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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...

1 June 2015

In addition to Meghan Trainor and Shawn Mendes, Vincent Vallières to Perform at the International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

The International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, presented by Laurentian bank, in collaboration with Loto-Québec, presents a third headlining act for its 32nd edition! Québéc artist Vincent Vallières will perform on Sunday August 9 at 9 p.m. The young man from Sherbrooke will be in...

1 June 2015

Planting of 300 Trees at Saint-Jean Creek

On Tuesday May 19, eleven students from Louis-Philippe-Paré high school took part in an environmental socio-professional integration activity by planting 300 trees on the protected area of Saint-Jean Creek, in Châteauguay. After having read an article on the somewhat unusual profession of tree planter entitled “Des femmes qui plantaient des...

29 May 2015

A second Season for the Châteauguay-Beauharnois Discovery Cruises

Following on last summer's success, the Cities of Beauharnois and Châteauguay have partnered up again with Héritage Saint-Bernard in order to offer you discovery cruises on Lake St. Louis for a second consecutive year. After this project, born out of a partnership between the two cities and Héritage Saint-Bernard, was deemed a success, a new...

21 May 2015

Parc National des Îles-de-Boucherville - Beginning of Campsite Reservations

It's official, as of July 17, the new campsite of the parc national des Îles-de-Boucherville will welcome its first campers. Many of them will enjoy the island life on île Grosbois, which is remarkable for its rich land-based and aquatic environment, for its lovely hikes and bike rides and for its nautical outings. A total of 54 unserviced campsites and 21...

20 May 2015

Construction of a Multi-Purpose Service Facility and of a Wilderness Camp at Récré-O-Parc

The City of Sainte-Catherine is proud to announce the construction of a multi-purpose service facility and of a wilderness camp at Récré-O-Parc by 2016. With investments totalling $4 million, this developmental project is made possible thanks to the $2.4 million financial contribution of the Montréal Metropolitan Community (MMC) and of the Government of...

12 May 2015

Discover Montérégie with the Help of the 2015-2016 Motorcycle Guide!

Tourisme Montérégie is proud to launch its all new motorcycle circuit! The Motorcycle guide was born out of a partnership and offers several motorcycle circuits to discover Québec, broken down into 9 regions. Montérégie is a vast extent of territory made up of hills and valleys, and the ideal destination for motorcycle enthusiast looking to...

5 May 2015

Beautiful Montérégie Invites You to Take Your Bike out for a Ride!

Cycle tourism is gaining popularity and the Montérégie region offers bicycle enthusiasts a unique experience. Comprised of more than 1,000 km of bikeways, Montérégie is a must for cyclists. Cyclists will enjoy the fact that all information pertaining to the Montérégie bikeways and roadway networks can be found on the popular...