“All aboard” the Canada Day train!

Photo: Photo by Jules I. Livernois - Public Domain

Members of the Quebec Conference in 1864 in front of the Old Parliament Building in Quebec City. Sir John A. Macdonald, the first Prime Minister of Canada, is seated in the front row, fourth from the left, with the light-coloured trousers.

The new event organizer for Canada Day celebrations in Quebec City, JEM Événements-pluriel, has unveiled its schedule of events for the Tuesday, July 1st festivities. Come one, come all, families, friends, and visitors to the city.

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Quebec Conference, held in October 1864, the second meeting held to discuss Canadian Confederation.