Tag Archives: September 14 2022

Queen Elizabeth II passed away at Balmoral Castle on Sept. 8, 2022. Her state funeral will take place at Westminster Abbey on Sept. 19. (Photo from the Royal Family via Facebook)

The world mourns the death of Queen Elizabeth II

The world mourns the death of Queen Elizabeth II Shirley Nadeau shirley@qctonline.com The announcement that people around the world had been dreading to hear came on the afternoon of Sept….

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The bell tower of the former St. Matthew’s Anglican Church on Rue Saint-Jean is still active as members of the Quebec City Guild of Change Ringers have the right to hold regular practices there and ring on special occasions, such as the death of Queen Elizabeth II. There are eight large bells in the top section of the large, square tower; the ringing chamber is in the middle, where the small, narrow windows are located. (Photo by Shirley Nadeau)

Quebec City Guild of Change Ringers honours Queen Elizabeth II

Quebec City Guild of Change Ringers honours Queen Elizabeth II Ruby Pratka, Local Journalism Initiative reporter ruby@qctonline.com At noon on Sept. 9, the day after the passing of Queen Elizabeth…

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Prince Philip and then-Premier Maurice Duplessis walk a respectful distance behind Princess Elizabeth as they enter the National Assembly, then known as the Legislative Assembly. (Photo from the W.B. Edwards archive)

FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE W.B. EDWARDS STUDIO: Princess Elizabeth visits Quebec City in 1951

FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE W.B. EDWARDS STUDIO: Princess Elizabeth visits Quebec City in 1951 Submitted by Martin Edwards Editors’ note: The following story, submitted by Martin Edwards, custodian of…

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Rue D’Auteuil runs uphill from Rue McMahon to the intersection of Rue Sainte-Geneviève and Rue Saint-Denis at the foot of the Quebec Citadelle. The Esplanade Park and the ramparts of Quebec City are on the right in this photo. (Screenshot from Google Maps)

STREET VIEWS: The story behind Rue D’Auteuil

STREET VIEWS: The story behind Rue D’Auteuil Shirley Nadeau shirley@qctonline.com This street located within the walls of Old Quebec is named in honour of Denis-Joseph Ruette d’Auteuil de Monceaux (1617-1679),…

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This photo shows how the Champlain Market looked before it was destroyed by fire in 1910. (Wikimedia Commons – Public domain)

CAQ plan for Quebec City region shows rebuilt Champlain market

CAQ plan for Quebec City region shows rebuilt Champlain market Peter Black, Local Journalism Initiative reporter peterblack@qctonline.com The creation of a huge public market in the Old Port is a…

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