The story behind Place des Canotiers

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin from QCT archives

A crew of ice canoers push their way through chunks of ice at they approach the finish line during the 2018 Winter Carnival race.

The name Place des Canotiers was chosen following a public competition held by the Ville de Québec in 2015 to name a public park on Rue Dalhousie at the foot of Côte de la Montagne.