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'''Chibougamau''' is a city in Northern Quebec and is a part of the Baie-James municipality.  
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'''Chibougamau''' is a city in Northern Quebec and is a part of the Baie-James municipality. First founded as a mining village in 1950, Chibougamau obtained its status of municipal corporation in 1954.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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By car most people arrive by road 167, although if arriving from western Quebec you can also use road 113 until it merges with the 167.
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Intercar[http://www.intercar.qc.ca] operates a bus service to Chibougamau.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
There is no public transport in Chibougamau, however there are two taxi services located on the main street, the 3e Rue.  
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There is no public transport in Chibougamau, however there are two taxi services, Taxi Diamond and Taxi Coop, located on 3e rue.  
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
  
'''Lake Gillman''': Nearby lake that offers interesting walking, biking and fishing possibilities.  
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'''Lake Gillman''': Nearby lake that offers walking, biking and fishing possibilities.  
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'''Mining Centre'''
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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All of the following restaurants are located on 3e rue.
  
 
'''Restaurant Chez Julie''': Dinner style restaurant serving breakfast, hamburgers, poutines and other rahter greasy dishes.  
 
'''Restaurant Chez Julie''': Dinner style restaurant serving breakfast, hamburgers, poutines and other rahter greasy dishes.  
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'''Pub Royal''': Sports style bar serving a wide variety of imported and local beers as well as various dishes.   
 
'''Pub Royal''': Sports style bar serving a wide variety of imported and local beers as well as various dishes.   
  
'''Le Gwillim''': Popular local nightclub that attracts a very young crowd.  
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'''Le Gwillim''': Popular local nightclub that attracts a very young crowd. Offers a impressive selection of shooters.  
  
 
'''La Ptite Broue''': Another fairly popular pub that attracts a good crowd on weekends.  
 
'''La Ptite Broue''': Another fairly popular pub that attracts a good crowd on weekends.  
  
'''Le Rendez-Vous''': Bar at the Hôtel Chibougamau that typically attracts a large aboriginal crowd.   
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'''Le Rendez-Vous''': Bar at the Hôtel Chibougamau that typically attracts a large aboriginal crowd. Features a pool table and gaming machines.   
  
 
'''Le CabArrêt''': Popular strip club
 
'''Le CabArrêt''': Popular strip club
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
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All of the following accomodations are located on 3e rue / Road 167
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'''Chibougamau municipal camping'''
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'''Motel Harricana'''[http://www.motelharricana.com/]
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'''Motel Nordic'''[http://www.motelharricana.com/]
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'''Hôtel Chibougamau'''[http://www.hotelchibougamau.com]
  
 
==Contact==
 
==Contact==

Revision as of 16:31, 29 July 2008

Chibougamau is a city in Northern Quebec and is a part of the Baie-James municipality. First founded as a mining village in 1950, Chibougamau obtained its status of municipal corporation in 1954.

Contents

Get in

By car most people arrive by road 167, although if arriving from western Quebec you can also use road 113 until it merges with the 167.

Intercar[1] operates a bus service to Chibougamau.

Get around

There is no public transport in Chibougamau, however there are two taxi services, Taxi Diamond and Taxi Coop, located on 3e rue.

See

Lake Gillman: Nearby lake that offers walking, biking and fishing possibilities.

Mining Centre

Do

Buy

Eat

All of the following restaurants are located on 3e rue.

Restaurant Chez Julie: Dinner style restaurant serving breakfast, hamburgers, poutines and other rahter greasy dishes.

Le Coq Rôti: Chicken rotisserie belonging to a province wide chain, they serve various chicken dishes as well as pasta and pizza.

Drink

All of the below bars are located on 3e rue.

Pub Royal: Sports style bar serving a wide variety of imported and local beers as well as various dishes.

Le Gwillim: Popular local nightclub that attracts a very young crowd. Offers a impressive selection of shooters.

La Ptite Broue: Another fairly popular pub that attracts a good crowd on weekends.

Le Rendez-Vous: Bar at the Hôtel Chibougamau that typically attracts a large aboriginal crowd. Features a pool table and gaming machines.

Le CabArrêt: Popular strip club

Sleep

All of the following accomodations are located on 3e rue / Road 167

Chibougamau municipal camping

Motel Harricana[2]

Motel Nordic[3]

Hôtel Chibougamau[4]

Contact

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