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Preserving Quebec’s heritage and securing its future

The Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN), a province-wide network of organizations and individuals that works to promote the preservation of the heritage of the province’s English-speaking communities, welcomes the conclusions and recommendations of Quebec’s Auditor General Guylaine Leclerc with regard to heritage policy in her latest report.

A special International Archives Day for Canada

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain

June 9 is International Archives Day.

MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

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June 17, 1870 – The Morning Chronicle
Opinions of the People
(To the Editor of the Morning Chronicle)

The Marquis de Lévis visits from France

FROM THE ARCHIVES

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Over a three-day period in June 1895, the Quebec Morning Chronicle reported on the gala visit to Quebec City of Gaston Gustave Marquis de Lévis-Mirepoix (1844-1924) of France.

Oh, what a goose I am . . .

Photo by Cassandra Kerwin

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This snow goose was recently spotted paddling on Lac Saint-Joseph. He (or she…) stayed around for a week or two before continuing its summer migration to breeding grounds in northern Canada. Snow geese have a l5- to 25-year life span.

Rainbow bike at Limoilou Neighbourhood Day

Photo by Danielle Burns

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A colourful parade wound its way through Limoilou’s alleys to celebrate the Fête des Voisins (Neighbours’ Party) on June 7.

A message to the Dollard-des-Ormeaux Class of 2020

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Photo: Dollard-des-Ormeaux School

Dear Graduates,

In school, you learn from the lessons your fabulous teachers present. To see if you have understood the concepts, you write a test. In life, daily situations do both: they are tests that teach you a lesson. What has this year taught you?

Is life full of surprises? Yes.

Is life about resilience? Yes.

Is life learning to live in a changing world? Yes.

Presenting the St. Patrick’s High School Class of 2020

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Photo courtesy of St. Patrick’s High School  

 

QCT journalists widely recognized with QCNA Awards

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Photo: The late Terence Kerwin

It is with great pleasure that we announce several of our journalists and photographers were named winners in various categories of the Quebec Community Newspapers Association (QCNA)’s 2019 Better Newspaper Awards. The gala awards ceremony, typically held in early June at a hotel venue in the Laurentians each year, had to be cancelled this year due to the pandemic.

MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain

June 10, 1895 – The Quebec Morning Chronicle

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