December 14 2011 Edition

Durocher, Iris 1921-2011

Durocher, Iris

On December 2nd 2011, passed away peacefully, at the age of 90, Mrs. Iris English, widow of Robert (Bob) Durocher, deceased in 1987.  

McCarthy, Thomas M 1919-2011


Morrin Centre wins Quebec City’s Special Jury Award for Architectural Merit

Photo: Photo by Ville de Québec

Flowers, flags and fans for Patrick Chan

Photo: Photo by Marie White

"Thank you, Quebec City," said an emotional Patrick Chan."Merci, la ville de Québec," he repeated in flawless French.

Les Violons du Roy’s mighty Messiah moves one and all


Handel's 1741 Baroque Christmas classic was magnificently performed December 8 and 9 by Les Violons du Roy, a 22-member ensemble, and the 28-member La Chapelle de Québec chamber choir to the unrestrained admiration of their hometown audience.

His Quebec garden called ‘Canada’s best-kept secret’


Francis (Frank) Cabot was a U.S. financier and self-taught horticulturalist whose enduring legacy is an enchanting 15-hectare private garden in Cap l'Aigle, Que.

Memorials and Things of Fame

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Community Christmas Hamper Campaign needs your help

Organizer Jan Anderson-Toupin informs us that we have plenty of volunteers for the sorting and packing of your donated non-perishable groceries this Thursday and Friday, but we are in need of a few more drivers on Saturday morning, December 17, to help deliver the Christmas Hampers (boxes of groceries) to needy families in the Quebec City area.

Looking for the Sons of Ireland

Hopefully you can help me.

For whom the bell tolled . . . 86 times on Sunday, December 4

Ringing with muffled bells has traditionally been reserved for funerals and for Remembrance Day services. For centuries, a muffled tolling bell has communicated the age of the deceased to those far and wide. Francis H. Cabot passed away on November 19, 2011, at the age of 86.

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