October 5 2011 Edition

Memorials and Things of Fame for October 5, 2011


The Morning Chronicle

Quebec High School Alumni Golf Tournament


On September 16, 2011, the Toronto Chapter of the Quebec High School Alumni held their 11th Annual Golf Tournament at Hidden Lake Golf Club in Burlington, Ontario. This tournament was in memory of Eric Lovett, a very special golfer from Quebec City and a long time participant of our tournaments in the Niagara and Kingston areas.

Q and A with controversial film director Larry Clark

Photo: Thomas Shahan Wikipedia Creative Common

On September 21, the Quebec City Film Festival rolled into town. With it, the divisive director Larry Clark, who is responsible for Kids – an early 90s film about a group of Manhattan-based skateboarders, Bully, Wassup Rockers, and Ken Park, a film so provocative it is very rarely shown in North America.

The Kabir Kouba Falls

Photo: Bill Cox

I have visited the Quebec Atlantic Salmon Federation offices at Loretteville several times during the past few years. The Federation’s parking lot is at the edge of the St. Charles River with its impressive flow of water passing under a bridge. I had never taken the occasion until only recently to visit the downside of the river after it passed under the Bastien Bridge.

The second victory of Notre-Dame-des-Victoires

Photo: Image of British war ships from Wikipedia

The little church in Place Royale owes its name to two events in the history of New France. Named during its construction in 1688 after the Infant Jesus, the church became Notre-Dame-de-la-Victoire following the failure of William Phips to capture Quebec in 1690.

Engineering student learns lesson in humanity


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