Did you know that in early February, there is Poutine Week? If you don’t know what poutine is, it’s a simple recipe composed of three ingredients : French fries, topped with squeaky cheese curds, and smothered with brown gravy.
What better way to face the cold of winter than dogsledding and games in The City of Snow? From the Plains of Abraham to the Chateau Frontenac to the Place Royal, dive into the heart of the largest winter festival in the world: The Quebec
With winter at the door, Quebecers can’t wait to put on their skis, snowshoes, skates, hats and mittens, and enjoy the season’s outdoor sports. Did you know that there are 37,500 hockey teams in organized leagues in Canada according to CBC news (2013)? A real
Teachers and students had a blast this year at the Winter Carnival! What better way to enjoy the winter cold than to go snow tubing, dog sledding and to go visit the largest Winter Carnival in the world?
Did you ever stop to wonder about the names that surround you? The name of a bridge, of a church or of a concert hall maybe? When I was a kid growing up in Sherbrooke in the province of Quebec, I remember a project where
It’s a new year, and a fresh start for the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF). On January 5th 2015, Michaëlle Jean officially became the Secretary-General of the largest francophone institution in the world. She is the first woman to occupy this function and also
Did you know that back in the 15th and 16th Century, the French explorers would navigate all over North America? They would set up forts along the rivers, making it difficult for the English explorers to travel via the waterways.
Before the arrival of the first Europeans, Quebec City, then known as “Stadaconé”, was a busy trading hub for Amerindians. With the arrival of Samuel de Champlain and the first French settlers in 1608, Quebec City became the capital of New France.