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Happy Poutine Week

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.

Experience Winter Magic at Carnaval de Québec!

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

Red Bull Crashed Ice …Quebec City in all its glory!

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

Rivers, the highways of the time

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.

Where the river narrows

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.