L'Île-Bizard, Quebec

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L'Île-Bizard
Former city
Former town hall of L'Île-Bizard
Former town hall of L'Île-Bizard
L'Île-Bizard is located in Montreal
L'Île-Bizard
L'Île-Bizard
Location of L'Île-Bizard in Montreal
Coordinates: 45°29′15″N 73°52′48″W / 45.487417°N 73.879917°W / 45.487417; -73.879917Coordinates: 45°29′15″N 73°52′48″W / 45.487417°N 73.879917°W / 45.487417; -73.879917
Country Canada
Province Quebec
CityFlag of Montreal.svg Montreal
BoroughL'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève
Area
 • Land22.77 km2 (8.79 sq mi)
Population
 • Total14,647
 • Density643.26/km2 (1,666.0/sq mi)
 • Change (2006-2011)
Increase2.2%
 • Dwellings (2011)
5,228
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Forward sortation area
Area code(s)(514) and (438)

L'Île-Bizard is a former municipality current borough located on Île Bizard, an island northwest of the Island of Montreal. It was originally incorporated as a municipality on 1 July 1855 as Paroisse de Saint-Raphael-de l'Ile-Bizard.

On 1 January 2002, it was merged into the City of Montreal as part of the borough of L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève.

The island has a land area of 22.77 km² (8.79 sq mi). Its population was 14,647 at the 2011 census.

Parc-Nature-du-Bois-de-l'île-Bizard is located in the centre of the island.[2]

It is the childhood home of NHL hockey player Vincent Lecavalier, who attended John Rennie High School, a school well known for its athletics program. It is also the childhood home of Simple Plan singer Pierre Bouvier.

The Parti Québécois leader Pauline Marois had a $8M main residence in the area.[3]She is currently building another home on the island.


Demographics[edit]

Historical populations
YearPop.±%
174017—    
1813508+2888.2%
1831799+57.3%
1851950+18.9%
18611,070+12.6%
1881831−22.3%
1901682−17.9%
1911586−14.1%
1916574−2.0%
1931712+24.0%
19541,046+46.9%
19613,379+223.0%
19712,950−12.7%
19816,558+122.3%
199111,352+73.1%
199613,038+14.9%
200113,861+6.3%
200614,325+3.3%
201114,647+2.2%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census Profile Census Tract 4620550.02". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. 2012-07-30. Retrieved 16 September 2012.
    "Census Profile Census Tract 4620550.04". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. 2012-07-30. Retrieved 16 September 2012.
    "Census Profile Census Tract 4620550.03". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. 2012-07-30. Retrieved 16 September 2012.
  2. ^ "Ville de Montréal - Réseau des grands parcs - Fiche Parc". ville.montreal.qc.ca. Retrieved 2015-08-18.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-08-14. Retrieved 2009-08-13.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)