Boisbriand, Quebec

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Boisbriand
City
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Location within Thérèse-De Blainville RCM.
Location within Thérèse-De Blainville RCM.
Boisbriand is located in Central Quebec
Boisbriand
Boisbriand
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°37′N 73°50′W / 45.617°N 73.833°W / 45.617; -73.833Coordinates: 45°37′N 73°50′W / 45.617°N 73.833°W / 45.617; -73.833[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Laurentides
RCM Thérèse-De Blainville
Constituted January 1, 1946
Government[2]
 • Mayor Marlene Cordato
 • Federal riding Rivière-des-Mille-Îles
 • Prov. riding Groulx
Area[2][3]
 • Total 29.50 km2 (11.39 sq mi)
 • Land 27.75 km2 (10.71 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 26,816
 • Density 966.4/km2 (2,503/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006–2011 Increase 1.3%
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J7G 2J7
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways
A-13
A-15
A-640

Route 344
Website www.ville.boisbriand.qc.ca

Boisbriand is an off-island suburb of Montreal, in southwestern Quebec, Canada on the north shore of the Rivière des Mille-Îles in the Thérèse-De Blainville Regional County Municipality.

The Hasidic community of Kiryas Tosh is located within the city limits. The rapidly growing community of over 450 families is home to the Tosher Rebbe, Meshulim Feish (Ferencz) Lowy, who established the community in 1963.

Although relatively small, Boisbriand is the town in Quebec which has the highest number of highways per square kilometres.[citation needed] There are 3: Highway 13 on the west, Highway 15 on the east, and Highway 640 in the middle/north.

Sport[edit]

Boisbriand is home to the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The Armada play their home games at Centre d'Excellence Sports Rousseau.

Education[edit]

The Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Îles (CSSMI) operates Francophone public schools.[4]

Twin cities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 72364 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 73005 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (French)
  3. ^ a b Statistics Canada 2011 Census - Boisbriand census profile
  4. ^ "Admission et inscription." Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Iles. Retrieved on December 7, 2014. "La Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Iles (CSSMI) offre ses services aux résidents des municipalités de : Blainville, Boisbriand, Bois-des-Filion, Deux-Montagnes, Lorraine, Mirabel (Saint-Augustin, Saint-Benoît, Sainte-Scholastique et secteur du Domaine-Vert), Oka, Pointe-Calumet, Rosemère, Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines, Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, Sainte-Thérèse, Saint-Eustache, Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, Saint-Placide et Terrebonne Ouest."

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