May 15 2019 Edition

The Morrin Centre hosts Some Enchanted Evening

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Photo: Natalie Keller

Young artists sang their hearts out for the third of six concerts offered through the My Morrin program at the Morrin Centre. Attendees were delighted by the voices of seven talented, local artists. Philippe Girard, Tony Pelletier, Vanessa Bergeron, Anne Payer, J.P.

The ups and downs of “fast fashion”

SAVING THE PLANET ONE WEEK AT A TIME

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Photo: Lise Lafond

The temperature is rising … at last. It’s time to wash and put away our winter clothes, and take out our bright, lightweight summer clothes.

75th anniversary of the Normandy landings: Debating D-Day

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain

This is the first in a series of four articles to mark the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings, June 6, 1944. Besides covering the Allied debate preceding the operation, code-named Overlord, the texts will recall the planning, preparation and execution of D-Day.

Jean Vanier and L’Arche, his life’s work

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain

On May 7, Jean Vanier, a Canadian philosopher, theologian and humanitarian, passed away. Vanier helped change the world’s perception of people with developmental disabilities.

A Companion of the Order of Canada, a Grand Officer of the Order of Quebec and a recipient of the Templeton Prize, Jean Vanier spent most of his life quietly helping others, not looking for accolades.

Community Calendar

May 15 to 20 – Hit The Floor 2019, world-class dance competition at the Centre de congrès et d’expositions de Lévis. For details, see hitthefloor.ca/tournee/levis-2019.

Morrin Centre launches new tour and exhibit on capital punishment in Quebec City’s old jail

On May 15, Quebec City’s English-language cultural hub, the Morrin Centre, launched a new guided tour allowing visitors to travel back in time to when its building housed a prison.

SNACS’ Mini Book Fair at EQLC

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SNACS Entrepreneurs is organizing a Mini Book Fair on Friday, May 31, from 3 to 7 p.m. in the library (next to the cafeteria) at the Eastern Québec Learning Centre.

Méga Bibliovente helps impoverished street children in Burundi

Photos by Jonathan Letellier-Blac

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Going trashless at Valcartier Elementary School

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Photo: Emma Perreault

The “zero-waste” movement has steadily grown over the past few years. Aimed at producing little to no waste in one’s day-to-day life, this movement encourages a lifestyle change that benefits the individual, society as a whole, and (most importantly) the planet.

Doré and Guillemette named the 2018-19 Lions Athletes of the Year

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Photo: CEGEP-St. Lawrence Athletics

Hugo Guillemette (hockey) and Ariane Doré (basketball) were named the 2018-19 male and female Athletes of the Year at the CEGEP Champlain–St. Lawrence annual sports banquet held on May 2.

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