What is Victoriaville known for?

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the book of the same name (The French Connection (book)). The station has studios in both Thetford Mines and Victoriaville, sharing facilities with its soft adult contemporary sister stations CKLD (CKLD-FM) and CFDA (CFDA-FM). Both cities are served by the same transmitter, and both studios produce part of the station's broadcast schedule — however, Thetford Mines is considered the station's primary city of license.


Montreal) has since reduced the English-speaking population in these regions. thumb left ''Oh Moscow (File:LindsayCooper OhMoscow.jpg)'' CD cover (1991) Cooper's best known work is her 1987 song-cycle ''Oh Moscow''. It was another collaboration with Sally Potter, with Cooper composing the music and Potter the song texts. It premiered at the Zurich Jazz Festival that year and was subsequently performed in Europe, North America and Moscow. The songs dealt with issues facing

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of Sainte-Victoire-D'Arthabaska, Arthabaska and Victoriaville merged to form the city of Victoriaville. The aboriginal name "Arthabaska", unique and well-appreciated by residents, was retained in several ways, notably in the name of the regional county municipality and in the name of the highest (and only) mountain that overlooks the city; as well, in 2004, the section of Route 116 (Quebec Route 116) that passes through Victoriaville was renamed boulevard Arthabaska. Economy Textiles

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limited edition (Special edition) cassette tape (compact audio cassette) recordings of some of the trio (trio (music))'s live performances in 1982 were released in 1982 and 1984. After Newhouse left, they continued touring as a duo again. In October 1983 they joined Duck and Cover (Duck and Cover (German band)), a commission from the Berlin Jazz Festival, for a performance in West Berlin, followed by another in February 1984 in East Berlin. ref name


for many of its high-quality hardwood products, including furniture, caskets, and perhaps most notably, hockey sticks (Ice hockey stick). Image:03611 Maison Wilfrid-Laurier - 004.JPG thumb

junior hockey team, who have played in the QMJHL since 1987. They play at the Colisée Desjardins. Notable Victoriaville residents *Sir Wilfrid Laurier (Wilfrid Laurier), Canadian Prime Minister (1896–1911) *Édouard Richard, member of the House of Commons of Canada *Jean Béliveau, hockey player for the Montreal Canadiens (retired, Hall of Famer (Hockey Hall of Fame)) *André Bellavance, Bloc Québécois MP for the House of Commons of Canada * Sylvie Boucher

, Conservative MP for the House of Commons of Canada *René Corbet, hockey player for the Colorado Avalanche *Dumas (Dumas (singer)), singer *François Labbé, businessman *Marc Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté, painter and sculptor *Isabelle Mercier, professional poker player *Gilbert Perreault, hockey player for the Buffalo Sabres (retired, Hall of Famer) *Les Chick'n Swell, comedy group *Jonathan Goulet, professional mixed martial artist * Eric Brule

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of Asbestos. The town covers an area of . It is situated in the centre of a square formed by the cities of Drummondville, Sherbrooke and Victoriaville, and the Nicolet River to the north. It is the site of the Jeffrey Mine, until recently the world's largest asbestos mine,


, wood products and furnitures have long been the heart of the economy, but their presence have declined in the past years. A large Lactantia factory producing butter, cheeses and other dairy products has been a major employer for decades. Water filtered from réservoir beaudet is said to be some of the best water worldwide. Media The weekly newspaper ''La Nouvelle-Union'', is a major source of the town's local news, since national news organisations tend to run larger stories affecting

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SA '''Philippe DeRouville''' (born August 7, 1974 in Victoriaville, Quebec) is a retired professional ice hockey goaltender. Born in Victoriaville, Quebec, DeRouville played in the QAAA (Quebec Amateur Athletic Association) with Magog (Magog Cantonniers) before joining Longueuil Collège Français (Verdun Collège Français) of the QMJHL (Quebec Major Junior Hockey League). He was chosen 115th overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1992 (1992 NHL Entry Draft) then returned to junior for two more years. The gifted youngster was named to the league's second all-star team in 1993 and 1994. In 1993–94 his 3.06 goals against average was the best in the QMJHL. DATE OF BIRTH August 7, 1974 PLACE OF BIRTH Victoriaville, QC (Quebec), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH


db2002-348.htm CRTC Decision 2002-348 notes the station's mandate to serve both Thetford Mines and Victoriaville, but refers to the transmitter itself as "CFJO-FM Thetford Mines". birth_date birth_place Victoriaville, Quebec death_date '''Sylvie Boucher''' (born December 18, 1962 in Victoriaville, Quebec) is a Canadian (Canada) politician of the Conservative Party of Canada Conservative

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in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The team is based out of Victoriaville, Quebec. The team plays its home games at the Colisée Desjardins. However, low attendance doomed the team to failure and they moved to Victoriaville in 1987, becoming the Victoriaville Tigres. - Digging.holes (:fr:Utilisateur:Digging.holes) (Discussion (:fr:Discussion_Utilisateur:Digging.holes)) Victoriaville, Bois-Francs Ottawa


'''Victoriaville''' (nicknamed "Victo") is a city in central Quebec, Canada, on the Nicolet River. Victoriaville is the seat of Arthabaska Regional County Municipality and a part of the Centre-du-Québec (Bois-Francs) region. It was formed in 1993 by the merger of Arthabaska, Saint-Victoire-d'Arthabaska and Victoriaville, with the name of the latter being used for the new merged city.

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