Tag Archives: October 12 2022

Vikings Cosplay Québec invited people to take memorable photos with them – for a price. (Photo by Cassandra Kerwin)

Comiccon Québec draws record-breaking crowds

Comiccon Québec draws record-breaking crowds Cassandra Kerwin cassandra@qctonline.com Despite what the thousands of people wandering the streets of Quebec City in costume may have led one to believe, Halloween didn’t…

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A recent study of emissions from the smokestacks of the city’s incinerator shows it conforms to environmental norms (Photo from Ville de Québec)

City’s incinerator passes emissions tests; Smith awaits air quality study

City’s incinerator passes emissions tests; Smith awaits air quality study Peter Black, Local Journalism Initiative reporter peterblack@qctonline.com The emissions from the city’s giant incinerator conform to environmental norms, according to…

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The Quebec government has acquired 203 hectares of the Soeurs de la Charité farmland in Beauport to transform it into, among other things, an agricultural innovation centre. (Photo from Radio-Canada)

Soeurs de la Charité sign over Beauport farmland to Quebec

Soeurs de la Charité sign over Beauport farmland to Quebec Peter Black, Local Journalism Initiative reporter peterblack@qctonline.com With a Coalition Avenir Québec government nearly elected last week, one incumbent minister…

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Rue de Sherwood is located in a wooded area of Charlesbourg near the Autoroute Laurentienne (left of the trees), between Boul. Henri-Bourassa and Rue George-Muir. (Screenshot from Google Maps)

STREET VIEWS: The story behind Rue de Sherwood

STREET VIEWS: The story behind Rue de Sherwood Shirley Nadeau shirley@qctonline.com Located in a wooded sector of Charlesbourg, this street owes its name to Club Sherwood, an archery association founded…

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The short-lived Hedleyville Junction Train Station, in present-day Limoilou, was built in 1899 and dismantled in 1909 when the rail bridge to the Gare du Palais was completed. (Wikimedia Commons – public domain)

Memorials and Things of Fame – October 12, 2022

Memorials and Things of Fame – October 12, 2022 Researched and compiled by Lorie Pierce lorie@qctonline.com   August 13, 1822 – The Quebec Gazette Agricultural Exhibition The agricultural exhibition for…

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Emira, the flagship yacht of Canada Ocean Racing, was in the Port of Quebec on Thanksgiving weekend. (Photo by Nick Stewart)

Emira docks in Quebec City with big dreams

Emira docks in Quebec City with big dreams  Nick Stewart nick@qctonline.com Canada Ocean Racing’s flagship yacht Emira graced Quebec City’s port over Thanksgiving weekend, the penultimate stop on a promotional…

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