Quebec city had a hockey team called called the Quebec Nordiques between the years 1979 - 1995. The team moved to Denver and became known as the Colorado Avalanches. In Montreal there is a series of tunnels that connect the offices,universities, shopping malls and several subway stations and lets you get around downtown without ever having to go above ground.


The main language spoken in Quebec is French. The Quebec Provincial flag was adopted on January. 21,1948. The flag portrays a white cross and 4¨fleurs-delis on a blue background. The fleurs - delis had been used as the royal seal on the banners of French kings since the 1100´s . Quebec city's 400th anniversary was celebrated in 2008. Its the oldest French speaking community in North America.

The snowy owl winters throughout all of Quebec and nests in the northern tundra region during the summer. It was adopted as Quebec's provincial bird in 1987.

The snowy owl is a raptor or meat eating bird. Unlike most owls, it hunts during the day as well as the night, feeding mostly on lemmings.


Quebec is the largest Canadian province [in terms of area] and can be found on the map east of Ontario. Quebec City is the capital of Quebec. The word ¨Kebec¨ is an Algonquin word meaning where the river narrows. Quebec City's location is at the intersection of the St. Lawrence and the St. Charles River. Quebec is bordered by the province of Ontario, James Bay, and Hudson Bay. About a few thousand years ago, the are of Southern Quebec was over the New England hotspot.


Quebec joined the Canadian Confederation in 1867. Jacques Cartier, a French explorer landed here in 1535. It was not until 1608 when Samuel de Champlain arrived that a permanent wooden fort and fur trading post were set up. Modern Quebec was part of the territory of New France, the general name for the North American possessions of France until 1763. At its largest extent, before the treaty of Utrecht, this territory included several colonies, each with its own administration: Canada, Acadia, Hudson Bay and Louisianan.


Cretons a dish made in Quebec made in Quebec is a cold meat spread similar to rilletes. Made with ground pork and seasoned with spices such as cinnamon, savory, and Cloves, Cretons is a Quebec classic and popular spread on toast at breakfast. It is a popular dish in Quebec. Montreal's sandwich of choice has some similarities to the New York deli specialty, but there are key differences, to, in the process and spices used to cure the beef brisket and in the resulting flavor.

A soup consisting of dry yellow peas, salt pork, and vegetables such as small pieces of carrots, simmered in water seasoned with a bay leaf. Pea soup is often part of the traditional meal sugar shacks.


Tussauoud is a village in Quebec, Canada at the confluence of the Saquenay and Saint Lawrence rivers. Montreal is the largest city in Quebec. Mostly French-speaking, its set on an island in the Saint Lawrence River and named after Mt. Royal, the triple - peaked ill at its heart. Magog is a city in southeastern Quebec, Canada about 120 kilometres east of Montreal at the confluence of Lake Memphremagog.