November 25 2015 Edition

News Digest November 25 2015




Issue November 25, 2015


Club musical de Québec celebrates 125th year

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Entering College Hall at the Morrin Centre last Saturday afternoon was like stepping back in time. 

QAC bursts out of its cage in gender-bending musical

Photo: Normand Brassard

Turn down the lights and cue the music . . . the show is ready! After months of rehearsals and preparations, a cast of 24 will hit the boards this Thursday evening for the opening of the Quebec Art Company (QAC)’s production of the hit musical La Cage aux Folles.

Canada and fighting ISIS

This is the first of two articles dealing with different but closely related topics. Next week’s will be entitled “Canada and resettling refugees.”

Céline Dion at Videotron Centre next year

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau from QCT archives

Get your tickets soon, because they are already selling like hot cakes! 

Céline Dion will be at the Videotron Centre in August next year. It was recently announced that, due to overwhelming demand, an August 25 show has been added to her performances already scheduled for August 20, 21 and 24. Tickets may be purchased at 

A message of support for a Quebec City mosque

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Photo: Mosqué de Québec

The Mosquée de la Capitale on Rue Marie-de-l’Incarnation received a bouquet of white flowers in its mailbox on Sunday. The anonymous message on the card attached to the bouquet read as follows: “Vous serez toujours bienvenue ici. Amour, les Québécois.” (You will always be welcome here. Love, the people of Quebec.)  

Celebrate Saint Andrew’s Day with the 78th Fraser Highlanders

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The 78th Fraser Highlanders will be celebrating St. Andrew’s Day on Saturday, December 5, starting at 6:00 p.m. with a concert featuring the 78th Fraser Highlanders Pipes and Drums, Charmrock Irish dancers, Crépuscule musicians Christian and Dominic Haerinck, and singer Julie Laliberté. 

Memorials and Things of Fame


The Morning Chronicle

Happy St. Andrew’s Day 

The story behind Rue Longfellow

Photo: Bill Cox

Rue Longfellow in Sainte-Foy is named to honour the famous Romantic poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882), who was born in Portland, Maine. Every student has been introduced to the works of this writer in class assignments or reading exercises. 

The Q Factor talent contest at QHS

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
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