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Quaint Quebec

QUEBEC CITY, on the St. Lawrence River three hours’ drive north of Montreal, is ridiculously picturesque — the oldest parts, anyway, where stone houses, some from the 17th century, 372 more words


Quebec, Canada

Quebec, Canada.
Quebec is a variation on an Algonquin word which means “the place where the river narrows”. The settlement appeared on the Saint Lawrence river probably in the 1520’s. 388 more words


Canada 150, Quebec

With the weather largely cool and wet in the east so far this summer, it seems appropriate in this cross-Canada tour to picture Quebec in winter. 442 more words

Contemporary Culture


Still the cheapest way to feel this european mood for few days. And it’s North America, with a Canadian dollar that is worth nothing… :( 7 more words


Bob Layton editorial: Seeing is better than telling

So, how did you celebrate Canada’s birthday?

My wife, Marg, and I decided to visit the area where it all began.

We set off for Charlottetown, where the first conference on Canadian confederation happened back in 1864. 179 more words

Quebec City