October 5 2011 Edition

WOOD, Iona McCoubrey 1924-2011




CLARKE, Gary Passed away at his home in Petersburg, Ontario surrounded by those he loved on Friday, September 23, 2011, at the age of 57.

First QuebeCrime Festival: Suspense is in the air! [Photo]


The Morrin Centre on chaussée des Écossais, in Old Quebec

First QuebeCrime Festival: Suspense is in the air!

The Quebec City community is buzzing with excitement over the QuebeCrime Festival, scheduled for October 28 to 30.  Guy Dubois, owner of La Maison Anglaise, providing books to the community for over 25 years, has joined with Jacques Filippi, owner of The House of Crime & Mystery website, to organize, in collaboration with the Morrin Centre, the first ever literary crime and mystery festiva

New care for the bears again!

Photo: SOS Zoo

Days before the three aging bears from the Jardin zoologique du Québec―Mary, Cody and Toupie―were to be transferred to their new home at the Refuge Pageau in Abitibi, as officially announced by the Société des établissements de plein air du Québec (Sépaq) in the August 31 issue of the QCT, the tables turned and the deal fell through.

From hats to media history: Museum of Civilization announces new exhibits

Photo: Amanda Halm

Museum season–otherwise known as when the weather is not nice enough to play outside–is upon us and Quebec City’s Museum of Civilization recently unveiled their 2011-2012 line-up.

It centers on reflection, expression, and creation with exhibits that span across interests, from a massive collection of hats to a fascinating history of Radio-Canada.

CBC celebrates 75 years of national broadcasting at Quebec City Open House

Canada’s national public broadcaster celebrated its 75th anniversary with Canadians in 32 cities across the country. On October 1, Quebec City’s CBC studio on St. Jean Street held a popular Open House. Despite overcast skies and cooler temperatures, the public lined up well in advance of the 9 a.m.

Valcartier Elementary School opens new playground


On September 22, Valcartier Elementary School welcomed sponsors, friends and families of the school to the official ribbon cutting of their new playground. The rain held off as Principal Pamela Bown and teacher Paul Barker introduced community members and corporate sponsors in attendance.

Mr. Charles Gavan ‘Chubby’ Power

Julie Dompierre, Director
Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada Secretariat
Parks Canada
5th Floor, 25 Eddy
Gatineau, QC K1A 0M5

Quebec City, Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Dear Mrs. Dompierre,

Crime Festival Contest

The first annual QuebeCrime Festival is just weeks away and tickets are already on sale. Four lucky Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph readers will win all-access passes to the event (a $50 value) by solving the trivia mystery. Find your clues online at www.quebecrime.com and be the first to email your answers to [email protected].

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