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Provincial capital city in Quebec, Canada

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Quebec City: Provincial capital city in Quebec, Canada
Quebec City, officially Québec, is the capital city of the Canadian province of Quebec. As of July 2016 the city had a population of 531,902, and the metropolitan area had a population of 800,296. It is the eleventh largest city and the seventh largest metropolitan area in Canada. It is also the second-largest city in the province after Montreal.


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Five French tourists missing after deadly Quebec snowmobile accident

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A Quebec politician was kicked out of the provincial legislature because she wore a hoodie.
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The province said biology graduate Emilie Dubois failed to demonstrate proficiency in French.
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Canada election: Party leaders clash in first election debate

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Quebec passes religious symbols secularism bill

quebec passes religious symbols secularism bill
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