Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie

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Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie
Borough of Montreal
Saint Denis Street in the Rosemont neighbourhood.
Saint Denis Street in the Rosemont neighbourhood.
Official logo of Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie
Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie's location in Montreal
Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie's location in Montreal
Coordinates: 45°32′1.4″N 73°36′46.8″W / 45.533722°N 73.613000°W / 45.533722; -73.613000
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
City Montreal
Region Montréal
Merge into
January 1, 2002
Electoral Districts

Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie
Provincial Rosemont
 • Type Borough
 • Mayor François Croteau (PM)
 • Federal MP(s) Alexandre Boulerice (NDP)
Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet (NDP)
Thomas Mulcair (NDP)
 • Quebec MNA(s) Jean-François Lisée (PQ)
Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois (QS)
Carole Poirier (PQ)
 • Land 15.9 km2 (6.1 sq mi)
Population (2011)[4]
 • Total 134,038
 • Density 8,456.7/km2 (21,903/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) Area code 514/438

Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie is a borough (arrondissement) in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is located in the centre-east of the city.


Église Saint-Édouard

The borough is bordered to the northwest by Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension, to the northeast by Saint Leonard, to the southeast by Mercier—Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, to the southwest by Le Plateau-Mont-Royal and its Mile End neighbourhood, and to the west by Outremont.

It has a population of 131,318 and an area of 14.41 km².



As of the November 5, 2017 Montreal municipal election, the current borough council consists of the following councillors:

District Position Name   Party
Borough mayor
Montreal city councillor
François Croteau   Projet Montréal
Étienne-Desmarteau City councillor Stéphanie Watt   Projet Montréal
Marie-Victorin City councillor Jocelyn Pauzé   Projet Montréal
Saint-Édouard City councillor François Limoges   Projet Montréal
Vieux-Rosemont City councillor Christine Gosselin   Projet Montréal

Federal and provincial[edit]

The borough is divided among the following federal ridings:

It is divided among the following provincial electoral districts:


Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1966 186,058 —    
1971 173,410 −6.8%
1976 153,833 −11.3%
1981 137,801 −10.4%
1986 133,237 −3.3%
1991 132,636 −0.5%
1996 129,417 −2.4%
2001 131,318 +1.5%
2006 133,618 +1.8%
2011 134,038 +0.3%
Home language (2011) [6]
Language Population Percentage (%)
French 104,015 83%
English 6,970 5%
Other languages 14,540 12%


Rue St. Dominique, south of St. Zotique, May 2007.

The northwestern area of the borough is served by the orange and blue lines of the Montreal Metro. Major thoroughfares include Beaubien St., Rosemont Blvd., Masson St., Saint Laurent Blvd., Saint Hubert St., Papineau Ave., Pie-IX Blvd., and Viau St. The notorious Tunnel de la mort is located in that borough, at the intersection of Iberville St. and Saint-Joseph Blvd.

The borough includes the neighbourhoods of the Petite Patrie, comprising several "ethnic" neighbourhoods such as Little Italy; Rosemont; and Nouveau Rosemont.

Important features of the borough include the Jean-Talon Market, the Montreal Heart Institute, the Hôpital Santa Cabrini, the Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, the Olympic Village, Maisonneuve Park (including the Insectarium and Montreal Botanical Garden), Saint Sophie Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral and the Church of the Madonna della Difesa.


Rosemont Library

The Commission scolaire de Montréal (CSDM) operates Francophone public schools.

The English Montreal School Board (EMSB) operates Anglophone public schools.

The Montreal Public Libraries Network operates the Rosemont, Marc-Favreau and La Petite-Patrie libraries.[7]

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Coordinates: 45°32′1.4″N 73°36′46.8″W / 45.533722°N 73.613000°W / 45.533722; -73.613000