Websites for the carnavals:

France Guide--Carnaval de Nice

http://www.nicecarnaval.com/

http://www.nicecarnaval.com/en/index.php

http://www.carnaval.qc.ca/

http://www.carnaval.qc.ca/en

http://travelwithkids.about.com/cs/canadawithkids/a/carnivalquebec.htm

http://www.carnaval.qc.ca/en/about/history