Lévis, Quebec

What is Lévis, Quebec known for?


main high

) via Sainte-Foy (Sainte-Foy, Quebec). The main high school is École secondaire l'Horizon. '''Saint-Nicolas''' is a district within Les Chutes-de-la-Chaudière-Ouest (Les Chutes-de-la-Chaudière-Ouest, Lévis) borough of the city of Lévis, Quebec, Canada on the St. Lawrence River. Prior to 2002, it was an independent municipality. He was born in Saint-Pierre-de-la-Rivière-du-Sud (Saint-Pierre-de-la-Rivière-du-Sud, Quebec), Lower Canada in 1825. He studied at the Petit Séminaire de Québec and Collège de Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière. He then studied medicine with his uncle Jean Blanchet (Jean Blanchet (physician)) and qualified as a doctor in 1850. A popular physician, Blanchet entered politics with his election as Mayor of Notre-Dame-de-la-Victoire, now part of Lévis (Lévis, Quebec) Quebec (then Canada East) in 1845 at the age of 25. With the Province of Canada on military alert due to the American Civil War, Blanchet joined the militia and raised a battalion to defend the frontier against raids from the United States. During the Fenian Raids of 1866 and 1870, he was in command of the militia on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River. and was historically known as '''Saint-Henri-de-Lauzon'''. The narrowing of the Saint Lawrence River (w:Saint Lawrence River) proximate to the city's promontory, Cap-Diamant (Cape Diamond), and Lévis (w:Lévis, Quebec), on the opposite bank, provided the name given to the city, ''Kébec'', an Algonquin (w:Algonquin language) word meaning "where the river narrows". Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain (w:Samuel de Champlain), Quebec City is one of the oldest cities (w:List of North American cities by year of foundation) in North America.


high scores

of Montreal, Longueuil, Quebec City, Lévis (Lévis, Quebec), Saguenay (Saguenay, Quebec), Sherbrooke, and Gatineau among others. *2002 - The Action démocratique du Québec wins four by-elections and temporarily enjoys high scores in public opinion polls. birth_date Biography Born in Lévis (Lévis, Quebec), Lower Canada, from


classical studies

1854 to 1860 Fréchette did his classical studies at the Séminaire de Québec, the Collège de Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière and at the Séminaire de Nicolet. He later studied law at Université Laval. DATE OF BIRTH November 16, 1839 PLACE OF BIRTH Lévis (Lévis, Quebec), Lower Canada DATE OF DEATH May 30, 1908 The charter was soon extended east to Portland, Maine and west to Sarnia, Ontario. In 1853 the GTR purchased the St. Lawrence and Atlantic Railroad from Montreal to the Quebec–Vermont border, and the partner company Atlantic and St. Lawrence Railroad through to the harbour facilities at Portland. A line was also built to Lévis (Lévis, Quebec), via Richmond (Richmond, Quebec) from Montreal in 1855, part of the much-talked about "Maritime (Canadian Maritimes) connection" in British North America. In the same year it purchased the Toronto and Guelph Railroad, the latter's railway was already under construction. But the Grand Trunk Railway Company changed the original route of the T&G and extended the line to Sarnia, a hub for Chicago-bound traffic. By July, 1856 the section from Sarnia to Toronto opened, and the section from Montreal to Toronto opened in October of that year. By 1859 a ferry service was established across the St. Clair River to Fort Gratiot (now Port Huron, Michigan). and was historically known as '''Saint-Henri-de-Lauzon'''. The narrowing of the Saint Lawrence River (w:Saint Lawrence River) proximate to the city's promontory, Cap-Diamant (Cape Diamond), and Lévis (w:Lévis, Quebec), on the opposite bank, provided the name given to the city, ''Kébec'', an Algonquin (w:Algonquin language) word meaning "where the river narrows". Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain (w:Samuel de Champlain), Quebec City is one of the oldest cities (w:List of North American cities by year of foundation) in North America.


largest+association

Monique Leroux, President & Chief Executive Officer 250px right thumb A Desjardins ''caisse populaire'' in Montreal (File:Succursale Desjardins sur Gilford, Montréal.JPG). The '''Desjardins Group''' (or '''Mouvement des caisses Desjardins''' in French) is the largest association of credit unions in North America. It was founded in 1900 in Lévis (Lévis, Quebec), Quebec by Alphonse Desjardins (Alphonse Desjardins (co-operator)).


period home

- - Maison Alphonse-Desjardins Lévis (Lévis, Quebec) Chaudière-Appalaches Historic house website, late Victorian period home of banker Alphonse Desjardins (Alphonse Desjardins (co-operator)), - - Musée du Régiment de la Chaudière Lévis (Lévis, Quebec) Chaudière-Appalaches Military information, WW II


academic success

on to study at the Petit Séminaire de Québec, with only middling academic success, and at the Grand Séminaire de Québec (Séminaire de Québec). He was born at Pointe-Lévy (Lévis, Quebec) in 1811 and studied at the Petit Séminaire de Québec. He articled in law, was called to the bar in 1839 and set up practice at Quebec City. Lemieux was elected to the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada for Dorchester


current power

Milestones:First 735 kV AC Transmission System, 1965 accessdate 2010-09-02 In 1972, Manitoba Hydro connected generating stations part of the Nelson River Hydroelectric Project to the Winnipeg area through a high voltage direct current power line, the Nelson River Bipole. and was historically known as '''Saint-Henri-de-Lauzon'''. The narrowing of the Saint Lawrence River (w:Saint Lawrence River) proximate to the city's promontory, Cap-Diamant (Cape Diamond), and Lévis (w:Lévis, Quebec), on the opposite bank, provided the name given to the city, ''Kébec'', an Algonquin (w:Algonquin language) word meaning "where the river narrows". Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain (w:Samuel de Champlain), Quebec City is one of the oldest cities (w:List of North American cities by year of foundation) in North America.


power line

inhabited areas to the north. This particular situation forced Canadian utilities to innovate. In November 1965, Hydro-Québec (Hydro-Québec's electricity transmission system) commissioned the first 735-kilovolt AC power line linking the Manic-Outardes project (Jean-Lesage generating station) to the Lévis (Lévis, Quebec) substation. and was historically known as '''Saint-Henri-de-Lauzon'''. The narrowing of the Saint Lawrence River (w:Saint Lawrence River) proximate to the city's promontory, Cap-Diamant (Cape Diamond), and Lévis (w:Lévis, Quebec), on the opposite bank, provided the name given to the city, ''Kébec'', an Algonquin (w:Algonquin language) word meaning "where the river narrows". Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain (w:Samuel de Champlain), Quebec City is one of the oldest cities (w:List of North American cities by year of foundation) in North America.


agricultural business

Desjardins , the first ''Caisse Populaire'' from their home. The city is also a major agricultural business research and development center. More and more high technology companies, such as Creaform (3D), are established in Lévis. Lévis is home to the enclosed regional shopping mall, Les Galeries Chagnon which has 106 stores. There are many schools of different levels, including the Cégep de Lévis-Lauzon and a UQAR campus (Université du Québec à Rimouski). A lot of small business and entertainment developed in the city during the last decade and finalized the transformation from a Quebec City suburb into a small city. and was historically known as '''Saint-Henri-de-Lauzon'''. The narrowing of the Saint Lawrence River (w:Saint Lawrence River) proximate to the city's promontory, Cap-Diamant (Cape Diamond), and Lévis (w:Lévis, Quebec), on the opposite bank, provided the name given to the city, ''Kébec'', an Algonquin (w:Algonquin language) word meaning "where the river narrows". Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain (w:Samuel de Champlain), Quebec City is one of the oldest cities (w:List of North American cities by year of foundation) in North America.


business research

Desjardins , the first ''Caisse Populaire'' from their home. The city is also a major agricultural business research and development center. More and more high technology companies, such as Creaform (3D), are established in Lévis. Lévis is home to the enclosed regional shopping mall, Les Galeries Chagnon which has 106 stores. There are many schools of different levels, including the Cégep de Lévis-Lauzon and a UQAR campus (Université du Québec à Rimouski). A lot of small

Lévis, Quebec

'''Lévis''' is a city in eastern Quebec, Canada. It is located on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River (Saint Lawrence River), opposite Quebec City. A ferry links Old Quebec with Old Lévis, and two bridges, the Quebec Bridge and the Pierre Laporte Bridge, connect western Lévis with Quebec City. The Société de transport de Lévis is responsible for public transportation by bus.

The population in 2011 was 138,769. Its current incarnation was founded on January 1, 2002, as the result of a merger among ten cities, including the older city of Lévis founded in 1861.

Lévis is also the name of a territory equivalent to a regional county municipality (TE) and census division (Census geographic units of Canada) (CD) of Quebec, coextensive with the city of Lévis. Its geographical code is 25 as a census division, and 251 as an RCM-equivalent territory.

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