What better way to face the cold of winter than dogsledding and games in The City of Snow? From the Plains of Abraham to the Chateau Frontenac to the Place Royal, dive into the heart of the largest winter festival in the world: The Quebec City Winter Carnival!
December 1, 2015
With winter at the door, Quebecers can’t wait to put on their skis, snowshoes, skates, hats and mittens, and enjoy the season’s outdoor sports. Did you know that there are 37,500 hockey teams in organized leagues in Canada according to CBC news (2013)? A real indicator of Canadians’ enthusiasm for hockey and skating in general! As if hockey wasn’t exciting enough, Ice Cross Downhill competitions have established themselves as a new fierce and exciting winter sport that Canadians have whole-heartedly embraced.
April 17, 2015
Teachers and students had a blast this year at the Winter Carnival! What better way to enjoy the winter cold than to go snow tubing, dog sledding and to go visit the largest Winter Carnival in the world?
February 23, 2015
Did you ever stop to wonder about the names that surround you? The name of a bridge, of a church or of a concert hall maybe? When I was a kid growing up in Sherbrooke in the province of Quebec, I remember a project where all the street names were being replaced for new ones with the added origin of the street name under the text.
January 19, 2015
It’s a new year, and a fresh start for the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF). On January 5th 2015, Michaëlle Jean officially became the Secretary-General of the largest francophone institution in the world. She is the first woman to occupy this function and also the first non-African appointed leader for the OIF.