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  • Snow Scrum
    Quebec City's epic Winter Carnival coming soon
    The happy group of fifteen came pouring around the bend; men and women, some young some older, dressed in boots, hats, gloves . . . and bathing suits. Walking single file through the snow, they approached a small makeshift mound and were greeted...
  • Sorcier Des Glaces
    Interview with Sorcier Des Glaces
    Black metal was born in the shadows, and it was intended to remain there. Things didn't work out as planned, but some bands remained steadfast in their desire to live in the margins of obscurity while creating great music for its own sake....
  • Trails of Anguish
    Winter music - the black metal of Québec
    As the dead of winter advances upon us, it only makes sense to listen to metal connected to ice and snow. Instead of reaching for those Norwegian standbys, maybe it's time to hear bands from a different region that is equally cold. Québec is a...
  • The original five National Hockey League teams
    The original five National Hockey League teams
    This is the 26th of November, 2014, and the National Hockey League schedule for this evening includes encounters such as Winnipeg playing in Buffalo ... The Rangers playing in Tampa Bay ... and Calgary playing in San Jose.This is something a small...
  • Stay and play in Montreal after your cruise
    Cruiser tips and tricks. How to extend your cruise vacation
    When friends who are new to cruising ask me for tips, I always suggest they fly to their embarkation port at least one day before their ship is set to sail. The further the distance the port is from home, the more pre-cruise days I would advise...
  • Hotel La Ferme strikes farm chic at Le Massif ski resort in Charlevoix, Quebec
    Hotel La Ferme strikes farm chic at Le Massif ski resort in Charlevoix, Quebec
    Without being cute, Hotel La Ferme evokes the farming past of its rural setting in Baie-Saint-Paul, Charlevoix. The rural-cool resort is near Le Massif mountain and ski resort and the St. Lawrence River.From pillars to bathroom signs, the hotel...
  • Quebec's scenic train captures full fall flavors and colors
    Quebec's scenic train rolls through best of fall along the St. Lawrence River
    Like crunching through a juicy McIntosh apple, Quebec’s scenic train of Le Massif de Charlevoix slices through fall’s fullest flavors and colors.The excursion train runs a 140-kilometer/87-mile course between Quebec City and La Malbaie...
  • Pcrm
    Doctors protest Laval University’s use of live animals in invasive procedures.
    Quebec City- Laval University is the last in Canada still using animals; Physician-Led Demonstration on Oct.1 will urge the University to switch to simulation.Laval University should stop using live animals to train future pediatricians and...
  • The Chateau Frontenac, Quebec City
    What to know about the 2014 New France Festival
    From August 6th to 10th, 2014, Quebec’s founders will be honored with the theme Saluting our Builders, a tribute to the first founders who settled on North American soil. There will be more than 400 activities — parades, shows,...
  • Festival du Cochon Quebec
    The sad and heartless reality of Quebec's Pig Festival
    Vegan Former NHL player and animal advocate, Georges Laraque, used his Facebook and Tweeter feeds to call for a boycott on the Pig Festival that takes place each year in Saint Perpétué, Québec. “This event is to terrorize pigs and boars for...
  • How Canadians perceive Canada
    Albertans Know Their Place, Mr Trudeau: It's On Top
    This Canada Day Liberal leader Justin Trudeau -- whose supporters insist he's basking in the glow of two byelection wins yesterday -- just received some very unwelcome news.Abacus Data has released their annual poll of how each province ranks...
  • Party Place ~ Quebec
    Bonne Fête Nationale (But after the party there is a clean up)
    Bonne Fête nationale du QuébecHappy holiday Quebec.But like all good parties, there is cleaning up that has to go on afterwards.Recently Quebec passed a budget. Ho-hum, another 4 Billion or so in deficit. There then was a statement by the minister...
  • Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay
    Inaugural Race of Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay (Quebec)
    The Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay, in its first edition, will take place from June 5 to 8, 2014 in La Baie and Chicoutimi. The race part of the UCI America Tour features three urban circuit races and one evening criterium.Despite being in its...
  • Kidnapped baby found thanks to Facebook as picture of a woman posing as a nurse was posted on Facebook and a group of four teens tracked her down!
    Baby kidnapped from hospital by fake nurse: Found by teens via Facebook (Video)
    A woman posing as a nurse kidnapped a newborn baby girl from the hospital maternity ward and walked out the door with the baby in her arms. That was the last time her parents saw their newborn until a picture posted on Facebook from the hospital...
  • Poutines obtenu d'aimer
    Poutines obtenu d'aimer
    If you have ever been to a bar or greasy spoon in Montreal and trust me, I have been to a few in my time, then you know of the classic Quebec Poutine.These babies are the unwritten, unheard of ultimate in comfort food, right up there with Mac &...