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15 Amazing Experiences Unique to Eastern Québec!

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Home to immense natural spaces, abundant wildlife and a particularly rich history, Eastern Québec is sure to impress! Not surprisingly, our regions offer unique experiences and a multitude of fascinating sites to discover. Here are some you won’t find anywhere else in the world!

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Natural Environment Protectors

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Wide open spaces, pristine landscapes stretching as far as the eye can see, rich and fascinating ecosystems… the regions of Eastern Québec have much to offer to those who wish to reconnect with nature. But for these natural environments to remain as extraordinary as they are, they must be protected. Here are portraits of four people who are committed to this work.

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Soak up the Exotic Charm of Havre-Saint-Pierre

   |   By Valérie Gasse

Certainly, the north shore of the St. Lawrence offers landscapes that are quite different from those found along the coast of my native Gaspésie—I felt transported to the border between reality and imagination. The taiga by the sea! It was a complete change of scenery.

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Seabirds: 4 Species to Watch in Eastern Québec

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

In the maritime regions of Québec, the St. Lawrence is dotted with islands and islets as well as bordered by some 3000 km (1900 mi.) of cliffs, beaches and shorelines. It’s no wonder that impressive numbers of seabirds nest in our regions! Here are four species you can observe in their natural habitat.

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The Lighthouse Trail

   |   By Tanya Paquet

By travelling from one lighthouse to the next, you’ll discover beautiful sites overlooking the sea, many of which were once only accessible to the lightkeepers and their families. The Lighthouse Trail invites you to visit nearly 20 of these sentinels of the sea.

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First Nations People in Côte-Nord: Meet the Innu

   |   By Marine Grimaud

When you visit the immense territory of Côte-Nord, on the north shore of the St. Lawrence, you’ll notice that many place names have an exotic ring. This is because they derive from Innu-aimun, the language spoken by the Innu people. Seven of the nine Innu communities in Québec are found in Côte-Nord.

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