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Quebec ville en rose
Written by Marie-Ève Cyr Tuesday, 23 September 2014 17:31

 

From October 7th to 17th, 2014, the CHU Center for Breast Disease of Quebec revival, for the 4th year, Quebec vile en rose.

For the occasion, a number of institutions, companies and even individuals are lithning their assets in pink to support the fight against breast cancer. By these lights, Quebec ville en rose aims to educate our society against breast cancer. Moreover, besides the colored solidarity, Quebec ville en rose process to a collection of donations for the CHU Center for Breast Disease of Quebec, expertise, care, research programs and support by counseling with affected women.

From October 7th to 17th, 2014, we invite you to take part of Quebec ville en rose, like the Best Western Plus City Centre Quebec, to support the cause of breast cancer. By illuminating your home or your business building, you put forward your commitment to this cause. In addition, all can donate to 'Brighten belief!', Where each light bearer commit to raise a minimum $ 500 donation. This year is even more important, since the CHU center for breast disease of Quebec celebrates its 40th anniversary and would like to occasionally mobilize a record number of holders of lights.

Please consult the website of the foundation of the University Hospital of Quebec to make a donation, register for the walk lights, to show your support, or simply for more information. The Best Western Plus City Centre Quebec is particularly proud to support Quebec ville en rose from October 7th to 17th, 2014 and we hope you will do the same.

We are looking forward to help the CHU Centre for Breast Diseases of Quebec to fulfill its noble mission with you!

 
Places to visit for animal lovers
Written by Marie-Ève Cyr Friday, 12 September 2014 15:02

Quebec is a city full of activities and events for the whole family throughout the year. Mainly known, the Montmorency Falls, the winding streets of Old Quebec and the Orleans island attractions are often visited. However, several unknown places are even more interesting and offer surprising activities. Among other things, several companies of the old capital offer a unique approach combining the wildlife living in Quebec and the animal observation .

Inuk Shuk Adventure is one of the animal discovery pioneer in Quebec. With its dog sledding activity in the winter and the black bears observation activity during the summer season, it cultivates the interest of animal lovers year around. Dog sledding is a way of captivating ancestral transport used for centuries in Northern countries. In addition to offering breathtaking views of Quebec's land, dog sledding familiarizes you with the presence and canine mentality. Moreover, the observation of the black bear immerse you into the heart of the boreal forests of Quebec and brings you unevenly near of this iconic animal. Totally safe, you will discover the lifestyle and habits of families of black bear living on the Inuk Shuk territories.

The Aquarium du Québec also offers an educational and entertaining approach to animal life. Besides the park itself, with more than 10,000 marine animals, the Aquarium invites you to realize a dream by becoming animal keeper for a day! This activity, available by reservation only, puts you behind the scenes of the aquarium and directly involve you in the daily life of its inhabitants. As the animal keepers of the Aquarium, you will feed its residents, attend the guides at public events, etc. Polar bears, walruses and seals just are waiting for you!

Whale watching is also a great way to see marine mammals. The company AML Cruises offers several departures from the Old Capital, transporting you to the heart of the Saguenay Fjord, breeding of most marine mammals in Quebec. In a 3 storey boat or by zodiac, you will be able to observe very closely these fascinating animals and, accompanied by trained guides, you will reap a surprising wealth of relevant information.

Finally, the National Park of Jacques-Cartier is full of life during the summer. Moose, wolves, bears, birds of all kinds and much more took home the heart of this secured forest area. It is possible to observe their beauty through various activities, such as Watching Wildlife and Wolves, all accompanied by fascinating and safe guides.

Quebec is the home of an exceptional flora and fauna totally accessible. These companies have understand the beauty, the life and health of these animals and want to share their passion with you. Enjoy your visit to Quebec to live these unique experiences and learn more about the nature of Quebec! It's a date!

 
The Quebec City Beerfest
Written by Marie-Ève Cyr Wednesday, 30 July 2014 15:33

Exquisite hop festival, the Quebec City Beerfest make you taste local and international flavors. Microbreweries, breweries, pubs, cider, local products & restaurant await you in the festive atmosphere of the Old Quebec!

From August 14 to 17, the 400th Space of the Old Port of Quebec will host the Quebec City Beerfest and its many activities. From 11AM to 11PM on Thursday to Saturday and 11AM to 8PM on Sunday, delights yourself in good company.

The admission is free for all. However, the possession of an official Quebec City Beerfest glass is required. It will be available for free at the site entrance. However, coins are essential to have access to consumption and are available onsite. Every glass requires between 2 and 6 coins for 125 ml.

To safely visit the Quebec City Beerfest, several bus routes are available to consumers. Starting from the 4 corners of the city, you have no reason to miss this incredible event!

 
The Nouvelle France Festival
Written by Marie-Ève Cyr Tuesday, 29 July 2014 19:42

For this 18th edition of the Nouvelle France Festival , a promising program was unveiled recently. From August 6th to 10th, 2014, get back in time with the festival medallion and have access to a wide range of activities for the whole family

For the first time this year, the Nouvelle France Festival Medallion is in presale. At 10$ per person in presale and 12$ per person after July 31st, these passes are inexpensive and offer a lot! In addition, the access to the site and activities are completely free for children of 12 and under!

This year, the flavors Market, the King’s Women Great Arrival, multiple performances and public entertainers are back! Get back in history this summer by immersing yourself in the Nouvelle France Festival!

 
The Quebec City Velirium
Written by Marie-Ève Cyr Tuesday, 29 July 2014 19:34

Since 1991, the biggest mountain bikers meet in Quebec City every summer for the biggest mountain bike festival in eastern Canada! Combining acrobatics, speed racing, extreme demonstrations, family activities and much more, the Quebec City Velirium is undoubtedly one of the biggest competitions of summer sports in North America.

Welcoming once again the UCI world cup (downhill and cross-country), Quebec City Velirium promises a memorable moment!

From July 31st to August 3rd, 2014, at the Mont Sainte-Anne Mountain, will be host the World Cup mountain bike. The Quebec City Velirium is a speed of 69.9 km / hr by bike, 562 volunteers up today, 718 amateur participants, 77 exhibitors and more. For its 23rd edition, the World Cup mountain bike pushes the boundaries of each of its participants with a unique background and difficulties as never seen.

Check the Quebec City Velirium programming for more information! Anyway ... do not miss this unique event and fall in love with us at the Quebec City Velirium!

 
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