November 19 2014 Edition

OSQ performs with Casavant organ at Palais Montcalm

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The Orchestre symphonique de Québec (OSQ) gave its first concert with the mighty Casavant organ at the Palais Montcalm on Wednesday, November 5. The program was unique and obviously popular as the evening performance was sold out.

Letter to Bill Gates from the mayors of Quebec City and Lévis about Quebec Bridge

On November 13, Régis Labeaume and Gilles Lehouillier, the mayors of Quebec City and the City of Lévis, sent a letter to Bill Gates to appeal to the him about the company's moral and corporate social responsibility to repaint the remaining 60% of the bridge's surface. Gates is one of CN's major shareholders.

Église Saint-Dominique recognized for rich decor and religious heritage

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Hélène David, Minister of Culture and Communications, was very happy to announced on November 13 that Quebec City's Église Saint-Dominique and its religious treasures and furnishings have been classified under the province's Cultural Heritage Act.

This classification ensures protection of the church for the future.

CWL Raffle Winner

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Photo: John Niederreiter

Raffle winner Rachel Vogue (left) is presented with a $250 Place Sainte-Foy gift certificate by Carol Mazurat, president of the Catholic Women's League (CWL) of St. Patrick's Parish. The raffle was a fundraiser for the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign. Thank you to all who supported this fun event for a fine cause. Would you like to join the CWL? We would love to welcome you.

Palais Montcalm kicks off its ambitious 2015 season

Seeing the names of Wayne Shorter, Angélique Kidjo, Diego El Cigala and Charlie Musselwhite on the concert pamphlet, we might be forgiven for thinking we're in New York, not self-effacing, modest Quebec City. And yet, on Thursday, November 6, the city's Palais Montcalm unveiled one of its most urbane and ambitious seasons to date.

KILEY, Rita (Neville) 1919 - 2014

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It is with profound sadness that we announce the death of Rita Kiley (née Neville). She passed away peacefully at St. Brigid's Home in Quebec City on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, at the age of 95.

She was the beloved wife of the late Timothy John Kiley and is predeceased by their two children, Joseph and Geraldine.

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