As the year comes to a close, so does the 400th anniversary of the founding of Québec City by Samuel de Champlain in 1608.     I was fortunate enough to visit Québec City in June just as the summer festivities were warming up.  While I was only visiting for a weekend, I was  there just long enough to soak in some of the energetic vibe.  A  normally active city went into overdrive as it seemed every major street had something new going on at...