October 12 2016 Edition

Quebec City to host the 19th International Sacred Music Festival

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On one of fall’s most gorgeous days with trees filled with colour, sacred music aficionados gathered in All Saints Chapel, next to the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Old Quebec where the program of the 19th International Sacred Music Festival (ISMF) was announced.  

And the duchesses of the 63rd Winter Carnival are….

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Crowds gathered at Laurier Québec shopping centre on October 6 for the presentation of the duchesses of Quebec City’s 63rd Winter Carnival. Outgoing duchesses and Amélie Godin, the Queen of the 2016 Winter Carnival, were living the final moments of their reign before passing on Carnival arrowhead sashes to their successors. 

Surprise Liberal MPs look back on first year

This the second of a two-part report

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La Maison des 100 Thés celebrates its 10th anniversary

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Photo: Barbara Herdegen

Quebec City’s top destination for tea is celebrating its 10th anniversary! La Maison des 100 Thés, located at 452 avenue Maguire, invites you to come discover the wonderful world of teas.

Memorials and Things of Fame


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STREET VIEWS: The story behind Autoroute/Boulevard Robert-Bourassa

Photo: Bill Cox

Once named Autoroute du Vallon, this major thoroughfare was renamed Autoroute and Boulevard Robert-Bourassa in 2006, on the tenth anniversary of his death. Robert Bourassa was Premier of Quebec from 1970 to 1976 and from 1985 to 1994. 

Sainte-Foy shopping centre takes on a new look

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Photo: Bill Cox

The owner and merchants of Les Halles Sainte-Foy, at the corner of Autoroute Robert-Bourassa and Avenue Quatre-Bourgeois, held a special event on September 28 to reveal the new look of  the popular shopping centre. The common space of the mall, tenants’ spaces and the image of the brand have all been changed.

Queen Mary 2 bids farewell to Quebec City


Photos taken from his office window by Luc Lang when the Queen Mary 2 left Québec City for the Saguenay last week. Lang works at the Canadian Coast Guard office overlooking the Port of Quebec. 

A love affair with the Queen Mary

The second of two articles about War brides and the Queen Mary

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Photo: Danielle Burns

I had a love affair with the Queen Mary... and I want to tell you about it.” - June Stewart-Burgoyne

Absentee voter registration draws a crowd at the U.S. Consulate General in Quebec City

The U.S. Consulate in Quebec City participates in a worldwide push to get American citizens and dual citizens out to vote in upcoming election

Photo: Véronique Morin

At the U.S. Consulate General in Quebec City on Wednesday, September 28, free cookies and coffee, and the promise to meet the new Consul General, Allison Areias-Vogel, attracted a steady stream of U.S. citizens and dual citizens (i.e., citizens of the U.S. and Canada). “We want to reach out to as many potential voters as possible,” said the consul. 

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