August 22 2012 Edition

News Digest for August 22, 2012

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HUTTER, Mavis (nee McCune)

HUTTER, Mavis (nee McCune)

Passed away peacefully in her 82nd year, surrounded by her family on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 in Barrie, Ontario. Mavis, loving wife of Anton for 53 years, will be fondly remembered by her family and friends. Celebration of Life and interment will be held at St.

QCT Mystery Photo of the Week Contest for August 22, 2012


Question: Provide the location of this photo, and identify the activity taking place. Bonus: How long has this activity been taking place in Quebec City?

Special celebrations mark Sillery’s 375th year


Robert Dobell (Martin Bernier) poses proudly with the March 12, 1877 issue of The Morning Chronicle.
Photo by Marie White


Meet Alexandre Sheldon

Photo: Alexandre Sheldon

Alexandre is a writer, researcher, musician, teacher, movie-maker and journalist. When he finds the time, he’s also quite fond of cooking and cycling. Born in Quebec City’s St. Louis de France parish in 1983, he had the chance of growing up in a bilingual setting, having a Francophone mother and an Anglophone father.

Laval University students study a unique bison herd


The bison graze in meadows, along lakes, and throughout the thick aspen forests of Prince Albert National Park.
Photo by Bethann G. Merkle

Irish Heritage Quebec visits Grosse Île

Photo: A. Lemieux

101st edition of Expo Québec

Photo: Danielle Burns
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