September 20 2017 Edition

Finest Quebec cheeses recognized at prestigious competition

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Photo: Natalie Keller

The award ceremony for the 19th edition of the Sélection Caseus was held last week, with Fromagerie du Presbytère the overall winner in several categories. The glitzy, multimedia event took place at the Musée de la Civilisation on September 12, with an elaborate wine-and-cheese reception following the ceremony.

Remember the last time the Leafs were here?

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Photo: from March 6, 1994, edition of Le Soleil, used with permission

It has become a bit of an annual tradition – and torment – for hockey fans in Quebec City. In recent years, the Montreal Canadiens have hosted pre-season games in the former home of the Quebec Nordiques.

George Lazenby, the poor car mechanic who became 007

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

When people mention James Bond they imagine the British Secret Service agent sharply dressed in a tuxedo and holding a martini, shaken not stirred. They don’t see the actor behind the character.


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James Douglas SHEEHAN passed away at the age of 80 years and 9 months on August 29, 2017, at Saint-François d’Assise Hospital in Quebec City.

Football season is underway at Laval and St. Pat’s

It’s almost the end of September and football season is now almost one month old.

The Université Laval Rouge et Or had a bye this past weekend, since there are now only five teams in the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ). Bishop’s University jumped ship last winter to join the Atlantic University Sports Conference.

Travelling to Florida? Here are things to consider

Many Quebecers take things for granted when travelling to the United States. Certain situations can have complex consequences: accidents, lost tickets, purchasing real estate and staying six months in Florida.

On September 7, four Floridian lawyers, who had fortunately escaped hurricane Irma, were in the Quebec City area to clarify Florida and American laws.

Capitales sweep Rockland to win the Can-Am League final

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Photo: Sébastien Dion - Capitales de Québec

Balbino Fuenmayor hit two monstrous home runs, Philippe Craig-St-Louis and James McOwen each had three hits, and the Quebec Capitales won the Can-Am League title, 9-3, over the Rockland Boulders in front of packed Stade Canac. The Caps swept the best-of-five final, three games to none.

Alison Van Uytvanck wins the 25th Coupe Banque Nationale

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Université Laval hosted an impressive tennis tournament from September 9 to 11.

International, Canadian and Quebec players fought it out the courts for the 25th Coupe Banque Nationale.

Living in Québec City guidebook available in three languages

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

What better place than the Observatoire de la Capitale to launch a guidebook for immigrants to our fair city? Published in three languages (French, Portuguese and English), Vivre à Québec, Viver na cidade de Québec, and Living in Québec City are now available for newcomers, or those contemplating coming here.

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