Tag Archives: December 8 2021

About 150 people, some of whom came from as far away as Ottawa, marched from the National Assembly through Old Quebec to City Hall. Their signs read “Black Lives Matter,” “No to racial profiling” and “Yes to a humane civic police service.” (Photo by Ruby Pratka)

Marchers denounce excessive use of force by police

Marchers denounce alleged excessive use of force by police Ruby Pratka, Local Journalism Initiative reporter ruby@qctonline.com More than 150 people marched through the streets of Old Quebec on Dec. 4…

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Quebec Winter Carnival programming director Alexis Ferland, Quebec tourism minister Caroline Proulx, Bonhomme Carnaval, Mayor Bruno Marchand and general director Mélanie Raymond announced the program for the 68th Winter Carnival on Dec. 1. (Photo by Cassandra Kerwin)

Bonhomme announces the return of the Winter Carnival

Bonhomme announces the return of the Winter Carnival Cassandra Kerwin cassandra@qctonline.com The snow falling on Quebec City has brought a flurry of excitement about the return of the Winter Carnival….

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The new Club Med Québec Charlevoix opened last week and started welcoming visitors to the 300-room resort. (Image from Club Med)

Club Med opens in Charlevoix with many jobs unfilled

Club Med opens in Charlevoix with many jobs unfilled Peter Black, Local Journalism Initiative reporter peterblack@qctonline.com There are still plenty of jobs available at Canada’s first Club Med resort, about…

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The Community Christmas Hamper Campaign, especially Santa and his little helpers, are glad to be back home at the Eastern Québec Learning Centre this year. His sleigh is awfully full, however, and he would welcome some help with the deliveries. (Photo by Shirley Nadeau from QCT archives)

Wondering how you can help Santa?

Wondering how you can help Santa? Submitted by Diane Kameen, communications advisor, Jeffery Hale Community Partners/Wellness Centre The Community Christmas Hamper Campaign could still use a couple of volunteers for…

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One of many protests to save Sacco and Vanzetti was held in London, England in 1921. (Image via Wikimedia Commons, public domain) 

Memorials and Things of Fame – December 8, 2021

Memorials and Things of Fame Researched and compiled by Lorie Pierce lorie@qctonline.com   December 10, 1821 – The Quebec Gazette The Weather At the close of last week there was…

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Samuel Barbeau, Thomas Simoneau and Thomas Delisle placed second in the accounting division at the Coupe Paillé, a provincewide business competition for CEGEP students. They also won a $3,000 cash prize. (Photo courtesy of CEGEP Champlain-St. Lawrence)

SLC students finish second at Coupe Paillé

SLC students finish second at Coupe Paillé Cassandra Kerwin cassandra@qctonline.com On Nov. 19 and 20, three CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence (SLC) third-year students Thomas Delisle, Thomas Simoneau and Samuel Barbeau finished…

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