Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines, Quebec

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Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines
City
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Location within Thérèse-De Blainville RCM.
Location within Thérèse-De Blainville RCM.
Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines is located in Central Quebec
Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines
Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°46′N 73°49′W / 45.767°N 73.817°W / 45.767; -73.817Coordinates: 45°46′N 73°49′W / 45.767°N 73.817°W / 45.767; -73.817[2]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Laurentides
RCM Thérèse-De Blainville
Constituted July 1, 1855
Government[3]
 • Mayor Guy Charbonneau
 • Federal riding Terrebonne—Blainville
 • Prov. riding Blainville
Area[3][4]
 • Total 94.40 km2 (36.45 sq mi)
 • Land 92.81 km2 (35.83 sq mi)
Population (2014)[4]
 • Total 14,990 [1]
 • Density 156.6/km2 (406/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006–2014 Increase 11.8%
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0N
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways Route 335
Website www.ville.ste-anne-des-plaines.qc.ca

Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines is a city in southwestern Quebec, Canada, 40 km northwest of the city of Montreal in the regional county of Laurentides more precisely in the district of Thérèse-De Blainville. Its population was 14,990 by the census of 2014. [5]

The city houses the Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines Complex of the Correctional Service of Canada, which includes the Regional Reception Centre (multi-level security), Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines Institution (maximum security),[6] the Regional Mental Health Centre (multi), and the Special Handling Unit (SHU), Canada's highest-security prison.[7]

This city is also known for having a lot of sugar shacks (cabanes à sucre) (maple syrup products).

Education[edit]

The Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Îles (CSSMI) operates Francophone public schools.[8]

Communities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://ville.ste-anne-des-plaines.qc.ca/fr/ville-profil-statistiques.php]
  2. ^ Reference number 207211 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  3. ^ a b Geographic code 73035 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (French)
  4. ^ a b Statistics Canada 2011 Census - Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines census profile
  5. ^ http://ville.ste-anne-des-plaines.qc.ca/fr/ville-profil-statistiques.php]
  6. ^ Correctional Service of Canada. "Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines Institution". Retrieved 2012-04-30. 
  7. ^ Correctional Service of Canada National Facility Directory. Retrieved on: 2011-09-09.
  8. ^ "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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