Filling Christmas hampers by the POUND

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Photo: Screenshot by Danielle Burns

POUND is a recent fitness trend that does not involve stepping on a scale, but rather, channeling one’s inner rock star using drumming cardio movements. In fact, POUND’s motto is “changing minds before bodies.”


From their family

Photo: Marshall family photo

On January 2, 2021, Helen (née Hudson) and Peter Marshall will celebrate 70 years of marriage. We could just say “Happy Anniversary” but instead, let us tell you a short story to give meaning to such a special occasion.

Lampshades shed light on art on Avenue Cartier

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The lampshades on Avenue Cartier have been changed again, just in time for the holiday season. Anyone who has passed by this busy commercial street in the Quartier des arts lately has probably noticed the tall lampstands with shades covered in works of art by the artistic duo Pierre&Marie (Pierre Brassard and Marie-Pier Lebeau Lavoie) entitled Les Paysages révolutionnaires.

QAC presents its first-ever virtual play reading on Dec. 20

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Photo: Poster by Edward Sweeney

Quebec Art Company (QAC), Quebec City’s premier English-language theatre troupe, announces that in these exceptional times of social distancing restrictions and darkened stages, the show must go on – with a first-ever virtual play reading.

The OSQ creates holiday magic with an illustrated Nutcracker story

The Orchestre symphonique de Québec (OSQ) invites the young and young-at-heart to revisit the magical story of The Nutcracker.

Narrated by Widemir Normil while seated in the Morrin Centre’s cozy library, the classic Christmas story is gaily illustrated by Richard Vallerand and accompanied with music performed by the OSQ under the direction of Mélanie Léonard.

Santa Claus and his trusty elf Lucas visit Quebec City

Photos by Cassandra Kerwin


Santa Claus and his trusty elf Lucas spread Christmas magic over Quebec City in December.


This Christmas is a good time for self-love

Photo by Danielle Burns


With COVID-19 case numbers on the rise and Christmas gatherings cancelled, this holiday season is a good time for self-care and concentrating on the joys of being at home or outside in nature. 

We wish you a Merry Christmas and Joyeuses Fêtes!

Photo by Désirée Maltais


Pelletier makes Team Canada for World Juniors

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Photo: Hockey Canada

Quebec City native Jakob Pelletier has been selected as a member of the team that will represent Canada at the upcoming 2021 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Junior Championship in Edmonton, from Dec. 25-Jan. 5, 2021.

CITY SPORTS NEWS: golf, baseball and freestyle skiing

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Photo: Luc Lang

Quebec City golfer Anne-Catherine Tanguay is heading back out on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) tour.

The former CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence Lion had been taking some time off from the LPGA circuit since October 2019 to start a family with her husband and caddie, Jean-Hubert Trahan. The two now have a six-month-old daughter, Livia.

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