Québec

by: Ashley Conde

Québec is a Canadian province located in eastern Canada and is the only province that is predominantly French speaking. With a population of 8.215 million. Québec's capital is Québec City which sits on the Saint Lawrence River.

Geography

More than 95% of Quebec's territory lies within the Canadian Shield. It is generally a quite flat and exposed mountainous terrain interspersed with higher points such as the Laurentian Mountains in southern Quebec, the Otish Mountains in central Quebec , expect for areas that are located between the it's capital Québec City and Montreal. These areas are more urban and are more heavily populated.

What the people there do for recreation?

During the summer and fall:
  • people may swim, play golf, go biking.
  • Some people bring their kids to one of those farms that let's you pick your own strawberries.
  • There is also boating, fishing, camping, and hiking.
  • Many Quebec cities have soccer leagues, and softball teams.
  • In Montreal, they love watching their Allouettes CFL football team.

In the winter:
  • People have downhill and cross-countryskiing
  • snowshoeing, snowmobiling, skating, hockey.
  • The Montreal Canadians hockey team has a major following from October to June.

What do people do for a living?

The city's main industries are tourism and government. Which leads to many jobs in both industries. Quebec has a good education system that helps educate future doctors, lawyers and engineers.

Basics on Quebec's government

-Government of Quebec is the provincial government of the province of Quebec. Its powers and structure are set out in the Constitution Act 1867.


- In modern Canadian use, the term "government" is broadly the cabinet of the day, elected from the National Assembly of Quebec and the non-political staff within each provincial department or agency (the civil and public services.)


-The province of Quebec is governed by a unicameral legislature, the National Assembly of Quebec. Which operates in the Westminster system of government.


-The political party that wins the largest number of seats in the legislature normally forms the government, and the party's leader becomes premier of the province (the head of the government.)

Essay verison of what is above

Québec is a Canadian province located in eastern Canada and is the only province that is predominantly French speaking. With a population of 8.215 million. Québec's capital is Québec City which sits on the Saint Lawrence River.
More than 95% of Quebec's territory lies within the Canadian Shield. It is generally a quite flat and exposed mountainous terrain interspersed with higher points such as the Laurentian Mountains in southern Quebec, the Otish Mountains in central Quebec , expect for areas that are located between the it's capital Québec City and Montreal. These areas are more urban and are more heavily populated.
The people of Quebec for recreational fun are more active than most americans. They like to go swimming, hiking, fishing. They keep up with local hockey teams and soccer teams. In the winter they go snowboarding and skating. For a living most people work in the service and research industry. They work as lawyers, tour guides, coffee shop owners, doctors, government agent etc.
Government of Quebec is the provincial government of the province of Quebec. Its powers and structure are set out in the Constitution Act 1867.In modern Canadian use, the term "government" is broadly the cabinet of the day, elected from the National Assembly of Quebec and the non-political staff within each provincial department or agency (the civil and public services.)The province of Quebec is governed by a unicameral legislature, the National Assembly of Quebec. Which operates in the Westminster system of government.

The political party that wins the largest number of seats in the legislature normally forms the government, and the party's leader becomes premier of the province (the head of the government.)

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