September 2 2015 Edition

Videotron Centre exceeds all expectations

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Over the Labour Day weekend, Quebec’s new Videotron Centre opened its doors to people eager to visit the state-of-the-art, multi-purpose amphitheatre. From September 3 to 7, over 150,000 visitors passed through its doors and were led on tours of all levels of the seven-storey structure. 

News Digest September 2 2015




Issue September 2, 2015


Children fundraising for Myanmar orphanage

Photo: Lee-Ann Lavoie

Marathoners run from Lévis to Quebec City

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Runners from around the world came to the city to participate in the annual SSQ Lévis–Quebec Marathon. From August 28 to 30, athletes participated in six different races.  

Gaelic Song Quebec invites you to come waulk with us

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Photo: Elizabeth Davies

Gaelic Song Quebec is looking for new members, hence the invitation to “come waulk with us.” No, this is not an exercise group and we do not go on walks of any kind. 

Lights, camera . . . film festival!

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Photo: Courtesy of the FCVQ

Ian Gailer got into the world of cinema by accident, and now it’s impossible to get him out. 

Valérie Clio and Gabrielle Shonk in concert at the Morrin Centre


Live music is back at the Morrin Centre with Valérie Clio and Gabrielle Shonk, part of the ELAN Arts Alive! series. They will appear on Friday, September 25, at 8:00 p.m. Tickets $18 presale, $20 at the door. You can order your tickets online at  


Memorials and Things of Fame


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The story behind Rue Joseph-Casavant

Photo: The Basilica website

Sillery’s Maguire Avenue has something for everyone

Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

The sun shone on Sillery on August 30 as merchants, restaurants and businesses showcased their products, menus and services to the hundreds of passersby who came out for the third annual Maguire en Fête.  

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