Tag Archives: March 6 2024

Hundreds of Quebec City library employees went on strike starting on March 1, cancelling the three days of festivities originally planned for the grand reopening of the Gabrielle-Roy Library. They are striking for better pay and changes to scheduling practices. (Photo by Cassandra Kerwin)

Strike sinks Gabrielle-Roy Library reopening, March Break activities

Strike sinks Gabrielle-Roy Library reopening, March Break activities  Ruby Pratka, Local Journalism Initiative reporter editor@qctonline.com The delay-plagued reopening of the Gabrielle-Roy Library hit another roadblock days before the scheduled opening…

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The familiar hanging artwork has been restored and returned to the newly revamped main staircase in the library. (Photo by Peter Black)

Newly renovated Gabrielle-Roy Library offers much more than books

Newly renovated Gabrielle-Roy Library offers much more than books  Peter Black, Local Journalism Initiative reporter peterblack@qctonline.com The newly renovated Gabrielle-Roy Library has a performance theatre, a movie theatre, a kitchen…

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Quebecers and Palestinians march from the National Assembly through the Old City to show their support for friends and family stuck in Gaza. (Photo by Cassandra Kerwin)

Quebecers march in solidarity with Palestinians

Quebecers march in solidarity with Palestinians  Cassandra Kerwin cassandra@qctonline.com As the war between Israel and Hamas ground on in Gaza, over 8,500 kilometres away, some 150 Palestinian immigrants and their…

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This artist’s concept shows an aerial view of the plan for two residential buildings on the Ilot Saint-Vincent-de-Paul site. The Dufferin-Morency autoroute is at the bottom left. (Image from Lafond Côté Architectes)

City unveils social housing project for scenic Old City site

City unveils social housing project for scenic Old City site  Peter Black, Local Journalism Initiative reporter peterblack@qctonline.com One of the most coveted and scenic sites in the city will be…

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This barrier greets motorists on Boul. Pierre Bertrand at Rue Beaucage. Workers are replacing damaged water pipes. (Photo by Peter Black)

Boul. Pierre-Bertrand cut off for water pipe replacement

Boul. Pierre-Bertrand cut off for water pipe replacement  Peter Black, Local Journalism Initiative reporter peterblack@qctonline.com One of the city’s main north-south arteries will be severed for several weeks while workers…

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