Getting a driver’s licence in Québec

In Québec, like everywhere else, there are laws to follow if you want to drive. If you have just arrived in Québec from another country or province and already have a driver’s licence, you just need to exchange it at the SAAQ or pass an exam. For more information about the exchange, read our [...]

A weekend getaway in a cottage in Québec

One of the most typical things to do when you live in Canada is to leave for a weekend in a cottage in Québec or the Great Lakes region to discover the natural beauty of the country. As the landscapes change with the seasons, you can go any time of the year. There are many [...]

Health Insurance Card in Québec: RAMQ

The health insurance card in Québec, otherwise known as a RAMQ card (Régie de l'assurance maladie Québec), gives all cardholders access to a range of healthcare services covered under the Québec Healthcare Insurance Plan. The services include medical, dental, optometric and pharmaceutical services, and by presenting your RAMQ card you will not be billed [...]

Enjoying nature in Québec: the SEPAQ Parks

What did you think Canada was like before moving here? Something like cold climate, permafrost, immense landscapes, wild animals, silence, harmony, huge distances, or even “nothing but nature”. That is exactly the point! Canada is the second largest country in the world with huge areas of pure and impressing nature. You probably live in [...]

Tadoussac, whales in the region of Québec

Quebec is Canada’s largest province by area as it occupies 1 667 926km2 (643,819 sq. mi.). Of course, knowing that the province is almost 3 times as large as France, there are a lot of things to do in Quebec!