June 27 2018 Edition

Les Cabines Virtuelles link the past to the present

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

An unusual new exhibit opened on June 21 at the Musée de la Civilisation du Québec (MCQ) on Rue Dalhousie. All one could see at first were three red telephone booths (cabines in French), similar to those found in London, England, with an image of a British bulldog sitting beside them.

The Baie de Beauport is open for the summer

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
Summer has arrived, and crowds are gathering at the Baie de Beauport. Gestev, the management company that organizes events at the beach owned by the Port of Quebec, has planned a season full of activities for all.

Memories of Wartime at the Musée Royal 22e Régiment

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

To mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, a new exhibit, Ils ont vécu la guerre / Memories of Wartime, recently opened at the Musée Royal 22e Régiment within the walls of the Quebec Citadelle.

You know you’re a Quebec City anglophone when . . .

You’re fluent in French and English, but both francophones and anglophones think you have a funny accent.
People ask where you’re from and get very surprised when you say “here!”

Community Calendar

Thursday to Sunday from June 10 to 30 & July 19 to Aug. 5, at 8 p.m. – Edwin-Bélanger Bandstand presents its 26th summer season of free concerts on the Plains of Abraham, featuring a variety of musical styles and renowned artists. Visit ccbn-nbc.gc.ca/en/activities/kiosque-edwin-belanger for details.

A royal welcome for Grey Owl cheese

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Photo: Lise Lafond
Make a special trip to Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac this summer just to taste the Grey Owl goat’s milk cheese. It is really worth le détour to try this delicious cheese that melts in your mouth. 

Celebrate Canada Day and the Fête de la Ville de Québec


Now that the Fête nationale is over (wasn’t THAT a party!), Quebec City residents are preparing for Canada Day on July 1 and the Fête de la Ville de Québec on July 3.

Canada Day

Kidz Can…explore vocational training

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Photo: Ed Sweeney
On June 18, 40 students from Everest Elementary School and Valcartier Elementary School came together at the Eastern Québec Learning Centre (EQLC) to celebrate their end-of-school project. The project was a collaborative effort between the two elementary schools, the EQLC and Quebec High School.
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