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The story behind Boulevard Langelier

STREET VIEWS

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain

This street is named in honour of Sir François Langelier (1838-1915), who was born in Sainte-Rosalie (now part of Saint-Hyacinthe). He was a lawyer, a professor at the faculty of law at Université Laval from 1863 to 1915 and dean from 1892 to 1915. He was also a politician and the 10th lieutenant governor of Quebec, a journalist and an author.

MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

July 9, 1870 – The Morning Chronicle

Cathedral of the Holy Trinity welcomes visitors this summer

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Photo: Cathedral of the Holy Trinity

Dear music aficionados and friends of the cathedral,

Normally, we would have started our 11th season of Midi en musique on July 2. However, things being what they have been for the past few months, our weekly noon-hour concert meetings will have to wait until 2021.

OBITUARY: Maureen TUPPERT

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Maureen TUPPERT
1943-2020

Mrs. Maureen Tuppert, wife of the late Mr. André Ferland, died at the IUCPQ, on May 2, 2020, at the age of 76. She was the daughter of the late Mrs. Rolande St-Onge and the late Mr. William Tuppert. She lived in Quebec.

The family will be receiving condolences at
Maison Gomin
Services commémoratifs
2026, boul. René-Lévesque Ouest
Québec QC G1V 2K8

Health authorities nix Capitales’ plan for a baseball tournament

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Photo: Luc Lang

The Quebec Capitales’ president, Michel Laplante, officially announced that the plan for a Canadian baseball tournament, co-organized with the Trois-Rivières Aigles, has been vetoed by provincial health authorities.

Glenn STEWART

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Glenn STEWART
1969-2020

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved son and brother Glenn Stewart on June 23, 2020, at the age of 51. He lived in Quebec City.

1920: A Czechoslovakian army in Quebec City – Part 2

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Photo: Public Domain

After crossing the Pacific Ocean and disembarking in Vancouver in June 1920, the Czechoslovakians paraded to the CNR station. The third and largest contingent was particularly spectacular. A Siberian pony led one of the four regimental bands and a huge bear pulled a drum on a cart.

Practise water safety this summer

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Photo: Lise Lafond

Last week on Lake Temiscouata, rescue teams were called on to save two people who had fallen into the lake when their canoe capsized. Both canoeists were wearing life jackets, but even with the proper safety equipment, the danger was hypothermia, the cooling of body core temperature. A drop of two degrees Celsius is potentially deadly.

St. Michael’s Hall cleared out for renovations

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Photo: Peter Black

Volunteers are clearing out nearly 75 years’ worth of accumulated items from St. Michael’s Anglican Church Hall on Chemin Saint-Louis to prepare for renovations.

Montcalm project causing major traffic disruptions

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Photo: Jonathan Letellier-Black

A major construction project is now at full steam ahead in the busy quadrant of Avenue Cartier and Chemin Sainte-Foy between Rue Sherbrooke and Avenue de Salaberry.

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