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Golfers wanted for a good cause

The 18th edition of the annual Jeffery Hale Friends’ Foundation is looking for golfers to hit the links on September 15 at le Club de Golf le Grand Portneuf to help raise funds for the Jeffery Hale Hospital.

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A Visit to St Leon Springs

Toronto city centre remains within reach of Quebec City

Porter Airlines announ-ced on July 30 that it would extend its flights between Quebec City and Toronto beyond the end of its summer schedule.

Shocked by the lack of transparency on Tasers

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Photo: Photo: courtesy of www.2dsecurity.com

On July 22, a 17-year-old boy died in Winnipeg after being shocked by police officers with a conducted energy weapon (commonly referred to as the Taser). He was the 21st person in Canada to die after receiving such an injury at the hands of a Canadian police force member.

Aspiring archaeologists invited to dig on the Plains

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Photo: National Battlefields Commission

Aspiring archaeologists will be given an opportunity this week to unearth part of Quebec’s British colonial history on the Plains of Abraham. In parallel to Archaeology Month, the National Battlefields Commission is inviting the public to take part in an archaeological dig at Block House #1 under the supervision of archaeologist Phillipe Picard.

Archaeology Month reveals history underfoot

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Photo: Paulette Dufour

Quebec High School Alumni Golf Tournament

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Photo: Jean Robert

This year’s champions of the annual Quebec High School Alumni Golf Tournament. 

Archer hits Olympic target

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Marie-Pier Beaudet, 21, breathed a sigh of relief on Sunday, July 20 when her last arrow hit the target. By winning her match against Kateri Vrakking, the archer from Lévis took the first position in the weekend’s trials and qualifi ed for the Olympic Games in a controversal turn of events.

A wedding, a baptism, and a funeral

The sunshine fi ltered through the leaves of the tall trees in my daughter’s yard in Cap-Rouge. It was a rare beautiful July morning with clear blue skies. I sat alone in the warm sun waiting for the others to get dressed for church. The garden chairs set under the maple trees surrounded by the tall cedar hedge created a peaceful intimate setting.

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