February 23 2011 Edition

(Mary) Frances Johnson (née Stanton)

(Mary) Frances Johnson (née Stanton). Burial services will be held at St. Dominic’s Church (175 Grande-Allée West) on Saturday June 18 at 10:30 am. Following the service her remains will be interred in St. Patrick’s Cemetery (1601 Chemin St. Louis).

Walter John Champion 1918 ~ 2011

Walter John Champion
1918 ~ 2011

A Close Call

In a previous article, A Winning Courtship (QC-T February 2, 2011), I related how my father Kelso Roberts, using initiative and daring (undoubtedly instilled in him through his military training and subsequent experiences during WWI), bested a serious rival for the hand of my mother Lilian. Soon after, they became engaged and the wedding date was set for August 19, 1931, in Toronto.

Laval students create À Découverte during snow sculpture competition


Photo by Kim Nadeau:

World Day of Prayer service for the People of Chile

Please join us at the bilingual and ecumenical World Day of Prayer service which will be held on Friday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, 1145 rue de Salaberry, Quebec City. Invite your friends and family to participate in this service and learn more about Chile and its unique culture and heritage.

What is the English-speaking population of Quebec City?

According to the 2006 census, the population of the City of Quebec whose first official language spoken was English, was 9,780, representing 1.9% of the total population of the area.

St. Pat’s Jazz Band returns from Louisiana


Members of the St. Pat’s Jazz Band in front of the House of Blues Restaurant and Music Hall in New Orleans

Movie Review: The King’s Speech

Photo: The Weinstein Company, Laurie Sparham

The King’s Speech, which is currently playing in English at Cinema Clap in Ste. Foy is certainly deserving of the praise that has been lavished on it.

Saint-Raymond-de-Portneuf aspires to Kraft Hockeyville title


The Kraft Hockeyville 2011 campaign is well underway with activity and excitement in beautiful Saint-Raymond, located a picturesque 30-minute drive north-west of Quebec City on Highway 367.

Don’t spill the “beens”

Dear Miss Durie,

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