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Rosemont, Montreal

For the electoral district, please see Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie.
Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie
Borough of Montreal
Saint Denis Street in the Rosemont neighbourhood.

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
Montreal
January 1, 2002
Electoral Districts
Federal

Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie
Hochelaga
Outremont
Provincial Rosemont
Gouin
Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
Government[1][2][3]
 • Type Borough
 • Mayor François Croteau
 • Federal MP(s) Alexandre Boulerice (NDP)
Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet (NDP)
Thomas Mulcair (NDP)
 • Quebec MNA(s) Louise Beaudoin (Ind.)
Nicolas Girard (PQ)
Carole Poirier (PQ)
Area[4]
 • Land 15.9 km2 (6.1 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • 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
Website

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.

Geography

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 neighborhood, and to the west by Outremont.

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

Government


Municipal

Following the November 1, 2009 Montreal municipal election and April 29, 2012 by-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 Marc-André Gadoury |   Projet Montréal
Marie-Victorin City councillor Élaine Ayotte |   Vision Montréal
Saint-Édouard City councillor François Limoges |   Projet Montréal
Vieux-Rosemont City councillor Érika Duchesne |   Projet Montréal

A by-election was called to replace Vieux-Rosemont city councillor Pierre Lampron (Vision Montreal) who resigned at the end of January 2012. The results of the by-election were announced on April 29, 2012, with Érika Duchesne of Projet Montréal winning with 41% of the popular vote.[5]

Federal and provincial

The borough is divided among the following federal ridings:

It is divided among the following provincial electoral districts:

  • Gouin
  • Rosemont
  • Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (a small southeastern area)

Features

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.

See also

References

External links

  • French)

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

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