News Digest April 13, 2016

Issue April 13, 2016


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ImagiNation Writers’ Festival captivates audiences

Photo: Catherine Musgrove

Authors converged on Quebec City last weekend to share their love of writing at the seventh annual ImagiNation Writers’ Festival. 

Grand Marché to open at ExpoCité by 2018


On April 6, the Ville de Québec unveiled its plan to develop a large public market in the Pavillon du Commerce at ExpoCité by 2018. 

Julie Slattery awarded for her commitment to social integration

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Photo: Nectaria Skokos

St. Lawrence College graduate receives honorary award from the House of Commons

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On April 8, Joël Lightbound, MP for Louis-Hébert, presented an honorary award from the House of Commons to Marie-Hélène Lyonnais, a 2016 recipient of the Loran Award and a 2016 graduate student of CEGEP Champlain-St. Lawrence (SLC).  

Study reveals no increased incidence of cancer in Shannon

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Antigone, the final production in St. Lawrence’s cafeteria

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On a small stage set up in the cafeteria, Champlain–St. Lawrence students presented a wonderful production of Jean Anouilh’s Antigone, an adaptation of Sophocles’ classic Greek tragedy, from April 6 to 9. 

Tartan Day celebrated in Quebec City

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Last Wednesday, April 6, in Quebec City, members and friends of the 78th Fraser Highlanders and the organizers of the Quebec Celtic Festival gathered at Murphy’s Pub on Rue Saint-Jean to mark Tartan Day. 

Rihanna’s Anti-World Tour an anti-climax


At 9:47 p.m. on Tuesday April 5, forty-seven minutes behind schedule, Rihanna calmly made her first appearance at the Videotron Centre where she performed her Anti-World Tour. 

Memorials and Things of Fame


The Morning Chronicle

James Thompson House, a historic building in Old Quebec

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Photo: Marie-Claude Côté 2003, © Ministère de la Culture et des Communications

At the corner of Rue Sainte-Ursule and the Ruelle des Ursulines in Old Quebec is an attractive old bed-and-breakfast. A Scottish immigrant named James Thompson bought the lot in 1793 and had the house built, and it was here he – and his descendants – lived until 1957.

The story behind Rue Meredith

Photo: Bill Cox

My Canada geese are back!

Photo: Lise Lafond

Look who came knocking at my door this morning (April 8, 2016). Yes, my Canada geese couple have found their way home again this year. Even if technically it is spring, it really doesn’t feel like spring. 

The sound is sweet to my ears

It started slowly over a period of a few years. I found myself asking people to repeat what they’d said, or I would raise the volume on the radio when I entered the room. I also found myself pushing the phone closer to my ear so that I could hear better.

The last CC-130 E Hercules flies its last mission

Photo: DND