June 8 2016 Edition

British cars rendez-vous at the Maizerets

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Photo: Rachel Collet

QCT brings home armloads of awards from the QCNA Better Newspaper Competition

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph (QCT) journalists attended the Quebec Community Newspaper Association’s annual Better Newspaper Awards ceremony in Pointe-Claire last Friday evening and came home with armloads of awards. 

DDO’s Graduating Class of 2016 look to the future

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On June 2, twenty-two Dollard-des-Ormeaux High School graduating students entered the gymnasium filled with family, friends and faculty to celebrate their well-earned milestone.  

Quebec Capitales open for historic Cuban tour

Go home humming something good

Of the three concerts per season given by the Rhapsodes, it’s usually their Christmas concert I find the most uplifting. And indeed, the concert last December was excellent, Benjamin Britten, difficult to sing according to members of the choir, but wonderful to hear and for a change, a modern composer.

DDO High School Graduates and Prize Winners

Honour Roll Gold Cords: Marek Blais, Jacob Clément, Meggan Grondin, Maisie Hudson, Dylan MacLellan, Justin Paris, Kaitlin Power, Elsa Roberge and Sébastien Tousignant. 

OBITUARY: Rose Senko BANNING 1931-2016

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A religious service will be held on Saturday, June 11, at 3:00 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church, 1722 Boulevard Valcartier, St-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Québec, G0A 4S0. The family will receive condolences at the church one hour before the ceremony. 

Let’s go Into the Woods


A local amateur theatre company, Les As de Choeur, are presenting Into the Woods, a musical comedy based on fairy tales we all know. The music and lyrics are by Stephen Sondheim and the book by James Lapine. The troupe is taking on this ambitious project in the original English version, with French surtitles projected on screens.  

INTERMENT: Charles A. Kinnear Nancy Lee Petersen


The interment of the ashes of Charles “Bud” A. Kinnear and his wife of 42 years, Nancy Lee Petersen, will take place at Mount Hermon Cemetery on Tuesday, June 21, at 1:00 p.m. 

Panache du Parc opens as spring blossoms

Photo: Catherine Musgrove

With beautiful sunny days making their way into our region, it seems timely to visit the Parc du Bois-de-Coulonge – a delightful, peaceful retreat in the heart of Quebec City. The Panache du Parc adds to the serenity and charm of the parkland. The quaint restaurant situated in the former guardian’s lodge is now open for its third consecutive year. 

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