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L'Île-Bizard, Quebec

L'Île-Bizard
Former city
L'Île-Bizard is located in Montreal
L'Île-Bizard
Location of L'Île-Bizard in Montreal
Coordinates:
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
City Montreal
Borough L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève
Area[1]
 • Land 22.77 km2 (8.79 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 14,647
 • Density 643.26/km2 (1,666.0/sq mi)
 • Change (2006-2011) 2.2%
 • Dwellings (2011) 5,228
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Forward sortation area H9E
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]

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References

  1. ^ a b "Census Profile Census Tract 4620550.02".  
    "Census Profile Census Tract 4620550.04". "Census Profile Census Tract 4620550.03".  
     
  2. ^ "Ville de Montréal - Réseau des grands parcs - Fiche Parc". ville.montreal.qc.ca. Retrieved 2015-08-18. 
  3. ^ http://communities.canada.com/montrealgazette/blogs/metropolitannews/archive/2009/08/12/a-peek-inside-pauline-marois-238-le-bizard-house.aspx
  • Community Profile: L'Île-Bizard, Québec; Statistics Canada
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