Community

Science rules! at the Morrin Centre

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Photo: Danielle Burns

A dozen or so young scientists got together at the Morrin Centre for the weekly Saturday morning storytime with education co-ordinator Azanie Roy.

QHS and St. Pat’s basketball teams get busy

The basketball teams of Quebec High School and St. Patrick’s High School got off to a busy start as the 2019-20 season resumed in the Québec-Chaudière-Appalaches region of the RSEQ (Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec). Sixteen games were played by the two schools, with more games to come in the next few weeks.

QHS hoops

Community Calendar

Mondays and Thursdays, from Jan. 7 to 30, 6 to 7:30 p.m. – Traditional Japanese art techniques with local artist Rieko Koresawa, who teaches calligraphy, ink painting and origami. This series of eight free workshops is open to people aged 8 and over at the Jeffery Hale Pavilion, 1270 Chemin Sainte-Foy, room 1135. Materials are provided. Registration is required.

Meet Jeffery Hale at Philanthropy Takes Flight

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Photo: Jeffery Hale Community Partners

Come and meet Jeffery Hale and his fellow cast members at an exciting fundraising evening on Jan. 29 featuring the launch of The Philanthropist: the Life and Legacy of Jeffery Hale, a media-enhanced historical booklet. It is an engaging, interactive written adaptation of the multimedia theatre presentation, The Philanthropist.

Université Laval basketball teams on a winning streak

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Photo: Rouge et Or

The Laval Rouge et Or men’s basketball team finally got their first victory of the season on Jan. 16, when they surprised the Bishop’s University Gaiters in Lennoxville, 87-81. The win ended a seven-game losing streak for the Rouge et Or. It was also the first victory for the team’s new head coach, Nathan Grant.

St. Lawrence College hockey and basketball

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Photo: Images Performances-SLC Lions

Bernier and Guillemette lead the SLC Lions over the Dynamiques

The CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence hockey team returned to their winning ways by defeating the Cégep de Sainte-Foy Dynamiques 6-1 on Jan. 19 at the PEPS of Université Laval.

St. Pat’s Justin Dumas scores his 20th goal this season

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Photo: Luc Lang

Justin Dumas scored three goals on Jan. 19, while teammate Noah Larochelle added a pair to lead St. Patrick’s High School’s Fighting Irish Under 15 (U15) Majors to a resounding 7-2 win over the Graal of Collège Clarétain of Victoriaville.

Big snowfall has folks scrambling to dig out cars

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Photo: Peter Black

It was a rude awakening last weekend for those lulled into believing this year’s winter weather has been rather tame.

Are you prepared for the next severe winter storm?

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Photo: Lise Lafond

Quebec is a winter wonderland; snow is needed for many of our outside activities. The Quebec Winter Carnival wouldn’t be the same without snow, and it’s hard to imagine Carnaval without Bonhomme’s Ice Palace. Skiing (cross-country and downhill), snowmobiling, dog-sled competitions – none of these activities would be possible without snow.

Beard or not, Trudeau looks like he’s growing weary of job

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Trudeau walked into a cafeteria on Parliament Hill, only half full at noon with the House not yet in session. He had recently suffered a major setback in his political career, and some would say, in his storied life. He looked like a changed man. People looked up hesitantly from their lunches and greeted him with discreet nods, taking note of the most obvious change: Trudeau had grown a beard.

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