lovely wee province

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Photo: Juanita Craig

With the motto “Parva sub ingenti: The small under the protection of the great” and known for its beaches, red soil, agriculture and being Canada’s smallest province (224 km long and from 6 to 64 km wide), Prince Edward Island (PEI) is a place worth putting on one’s bucket list of places to visit.

Get ready to celebrate St. Pat’s 175th anniversary in 2018

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Holland School washrooms to get an upgrade

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Photo: Peter Black

Holland School is “flushing” its antiquated toilets. Once school was out two weeks ago, work got underway to update plumbing at the Central Quebec School Board’s city centre school.

Student Masterworks at the Plains of Abraham Museum

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Photo: Bill Cox

The Plains of Abraham Museum opened its doors to a remarkable new exhibition of Student Masterworks by elementary and high school students in the Beauce-Etchemin, Capital and Trois-Lacs school boards, students from Collège Dina-Bélanger, and members of the Archeology Students’ Association of Université Laval.

Women’s hockey showdown coming to Quebec City

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Photo: Peter Black

The women’s hockey match between Team Canada and Team USA at the Videotron Centre coming up in October marks several firsts. It will be the first time national teams from the two hockey powerhouses play in Quebec City.

Cicerone walking tour of Old Quebec

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Marcus Tillius Cicero (106 - 43 BC), a famous Italian orator, Epicurean and esteemed thinker, serves as the model for Cicerone Tours, guided walking tours in Old Quebec City. The word cicerone refers to the wordiness of Italian guides.

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