October 28 2015 Edition

The story behind Rue Krieghoff

Photo: Bill Cox

Le Défilé de la Saint-Patrick de Québec AGM

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Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Le Défile de la Saint-Patrick de Québec will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at St. Patrick’s High School, 75 Rue de Maisonneuve, Quebec. Members, volunteers and interested parties are cordially invited to attend.

Tea and scones à la mode

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Photo: Danielle Burns

Comfort food and comfortable footwear were on display in Quebec City’s chic boutique hotel, Auberge Saint-Antoine, last Saturday. For the second season, the hotel is offering Thé à La Mode, monthly gatherings in the hotel’s hip Café-Bar Artéfact combining a gourmet English afternoon tea with haute couture. 

New investment for Charlevoix tourist train

Photo: Sarah Barclay

Several local media outlets sent their journalists and camera crews out to the Parc de la Chute-Montmorency last Wednesday morning for a press conference at which Quebec City Mayor Régis Labeaume was to announce a new investment for the Charlevoix light rail transit (LRT) tourist train. 

Quatuor Arthur-Leblanc enchants Cathedral audience

Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The renowned Quatuor Arthur-Leblanc, named after the famous Acadian violinist, gave a delightful concert at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity last Saturday evening. The excellent acoustics of the Cathedral certainly enhanced the experience. 

Choristers across Canada sing for Compassion Globally

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On October 24, people across Canada sang at exactly the same time to promote Compassion Globally, an organization bringing public awareness to abuse and sexual violence inflicted on women and girls. 

YMCA youth adviser discovers a different Canada

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Photo: Sara Comadina

When Sara Comadina left for Bell Island, Newfoundland, with a group of her Quebec High School (QHS) classmates last spring, she never expected to be setting off on a longer voyage, one that would last a year. 

Betty’s Quilters display their exquisite quilts

Photo: Rachel Collet

Betty’s Quilters held their annual exhibit at the Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier Community Centre last Sunday. Exquisite handmade quilts, large and small, were hanging on walls and frames and spread on tables in the main hall.  

One key for 50 churches

In recent years, the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity has played a key role in the renewal and reorganization of the Corporation du patrimoine et du tourisme religieux de Québec (CPTRQ). The social and economic results of tourism linked to our religious heritage are considerable.

Opera star goes to school

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Aline Kutan, the coloratura soprano who played the role of the Queen of the Night during the recent performances of The Magic Flute, with the Opéra de Québec at the Grand Théâtre, recently paid a special visit to students in the the Music Enrichment program at Quebec High School. 

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