Convention centre transformed into athletes’ village for Games

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Photo: Peter Black

Centre des Congrès boss Pierre-Michel Bouchard and volunteers lay out folding beds for the Jeux du Québec athletes in one of the dormitory areas.

Quebec City’s Centre des Congrès is usually frequented by conventioneers dressed in business suits and carrying briefcases. As of last weekend, though, the immense structure became home to thousands of exuberant young people in more sporty attire, like sweatpants and tracksuits.