Thanks to the sponsorships of Aquam, Atrium Innovations, Fiera Immobilier, the Gilles Chatel Foundation, Parasports Québec and Samson Groupe Conseil, the Lussier Dale Parizeau group, the Foundation for Athletic Excellence (FAEQ) awarded recently, during a virtual meeting, a total of $ 78,000 in bursaries to 23 student-athletes from across Quebec. Among these, let us note: Alexandra Candle (photo) of L’Ancienne-Lorette in swimming; Antoine Valois-Fortin (photo) of Beauport in judo; Simone boilard (photo) from Limoilou and Pier-André Côté from St-Henri-de-Lévis, both in cycling; Sophianne Samson, from Lac-Beauport by dismantling bike and Laurence St-Germain (photo) from Saint-Ferréol-les-neiges in downhill skiing.
After a long year in which several projects were put on hold, the Élan Foundation is taking a new turn by launching, in collaboration with the president of Roulottes Chaudière, Josée Bédard, a philanthropic lottery called Loto-VR. Only 1,000 tickets went on sale recently at a cost of $ 75 / ticket. The winner of a trailer valued at $ 29,500 will be known on June 17 during the draw. The winner will be able to opt for a cash prize of $ 16,200. Thanks to the Loto VR and its profits, the Élan Foundation will be able to respond to numerous requests for financial assistance from all users of the CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale – IRDPQ, courageous people whose challenges are at the heart of the process. of their intensive rehabilitation, such as relearning to speak, walk, hear, see or understand. Tickets (which sell out quickly) on sale online at fondationelan.com.
Art makes its nest
For the first time in Quebec City, L’Art fait son nid, an exhibition unique in the country, highlighting the poetry of the shape of the egg, is taking place in the spaces of the Galeries de la Capitale, until August 31. , by giving free rein to your imagination. A dozen artists including two from Quebec City, Felix Girard and EZB, were invited to express themselves on this unique medium. Art makes its nest echoes a ritual shared all over the planet, that of painting on the eggshell, a symbol of life and renewal. In the top photo, Stéphan Landry, general manager of the Galeries de la Capitale and on the lower one, the muralist and tattoo artist EZB.
May 29, 1996. Member of Likud, Benjamin Netanyahu (pictured left) is appointed Prime Minister, after defeating the outgoing Labor leader, Shimon Peres (photo) He left power in 1999, after being defeated by Ehud Barak but has returned to his post since 2009.
Eric Lucas (photo), ex-boxer from Quebec who was the WBC super middleweight world champion, 50 years old …Claudine Prevost, radio-TV host …Christian Lévesque, president of Lévesque strategies and public affairs, 51 years old …Chloe Sainte-Marie, actress and singer, 59 years old …La Toya Jackson, member of the Jackson family, 65 …Pierre Bourque, 40e mayor of Montreal from 1994 to 2001, 79 years old …Jean Coutu, pharmacist and businessman, founder of the Jean Coutu pharmacy chain, 94 years old …
Le 29 mai 2020: Simon roy (photo), 70 years old, radio host (CKCV) in the 1970s and in Beauce thereafter … 2017: Manuel Noriega, 83 years old, former strongman of Panama in the 1980s … 2014: Christine Charbonneau, 70 years old, popular singer in Quebec … 2013: Henry Morgentaler, 90 years old, doctor of Polish origin … 2010: Dennis Hopper, 74 years old, American actor and director … 2008: Luc Bourdon, 21, defenseman, Vancouver Canucks … 2007: Dave Balon, 68 years old, former Canadian player (NHL) winner of two Stanley Cups in the 60s … 2006: Jacques Bouchard, 75, the father of French-language advertising in Quebec … 2005: John D’Amico, 67, NHL linesman from 1964 to 1987 (1,689 regular season and 247 playoff games) admitted to the Hall of Fame in 1993.