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Quebec City: June 2014 Archives

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph celebrates 250 years

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The Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph holds the distinction of being North America's oldest newspaper, and this week, it celebrates its 250th anniversary. Bethann Merkle gives us the scoop on what the paper has planned. Listen here.

Stay tuned to Breakaway for more on the special events planned throughout the coming week.

Limoiloup rises from the ashes to grant wishes

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Back in January, we first met the Limoiloup: a taxidermied wolf known to all those who stroll down 3e avenue in the Quebec City neighbourhood of Limoilou. It was a familiar sight in the storefront window of Fourrures Falardeau, but when that building was destroyed by fire in January, the wolf was left to roam the streets and find a new home. Our Julia Caron tells us who has helped bring the Limoiloup back to health. Listen here.

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Tea time at the Morrin Centre

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It all dates back to a duchess with an appetite for afternoon snacks... yes, Anna Russell, Duchess of Bedford, created a tradition in the early 19th century that lives on today. What better place than the beautiful Victorian library of the Morrin Centre to enjoy afternoon tea today? Our Julia Caron serves up some of the sounds of afternoon tea. Hear about the Centre's president Sovita Chander's memories of tea ceremonies, and meet one of the guides who will tell you all you need to know about tea, Benjamin de Sève-Simard. Listen here