The National Battlefields Commission, proud partner of the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec

News Release

September 6, 2017 – Québec –The National Battlefields Commission               

For an 8th consecutive year, the National Battlefields Commission (NBC) is pleased to welcome the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec to the Plains of Abraham, Friday September 8. As a backdrop to this international calibre competition, this exceptional rallying site in Québec City is sure to delight elite cyclists, their supporters, the media and spectators from around the world.


“I am delighted with the cooperation between our two organizations. May this 8th edition be another great international event.”

– Michèle Gagné, Secretary-Director General of the National Battlefields Commission

Quick Facts

  • Following the example of the 4 million visitors welcomed annually at the park, the world of elite cycling converges on Québec City to race along a circuit that includes Canada’s first national historic park, the Battlefields Park.

  • The NBC invites families and sports enthusiasts to take advantage of their presence on the Plains to explore history at the Plains of Abraham Museum (835 Wilfrid-Laurier Avenue) and see the Battles 1759-1760 Exhibition and the new artefacts exhibition, Identities, among others. 

  • Information: 418 649-6157 | 1 855 649-6157 or

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Nathalie Allaire
Outreach and Media Officer, Communications Division
The National Battlefields Commission
418 648-4801,

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