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MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

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Photo: Gallic Digital Library - Public Domain

February 19, 1820 – The Quebec Gazette
Vocal Concert

Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament action

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Photo: Luc Lang

The Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament will come to a close on Feb. 23, with finals in five different classes. The 61st tournament saw 120 teams from 20 countries – a new record – step on the ice of the Videotron Centre. For the first time ever, teams from South Korea and Croatia participated in the tournament.

MNBAQ reveals the world of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec (MNBAQ) recently opened a new exhibition featuring a selection of outstanding works by history’s most celebrated painter couple, Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. She was a committed artist and female role model. He was Mexico’s foremost muralist painter.

Peewee tourney a dream come true for hockey announcer Luc Lang

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Photo: Justin Patry

He may not be under age 13, and he doesn’t get to skate on the ice of the Videotron Centre, but being the public address (PA) announcer for games in the famous Pee-Wee International Hockey Tournament is still a big thrill for QCT sports reporter Luc Lang.

Shannon’s Winterfest Saturdays are filled with fun

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Photo: Lise Lafond

Shannon’s Winterfest is back for a 13th edition, and this year it will extend the enjoyment of winter enthusiasts with not one, but four Saturdays of activities, giving residents of Shannon and the surrounding area a unique opportunity to come together to enjoy the pleasures of the season.

“Overachiever” Dominique Anglade seeks Liberal leadership

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Photo: Anglade leadership campaign

As the QCT interview with Quebec Liberal Party leadership aspirant Dominique Anglade wraps up, her cell phone rings. It’s her son. She speaks with him briefly in French. She makes another call, this time speaking German.

Ending the call, she answers the reporter’s quizzical look. “It’s my significant other. He’s German.”

Aurore Gagnon – l’enfant martyre

FROM THE ARCHIVES

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Photo: Quebec Chronicle archives

We won’t spend fifty dollars for a doctor. Let her die. I won’t shed a tear.”

(These words were attributed to Marie-Anne Houde by a prosecution witness in April 1920, as reported in the Quebec Chronicle.)

Community Calendar

Friday, Feb. 21 at 9:30 a.m. – Take-a-Break Drop In: Raising Bilingual Children. Parents of preschoolers get together and hear guest speakers while their children are being cared for by qualified volunteers at the Jeffery Hale Pavilion, 1270 Chemin Sainte-Foy. Free parking. For more information, call the Wellness Centre at 418-684-5333, ext. 1539.

FEQ books Rage Against the Machine reunion show

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Photo: FEQ

The 2020 edition of the Festival d’Été (FEQ) has scored one of the biggest names in hard rock for the closing Saturday show on the giant stage on the Plains of Abraham.

Lions basketball and hockey teams just keep on winning

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Photo: St. Lawrence Lions Athletics

It was another victorious weekend for the basketball and hockey teams at CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence. The Lady Lions basketball team won their two games at home this past weekend, while the men’s team put another tick in the “win” column. The hockey team also continued its winning streak.