Olympic speed skater Gaétan Boucher, a gold-medal winner in 1984, hails from Charlesbourg.
Many well-known artists are coming from this riding. Singer Bruno Pelletier, show host Josée Turmel and humorist, to name just a few, are part of the celebrity wall of the École secondaire Les Sentiers, in the north of Charlesbourg.
The 28-metre falls at Kabir Kouba at Lac-Saint-Charles have been painted, drawn, etched, or written about more than 550 times. Among the most famous artists who have portrayed the falls are Cornelius Krieghoff, George Heriot, and James Pattison Cockburn.