Stunning Vintage Photos of Quebec Canada in the 1960s

Quebec is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada. It is the largest province of Canada by area and second-largest by population. Québec, which derives from an Algonquian word meaning “where the river narrows,” offers visitors a breathtaking view of the majestic St. Lawrence River and the idyllic Orleans Island.

These fascinating photos will take you back to 1960s Quebec. The 1960s was a period of intense socio-political and socio-cultural change known as the Quiet Revolution. The result of Canada’s post-war expansion and Québec’s role as the leading province for more than a century before and after Confederation. It witnessed notable changes in Montreal’s built environment and social structures, one of the largest cities in Canada.

#1 Montreal street scenes on a rainy night, December 1969

#5 Bois-des-Filion. Through a glass wetly, March 1965

#7 A young Gordon Lightfoot performing at Expo 67, Montreal, May 1967

#12 Inside the West German Pavillion at Expo 67, June 1967

#14 On Mount Royal above the city, Montreal, March 1967

#15 Pulp & Paper pavilion at Expo 67, Montreal, June 1967

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