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Encyclopedia > Vanier, Quebec

Vanier is a former city in central Quebec, Canada. It was amalgamated into Quebec City in 2002. It is located within the Borough of Les Rivières. Population (2001): 11,504 Motto: Je me souviens (French: I remember) Official languages French Flower Blue Flag Iris (Iris versicolor Linné) Tree Yellow Birch Bird Snowy Owl Capital Quebec City Largest city Montreal Lieutenant-Governor Lise Thibault Premier Jean Charest (PLQ) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 75 24 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of... Motto: « Don de Dieu feray valoir Â» (I shall put Gods gift to good use) Site in the province of Québec Official logo Provincial region Province Country Capitale-Nationale Québec Canada Gentilé Québécois, Québécoise Mayor Jean-Paul LAllier 1989-Dec. ... Les Rivières is a borough of Quebec City. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Quebec City, Quebec (429 words)
Quebec City (French, Québec), a Canadian city, is the provincial capital of Quebec.
Quebec City is known for its Winter Carnival[?] and for the massive Château Frontenac hotel that dominates the skyline of the old town.
In April 2001, Quebec City hosted the Summit of the Americas to discuss the Free Trade Area of the Americas; it also hosted massive anti-globalization demonstrations, provoked both by the summit and by the decision to wall off a large portion of the historic city with a four-metre-high chain-link fence for the duration.
Georges Vanier at AllExperts (1457 words)
He was appointed commander of the military district of Quebec in 1941, and began an early policy of bilingualism in the army.
General Vanier was a great sports enthusiast who established both the Vanier Cup for the university football championship in the Canadian Intercollegiate Athletic Union and the Governor General's Fencing Award in 1965.
Georges Vanier received several honours while he served as Governor General -- he was promoted to the rank of major general in 1942 and appointed by the Queen to the Imperial Privy Council of the United Kingdom in 1963.
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