September 19 2012 Edition

Celebrating 20 years of women’s tennis at the Bell Challenge

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Photo: Danielle Burns

After two days of qualifications, five Canadians, Olympian Aleksandra Wozniak, up-and-comer Eugénie Bouchard (wildcard), Stéphanie Dubois, Marie-Ève Pelletier and Heidi El Tabakh, were left to compete in the singles tournament during the Bell Challenge.

2012 Journées de la culture offer wide range of activities

Since 1997, Quebecers have enjoyed a weekend full of free arts and cultural activities annually. Thanks to community support for the idea, this cultural weekend was established by a motion passed in the National Assembly of Quebec.

St. Lawrence hockey: three-time provincial college hockey champs ready for new season

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Photo: Christian Brosseau

The Saint Lawrence Lions hockey team recently completed its 10-game exhibition schedule against league rivals and very competitive American Junior A rivals from the Eastern Junior Hockey League. With a record of 5 wins, 4 losses and 1 tie, the Lions are very excited about the upcoming season.

Olympic judo medalist brings London legacy home

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Photo: Marie White

Antoine Valois-Fortier is the first Quebec City male athlete and the first judoka from this region to win a medal at Summer Olympics. The 22-year old, 6'2" athlete from Beauport in Quebec City, who won bronze in the -81 kg judo category at the 2012 London Olympics, has become a role model to youth here and across the country.

Enjoy the forests at Mont Wright

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Photo: Juanita Craig

During the national week of trees and forests, the Association forestière des deux rives (AF2R) and the municipality of Stoneham-Tewkesbury are inviting the general public to an autumn excursion of Mont Wright on Saturday, September 22, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Stradivari’s Heritage: Jing Wang competes for precious violin

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Photo: Photo courtesy of Jing Wang

The Canada Council for the Arts will announce the winners of 2012 Musical Instrument Bank competition from among 30 finalists on Wednesday, September 26. One of the finalists who competed in Toronto is violinist Jing Wang who made his debut here with the Orchestre Symphonique de Québec at the tender age of 9. Jing lived in Quebec City for seven years and his family still lives here.

Harlem Gospel Choir rocks Église Saint-Roch

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Photo: Michael Bilodeau

Keeping sacred music alive is the goal of the unique Quebec International of Sacred Music, the only festival of its kind in Canada and the second most important one in North America.

Delaney, Eileen 1917-2012

 

In loving memory, we celebrate the life of Mrs. Eileen Delaney, who passed away on September 16th, 2012, at St. Brigid's Home. She was predeceased by her late husband, Mr. Evoy Delaney. She was the daughter of the late Mrs. Mary Eileen O'Gallagher and of the late Mr. Lender Conway. She lived in Québec City.

Join the QCT team for the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

More than 45,000 Canadians have already signed up to help pick up garbage in the nationwide Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup running from Sept 15 to 23. The environmental endeavor was first started in British Columbia in 1994 and went national in 2002.

St. Vincent students featured in new CBC TV series

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School is back in session and students across North America are sharing tales of how they spent their summer vacation. At St.

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