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Regional Flavours: Cloudberries

   |   By Caroline Larouche

The first people to pick cloudberries (Rubus chamaemorus) were the Innu, who called this perennial shekuteu, which means “fire” in their language. Cloudberries are also known by several other names: bakeapple...

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Regional Flavours: Stimpson’s Surf Clams

   |   By Caroline Larouche

Stimpson’s surf clams are sedentary bivalve molluscs that live buried in sandy bottoms below the low tide line in aggregations called beds. This species is relatively unknown since it has only been fished in Québec since 1990 and much of the harvest is exported to Asia for use in sushi.

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St. Lawrence Road Trips

   |   By Tanya Paquet

The St. Lawrence is without a doubt the main attraction of the maritime regions of Québec. This majestic waterway flowing through the heart of Québec is the origin of many of the rich natural and architectural features of our regions.

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48 Hours… in Gaspé

   |   By Marie-Claude Baril

A blend of wind, sea, mountains, arts, cultural events and outdoor activities, Gaspé is not only a lively and dynamic town, but also a great place to spend your vacation.

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