What is Victoriaville known for?

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SA The name was related both to the origins of the players and the 1971 hit movie entitled ''The French Connection (The French Connection (film))'', based upon

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Arthabaska (Victoriaville), Quebec death_date January 29, 1937 He was born in Arthabaska (Victoriaville), Quebec in 1869. He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris with Léon Bonnat during the 1890s. After his return to Quebec in 1908, he produced many impressionist (impressionism) paintings of the Quebec landscape, as well as portraits, nudes, historical paintings and later sculptures. DATE OF BIRTH April 6, 1869 PLACE OF BIRTH


Highways blank_info '''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

-Francs" and "Le Carrefour des Bois-Francs", this one has been renamed and became "le Centre de Victoriaville"), the Cégep de Victoriaville, and a quaint yet vibrant downtown core shopping area on Rue Notre-Dame. Victoriaville Airport, located at the town's northern limits close to Route 116 (Quebec Route 116), is a regional airport that receives business flights and light private planes. The current mayor of Victoriaville is Alain Rayes, who have been elected

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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*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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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.

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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


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


, 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

, professional hockey player See also * Monarchy in Quebec (Monarchy in Quebec#Communities) References City of Victoriaville

in Victoriaville, Quebec) is a professional poker player. - Victoriaville Airport CSR3 Victoriaville, Quebec - birth_date '''Eric T. Lavigne''' (born November 4, 1972 in Victoriaville, Quebec) is a retired professional ice hockey defenceman who played List of players who played only one game in the NHL one game

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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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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


'''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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