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(Notre-Dame-de-Foy)

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Sainte-Foy is a former city in central Quebec, Canada on the Saint Lawrence River. It was amalgamated into Quebec City on January 1, 2002. Most of Sainte-Foy is in the Borough of Sainte-Foy—Sillery, but part of it is in the Borough of Laurentien.

Sainte-Foy is a major suburban neighbourhood west of downtown Quebec City. It is a great part of Quebec City's economic life by the presence of the Jean Lesage International Airport, Université Laval, many shopping malls and both bridges to the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River.

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  • 1638 - Sainte-Foy founded

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  • Sainte-Foy, Québec, Québec, Canada
    Sainte-Foy, 1840
    Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1956-62-74
    www.collectionscanada.gc.ca
    Notre-Dame-de-Foy, established 1698
  • News 1822 - Woman Thief
    Many robberies have lately been committed in the Parishes of St. Foy and Cap Rouge, in Canada, and one or two buildings have been burnt. These...Read MORE...


  • 1845 - A young Canadian, named Theopilus Hamel, at St. Foy, near Quebec, having exhibited great talents in the art of design, was sent to Rome for completion of his studies.
    His parents being poor, his means soon fell short and an application was made to the Legislative Assembly in his behalf. But the body not having...Read MORE...


  • Sainte-Foy, Québec, Québec, Canada
    Eglise
  • 1873
    ST. FOY, a post village and parish in Quebec co., Que., 4 miles from Quebec. It contains 1 store, 3 hotels, and an inebriate asylum. Pop. 1,625.
    Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873

  • 1888 - September 3 - A young farmer, of St. Foys, Que., carried off a neighbors's daughter and made a bee line for Uncle Sam's domains.
    The enraged parent of the girl is after the fugitives.
    Manitoba Free Press
    Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    September 3, 1888

  • Sainte-Foy, Québec, Québec, Canada
    Notre-Dame Church
  • 1906
    Saint Foy, a post-village of Quebec co., Quebec, 4 miles SW. of Quebec.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

  • News 1979 - 17 DIE, 7 INJURED IN PLANE CRASH.
    St. Foy, Que. (UPI) - Seventeen people died and seven were seriously injured Thursday night in the fiery crash of a Quebec Air turboprop that plunged ...Read MORE...


  • Sainte-Foy
    Sainte-Foy, Qué, city, pop 72 547 (2001c), 72 330 (1996c), 71 133 (1991c), 69 615 (1986c), area 83.85 km2, inc 1855, situated in the Québec region,...Read MORE...




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