Quebec City

What is Quebec City known for?


world number

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big events

at the top of each hour and headlines every half hour from the newsroom of La Maison de Radio-Canada (Maison Radio-Canada) in Montreal and Quebec City. ''Le Téléjournal Midi (Le Téléjournal)'' is broadcast each weekday at 12pm and the main evening news bulletin ''Le Téléjournal Le Point'' every evening live at 9:00 p.m. (eastern). These bulletins are also seen on the main French-language television network, Télévision de Radio-Canada. The channel covers big events live and also broadcasts regional news in the form of ''Le Téléjournal Montréal'' and ''Le Téléjournal Atlantique''. Early steps On December 16, 1969, Liberal (Liberal Party of Quebec) Backbencher Member of the National Assembly (National Assembly of Quebec) Robert Bourassa met with the president of Hydro-Québec, Roland Giroux over lunch at the parliamentary dining room in Quebec City.


building high

content Friendly, bilingual staff in an 1835-vintage building. In the Old City, near the National Assembly building. High-speed wireless internet. Breakfast included; served 8AM-10:30AM. *


history natural

the resignation of mineralogist (mineralogy) Thomas Sterry Hunt, Brunet succeeded him as the Chair of Natural History (natural history). His expertise as a botanist developed following field work in Ontario and Quebec, as well as two years spent in visiting European herbaria (herbarium) and a course of lectures at the Sorbonne (University of Paris), the Jardin des Plantes, and the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle in Paris (Paris, France), France. He corresponded


personal influence

the British government united the two Canadas into the Province of Canada, with a single legislature composed of, again, an assembly, council, and governor general; the 84 members of the lower chamber were equally divided amongst the two former provinces, though Lower Canada had a higher population. The governor still held significant personal influence over Canadian affairs until 1848, when responsible government was implemented in Canada. The actual site of the parliament shifted on a regular


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(Canada) Canadian Army during World War II. He was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his "extremely courageous conduct" as a chaplain in the war. TIME Magazine. Youth in the Archbishopric June 16, 1947 Resuming his teaching posts upon his return to Canada in 1945, Roy was named superior (Superior (hierarchy)) of the seminary in December of that same year. DATE OF BIRTH


played roles

City decided to back off and give Amman the whole organisation of the event. Biography Born in Quebec City, Quebec, she has played roles in many stage productions, films, and television series including ''The Red Violin'', ''Rivière-des-Jérémie'', ''Le Déclin de l'empire américain'', ''Les Invasions barbares'', ''Scanners II: The New Order'' and ''Ciao Bella''. Montreal In September 1775, early in the American Revolutionary War, a Continental


building history

into Upper (Upper Canada) and Lower Canada, each with an elected legislative assembly, an appointed legislative council, and the relevant governor, mirroring the parliamentary structure at Westminster. During the War of 1812, American troops (United States Army) set fire (Battle of York#Burning of York) to the buildings (Ontario Legislative Building#History) of the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada in York (York, Upper Canada), now Toronto. In 1841 the British government united the two Canadas into the Province of Canada, with a single legislature composed of, again, an assembly, council, and governor general; the 84 members of the lower chamber were equally divided amongst the two former provinces, though Lower Canada had a higher population. The governor still held significant personal influence over Canadian affairs until 1848, when responsible government was implemented in Canada. The actual site of the parliament shifted on a regular basis: From 1841 to 1844, it sat in Kingston (Kingston, Ontario), where the present Kingston General Hospital now stands; between 1844 and the 1849 fire that destroyed the building (Burning of the Parliament Buildings in Montreal), the legislature was in Montreal; and, after a few years of alternating between Toronto and Quebec City. In 1866, the legislature was finally moved to Ottawa, Queen Victoria (Victoria of the United Kingdom) having in 1857 chosen that city as Canada's capital. thumb right The burning of the parliament in Montreal (File:Incendie Parlement Montreal.jpg) In 1951, Paul Claudel organized an exhibition at the Musée Rodin, which continues to display her sculptures. A large exhibition of her works was organized in 1984. In 2005 a large art display featuring the works of Rodin and Claudel was exhibited in Quebec City, Canada and Detroit, Michigan, USA. In 2008, the Musée Rodin organized a retrospective exhibition including more than 80 of her works. Senator During his eight years in the U.S. Senate, Fairbanks served as a key adviser to McKinley during the Spanish-American War and was also the Chairman of the Committee on Immigration and the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds. In 1898, Fairbanks was appointed a member of the United States and British (United Kingdom) Joint High Commission which met in Quebec City for the adjustment of Canadian (Canada) questions, including the boundary dispute about Alaska. '''Past Summits:''' * Quebec City, Quebec (Canada) (2–4 September 1987) * Dakar, Senegal (24–26 May 1989) * Bucharest, Romania (28–29 September 2006) * Quebec City, Quebec (Canada) (17–19 October 2008) (part of the 400th anniversary celebration of the founding of the city of Quebec) * Montreux, Switzerland (22–24 October 2010) The International Association of the French-speaking Mayors The International Association of the French-speaking Mayors (Official Website) was created in Quebec City in 1979 on the initiative of Jean Pelletier and Jacques Chirac, then the respective mayors of Quebec City and Paris. It's an operating agency for urban development gathering 48 countries or governments. The goal is to establish close cooperation in all areas of municipal activities. Its missions are to strengthen the local democracy, building municipal capacities, and to support the populations. The association pursues its actions in the domains of health, culture, youth and education, the urban development, training, and municipal infrastructures.


unique contribution

page 143 year 1981 was the first of European French (French people) explorers to journey along the St. Lawrence River with the Native Americans to view Georgian Bay and Lake Huron in the 17th century. A rugged outdoorsman, he took to the lifestyle of the First Nations and had a unique contribution to the geographical knowledge of New France. He departed from his home in Champigny-sur-Marne, southeast of Paris, France, at the young age of 10 Fischer, David, "Champlain's Dream" and set sail for Quebec (Quebec City), which was part of the newly claimed lands of New France. Brûlé, becoming an interpreter for Champlain, traveled with the Native population and not only explored the many dangerous areas of the unknown wilderness, but also learned the habits and customs of the indigenous peoples, particularly the Hurons (Wyandot people). He was sent on many portages by Samuel de Champlain as well as sent to live among the Huron people. He scouted the rivers and forests and was a guide and interpreter for Champlain, but in 1629, he betrayed his friend and patron. Not long after his disloyalty to Champlain, Brûlé was killed by the Bear tribe of Huron Indians (Wyandot people). *Centre Point, London, England *Château Frontenac, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada *Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada American War of Independence In 1776, the British government began to "rent" units to fight in the American War of Independence from various German princes. The Duke of Brunswick (Charles_I%2C_Duke_of_Brunswick-L%C3%BCneburg) signed a treaty to provide 4,000 foot soldiers and 350 heavy dragoons. On March 18, they sailed from Stade with the newly-promoted Major General Riedesel as their commander. After a stop over in England, they arrived in Quebec City on June 1. They supported the final expulsion from Canada of the American forces during the invasion of Canada (Invasion of Canada (1775)). They were then distributed for the winter through various posts in Canada. operator Aéroport de Québec Inc. city-served Quebec City, Quebec location Sainte-Foy (Sainte-Foy, Quebec), Quebec '''Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport''', also known as '''Jean Lesage International Airport''' (French (French language): ''Aéroport international Jean-Lesage de Québec'', or ''Aéroport de Québec'')


speaking public

was educated at French speaking (French language) public junior and high schools near Quebec City and is bilingual (multilingualism). Born in Quebec City, Canada East (now Quebec), the son of Jacques Malouin and Marie-Angélique Suzor, he received a Bachelor of Law degree from Université Laval in 1882. He was called to the Quebec Bar (Barreau du Quebec) in 1882 and practiced law in Quebec City. In 1957, tragedy struck when an MCA DC-4 loaded with vacationers from the UK crashed near Quebec City. All seventy-nine aboard were killed. Also in 1957, MCA set-up Nordair as a subsidiary with operations based at Dorval in Montreal. Nordair, soon on its own from MCA, would go on to become a major Canadian regional carrier in its own right before being absorbed by Canadian Pacific Air Lines in the mid-1980s. Personal life Malhotra was born and raised in Mississauga, Ontario. His father, Shadi, was born in Lahore, Pakistan, and worked as a research chemist for Xerox.

Quebec City

leader_title2 Prov. riding (List of Quebec provincial electoral districts) leader_name2 title List frame_style border:none; padding: 0; list_style text-align:left;display:none; 1 Charlesbourg (Charlesbourg (provincial electoral district)) 2 Chauveau (Chauveau (electoral district)) 3 Jean-Lesage 4 Jean-Talon 5 La Peltrie 6 Louis-Hébert (Louis-Hébert (provincial electoral district)) 7 Montmorency (Montmorency (provincial electoral district)) 8 Taschereau (Taschereau (electoral district)) 9 Vanier-Les Rivières area_footnotes area_magnitude area_total_km2 484.10 area_land_km2 454.10 area_water_km2 area_water_percent area_urban_footnotes area_urban_km2 669.39 area_metro_footnotes area_metro_km2 3349.12 elevation_footnotes Québec City - The Canadian Encyclopedia tags-- elevation_m 98 elevation_ft population_footnotes population_total 516,622 (11th (List of the 100 largest municipalities in Canada by population)) population_as_of 2011 population_density_km2 1137.7 population_urban_footnotes population_urban 696946 population_density_urban_km2 1041.2 population_metro_footnotes population_metro 765,706 (7th (List of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada)) population_density_metro_km2 228.6 population_blank1_title Pop  2006-2011 population_blank1 5.2% population_density_blank1_km2 population_blank2_title Dwellings population_blank2 255785 population_note blank_name_sec2 GDP blank_info_sec2 US$ (American dollar) 33.4 billion blank1_name_sec2 GDP per capita blank1_info_sec2 US$ 41,907 timezone EST (Eastern Time Zone) utc_offset −5 timezone_DST EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) utc_offset_DST −4 postal_code_type Postal code(s) (Canadian postal code) postal_code G1A to G2N (List of G postal codes of Canada) area_code 418 and 581 (Area codes 418 and 581) blank_name Highways blank_info blank1_name SGC code (Standard Geographical Classification code (Canada)) blank1_info 24 23 027 blank2_name NTS (National Topographic System) Map blank2_info 021L14 blank3_name GNBC (Geographical Names Board of Canada) Code blank3_info EHTWR blank4_name blank4_info website footnotes

'''Quebec''' ( to the southwest.

The narrowing of the Saint Lawrence River proximate to the city's promontory, Cap-Diamant (Cape Diamond), and Lévis (Lévis, Quebec), on the opposite bank, provided the name given to the city, ''Kébec'', an Algonquin (Algonquin language) word meaning "where the river narrows". Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain, Quebec City is one of the oldest cities (List of North American cities by year of foundation) in North America. The ramparts (Ramparts of Quebec City) surrounding Old Quebec (''Vieux-Québec'') are the only fortified city walls remaining in the Americas north of Mexico, and were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in 1985 as the 'Historic District of Old Québec'. "Historic District of Old Québec". World Heritage (World Heritage Site); UNESCO. Retrieved January 12, 2009.

According to the federal (Government of Canada) and provincial government (Politics of Quebec#Government of Quebec)s, ''Québec'' is the city's official name in both French (Quebec French) and English (Canadian English), although ''Quebec City'' (or its French equivalent, ''Ville de Québec'') is commonly used, particularly to distinguish the city from the province. The city's famous landmarks include the Château Frontenac, a hotel which dominates the skyline, and La Citadelle, an intact fortress that forms the centre-piece of the ramparts surrounding the old city. The National Assembly of Quebec (provincial legislature), the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (''National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec''), and the Musée de la civilisation (''Museum of Civilization'') are found within or near Vieux-Québec.

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