July 13 2016 Edition

The Lumineers light up the Plains

Photo: Renaud Philippe

The Lumineers, who are accustomed to performing in smaller venues, admitted that their headliner concert on the Plains of Abraham on the first Friday of the Festival d’Été de Québec (FEQ) on July 8 provided, “the biggest crowd we’ve ever played for so far.”

Peter Gabriel and Sting open FEQ with a bang

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Photo: Renaud Philippe - FEQ

On a blustery June 7, the 49th edition of the Festival d’Été de Québec (FEQ) opened with two performers who have become pillars of classic rock and roll. Long-time friends Sting and Peter Gabriel took to the Bell Stage before some 75,000 fans on the Plains of Abraham.  

A Musical Wednesday at Chalmers-Wesley

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The first of a series of nine Musical Wednesday noon-hour concerts took place at Chalmers-Wesley United Church last week, featuring American bass-baritone Douglas Renfroe accompanied by pianist Natalya Labiau. 

2017 Special Olympics come to Quebec City

QCT welcomes “Black” former columnist


Celtic Festival offers sports, music and more

The Quebec City Celtic Festival's goal is to help the public discover their Celtic culture and to celebrate Celtic tradition. This year’s Celtic Festival, taking place from August 18 to 21, boasts a varied program of events designed to share that rich heritage.

Memorials and Things of Fame


The Morning Chronicle

The story behind Rue Negabamat

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Photo: Bill Cox

Rue Negabamat in Sillery was named in honour of Noël Negabamat (1600-1666), also known as Tekouerimat. He was one of the principal Montagnais chiefs of Sillery. His life is an example of the Jesuit missionaries’ policy to convert the Amerindians to the Catholic faith and integrate them into the European way of living. 

Take me home, country roads...

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Photo: Lise Lafond

The Payne, O’Connor and McLaughlin families took advantage of the long Canada Day weekend and the invitation to “Come Back Home” to Stoneham and their family homesteads. More than 70 people showed up to make this reunion a success.

Fourth of July celebrations in Quebec City

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The American Consul General in Quebec City, Hale VanKoughnett, and his wife Diane invited guests to join them to celebrate their country’s 240th Independence Day, also known as the Fourth of July, on June 28, at the beautiful Domaine Cataraqui. 

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