IMPORTANT NOTE
Delegates can pre-select up to a maximum of two tours.

Should study tours be full, we encourage you to present yourself 15 minutes before the tours’ departures. There are usually several preregistered delegates that are “no show”, opening up last-minute spots.

Quebec City library
Quebec City libraries
On this tour you’ll get an inside look at innovative strategies that incorporate heritage building enhancement, digital technology and other measures designed to help meet citizens’ needs.

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Videotron Centre
Videotron Centre
This tour of the Videotron Centre, Quebec City’s multipurpose amphitheatre, will demonstrate how the city’s Projects Office used innovative procurement practices to reduce the risk of budget overruns when purchasing specialized equipment and deliver a major project under budget.

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Restoring public river access
Restoring public river access
As you stroll along some of Quebec City’s waterways, you’ll see what the city and its partners have done to redevelop river banks to facilitate active transportation. You’ll also discover how community engagement and public health concerns helped define the priorities for some of the developed sites.

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Putting smart mobility to use for citizens
Putting smart mobility to use for citizens
The Quebec City Smart Mobility Management Centre and the Centre for Resident Relations have developed a two-way communication channel for sharing traffic information in real time. Tour the facilities to see how information sharing helps optimize traffic flows and shorten travel times.

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Energy recovery and the environment
Energy recovery and the environment
The Quebec City biomethanation plant, slated for construction between 2019 and 2022, will use food waste and sewage sludge to produce renewable natural gas and fertilizer. On this tour of the city’s wastewater treatment plant and incinerator, you’ll learn about the recovery process and how the new facility will break new ground in terms of food waste collection.

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The global supply chain: waterside tour of the Port of Quebec
The global supply chain
- Presented by CN and the Port of Quebec
The Port of Quebec is a deep-water port at the head of the St. Lawrence / Great Lakes trade corridor. A hub for international trade, it plays a key role for the global supply chain. Join us for a waterside tour of the Port aboard a chartered vessel to learn more about its operations and its role in the supply chain. Transportation by bus and boat charter.

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Urban forest tour
Urban forest tour
- Presented by Tree Canada
Tree Canada takes you on a tour through the urban forest of Quebec City. The benefits of trees are plentiful to our ecosystems as well as human health. Come and learn how Quebec’s green spaces are important places to live, work and play.

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Quebec City monument
Quebec City, where public art is part of everyday life
Participants will visit existing works of art to learn more about the how the city works with citizens and professional artists to ensure its public works of art are both high quality and inclusive. One of the highlights will be La Rencontre, created in 3D anamorphisis and the biggest piece of art ever produced in Quebec City.

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Assistance for people in vulnerable or crisis situations
Assistance for people in vulnerable or crisis situations
Discover how the City of Quebec responds to the needs of citizens in vulnerable or crisis situations through measures implemented in cooperation with the city’s police department and various community and health and social services partners.

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Preserving our built heritage through original reconversion
Preserving our built heritage
On this tour, you will visit two conversion projects the city took part in: the transformation of Augustines' Monastery, home to the religious community that founded the first hospital in North America, into a museum and hotel complex promoting holistic wellness, and the conversion of a 1930 church that now houses École de cirque de Québec (circus school).

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