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21 July 2017

Celebrate Canada 150 with a BioBlitz at Chambly Canal National Historic Site Parks Canada

Parks Canada BioBlitzes invite families to help scientists identify flora and fauna. Throughout 2017, Parks Canada is hosting BioBlitz events across the country in support of BioBlitz Canada 150, a Canadian Heritage signature Canada 150 initiative led by the Canadian Wildlife Foundation. BioBlitzes are fun and educational activities that let families team up with...

16 November 2016

Railway Christmas at Exporail: from November 18, 2016 to January 8, 2017

November 15, 2016 – From November 18, 2016 to January 8, 2017, Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum will transport its visitors into the Magic of Christmas. Many vehicles will be decorated and illuminated in the Grand Gallery, activities will be offered and Santa will meet the visitors! Railway Christmas is a must-see event for the whole family where everyone can...

15 July 2016

WELCOME TO THE MUSICAL ESCAPADES

Musical artists whose reputation and talent shines bright well beyond our borders are making a stop to offer us lovely MUSICAL ESCAPADES, in the heart of the summer. THE AUDIENCE can expect to be taken on a trip to rich and high-contrast worlds, tuned to music rhythms from all corners of the planet. Percussion instruments; Cuban, Brazilian, Mexican and Caribbean rhythms;...

4 July 2016

The Newly Renovated Museum of the Co-Cathedral of Saint-Antoine-de-Padoue in Longueuil

The Museum of the Co-Cathedral of Saint-Antoine-de-Padoue will proudly unveil today to numerous dignitaries, institutional partners, and project participants its completely refurbished Museum, featuring the new permanent exhibit, "From the Earliest Inhabitants until Our Time." The exhibit provides a compelling look at the history of Longueuil, of its parish, and of...

17 May 2016

Awaken Your Inner Child at Exporail!

As of May 21st, 2016, Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum will be open daily throughout the season. Visitors will awake their inner child by discovering the largest railway collection in Canada. They will climb aboard several of the vehicles on exhibit and will experience the lifestyle of yesteryear’s travelers. Exhibitions, family activities and a ride in a vintage...

25 September 2015

Côte-Nord Featured at The Électrium: Discover A Couple of Energetic 50-Year-Olds!

A historical exhibition highlighting the 50 years of Jean-Lesage generating station (Manic-2) and the first high-voltage (735-kV) power transmission line opens at The Électrium on September 25, as part of the Journées de la culture. Temporary exhibition on building Manic Whether you’re a fan of huge construction projects or just naturally...

11 September 2015

Event: Diesel-electric Locomotives September 12th and 13th

On September 12th and 13th, 2015, a selection of historic diesel-electric locomotives will be featured up front at Exporail, the Canadian Railway Museum. During these two days, the program will enable visitors to learn more about these locomotives whose technology appeared in the 1920’s with Rudolf Diesel's invention (1858-1913). The visitors will have the...

31 August 2015

Montérégie will make you blush with pleasure!

This fall, Tourisme Montérégie and its partners aim to showcase the apple in all its glory through the advertising campaign "This Fall, the Apple Sweet Talks the Montérégie!”. Apple and cider producers, restaurant owners and terroir artisans will provide you with a unique apple-related experience that will make you blush with...

24 August 2015

Canadian Military History in the Spotlight

Saturday September 5 and Sunday September 6, come discover the Canadian Military History at the Battle of the Châteauguay National Historic Site. Saturday, September 5, from 10am to 4pm Grays and Blues of Montreal (all day) Military maneuvers. Firing demonstrations with black powder rifles and canon. Interpreting the role of Canadians in the American Civil...

10 June 2015

This summer, head off to Montérégie!

Today, Tourisme Montérégie held its sought after and highly popular urban picnic, a true summertime must for the Montérégie tourist industry! More than one hundred people took part in the event aimed at officially launching the summer. Music, mascots, cocktails and animation all contributed to the conviviality of the event. This was also the...