March 1 2017 Edition

Tempêtes & Passions present a taste of Viennese operettas

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The Chapelle du Musée de l’Amérique Francophone was the perfect place for an afternoon of music from operettas performed by Tempêtes & Passions. The audience was treated to a taste of Viennese music as well as pastries typical of the Austrian city provided by Paillard, a local pastry shop on Rue Saint-Jean.


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OBITUARY: Donald Paul HARRIET (1944 - 2017)

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Mr. Donald Harriet, the husband of Mrs. Carole Gagnon, son of the late Mrs. Irene Lavoie and the late Mr. Melvin Harriet, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2017, at the hospital of the Hotel Dieu de Québec. He lived in Saint-Malachie, QC.

Update on petition for bilingual traffic signs on Quebec roads

Arrêt. Sens Unique. Ralentir. Conduisez prudemment. If you’re an Anglophone driver and you’ve found yourself disoriented by these signs, you’re not alone. A petition calling for the province’s traffic signs to be made bilingual has nearly 7,000 signatures.

Salon Expo Habitat full of inspirations for your home

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Photo: Lise Lafond

If you need to build, buy, repair, renovate, move or sell your house, or just because you love to go to see all the new ideas about building and decorating a home, the Salon de l’Habitat was the place to go.

“I Volunteer, Je m’implique” is for everyone

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Photo: Mary McCown

The cafeteria at Quebec High School was lined with booths from organizations recruiting volunteers to support their inspiring programs, during the VEQ Volunteer Networking Event on February 22.

EQLC rewards fitness and healthy eating

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

February is Heart Month. At the Eastern Quebec Learning Centre, to encourage students and staff to be more active, Julie Bélanger, the school’s organization technician, held weekly noon-hour fitness classes.

Valcartier students prepare for Canada’s 150th birthday

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Photo: Jayne Doddridge

Cycle 2 teacher Paul Barker and his class recently put together beautiful sculptures of Canada’s 150th (using blocks of coloured ice) and a Canadian maple leaf in front of Valcartier Elementary school. The school's teaching staff are doing different activities with the children during the year.

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