October 5 2016 Edition

Mom's Nite Out team runs CIBC's Run for the Cure

Photo: Catherine Musgrove

Sunday, October 2, marked the 20th anniversary of the partnership between the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and CIBC. In Quebec City, thousands of runners gathered on the Plains of Abraham to participate in the Run for the Cure event.

CQSB holds 20th Cross Country Run for students, family and friends

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On October 1, a gorgeous autumn day, the Central Quebec School Board held the 20th edition of the Cross Country Run. The event attracted over 500 students, friends and family members, who participated in six races at the Base de Plein Air de Sainte-Foy.

Outdoor classroom created at Quebec High School

Photo: Catherine Musgrove

Quebec High School is a community school, says Principal Warren Thomson, which is why the partnership with Stantec to design and build an outdoor classroom and to enhance the multi-purpose room made so much sense.

Distinguished Gentlemen ride for a cause

Photo: Rachel Collet

Bowtie? check

Mustache? check

Helmet? check

That’s what 85 gentlemen verified before mounting their vintage-style motorcycles, dressed in their most dapper, ready to ride for men’s health in the Quebec City Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride (DGR).

Memorials and Things of Fame


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Shannon Community Centre resounds with Echoes of Erin

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

On September 28, the Shannon Community Centre gave an enthusiastic welcome to a troupe of young musicians and dancers from Ireland, all members of the Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann. The Association of Musicians of Ireland is dedicated to preserving Irish traditional music and culture and has spawned several touring groups.

Happy campers lap up delicious lessons at Foodcamp

Photo: Sarah Barclay

Quebec High School students seeing stars

Photo: Catherine Musgrove

Through the generosity of the QHS Alumni Foundation and a government grant, Quebec High School has opened it doors to a travelling planetarium. Students had the opportunity to learn about stars and space from hands-on experience.

Mount Hermon Cemetery now a Canadian national historic site

On the gorgeous autumn day of October 1, Mount Hermon Cemetery marked its designation as a national historic site with a ceremony and a reception. MP Joël Lightbound, representing the Hon. Catherine McKenna, unveiled a commemorative plaque from the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.

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