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Living in Quebec City

Quebec is the capital of the Quebec, Canada, and is the second largest city in terms of population after Montreal. The city has beautiful scenery and architecture, and it is known as ‘La Vieille Capitale’ which means ‘the old capital’. Expats living in Quebec City will be able to take in sights such as the Old Town, which includes a stone wall built by both French and British armies, as well as the Citadel and its stunning star-shaped towers, which is situated on the St. Lawrence River on Cap-Diamant. Perhaps the most important landmark in Quebec City is, however, the Château Frontenac, which is a hotel which forms an important part of the city’s skyline. Expats in Quebec City will also be able to take in sights such as the National Assembly of Quebec, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, as well as the city’s Museum of Civilization.

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Moving to Quebec City

Expatriates moving to Quebec City will find that the cost of living is reasonable and housing is considered affordable, particularly in areas outside of the main city. Quebec City experiences different seasons, with summers tending to be warm and sometimes hot and humid, whilst temperatures drop in the winter months and there is often heavy snowfall. There are both private and public schools located in the city, making moving to Quebec City a good choice for any expatriate with a family, with bilingual education available. Quebec City boasts an international airport as well as great road and rail links, making it easy to access other areas of Quebec as well as Canada and the US, whilst the city itself operates an extensive bus system. For more information about relocating to Quebec City, expats should join InterNations, an exciting online expat community where members can share vital information about moving to new cities.

Working in Quebec City

Quebec City has a diverse economy, with most of its industry being based in areas such as business, public services, defense and others. Expats living in Quebec City will be able to find work across a wide range of areas, with healthcare being one of the largest employers, whilst education, manufacturing and finance make up other key areas. Expats working in Quebec City will find that a number of large businesses are located in the city including EXFO, Ubisoft, Industrial Alliance and others. Expatriates searching for work in Quebec City or wanting to know more about working in the area could benefit from signing up to InterNations where they can connect with a wide network of expats from over 190 different nations. These fellow global minds may be able to offer advice about finding work as well as on other aspects of moving to the city, such as housing, education, transport and entertainment, providing a vital resource to help people settle into a new city.

Andrey Vasilyev

"When moving to a huge city such as Vancouver, InterNations made it easy for me to find fellow expats and the network that I needed."

Amarilis Castillo

"InterNations make networking in such a large city so much easier with their events and extensive information."