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Help or nail in the coffin?

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Photo: (Courtesy of The Low Down to Hull and Back News)

     As one does at the beginning of a new year, here at The Low Down we are wondering, pondering and hand-wringing about what 2018 and beyond will bring. Honestly, it’s hard to know. These are confusing times.

Four days of activities to commemorate the victims of the shooting at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec one year ago.

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Photo: Photo by Cassandra Kerwin from QCT archives

 

Local storytellers reflect on mosque shooting

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Photo: Natalie Keller

One year since the shooting at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec left six people dead, the conversation about what this city wants to be in the future has only intensified.

The return of The Philanthropist multimedia theatre presentation

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Photo: Normand Brassard

The QCT recently learned that The Philanthropist, the multimedia theatre presentation about the life of Jeffery Hale that took place in August, 2017, will be back for two encore performances at Champlain–St. Lawrence Campus in early February, 2018. We sat down with playwright Mike Boden to ask him a few questions.

QCT: Was it in the original plan to have another string of presentations?

VEQ Holiday Happy Hour a holly, jolly success

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
A Holiday Happy Hour was held at the Morrin Centre on Dec. 6. People started to gather in College Hall at 5 p.m. and by 6, there was quite a jolly crowd there. 

Anglo secretariat lauded, but underfunded

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The man tapped to head the Quebec government’s brand new secretariat for relations with English-speaking Quebecers, needs no introduction, as they say, to the community he is mandated to serve.

William “Bill” Floch comes equipped with a solid set of credentials and connections with anglo Quebec.

You, too, can help deliver some goodness! Donate to the Community Christmas Hamper Campaign

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Photo: Michele Provencher

The 22nd annual Community Christmas Hamper Campaign has officially begun! A team of elves has been hard at work preparing the campaign for many months now and will be even busier as the Dec. 16 delivery day approaches.

Quebecers remember and honour the fallen

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau
On a sunny but cold morning, hundreds of people gathered around the Cross of Sacrifice on Grande Allée on Nov. 11 to pay homage to the thousands of members of the Canadian Armed Forces who gave their lives while in service during the Great War, the Second World War, the Korean War, the Afghan War and other world conflicts. 

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English-speaking immigrants invited to participate in a study on access to employment

 

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