La Tuque, Quebec

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, with Wenceslas Plante as first mayor. In the 1940s, the hydro-electric generating station on the Saint-Maurice River was built, requiring the partial destruction of the rock formation that gave the town its name. In 1972, the Municipality of Haute-Mauricie


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'' canoeing race begins at La Tuque. Etymology The name, which dates to the eighteenth century, originates from a nearby rock formation which resembles the well-known French-Canadian hat known as the tuque (toque). The mountain-shaped hat which gaves its name to the town of La Tuque, is located between the Saint-Maurice River (left bank) and paper mill Smurfit-Stone plant. The summit of this mountain is about 245 meters. It is located 200 meters from the river and about 400 meters


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Leclerc , who brought more influences, to the music of France-based singing stars like Jacques Brel. Leclerc, from La Tuque (La Tuque, Quebec), and Vigneault, from Natashquan (Natashquan, Quebec (municipality)) in the north of Quebec, became heroes for a new generation of Quebec youth. It was Vigneault's "Mon pays", (My Country), which became a rallying anthem for Quebec nationalism after a 1965 performance by Monique Leyrac, and established a tradition of Quebec artists


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worn one in his role of coureur des bois in the epic TV series ''Centennial (Centennial (miniseries))''. Bruce Weitz's character Mick Belker wore this hat throughout almost every episode of ''Hill Street Blues''. The guitarist for the Irish (Irish people) band U2, The Edge, is also known for wearing a tuque while performing, or during interviews. Characters in animated series "South Park," including Eric Cartman and Stan Marsh usually wear tuques. Jayne


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;La Tuque (La Tuque, Quebec) Première Chaîne public (Public broadcasting) news talk (talk radio) (French (French language)) - Tuques are common in cold climates, and are worn worldwide in various forms. They have become the common headgear for stereotypical dockworkers and sailors in movies and television. The most famous media characters to sport this kind of hat are the ''SCTV (Second City Television)'' characters Bob and Doug McKenzie. Michael Nesmith


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of The Monkees also wore this hat in his television series, as did Jay (Jay and Silent Bob) in the films of the View Askewniverse, Robert Clothier's character "Relic" in the long-running Canadian TV series ''The Beachcombers,'' and Hanna-Barbera's character Loopy de Loop wore a tuque as well. Bill Murray wore this type of hat in ''The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou'', possibly as a parody of the tuque worn by Jacques Cousteau. Robert Conrad also had


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, usually with a tassel at the top, used in winter to cover the head. This term is used for a long time. History The territory of La Tuque was originally inhabited by Atikamekw indigenous people. In the early 1850s, settlers were drawn to the area to exploit the forest resources. The La Tuque Post Office opened in 1887, but the area remained isolated from the rest of the Mauricie until the early 1900s when the National Transcontinental Railway was built, prompting industrial

- Tuque La Tuque (La Tuque, Quebec) La Tuque (La Tuque (census division)) 11,821 Mauricie - Geographical boundaries The municipalities in Sweden cover the entire territory of the nation. Unlike the USA or Canada, there are no unincorporated areas. The municipalities in the north cover large areas of sparsely populated land. Kiruna, at 19 446 km², is sometimes held to be the world's largest


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;La Tuque (La Tuque, Quebec) Première Chaîne public (Public broadcasting) news talk (talk radio) (French (French language)) - Tuques are common in cold climates, and are worn worldwide in various forms. They have become the common headgear for stereotypical dockworkers and sailors in movies and television. The most famous media characters to sport this kind of hat are the ''SCTV (Second City Television)'' characters Bob and Doug McKenzie. Michael Nesmith

worn one in his role of coureur des bois in the epic TV series ''Centennial (Centennial (miniseries))''. Bruce Weitz's character Mick Belker wore this hat throughout almost every episode of ''Hill Street Blues''. The guitarist for the Irish (Irish people) band U2, The Edge, is also known for wearing a tuque while performing, or during interviews. Characters in animated series "South Park," including Eric Cartman and Stan Marsh usually wear tuques. Jayne

La Tuque, Quebec

thumb right 250px The paper mill in La Tuque. (File:Smurfit-Stone La Tuque 1.jpg)

'''La Tuque''' is a city located in north-central Quebec, Canada, on the Saint-Maurice River, between Trois-Rivières and Chambord (Chambord, Quebec). The population was 11,227 at the Canada 2011 Census, most of which live within the urban area (population centre)

While the urban area of La Tuque is relatively small, as of 2012, its entire territory is the largest municipality in Canada. It consists of almost all the entire former regional county municipality of Le Haut-Saint-Maurice (Le Haut-Saint-Maurice Regional County Municipality), and includes the settlements of Carignan, La Croche, Fitzpatrick, Oskelaneo (Oskélanéo, Quebec), Parent (Parent, Quebec), Rapide-Blanc, Rivière-aux-Rats, and Sanmaur. Enclosed by but administratively not part of the city are the three Indian Reserves of Coucoucache (Coucoucache, Quebec), Obedjiwan (Obedjiwan, Quebec), and Wemotaci (Wemotaci, Quebec).

The local economy centres on pulp and paper; the city has a pulp-milling centre as well as a major hydroelectric station. As the gateway to the upper Mauricie, La Tuque's economy also offers outdoor tourism opportunities and caters to hunting and fishing trips in its large hinterland; the city is known as the Queen of Haute-Mauricie and the ''Classique internationale de canots de la Mauricie'' canoeing race begins at La Tuque.

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