Rivière-des-Prairies was a municipality that was annexed by Montreal, Canada in 1963. On January 1, 2002 it became part of the borough of Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles–Montréal-Est. On January 1, 2006 Montreal East demerged, and the borough became Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles. The borough is known for its high concentration of Italians in most of the neighborhoods, and Haitians in the others. On July 9, 2006, after Italy won the 2006 FIFA World Cup, Maurice Duplessis Boulevard was closed to traffic due to the great number of fans celebrating in the street.
- François-La Bernarde
- Marc-Aurèle-Fortin and Marc-Aurèle-Fortin annexe
- Simone-Desjardins Pavillon Gouin
The English Montreal School Board (EMSB) operates Anglophone schools in the area:
- Leonardo Da Vinci,
- East Hill.
- Gerald McShane School is in Montreal-Nord, but also serves Rivière-des-Prairies.
- Boroughs of Montreal
- Districts of Montreal
- Municipal reorganization in Quebec
- History of Montreal
- Rivière des Prairies the river.
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- "Primaire Archived 2015-03-31 at Archive.today." Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de-l'Île. Retrieved on December 8, 2014.
- "Les bibliothèques par arrondissement." Montreal Public Libraries Network. Retrieved on December 7, 2014.
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