August 26 2015 Edition

News Digest August 26, 2015



Issue August 26, 2015


Family Day in Valcartier

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Traffic on the road leading past the Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier Community Centre was slowed to a snail’s pace last Saturday as people searched for parking spots so they could attend Family Day. The events of the annual gathering were held in front of the Fire Station and on the sports fields behind the Centre. 

The Caring Circle Café announces Fall to Spring program

Louise Penny, The Nature of the Beast

(Minotaur Books, August 25, 2015)

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Memorials and Things of Fame


The Morning Chronicle

The story behind Avenue Harriet

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Photo: Bill Cox

Valcartier Family Centre Open House

Come discover your Centre, have supper with us, and vote for your representatives. 

Marc-André Hamelin to strike an all-American chord with the OSQ

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Photo: Sim Canetty-Clarke

English-speaking newcomers enjoy a corn boil

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Photo: Juanita Craig

Newcomers to Quebec City enjoyed a corn boil at Quebec High School on Saturday, August 22. Organized by Voice of English-speaking Quebec (VEQ) in partnership with Be Active Quebec and the Diversity of Voices project, the free event gave newcomers and their children a chance to enjoy a seasonal Quebec tradition, chat, and create social networks. 

Breaking down barriers in Saint-Roch with country music

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Photo: Ruby Pratka

Nicolas Saucier hadn’t listened to country music in years. But he and hundreds of other residents of Saint-Roch and surrounding neighbourhoods flashed back to their youth on Saturday during À la rencontre du country, a Western-themed neighbourhood festival held on the parvis (square) in front of Saint-Roch Church in Lower Town last Saturday.  

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