Advices for newcomers

The outdoors in Quebec, tips and advices!

Quebec. July 18. 92 Fahrenheit. The sun was high in the sky. The colors oblige everyone to take on a pair of glasses. It's so hot. Because of that, I wear a dress that sticks to my skin. On this Sunday afternoon, my French friends and I are walking on the Plains of Abraham near…
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The health system in Quebec and Canada

Quebec. July 18. 92 Fahrenheit. The sun was high in the sky. The colors oblige everyone to take on a pair of glasses. It's so hot. Because of that, I wear a dress that sticks to my skin. On this Sunday afternoon, my French friends and I are walking on the Plains of Abraham near…
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Quebec City, first impressions

Quebec. July 18. 92 Fahrenheit. The sun was high in the sky. The colors oblige everyone to take on a pair of glasses. It's so hot. Because of that, I wear a dress that sticks to my skin. On this Sunday afternoon, my French friends and I are walking on the Plains of Abraham near…
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The French in Quebec

Quebec. July 18. 92 Fahrenheit. The sun was high in the sky. The colors oblige everyone to take on a pair of glasses. It's so hot. Because of that, I wear a dress that sticks to my skin. On this Sunday afternoon, my French friends and I are walking on the Plains of Abraham near…
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Telephone companies

Quebec. July 18. 92 Fahrenheit. The sun was high in the sky. The colors oblige everyone to take on a pair of glasses. It's so hot. Because of that, I wear a dress that sticks to my skin. On this Sunday afternoon, my French friends and I are walking on the Plains of Abraham near…
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The health system in Quebec and Canada

Two months ago I had cramps in the abdomen; I had a lot of heart. This sudden inflammation is usually not that bad, but circumstances have made my case worsened. Let me explain. In October, I had a stomach ache. But I am mentally strong enough to withstand the pain, so I went to the…
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Telephone companies

Two months ago I had cramps in the abdomen; I had a lot of heart. This sudden inflammation is usually not that bad, but circumstances have made my case worsened. Let me explain. In October, I had a stomach ache. But I am mentally strong enough to withstand the pain, so I went to the…
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“I” or “we”: the test of isolation in Quebec

Two months ago I had cramps in the abdomen; I had a lot of heart. This sudden inflammation is usually not that bad, but circumstances have made my case worsened. Let me explain. In October, I had a stomach ache. But I am mentally strong enough to withstand the pain, so I went to the…
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The school system in Quebec

Two months ago I had cramps in the abdomen; I had a lot of heart. This sudden inflammation is usually not that bad, but circumstances have made my case worsened. Let me explain. In October, I had a stomach ache. But I am mentally strong enough to withstand the pain, so I went to the…
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My adoptive land

Two months ago I had cramps in the abdomen; I had a lot of heart. This sudden inflammation is usually not that bad, but circumstances have made my case worsened. Let me explain. In October, I had a stomach ache. But I am mentally strong enough to withstand the pain, so I went to the…
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Discover …. on the web!

I come from Japan. I live in Quebec for five years. When I arrived here, my first desire was to get in touch with my family. I had no computer no mobile phone no iPad, as well I was still a student and not wealthy. On my first day at work, a colleague advised me…
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: A Complex Culture, In All Its Richness

I come from Japan. I live in Quebec for five years. When I arrived here, my first desire was to get in touch with my family. I had no computer no mobile phone no iPad, as well I was still a student and not wealthy. On my first day at work, a colleague advised me…
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Telephone companies

I come from Japan. I live in Quebec for five years. When I arrived here, my first desire was to get in touch with my family. I had no computer no mobile phone no iPad, as well I was still a student and not wealthy. On my first day at work, a colleague advised me…
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The French in Quebec

I come from Japan. I live in Quebec for five years. When I arrived here, my first desire was to get in touch with my family. I had no computer no mobile phone no iPad, as well I was still a student and not wealthy. On my first day at work, a colleague advised me…
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“Do not forget the tip! “

I come from Japan. I live in Quebec for five years. When I arrived here, my first desire was to get in touch with my family. I had no computer no mobile phone no iPad, as well I was still a student and not wealthy. On my first day at work, a colleague advised me…
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The French in Quebec

I remember when I wanted to register my children in a Quebec school, I realized that  the school system was very different from my country. It was a challenge for me, even if my three beautiful children were so excited to go in "a typical American school"! Joan, 19, Luke, 14, Joe, 8, all had…
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Back to school to find sustainable employment

I remember when I wanted to register my children in a Quebec school, I realized that  the school system was very different from my country. It was a challenge for me, even if my three beautiful children were so excited to go in "a typical American school"! Joan, 19, Luke, 14, Joe, 8, all had…
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The health system in Quebec and Canada

I remember when I wanted to register my children in a Quebec school, I realized that  the school system was very different from my country. It was a challenge for me, even if my three beautiful children were so excited to go in "a typical American school"! Joan, 19, Luke, 14, Joe, 8, all had…
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How to kit yourself out without getting broke!

I remember when I wanted to register my children in a Quebec school, I realized that  the school system was very different from my country. It was a challenge for me, even if my three beautiful children were so excited to go in "a typical American school"! Joan, 19, Luke, 14, Joe, 8, all had…
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Volunteering

I remember when I wanted to register my children in a Quebec school, I realized that  the school system was very different from my country. It was a challenge for me, even if my three beautiful children were so excited to go in "a typical American school"! Joan, 19, Luke, 14, Joe, 8, all had…
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How to tame the Quebecker seasons?

Like many young people, I like to go dancing and enjoy the atmosphere of the clubs and to socialize. In Quebec, as in many other large cities, there are several styles of bars for all kind of people. I almost went in all because of my curiosity! In fact, I'm here to list you some…
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The French in Quebec, My Ignorance

Like many young people, I like to go dancing and enjoy the atmosphere of the clubs and to socialize. In Quebec, as in many other large cities, there are several styles of bars for all kind of people. I almost went in all because of my curiosity! In fact, I'm here to list you some…
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Back to school to find sustainable employment

Like many young people, I like to go dancing and enjoy the atmosphere of the clubs and to socialize. In Quebec, as in many other large cities, there are several styles of bars for all kind of people. I almost went in all because of my curiosity! In fact, I'm here to list you some…
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Québec by night, a pleasure to live

Like many young people, I like to go dancing and enjoy the atmosphere of the clubs and to socialize. In Quebec, as in many other large cities, there are several styles of bars for all kind of people. I almost went in all because of my curiosity! In fact, I'm here to list you some…
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Volunteering

Like many young people, I like to go dancing and enjoy the atmosphere of the clubs and to socialize. In Quebec, as in many other large cities, there are several styles of bars for all kind of people. I almost went in all because of my curiosity! In fact, I'm here to list you some…
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“Do not forget the tip! “

Camping, hunting, fishing, ice fishing, cross country skiing, downhill skiing, sledding, snowmobiling, ice skating, snowshoeing, hiking. Outdoor activities abound in Quebec! These are good reasons why my parents come here, except if we don’t talk about the political and economic reasons that push us to leave from France. In fact, my parents are climbing and…
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“I” or “we”: the test of isolation in Quebec

Camping, hunting, fishing, ice fishing, cross country skiing, downhill skiing, sledding, snowmobiling, ice skating, snowshoeing, hiking. Outdoor activities abound in Quebec! These are good reasons why my parents come here, except if we don’t talk about the political and economic reasons that push us to leave from France. In fact, my parents are climbing and…
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How to kit yourself out without getting broke!

Camping, hunting, fishing, ice fishing, cross country skiing, downhill skiing, sledding, snowmobiling, ice skating, snowshoeing, hiking. Outdoor activities abound in Quebec! These are good reasons why my parents come here, except if we don’t talk about the political and economic reasons that push us to leave from France. In fact, my parents are climbing and…
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Settling in Quebec

Camping, hunting, fishing, ice fishing, cross country skiing, downhill skiing, sledding, snowmobiling, ice skating, snowshoeing, hiking. Outdoor activities abound in Quebec! These are good reasons why my parents come here, except if we don’t talk about the political and economic reasons that push us to leave from France. In fact, my parents are climbing and…
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From Mexico To Quebec: my integration process

Camping, hunting, fishing, ice fishing, cross country skiing, downhill skiing, sledding, snowmobiling, ice skating, snowshoeing, hiking. Outdoor activities abound in Quebec! These are good reasons why my parents come here, except if we don’t talk about the political and economic reasons that push us to leave from France. In fact, my parents are climbing and…
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