October 24 2018 Edition

Three out of four parents worried about legal cannabis: survey

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Two days before the legalization of cannabis by the federal government, the Fondation Jean-Lapointe unveiled the results of a major survey aimed at better understanding the concerns of Quebec parents regarding cannabis legalization.

Find your wax doppelganger at the Musée de la Civilisation

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin
Wax sculptures either impress people or give off an eerie vibe… perfect for Halloween. Wax heads hanging in a display cabinet on the second floor of the Musée de la Civilisation are a preview of the upcoming exhibit My 2000-Year-Old Double, which opens Oct. 24 and runs until May 12, 2019. 

Lions golf team brings home bronze from CCAA championship

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Photo: Luc Lang

The CEGEP Champlain-St. Lawrence men’s golf team is bringing home some hardware. At the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) national golf championship in Medicine Hat, Alta., the Lions finished the four rounds with a combined 19 shots over par, to finish tied for third place with the University of the Fraser Valley (Abbotsford, B.C.).

Families in costume delight at Quebec City Comiccon

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Miniature superheroes, Star Wars wookiees and small princesses walked among their giant counterparts at Quebec City Comiccon, held on Oct. 20 and 21 at the Centre des Congrès de Québec. Comic book, movie, fantasy and science fiction fans of all ages in full costume explored the magical world of Comiccon, complete with orchestral concerts and bouncy castles.

Marier-Bonhomme draws comparisons to superstar Poulin

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Photo: Peter Black

Marie-Philip Poulin is a true Canadian hockey legend: hero of two Olympic gold-medal games, captain of Team Canada and a role model to scores of up-and-coming players.

Laval defeats Ravens for rugby championship spot

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Photo: courtesy of Université Laval

The Université Laval Rouge et Or women’s rugby team earned a spot in the U Sports national championship with a 23-12 win over the Carleton University Ravens in the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) semifinal.

Fighting Irish juniors capture regular season football banner with win

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Photo: courtesy of Esther Paradis, St. Patrick’s Football

The St. Patrick’s High School Fighting Irish junior football team completed the regular season undefeated by edging the Laser from Les Sentiers (Charlesbourg) 27-25 on Oct. 21 on the Plains of Abraham field, handing the Laser its first loss of the season. The win gives the junior team its first regular season title since 2012 and home field advantage throughout the playoffs.

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