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Freestyle skier Lewis Irving is training for the coming season

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Photo: Canadian Olympic Committee

Charlesbourg’s Lewis Irving is back training at the Centre AcrobatX, at Lac-Beauport, for the upcoming FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup season. Irving will be training during the hot summer months in preparation for the coming Olympic Winter Games qualifications. The Centre AcrobatX is also the national training site of Team Canada.

CQSB schools work toward full reopening

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Photo: Screenshot from Google Maps

Students, parents and school officials are preparing for an almost-normal school year after the Quebec government announced that all schools, CEGEPs, vocational training centres and universities would reopen in September.

Morrin Centre library services are back

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Photo: The Morrin Centre

The Morrin Centre is excited to announce that the library is now lending books again!

Due to COVID-19, however, the Morrin Centre is reopening gradually in accordance with Government of Quebec health guidelines, and has begun by offering limited library services. The library remains closed to members at this time, but book orders are now being accepted.

Here are the current lending rules:

Charlotte (née Boutet) JOLICOEUR

Charlotte (née Boutet) JOLICOEUR

OBITUARY: Violet KIRKWOOD (née Sharp)

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Violet KIRKWOOD (née Sharp)
May 11, 1923 - June 15, 2020

On Monday, June 15, 2020, Violet “Vi” Kirkwood (née Sharp), our beautiful mother, grand- and great-grandmother, left us peacefully in her sleep. She was 97 years of age.

Buzz is growing around gardening

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Photo: Ruby Pratka

At the offices of Les Urbainculteurs, an urban gardening nonprofit headquartered at the Grand Marché, the phones have been ringing off the hook for weeks. After toilet paper and flour and yeast, seeds and gardening supplies have become the new must-haves for riding out the pandemic.

Montmagny’s rainbow of hope welcomes everyone

Photo by Lise Lafond

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Forty years ago … Terry Fox Marathon of Hope flashback

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Photo: Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph archives

While digging through some old, mostly black-and-white, photos in the QCT archives, we came across this photo of Terry Fox with his brother Darryl and friend Doug Alward. The picture was taken in Lévis on June 15, 1980, when Fox made a stop there during his attempted cross-Canada Marathon of Hope for cancer research.

Violet Kirkwood (nee Sharp) May 11, 1923 - June 15, 2020

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On Monday, June 15, 2020, Violet “Vi” Kirkwood (nee Sharp), our beautiful mother, grand and great-grandmother, left us peacefully in her sleep. She was 97 years of age.

City unveils tramway plans for Limoilou-Charlesbourg

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Photo: Ville de Québe

Residents of the Limoilou and Charlesbourg districts got a clearer picture last week of the major and multiple changes the city’s tramway project will bring.

Mayor Régis Labeaume and other city officials unveiled the final plans for the tramway route along 1re Avenue from 4e Rue in Vieux-Limoilou to the Charlesbourg terminus hub at the intersection of 76e Rue and Boul. Henri-Bourassa.

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