Victoriaville

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*Victoriaville, Quebec – Queen Victoria * Name: ''Autoroute des Bois-Francs'' ** History: A-18 was planned in the early 1970s to extend east from Autoroute 55 (Quebec Autoroute 55) through Victoriaville toward Autoroute 65 (Quebec Autoroute 65) in Plessisville (Plessisville, Quebec). In March 1997 Frith formed the electro-acoustic (Electroacoustic music) improvisation (Free improvisation) and experimental (experimental music) trio (Trio (music)) Maybe Monday

with saxophonist (saxophone) Larry Ochs (Larry Ochs (musician)) from Rova Saxophone Quartet and koto (koto (musical instrument)) player Miya Masaoka. Between 1997 and 2008 they toured the United States, Canada and Europe and released three albums. In March 2008 Frith formed Cosa Brava, an experimental rock and improvisation quartet with Zeena Parkins from Skeleton Crew (Skeleton Crew (band)) and Keep the Dog, and Carla Kihlstedt and Matthias Bossi from


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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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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,


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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


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*Victoriaville, Quebec – Queen Victoria * Name: ''Autoroute des Bois-Francs'' ** History: A-18 was planned in the early 1970s to extend east from Autoroute 55 (Quebec Autoroute 55) through Victoriaville toward Autoroute 65 (Quebec Autoroute 65) in Plessisville (Plessisville, Quebec). In March 1997 Frith formed the electro-acoustic (Electroacoustic music) improvisation (Free improvisation) and experimental (experimental music) trio (Trio (music)) Maybe Monday


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left Sir Wilfrid Laurier Museum The Parc-Linéaire Des Bois-Francs bike trail traverses Victoriaville. There are many paths for cyclists throughout the city, including ones leading to the summit of Mont Arthabaska, at the southern limits of the city. The Laurier Museum commemorates the summer home of former Canadian Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier (Wilfrid Laurier) and is a National Historic Site of Canada (National Historic Sites of Canada).

website, information, includes the Maison Wilfrid-Laurier, the Victorian period summer home of former Canadian Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier; Hotel des Postes, a fine arts and historic exhibition centre - colours Green (Green (color)) campus Trois


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Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, and The Norman Conquest (The Norman Conquest (musician)). They toured Europe in April 2008 and performed at the 25th Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville in Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada in May 2008. ref

Festival international de musique actuelle de Victoriaville work International Festival Musique Actuelle Victoriaville accessdate 2012-03-09 (additional material from a malfunctioning tape-recorder which played both sides of the tape at once). *Part of "Learn to Talk" recorded by CKRL in Quebec City. caption Isabelle Mercier at the 2005 WSOP hometown Victoriaville, Quebec wsop bracelet count ''None'' '''Isabelle Mercier''' (born August 5, 1975


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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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-Rivières (pavillon Ringuet), Victoriaville, Drummondville, Saint-Hyacinthe (Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec), Quebec City, Sorel-Tracy, Joliette & Centre Universitaire des Appalaches affiliations UACC (Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada); CIS (Canadian Interuniversity Sport), QSSF (Quebec Student Sports Federation), CBIE (Canadian Bureau for International Education) 17 Centre-du-Québec '' Regional county municipality Regional county


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House 29 April 2012 Many festivals are held throughout the year including the Week-end En Blues series of concerts, the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville (FIMAV) in the spring, and the Exposition Agricole in the summer. Investment in the industrial park has buoyed the town and spurred new residential and commercial development. It is the home of a prominent Lactantia (Parmalat Canada) dairy factory, two shopping malls ("La Grande Place des Bois

Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, and The Norman Conquest (The Norman Conquest (musician)). They toured Europe in April 2008 and performed at the 25th Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville in Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada in May 2008. ref

Cutler In December 1983 Skeleton Crew performed at the 1st Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville in Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada. '''Centre-du-Québec''' ( , ''Central Quebec'') is a region of Quebec, Canada. The main centres are Drummondville, Victoriaville and Bécancour (Bécancour, Quebec). It has a land area of 6,928.78 km² (2,675.22 sq mi) and a Statistics Canada 2006 census

Victoriaville

'''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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