February 22 2012 Edition

QHS Blazers: CQSB Boys Basketball Champions

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Photo: Luc Lang

The Quebec High School Blazers boys team won the CQSB 2017 basketball tournament in Shawinigan on February 11. Lucas Beaumont, Sam McCoubrey, Ian Craig, Olivier Pellizzari, Ishmael Gregoire, Yanic Tremblay Gordon and Jordan Drapeau proudly hold the banner. Missing when photo was taken, Vincent Bergeron. Coach and QHS principal Warren Thomas stands behind them.

First Nations culture celebrated at Hôtel de Glace

Photo: Photo provided by Hôtel-Musée des Premières Nations

Quebec City's renowned Hôtel de Glace, situated near the former site of the Jardin zoologique de Québec, launched its first thematic weekend February 17 to 19. It celebrated First Nations culture in a joint partnership with the local Huron-Wendat community.

Successful Hitchcock Film Festival inspires a second

Photo: Photo Marie White

In honour of the 60th anniversary of Alfred Hitchcock in Quebec City, the first ever Alfred Hitchcock Film Festival created by Michel Savoy at the Cinéma Cartier, was a resounding success. The public appreciated seeing the famous British director's masterpieces.

A. S. Johnson High School students make “I Volunteer” video

Photo: Photos provided by MCDC

The Megantic English-speaking Community Development Corporation, better known as MCDC, is proud to announce the official launch of its new video clip, "It feels good to give." This video clip was done in collaboration with A.S.

The Return of Maestro Talmi

Photo: Photo provided by Communications Paulette Dufour

On February 17, Yoav Talmi, former director of l'Orchestre symphonique de Québec (OSQ), masterfully led Les Violons du Roy through a concert program highlighting the Romantics.

Soopy - just an ordinary cat?

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Photo: Photo by Bill Cox

I remember many years ago when Christmas arrived at a very trying time for me and my family. The money I could afford for gifts would not fill the family's stockings and I found myself with empty hands two days before Christmas Eve.

Walking down the mall of a small shopping center I saw two kittens in a pet shop. Their eyes were pleading me to take them home.

Upcoming Job Fair presents new employment opportunities

Job hunters can get their resumes in front of hundreds of companies at the Job Fair on Friday, March 16 from 10 am to 8 pm and on Saturday, March 17 from 9 am to 5 pm at ExpoCité.

World Day of Prayer service for the people of Malaysia

Please join us at the bilingual and ecumenical World Day of Prayer service which will be held on Friday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Notre-Dame Basilica, 20 rue Buade, in Old Quebec City.

We invite you and your friends and family to participate in this service and learn more about the people of Malaysia and its unique culture and heritage.

“Once Upon a Time” storytelling workshop at the Morrin Centre

"We all have stories to tell, stories to share" - Taylor Tower

Quebec City, February 15, 2012 - The Morrin Centre, in collaboration with the Blue Metropolis Project and the Quebec Writer's Federation, recently hosted a storytelling workshop.

Come see Grosse Île at St. Lawrence College this week

John (Halpin) wrote this to me: "Why have the three of us, Margaret (Forrest), you and I, gone through months of working on a script, more months writing music and lyrics, and still more months working with a bunch of enthusiastic ‘amateurs,' to produce an English play in a French city about events that occurred 165 years ago?"

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