July 3 2013 Edition

Memorials and Things of Fame

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The Morning Chronicle

 

A stroll in the Jardin Jeanne d’Arc

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Tourist season in Quebec City

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The tourist season brings in vacationers by the busload. According to the Quebec City Tourism website, Quebec City is the fourth most visited city in Canada, with nearly 4.5 million tourists per year (2010). Old Québec Tours offers an open-top double-decker bus service, enabling sightseers to hop on and hop off at 11 different attractions (busrouge.ca).

The elusive hummingbird moth

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Photo: Lise Lafond

Canada Day celebrations in Quebec City

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Photo: Jay Ouellet

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After a leisurely stroll through Battlefields Park, Jay Ouellet captured scenes from the Family Day activities around the Edwin Bélanger bandstand. Flying high!!  

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QCT Mystery Photo Contest

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Bethann Merkle, Shirley Nadeau and Danielle Burns have scouted out people, places and things around the city for you to try and identify over the summer months. Your mission is to find these objects and to answer the questions with each photo.

Festival d’Été is back, better than ever!

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The 46th annual Festival d'Été starts on Thursday, July 4, with a jam-packed, 10-day program. It takes place at 14 different venues, including the huge main stage on the Plains of Abraham.

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