"Quebec" came from an Algonquin word meaning "narrow passage". It described where the St. Lawrence River narrowed (at Quebec City). Area: 1,542,056 km sq Joined Confederation: 1867 Capital City: Quebec City Provincial Flower: Blue Flag
In Quebec the Registry offices are now called Bureau de la publicite' des droits (rough translation being Registry of publication of rights) Entering a transaction or a contract in the Land register of Québec results in making public the rights of a sale, mortgage, servitude, and so on, that a natural person or a legal person holds on an immovable (hence the term publication of rights).
There are 73 registry offices / Bureau de la publicite' des droits in the Land register of Québec.
The Québec government is updating Québec's cadastre system by providing an accurate computer-based depiction of the 3.5 million private properties within the territory of the province. Each parcel will be given a Property Identification Number. Completion date is projected to be 2011.
Quebec State of Tenure: Land book and Cadastral Map (parcelized System)
Electronic Status: Are historic title records computerized? In progress Are current title documents computerized? Yes Are current documents available online? Yes Is electronic registration available? Yes (by e- mail) as well as in paper format