November 18 2015 Edition

La Corriveau returns to her old haunts

Photo: Sarah Barclay

PARA: Out of the Clouds lands at the Musée Royal 22e Régiment

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On November 10, the Musée Royal 22e Régiment (R22eR) at the Quebec Citadelle unveiled its latest temporary exhibit. PARA: Out of the Clouds features the parachuting skills of members of the Canadian Armed Forces.  

A memorable trip to Ireland

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On November 9, Irish Heritage Quebec invited Kerry Anne King to talk about the 12-day tour she and 50 others took of Ireland last summer, and to describe the highlights and places that would be of interest to descendants of Irish immigrants to Canada.  

Scottish MP visits Quebec National Assembly

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Richard Lochhead, Scotland’s cabinet secretary for Food and Drink, Rural Affairs and the Environment, was in Quebec City on November 10, 2015, to promote Scottish products. While here, he met Quebec government ministers in the National Assembly. 

Flushgate causing a stink in Quebec

Montreal made international headlines last week for crappy reasons, in a scandal quickly dubbed “Flushgate.” The City, mayor and federal government got dumped on for their decision to pour untreated sewage directly into the St. Lawrence River. 

OBITUARY: Blair KACK - 1934-2015

Blair Kack, residing in Quebec City, passed away peacefully after long illness on November 15, 2015. He was the son of the late Rita Murphy and the late Charles Kack. The family will receive condolences on Saturday, November 21, at 1:00 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, 1125 Avenue de Salaberry, Quebec City. The funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m. 

Concerts for the Holiday Season

Toy Parade brings cheer to all

Photo: Rachel Collet

This year’s Parade des Jouets made a magical entrance for winter on Saturday, November 15, bringing smiles to the faces of children in Quebec City. Kids and parents lined the route hours before the parade started in hopes of seeing characters such as Johnny Test, Caillou, the Gingerbread Man and the big man himself, Santa Claus. 

A different kind of tourism with the NAVTI Foundation

Photo: Mathieu Papillon-Darveau
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