September 16 2015 Edition

Quebecers rediscover their roots at Celtic Festival

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Photo: Ruby Pratka

Ten years ago, the Celtic Festival was barely more than a sketch in the mind of Guy Morisset.

Give the gift of reading on International Literacy Day

If “the pen is mightier than the sword,” then it only stands to reason that there should be a great focus on worldwide literacy.  

Quebec City marks 30 years as UNESCO World Heritage Site

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The City of Quebec and the Îlot des Palais historic site organized free activities September 3 to September 8 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the city’s classification as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Voice of English-speaking Québec has new executive director

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Photo: VEQ

Memorials and Things of Fame


The Morning Chronicle

Historical Day - Women and Soldiers on the Plains

Photo: Bill Cox

The story behind Parc John-Munn

Photo: Bill Cox

Coupe Banque Nationale welcomes players of tomorrow

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Photo: Ruby Pratka

Throughout this week, little green balls will be zipping across the courts of the PEPS athletic centre at Université Laval as elite tennis players compete in the Coupe Banque Nationale. 

Nursing mothers set new record at Place Laurier

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Photo: Juanita Craig

A new record was made on Saturday, September 12, when 215 mothers collectively breastfed their children in the food court of Place Laurier. This number replaces the previous record of 209 mothers (2014).

Story of Aldo and Alli gets French translation

Photo: Ruby Pratka

Last week, Quebec City author Louisa Blair unveiled the long-awaited French version of Daisy and the Donkey Church.  Daisy et l’Église à l’Âne was launched in a short ceremony held in the close of the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Old Quebec. Aldo the donkey was there, of course.

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