June 15 2011 Edition

(Mary) Frances Johnson (née Stanton)


(Mary) Frances Johnson (née Stanton).

G. Russell Walker of Quebec, age 93, died on June 7, 2011

G. Russell Walker of Quebec, age 93, died on June 7, 2011.





John Odgers May 31, 1926 – May 31, 2011

John Odgers
May 31, 1926 – May 31, 2011
“Thank you so much, my friends. It is you who have made my passage through life so easy and happy”

The Cree Nation Opens Nation-to-Nation Embassy in Quebec City

Photo: Courtesy of Cree Nation

The Cree Nation has opened its own embassy in the heart of historic Quebec City.

Robert Lepage’s Team Launches the DVD of The Image Mill That Captured Quebec City’s 400th Anniversary

Photo: François Mercier, National Film Board.

The Image Mill was the 2008 landmark event for Quebec City’s 400th birthday. This June 14, the DVD box set of the gigantic fresco and technological masterpiece will be available for purchase, to the delight of both residents and tourists.

Morrin Centre Hosts 7th Edition of Book Quest

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Should reading in English be limited to school and the academic year? The young patrons of the Morrin Centre’s Book Quest roar a resounding no. Back for a seventh edition, this book club is expected to rally dozens of readers from ages 5 to 12 under the theme Fur and Feathers. Children will have a chance to devour four books throughout this summer.

New Musée de la civilisation exhibition showcases the surprising side of science

Photo: Jessy Bernier, Perspective

A new Musée de la civilisation exhibition entitled Live Science opened on June 8, 2011. It presents eight cutting-edge Canadian research projects in a circus-themed atmosphere that includes a Mathemagical Theatre, a Roller Coaster Ride and a Haunted House.

A fond fighting Irish farewell for St. Patrick’s 2011 graduating class


Graduation ceremony held at the Palais Montcalm (Photo by St. Patrick’s High School)

On June 3rd at the Palais Montcalm over 100 students in white and kelly green gowns took the stage for St. Patrick’s 2011 graduation ceremony.

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