September 23 2015 Edition

Another successful Fall Fest

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Voice of English-speaking Quebec (VEQ) held its sixth annual Fall Fest on Saturday, September 19, at St. Vincent’s School, where community groups and businesses offered information and displayed their wares to the local community. 

Jeffery Hale Friends play golf and dine to raise $25,000

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Photo: Diane Kameen

Liberal candidate works hard in Louis-Saint-Laurent

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Photo: Sarah Barclay

Youri Rousseau greets visitors at his campaign headquarters with a genuine smile full of quiet enthusiasm. The same smile beams confidently from the election posters in the windows behind him, proudly proclaiming that Rousseau is Team Trudeau’s man in Louis-Saint-Laurent.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Paul Nichols rides across Canada for veterans

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Photo: Lise Lafond

On September 17, the students of Dollard-des-Ormeaux School near CFB Valcartier had the honour of meeting Paul Nichols. A veteran, Nichols was a master corporal with the Calgary Highlanders and served with the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry in Bosnia and Croatia in the 1990s.  

The story behind Ruelle John-Goudie

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Photo: Bill Cox

Ruelle John-Goudie is named after John Goudie (1775-1824), one of many Scottish shipbuilders who immigrated to North America. He began his career as a shipwright in Detroit in 1795 and, by 1800, Goudie was operating his own shipyard on the St. Charles River in the Saint-Roch district of Quebec City. 

Marc-André Hamelin and OSQ highlight colourful American music

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Photo: Kasia Borkowska

Séan McCann bares his soul at Le Cercle

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Photo: Ruby Pratka

Séan McCann has nothing to hide. 

Arts in Action brings swing to Morrin Centre

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Photo: Ruby Pratka

The Jazz Age took over the historic Morrin Centre on September 12 as dancers from the Port-O-Swing dance school presented a swing dance workshop in College Hall. This was the first event in the Arts in Action cultural performance series, which consists of a series of monthly workshops on different styles of dance, theatre and creative writing.  

No stars, no problem for Coupe Banque Nationale

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Photo: Ruby Pratka

Naomi Broady, Annika Beck, Jelena Ostapenko: looking at the tournament bracket before the semifinal matches of the Coupe Banque Nationale, most tennis fans could be forgiven for thinking, “Who are these people?” 

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