Quebec City

What is Quebec City known for?


architecture main

. The security and defence industries are quite prominent, and have given birth to an industrial pole: Technopôle Defence and Security. Architecture


cultural power

style The convergence of political and economic or cultural power is by no means universal. Traditional capitals may be economically eclipsed by provincial rivals, e.g. Nanking by Shanghai, Quebec City by Montreal, Edinburgh by Glasgow and numerous US state capitals. The decline (societal collapse) of a dynasty or culture could also mean the extinction of its capital city, as occurred at Babylon and Cahokia. birth_date


amp+literary

, "It had been said that the sun never set on the British flag; it was certainly an old saying, about the time of Richard the Second (Richard II of England), and was not so applicable then as at the present time."


performance playing

;name" While in school, Guy produced several performing arts events. The Circus Kid: Guy Laliberté Is Born After school, he entered the world of street performance, playing the harmonica and accordion on the streets of Quebec.


large art


artistic creation

and is poised to become the new center of artistic creation in the capital. *Ottawa - Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport *Quebec City - Québec Jean Lesage International Airport *St. John's (St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador) - St. John's International Airport thumb left 200px Joseph-Octave Plessis (Image:Plessis.jpg), Kelly's mentor, in 1806, the year he ordained Kelly Kelly's success had humble beginnings. He was born in Quebec City, Quebec, to a carter, John Kelly, and Marguerite Migneron. If Joseph-Octave Plessis had not encountered him on the street and sent him to primary school, Kelly might have lived an unremarkable life. As it happened, Kelly, after that schooling, and reaching the age of 14, was sent to the Petit Séminaire de Québec (Université Laval), where his "very great application in all things"


title view

In 1953, the NBC radio network (NBC#Radio) aired a show called ''Stroke of Fate'' that posited different point of divergence creating an alternate time-line for each episode and dramatized the results along with commentary from


groundbreaking+research

des belles-lettres, sciences et arts de La Rochelle'') wrote as early as 1867 that Rainguet's estimate was wrong, the books of Rainguet and Laverdière have had a significant influence: the 1567 date was carved on numerous monuments dedicated to Champlain, and has been widely republished as true. In the first half of the 20th century, some authors disagreed, choosing 1570 or 1575 instead of 1567. In 1978 Jean Liebel published groundbreaking research about these estimates of Champlain's birth year and concluded, "Samuel Champlain was born about 1580 in Brouage."


professional+event

Kreme's Canadian assets for sale date 2005-06-10 The Canadian operations are managed under the franchisee Krispy K Canada Company of Mississauga, Ontario. 1995–98: Professional debut Williams's first professional event was in September 1995, at the age of 13, at the Bell Challenge in Quebec City. She lost in the first round of qualifying to world no. 149 Annie Miller in less than an hour of play and earned US$240 in prize money. page 14 British imperial officials considered the name after noting that Quebec City was the capital of Quebec, and hence Toronto should be the capital of a similarly named province. The idea had little traction and was dismissed in favour of using the same name for the province as the lake adjacent to its capital city, Lake Ontario. *Pop Montreal, Montreal, Quebec *Quebec City Summer Festival, Quebec City, Quebec *Regina Folk Festival, Regina, Saskatchewan url http: www.npr.org templates story story.php?storyId 1147148 accessdate 2009-07-23 The broadcast was made possible in Europe by Eurovision and in North America by NBC, CBS, ABC, and the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation). The first public broadcast featured CBS's Cronkite and NBC's Chet Huntley in New York, and the BBC's Richard Dimbleby in Brussels. Cronkite was in the New York studio at Rockefeller Plaza as the first pictures to be transmitted and received were the Statue of Liberty (Statue of Liberty) in New York and the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The first segment included a televised major league baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. From there, the video switched first to Washington, D.C.; then to Cape Canaveral, Florida (Cape Canaveral Air Force Station); then to Quebec City, Quebec, and finally to Stratford, Ontario. The Washington segment included a press conference with President Kennedy, talking about the price of the American dollar, which was causing concern in Europe. This broadcast inaugurated live, intercontinental news coverage, which was perfected later in the sixties with ''Early Bird (Intelsat I)'' and other Intelsat satellites. In Quebec City, there was a parade from 1837 to 1926. The Quebec City St-Patrick Parade returned in 2010 after an absence of more than 84 years. For the occasion, a portion of the New York Police Department Pipes and Drums were present as special guests. The French were defeated at Quebec (Quebec City) (1759) and Montreal (1760), and the remaining Miramichi settlement was subsequently burned to the ground by British Commodore John Byron (Foul-Weather Jack) in 1760. The French North American colonies (apart from Saint Pierre and Miquelon) were ceded to the British in the 1763 Treaty of Paris (Treaty of Paris (1763)). The Miramichi thus became a part of the British colony of Nova Scotia, and later New Brunswick. Benjamin Marston, a surveyor and the first sheriff, reported in 1785 that "a considerable French Village" had existed on Wilson's Point (adjacent to Beaubear's Island, the present-day site of the Enclosure). Boishébert and Beaubears Island Shipbuilding National Historic Site of Canada, J. Leonard O'Brien Memorial https: www.pc.gc.ca lhn-nhs nb boishebert natcul natcul2_e.asp CS tear gas was used at the G8 protests in Genoa, Italy Tartarini, Laura. "Genova Update." ''italy.indymedia.org.'' April 13, 2003. Retrieved on September 23, 2007 and Quebec City, Canada Di Matteo, Enzo. "Foggy Over Tear Gas Safety." ''NOW Online Edition.'' May 177–23, 2001. Retrieved on September 23, 2007 during the FTAA anti-globalization demonstrations during the Quebec City Summit of the Americas. right 150px thumb Certified arborist removing infected elm in Saint Paul, Minnesota (Image:Dutch Elm.jpg) Dutch elm disease reached eastern Canada during the Second World War, and spread to Ontario in 1967, Manitoba in 1975 and Saskatchewan in 1981. In Toronto (Toronto, Ontario), 80% of the elm trees have been lost to Dutch elm disease; many more fell victim in Ottawa, Montreal and other cities during the 1970s and 1980s. Quebec City still has about 21,000 elms, thanks to a prevention program initiated in 1981. Contact, Laval University, Volume 28, Number 1 Alberta and British Columbia are the only provinces that are currently free of Dutch elm disease, although, in an isolated case, an elm tree in southeastern Alberta found diseased in 1998 was immediately destroyed. Today, Alberta has the largest number of elms unaffected by Dutch elm disease in the world


arts complex

). The British captured goods worth 800,000 livres (French livre) from the trading post. The '''Grand Théâtre de Québec ''' is an arts complex in Quebec City, Canada. It was conceived to commemorate the Canadian Centennial of 1967 and the Quebec Conference, 1864, one of the key meetings leading to the Canadian Confederation of 1867. During NBC prime time programming, Canadian cable systems frequently cover up WPTZ's signal on cable systems in Montreal

Quebec City

leader_title2 Prov. riding (List of Quebec provincial electoral districts) leader_name2 title List frame_style border:none; padding: 0; list_style text-align:left;display:none; 1 Charlesbourg (Charlesbourg (provincial electoral district)) 2 Chauveau (Chauveau (electoral district)) 3 Jean-Lesage 4 Jean-Talon 5 La Peltrie 6 Louis-Hébert (Louis-Hébert (provincial electoral district)) 7 Montmorency (Montmorency (provincial electoral district)) 8 Taschereau (Taschereau (electoral district)) 9 Vanier-Les Rivières area_footnotes area_magnitude area_total_km2 484.10 area_land_km2 454.10 area_water_km2 area_water_percent area_urban_footnotes area_urban_km2 669.39 area_metro_footnotes area_metro_km2 3349.12 elevation_footnotes Québec City - The Canadian Encyclopedia tags-- elevation_m 98 elevation_ft population_footnotes population_total 516,622 (11th (List of the 100 largest municipalities in Canada by population)) population_as_of 2011 population_density_km2 1137.7 population_urban_footnotes population_urban 696946 population_density_urban_km2 1041.2 population_metro_footnotes population_metro 765,706 (7th (List of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada)) population_density_metro_km2 228.6 population_blank1_title Pop  2006-2011 population_blank1 5.2% population_density_blank1_km2 population_blank2_title Dwellings population_blank2 255785 population_note blank_name_sec2 GDP blank_info_sec2 US$ (American dollar) 33.4 billion blank1_name_sec2 GDP per capita blank1_info_sec2 US$ 41,907 timezone EST (Eastern Time Zone) utc_offset −5 timezone_DST EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) utc_offset_DST −4 postal_code_type Postal code(s) (Canadian postal code) postal_code G1A to G2N (List of G postal codes of Canada) area_code 418 and 581 (Area codes 418 and 581) blank_name Highways blank_info blank1_name SGC code (Standard Geographical Classification code (Canada)) blank1_info 24 23 027 blank2_name NTS (National Topographic System) Map blank2_info 021L14 blank3_name GNBC (Geographical Names Board of Canada) Code blank3_info EHTWR blank4_name blank4_info website footnotes

'''Quebec''' ( to the southwest.

The narrowing of the Saint Lawrence River proximate to the city's promontory, Cap-Diamant (Cape Diamond), and Lévis (Lévis, Quebec), on the opposite bank, provided the name given to the city, ''Kébec'', an Algonquin (Algonquin language) word meaning "where the river narrows". Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain, Quebec City is one of the oldest cities (List of North American cities by year of foundation) in North America. The ramparts (Ramparts of Quebec City) surrounding Old Quebec (''Vieux-Québec'') are the only fortified city walls remaining in the Americas north of Mexico, and were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in 1985 as the 'Historic District of Old Québec'. "Historic District of Old Québec". World Heritage (World Heritage Site); UNESCO. Retrieved January 12, 2009.

According to the federal (Government of Canada) and provincial government (Politics of Quebec#Government of Quebec)s, ''Québec'' is the city's official name in both French (Quebec French) and English (Canadian English), although ''Quebec City'' (or its French equivalent, ''Ville de Québec'') is commonly used, particularly to distinguish the city from the province. The city's famous landmarks include the Château Frontenac, a hotel which dominates the skyline, and La Citadelle, an intact fortress that forms the centre-piece of the ramparts surrounding the old city. The National Assembly of Quebec (provincial legislature), the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (''National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec''), and the Musée de la civilisation (''Museum of Civilization'') are found within or near Vieux-Québec.

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