October 18 2017 Edition

OBITUARY: Marie (née Langlais) FRENCH

Décédée paisiblement à la maison, à Sutton Coldfield, Angleterre, le 6 octobre 2017, fille du Juge Antonio Langlais et Adrienne Langlais (née Hamel) de Québec. Née le 27 novembre, 1917, à Chicoutimi. Épouse le 7 décembre, 1946, à Québec, le lieutenant d’aviation Tom French (RAF) (1923-1994), Design Engineer.

John H. BIGNELL 1935-2017

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Passed away peacefully at the age of 81 at the Jeffery Hale Hospital in Quebec City on Saturday October 7, 2017.
A longtime resident of Lac-Beauport, he was predeceased by his wife Gloria Bignell (Després) and his sisters Joan and Judy.

Moms’ Nite Out: Stop, Swap and Shop ‘til you Drop

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Photo: Mary McCown

Local mothers enjoyed a well-deserved break Saturday afternoon at the Moms’ Nite Out Clothing Swap.It was an opportunity to clear out the clutter and upgrade one’s wardrobe, all without spending a dime.

Community groups react to ministerial appointment

English-speaking community groups in the Quebec City area and the Eastern Townships greeted the long-awaited news of the appointment of a provincial minister for relations with the anglophone community with broad optimism late last week.

For Brigitte Wellens, director of Voice of English-speaking Quebec, the appointment of Minister Kathleen Weil is “a long time coming.

St. Lawrence College rugby and hockey news

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Photo: courtesy of St. Lawrence Lions website

With the regular season finished, the Cégep Champlain–St. Lawrence Campus rugby 7s teams are headed to the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) regional championships.

All matches will be played at Cégep Garneau on October 22, starting at 9 a.m. for rugby 7s and women’s 15s. There is no men’s rugby 15s this year in the northeast division.

QHS Blazers and St. Pat’s Fighting Irish teams in regional action

Quebec High School senior boys and girls soccer teams, and the St. Patrick’s football teams were in action this past weekend (October 14 and 15), along with the new Irish hockey team.

The QHS Blazers were involved in the regional soccer championship at Lac Beauport after finishing the regular season in first place.

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