The construction of canals in Quebec reached its peak in the 19th century. For over 100 years, these canals would play an important role in the economic development of Canada.

Go through the lock of history and travel Quebec's Historic Canals to find out how our country was built!

History

The Sainte-Anne- de-Bellevue Canal is part of a huge network of canals that boats can use to bypass natural obstacles like rapids and shoals on three major waterways: the St. Lawrence River, the Richelieu River and the Ottawa River.

Engineering

Discover how locks work, and the specific aspects of the Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue lock.