November 8 2017 Edition

Saint Brigid’s Home Guild Sale a huge success

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Hundreds of people lined up outside Église Saint-Charles-Garnier on a cold, bright morning for the biannual Saint Brigid’s Home Guild Sale on Saturday, November 4. Once again, the sale was a huge success.

St. Pat’s Juniors claw their way into the final

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Photo: courtesy of Edith Paradis, St. Patrick’s Fighting Irish

The St. Patrick’s Fighting Irish junior football team hosted the regional semi-final against the Mont-Joli Monarks, on the Plains of Abraham.

A rare Friday afternoon tilt, this game was played in football weather: cold and windy.

Three famous Quebec City Generals in World War I

Photo: from Wikimedia Common Domain
As we approach Remembrance Day, and having recently celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, the people of Quebec City should remember that three members of the English-speaking community were generals who played an important role in the First World War. Two of these men even commanded divisions at Vimy, a unique honour for our city.

Letter to the Editor

A note of thanks and appreciation to Cathy Mills-Rouleau for her steadfast research and bringing to life snippets of facts, events and attitudes of the past in Quebec.

As you have pointed out, she has done yeoman service to the QCT and all its readers with her decade-long column, especially appreciated by us emigrants to Western Canada, bannis de nos foyers.

Lions and Fighting Irish hockey news

It’s a weekend to forget for the Champlain-St. Lawrence College Lions hockey team. In RSEQ action on November 5, Jérémy Hawes scored a goal and tallied two assists, while teammate Tomy Déry-Vigneault stopped all Lions’ 29 shots, as the Cégep de Sainte-Foy Dynamiques blanked St. Lawrence 3-0.



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Ontario Reds take national women’s U18 hockey title

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Photo: Dennis Pajot/Hockey Canada Images

The Ontario Reds celebrate their 12th national title at the Pavillon de la Jeunesse. The gold medal final pitted the Ontario Blues against the Ontario Reds. This is the Reds’ 12th straight national title. In fact, since the championship started in 2001, they are the only team to have won the gold medal. British Columbia took home the bronze medal as they defeated Saskatchewan 2-1 in overtime.

Lest We Forget – Remembrance Day mass at St. Patrick’s Church

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
Every year in early November, Canadians take the time to remember fallen soldiers, and honour veterans and those currently serving in the Canadian Armed Forces. In Quebec City, St. Patrick’s Church held its Remembrance Day mass on November 5.  
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