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Hiking the trails of Mont Wright

WALK ON THE WILD SIDE

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Photo: Lise Lafond

When arriving in Stoneham from the south via Boulevard Talbot or the Laurentian Autoroute (Highway 73), Mont Wright comes into view on the right, about two kilometres past the turnoff onto Avenue Tewkesbury.

Up and coming entertainment

• The Quebec Art Company held an online reading of The Visitor on March 28. Monthly QACStage Pass performances of vintage radio plays are uploaded to the QAC YouTube channel on the last Sunday of every month and can be viewed free of charge anytime thereafter.

Historical Views includes a wealth of stories of English-speaking Quebec

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Photo: QAHN

The Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN) is pleased to announce the publication of a new anthology, Historical Views: Selections from Quebec Heritage News 2000-2020, in honour of its 20th anniversary.

Quebec City hockey players get bursaries from the Montreal Canadiens

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Photo: Cégep Limoilou Titans Facebook page

Three Quebec City student-athletes were among the 25 hockey players who will each receive a bursary of $2,000 from the Montreal Canadiens Bursary Program of the Foundation for Athletic Excellence.

Regular QMJHL season ends as teams prepare for the playoffs

The Quebec Remparts ended their 2020-21 regular season with a pair of games in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) protected environment in Baie-Comeau.

Quebec played the Baie-Comeau Drakkar on March 31 (score not available at press time) and will end the season on April 1 against the Rimouski Océanic.

Scalabrini gets major league coaching help as season approaches

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Photo: Québec Capitales

Québec Capitales manager Patrick Scalabrini hit a home run without touching a bat or a ball when former Montreal Expos and Miami Marlins bullpen coach Pierre Arsenault was hired as his assistant for pitching.

SPORTS ROUNDUP: football, hockey, tennis and Olympics

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Photo: International Olympic Committee

FOOTBALL: Glen Constantin, head coach of the Rouge et Or football program at Université Laval, was hoping to organize a tournament that would have included six of the best teams in the country.

Easter egg hunt a short hop from Chocolats Favoris

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Photo: Danielle Burns

A giant Easter egg hunt is taking place in the Charlesbourg borough of Quebec City, starting at the Moulin des Jésuites (an 18th-century flour mill turned museum) and the nearby parks, houses and yards in the Trait-Carré district. The colourful eggs can be found on trees, houses and sign posts until April 5.

No-access road

Photo by Peter Black

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Racism makes no sense

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Photo: Ruby Pratka

The recent murders of eight people in Atlanta drew attention to the anti-Asian violence that has been simmering throughout North America since the COVID-19 pandemic first began.

The novel coronavirus was called the Chinese or Wuhan flu early in the pandemic, and later on, former American president Donald Trump referred to it as the “kung flu.”

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