• You can tour the palace, where you'll learn a bit about Quebec City's history and culture, though the real fun comes every evening as a dance party breaks out in the front yard. (fodors.com)
  • INSIDER TIP To learn more about the city's military history, be sure to also stop by the adjacent star-shaped Citadelle de Québec, North America's largest British-built fortress and still a functioning military installation. (fodors.com)
  • The city's famous landmarks include the Château Frontenac and La Citadelle, The National Assembly of Quebec, the National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec and Museum of Civilization. (attractionscanada.com)
  • Much of the population of Quebec lives in urban areas along the St. Lawrence River, between its most populous city, Montreal, and the provincial capital, Quebec City. (wikipedia.org)
  • Montreal architect Stephane Gaulin-Brown has placed a single-slope roof with a curved soffit on top of a ski chalet to open it up to the forests of Mont Tremblant, Quebec . (dezeen.com)
  • Local studio DKA Architects has designed a white wood-clad home with three connected gables in Terrebonne, Quebec , just outside of Montreal . (dezeen.com)
  • That includes: the crucifixes in the Quebec legislature and atop Mount Royal in Montreal, the thousands of religiously based geographic names (e.g. (skepchick.org)
  • The Quebec government has defended the plan, saying the increase was imposed, in part, because there are too many people who speak English in Montreal. (globalnews.ca)
  • MONTREAL -- A Quebec coroner is warning ride-sharing users they don't have any guarantees about the state of the vehicle they're getting into. (cfra.com)
  • We take you from Montreal to Percé via Quebec City, Trois-Rivières, Drummondville, and much more! (orleansexpress.com)
  • Following the Seven Years' War, Quebec became a British colony: first as the Province of Quebec (1763-1791), then Lower Canada (1791-1841), and lastly Canada East (1841-1867), as a result of the Lower Canada Rebellion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Quebec is the only Francophone-majority province. (wikipedia.org)
  • Though there were 13 fewer donors than in 2008, Québec posted an average of more than 3.6 transplanted organs per deceased donor in 2009, placing the province among the leaders in Canada and even North America. (news-medical.net)
  • There is currently a fair bit of controversy over the ruling separatist government's plans to institute a " Charter of Quebec Values " [note: as of this writing English version is incomplete and mostly still in French… quelle surprise ] that would ostensibly put an end to the years-long question of what constitutes " reasonable accommodation " of religious minorities in the province. (skepchick.org)
  • The common refrain that Quebec is a militant province may be true, but militarism in its more savage form exists not in Quebec, but in the rest of Canada. (canadiandimension.com)
  • Bloc leader Gilles Duceppe has stated previously stated that Quebec would be present in Afghanistan if the province were an independent country. (canadiandimension.com)
  • WATCH: Montreal's two English-language universities are suing the Quebec government over tuition hikes targeting out of province students. (globalnews.ca)
  • McGill University and Concordia University are suing the Quebec government over its plan to raise tuition for out-of-province students by about 30 per cent. (globalnews.ca)
  • Quebec city, the capital of the province Quebec, is a historic and culturally rich city known for its European charm and stunning architecture. (attractionscanada.com)
  • by Québec (Province). (who.int)
  • French: Québec [kebɛk] ) is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • Between 1534 and 1763, Quebec was called Canada and was the most developed colony in New France. (wikipedia.org)
  • Furthermore, unlike elsewhere in Canada, law in Quebec is mixed: private law is exercised under a civil-law system, while public law is exercised under a common-law system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Quebec is well known for producing maple syrup, for its comedy, and for making hockey one of the most popular sports in Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prime Minister Stephen Harper declared Quebec a "distinct nation within a united Canada" on Nov. 22, 2006. (canadiandimension.com)
  • This retrospective multicenter cohort study assessed temporal changes in the severity and mortality rate of in several regions in the United States ( 7 ), although blastomycosis in Quebec, Canada, and identifi ed risk the underlying causes are poorly understood. (cdc.gov)
  • While this condition was named after the area in which it was first seen, the Charlevoix-Saguenay region of Quebec, Canada, ARSACS has been identified in individuals worldwide. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The name originally referred to the area around Quebec City where the Saint Lawrence River narrows to a cliff-lined gap. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has formed a wall from 2,000 life jackets that were used by Syrian refugees while attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea as part of an installation in Quebec City . (dezeen.com)
  • The main draw at this national park 15km northeast of Québec City is the 83m-high Montmorency Falls. (lonelyplanet.com)
  • Situated close to Palais Station, this comfortable bed and breakfast is an ideal base for those wanting to discover Quebec City and its surrounds. (hotelscombined.com)
  • Discover other properties in Québec City that offer a similar experience and ambiance to Au Croissant de Lune. (hotelscombined.com)
  • In total, there are 812 hotels serving travelers in Québec City. (hotelscombined.com)
  • These hotels are among the lowest-priced properties for travelers in Québec City. (hotelscombined.com)
  • Currently, the lowest price for a hotel in Québec City is $34. (hotelscombined.com)
  • Here are 23 must-do experiences in Quebec City. (fodors.com)
  • The Quebecers are famed for their art-and now they have an ultra-modern addition to their National Museum of Fine Arts that, some say, will do for Quebec City what the Guggenheim has done for Bilbao. (fodors.com)
  • QUEBEC CITY, December 12, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In a recent interview with Zenit news, Canada's newly designated Cardinal, Marc Ouellet, indicated he sees in his native country "the great need of a new evangelization in the terms of John Paul II. (lifesitenews.com)
  • Quebec City is one of the oldest cities in North America. (attractionscanada.com)
  • French is the official language of Quebec City, although English is widely spoken as well. (attractionscanada.com)
  • Surrounding Quebec City are numerous parks and natural areas, offering opportunities for outdoor activities. (attractionscanada.com)
  • Find the most popular attractions and things-to-do in Quebec city. (attractionscanada.com)
  • The second international conference on age-friendly cities will take place in Quebec City from 9 to 11 September, 2013. (who.int)
  • We're particularly proud of the sustained collaboration of professionals in hospitals in 2009,' says Louis Beaulieu, chief executive officer of Québec-Transplant, the organization responsible for coordinating the organ donation process. (news-medical.net)
  • At present, Québec-Transplant's mandate does not include the coordination of living donation, though the organization is able to make a useful contribution and has done just that by raising awareness about the importance of organ donation. (news-medical.net)
  • Since April of 2007, several Québec-based hospitals have given families the opportunity to donate organs on behalf of a loved one after cardiocirculatory death, in accordance with a medical protocol set out as part of a pilot project. (news-medical.net)
  • S. Moreira, P.J. Dufresne) acute-care facilities, including community hospitals and academic centers, in Quebec. (cdc.gov)
  • Toronto-based studio B+H Architects has created an archival storage facility in Gatineau, Quebec , with a massive double-layer concrete envelope and automated retrieval systems. (dezeen.com)
  • However, the Quiet Revolution of the 1960s to 1980s increased the role of the Government of Quebec in l'État québécois (the public authority of Quebec). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Government of Quebec functions within the context of a Westminster system and is both a liberal democracy and a constitutional monarchy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Premier of Quebec acts as head of government. (wikipedia.org)
  • Our government is thus proud to be associated with the implementation of its major project, which, in addition to creating quality jobs in Montréal, will promote abroad Québec expertise in the realms of innovation and the digital technologies. (newswire.ca)
  • The Marois government has framed the charter in terms of upholding a secular society in Quebec, and keeping religion separate from matters of state. (skepchick.org)
  • The Quebec government currently funds about 60 per cent of the budgets of most of the province's private schools, including parochial ones . (skepchick.org)
  • As part of an overall $52 million first round of financing, NorthStar will align with Quebec and other strategic partners to create a global environmental information platform that will empower humanity to preserve our planet. (newswire.ca)
  • Québec-Transplant will soon publish its strategic plan for 2010-2014. (news-medical.net)
  • Exempt elected members of the Quebec legislature from the regulations. (skepchick.org)
  • The Paleo-Indians theorized to have migrated from Asia to America between 20,000 and 14,000 years ago, were the first people to establish themselves on the lands of Quebec, arriving there after the Laurentide Ice Sheet melted roughly 11,000 years ago. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following a 17 year lawsuit and 3 years after the beginning of the trial, Quebec Superior Court Justice Brian Riordan's 276 page decision was published on 27 May 2015. (who.int)
  • An entrance to the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site. (lonelyplanet.com)
  • Sovereigntists have every right to thrive in a democracy, but a sovereign Quebec under present conditions would be bleak. (canadiandimension.com)
  • In a presentation at the WCTOH on 17 March 2015, André Lespérance, one of the leading lawyers in the present case, acknowledged that the legal circumstances in Quebec did facilitate the completion of the 17-year trial. (who.int)
  • Until the early 1960s, the Catholic Church played a large role in the social and cultural institutions in Quebec. (wikipedia.org)
  • the consolidation and development of Québec-Transplant, which can be an even greater catalyst for concerted efforts among players in the organ donation and transplantation system and for targeted awareness campaigns, particularly with young people and cultural communities. (news-medical.net)
  • There are clear benefits to Quebec's cultural and political autonomy, but one cannot overlook the regressive elements within Quebec on this St-Jean-Baptiste Day. (canadiandimension.com)
  • This article aims to analyze the logics of international student mobility in Quebec, as well as their professional projects after graduation and the cultural effects of this experience. (bvsalud.org)
  • The percentage of last-30-day users who used flavored tobacco was significantly higher in Quebec than in Ontario and significantly higher among youths who received weekly spending money than among those who received no money. (cdc.gov)
  • In his first expedition ordered from the Kingdom of France, Jacques Cartier became the first European explorer to discover and map Quebec when he landed in Gaspé on July 24, 1534. (wikipedia.org)
  • Discover Quebec with Orléans Express! (orleansexpress.com)
  • According to data collected by Québec-Transplant, 1,202 people were waiting for an organ transplant on December 31, 2009, an increase of 3.6% over 2008. (news-medical.net)
  • Moreover, more than 75% of the patients on the single waiting list managed by Québec-Transplant were waiting for a kidney transplant, and their numbers continue to increase, thus presenting a major challenge to our society. (news-medical.net)
  • The generosity of these 26 people and their families deserves to be recognized, however,' says Dr. Michel Carrier, medical director of Québec-Transplant. (news-medical.net)
  • According to Mr. Beaulieu, Québec can do more to ensure that an ever-increasing number of people benefit from organ transplantation. (news-medical.net)
  • Popular support for the war in Afghanistan stood at 15 per cent in Quebec, far and away the lowest in the country , based on an EKOS poll conducted in July, 2009. (canadiandimension.com)
  • The Quebec Superior Court awarded $15.5 billion (US$ 1.5 billion) in a landmark class action suit against three big tobacco companies. (who.int)
  • Quebec society's cohesion and specificity is based on three of its unique statutory documents: the Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms, the Charter of the French Language, and the Civil Code of Quebec. (wikipedia.org)
  • Such is the case with longtime partner Viviane, who we have just followed to her new Quebec French school . (amerispan.com)
  • The latest edition of our Dezeen Debate newsletter features a monolithic archival facility in Quebec by B+H Architects . (dezeen.com)
  • Geographic features shaped migrations, and we find enrichments for migration, genetic, and genealogical relatedness patterns within river networks across regions of Quebec . (bvsalud.org)
  • Perhaps the only upset camps were the Bloc-for having had their motion co-opted-along with a smattering of staunch Canadian nationalists and ultra-Conservatives who would rather see Quebec separate than catch another whiff of pandering. (canadiandimension.com)
  • Canadian aircraft extensively bombed Kosovo in 1999 under Liberal Prime Minister Jean Chrétien with strong objections from Quebec. (canadiandimension.com)
  • McGill claims it has seen a 20 per cent decrease in applications from Canadian students outside of Quebec compared with the previous year. (globalnews.ca)
  • Despite its strong anti-war stance, Quebec still has some deeply conservative social traits that must be addressed. (canadiandimension.com)
  • The recommendation has been made before to the (Quebec automobile insurance board) and it was not well received,' Brochu said. (cfra.com)
  • Étudia pour l'obtention d'un diplôme d'études collégiales en sciences pures au Collège d'Alma de 1991 à 1994 et compléta une formation en démarrage d'entreprise du Centre Multi-Services de Chicoutimi en 1995 et en 1996. (assnat.qc.ca)
  • The class action suit unites more than one million Quebec smokers from two groups: those who were diagnosed with lung cancer or other smoking-related diseases (Blais case) and those who are addicted to nicotine and unable to stop (Letourneau case). (who.int)
  • The growth of the aerospace industry and the information and communications technologies sector is directly linked to the capacity of businesses to innovate and market their innovative products," said Dominique Anglade, Quebec Deputy Premier, Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation and Minster responsible for the Digital Strategy. (newswire.ca)