Québec and moi:

Confessions of a Québec City tour guide

Québec Foie Gras

You don’t have to go to France to get great foie gras. You need go no further than this city’s Maguire Avenue. There you will …
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Blind love

In the last few days, those of us who work in the tourism industry in Québec have seen our social media dominated by the latest …
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From the Ashes

In 2008, a fire broke out at Québec City’s Drill Hall, known to locals as the Manège Militaire. As it burned overnight from the 4th …
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By chance

If, by chance, you were in Lafayette, Louisiana, last Thursday evening, I hope you were able to go to the Cinema on the Bayou Film …
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Day and Night

The mansion at number 575 Grande Allée captures attention day and night. In the light of day, you notice an eclectic combination of architectural features: on …
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In Flanders Fields

Born in Guelph, Canada, in 1872, John McCrae found himself on a faraway battlefield in the spring of 1915. As an army doctor surrounded by …
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Les remparts

Québec City is the only city north of Mexico to have retained its city walls. Many cities in North America had walls. Montreal had a …
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Sweet Death

Maple syrup is serious business in Québec. In fact, it can be worth killing for. At least it is in the recently released crime novel, …
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Rolling in the Deep

The Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park is a maritime wildlife refuge three hours to the northeast of Québec City. 1200 square kilometers large, it harbors and …
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