June 18 2014 Edition

A memorable graduation at Holland School


A world of animation at the Musée de la Civilisation

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On June 3, the Musée de la Civilisation opened their latest exhibit, entitled Image x Image: Le cinéma d’animation à l’ONF / Frame x Frame: Animated Film at the National Film Board. This exhibit marks the 75th anniversary of the NFB and the Animation Studio.

JEF the fishmonger brings an English classic to Quebec City

Photo: Sophie Rivett-Carnac

Watch out, poutine-lovers – another guilty pleasure awaits you. The classic English “fish and chips” dish has made its way to the Basse-Ville and is set to make waves.

Congratulations to QCT journalist Ruby Pratka


The Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph team extend their heartiest congratulations to Ruby Pratka, who has received her Master’s in Public Communication, specializing in International Journalism. Ruby received her diploma at the graduation ceremony held at the PEPS at Université Laval on Saturday afternoon.

A visit to see the razorbills near Île-aux-Grues

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On June 12, the QCT and other media representatives set out by boat for the Île-aux-Grues archipelago downriver from Île d’Orléans to view a particular species of colonial seabirds, known in French as petit pingouins and in English as razorbills, which come to the islands in the St. Lawrence River to breed.

Newspapers, to be or not to be

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Photo: QCT arvhives

Even in the 21st century, newspapers still mean a lot for our community and people beyond, you know. It’s true that you can hear the news on the radio, on TV, and on the Internet. But the time allotted to news anchormen is so limited that they have to run through the news at breakneck speed.

Anglican Cathedral presents Midi en Musique concert series

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Douglas Renfroe, bass baritone.   Sandra Bender, soprano.         Genevieve Boileau, pianist.   

Wendake Pow Wow

The Wendake Pow Wow begins Friday, June 27, in Wendake, home of the Huron-Wendat First Nation, and ends with a closing ceremony on Sunday, June 29. Parades, concerts, storytelling, dance competitions and canoe races will make for an eventful weekend.


Travel the world without leaving Quebec City! The MondoKarnaval festival, formerly known as L'Afrique en fête, will take place on June 28 and 29 at the Cartier-Brébeuf National Historic Site in Limoilou.

60th anniversary of the arrival of the Hofsink family in Canada

Photo: Hofsink family archives
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