Laval, Quebec

LavalLaval, QCLaval, QuébecSaint-MartinCity of LavalLaval CountyLaval, Quebec, Canada13Laval RegionLaval, Quebec-based
Laval is a Canadian city in southwestern Quebec, north of Montreal.wikipedia
964 Related Articles

Greater Montreal

Greater Montreal AreaMontreal Metropolitan Communityoff-island suburb
It is the largest suburb of Montreal, the third largest municipality in the province of Quebec, and the thirteenth largest city in Canada with a population of 422,993 in 2016.
It includes the entire Island of Montreal, Laval, and the Urban Agglomeration of Longueuil.

Island of Montreal

Montreal IslandMontrealÎle de Montréal
Laval is geographically separated from the mainland to the north by the Rivière des Mille Îles, and from the Island of Montreal to the south by the Rivière des Prairies.
It is separated from Île Jésus (Laval) by the Rivière des Prairies.

Saint-François, Laval

Saint-FrançoisSaint FrancoisSaint-Francois
In 1702 a parish municipality was founded, and dedicated to Saint-François de Sales (not to be confused with the modern-day Saint-François-de-Sales in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean).
Saint-François (formerly Saint-François-de-Sales) is the second largest district of Laval, Quebec, Canada, after Duvernay.

Quebec

QuébecProvince of QuebecQC
Laval is a Canadian city in southwestern Quebec, north of Montreal.
It mainly covers the areas of the Centre-du-Québec, Laval, Montérégie and Montreal, the southern regions of the Capitale-Nationale, Lanaudière, Laurentides, Mauricie and includes Anticosti Island, the Mingan Archipelago, and other small islands of the Gulf of St. Lawrence lowland forests ecoregion.

Sainte-Rose, Quebec

Sainte-RoseSainte-Rose-de-LimaSainte Rose
The only built-up area on the island, Sainte-Rose, was incorporated as a village in 1850, and remained as the main community for the remainder of the century.
Sainte-Rose is a district in Laval, Quebec.

Montreal

Montreal, QuebecMontréalMontreal, Canada
Laval is a Canadian city in southwestern Quebec, north of Montreal. Laval is bordered on the south by Montreal across the Rivière des Prairies, on the north by Les Moulins Regional County Municipality and by Thérèse-De Blainville Regional County Municipality and on the west by Deux-Montagnes Regional County Municipality across the Rivière des Mille Îles.
Montreal is at the centre of the Montreal Metropolitan Community, and is bordered by the city of Laval to the north; Longueuil, Saint-Lambert, Brossard, and other municipalities to the south; Repentigny to the east and the West Island municipalities to the west.

Municipal history of Quebec

amalgamatedamalgamated cities
The 14 municipalities, which existed prior to the incorporation of the amalgamated City of Laval on 6 August 1965, were:
Until 2002 and 2006, there were no major reorganizations in the municipal history of Quebec, with the notable exceptions of Laval, Mirabel and Bécancour.

Rivière des Mille Îles

Rivière des Mille-ÎlesMille Îles RiverRivière-des-Mille-Îles
Laval is geographically separated from the mainland to the north by the Rivière des Mille Îles, and from the Island of Montreal to the south by the Rivière des Prairies. Laval is bordered on the south by Montreal across the Rivière des Prairies, on the north by Les Moulins Regional County Municipality and by Thérèse-De Blainville Regional County Municipality and on the west by Deux-Montagnes Regional County Municipality across the Rivière des Mille Îles.
It divides Île Jésus (the city of Laval) from the North Shore, the northern mainland suburbs of Montreal (such municipalities as Deux-Montagnes, Saint-Eustache, Boisbriand, Rosemère, Lorraine, Bois-des-Filion, Sainte-Thérèse, and Terrebonne.)

Laval-sur-le-Lac

Laval-sur-le-Lac was founded in the same year on its tourist-based economy from Montrealers.
Laval-sur-le-Lac is a small sector on the western part of Laval and was a separate city until the municipal mergers on August 6, 1965.

Laval-des-Rapides

Laval-des-Rapides, Quebec
Laval-des-Rapides became Laval's first city in 1912, followed by L'Abord-à-Plouffe being granted village status three years later.
Laval-des-Rapides is a district in Laval, Quebec, Canada.

Îles Laval

Île BigrasÎles-LavalBigras
Laval occupies all of Île Jésus as well as the Îles Laval.
Formerly an independent municipality (Les Îles-Laval), they became part of the city of Laval on August 6, 1965.

Rivière des Prairies

Riviere des PrairiesPrairie RiverRiver des Prairies
Laval is geographically separated from the mainland to the north by the Rivière des Mille Îles, and from the Island of Montreal to the south by the Rivière des Prairies. Laval is bordered on the south by Montreal across the Rivière des Prairies, on the north by Les Moulins Regional County Municipality and by Thérèse-De Blainville Regional County Municipality and on the west by Deux-Montagnes Regional County Municipality across the Rivière des Mille Îles.
It flows on either side of Île Bizard (part of Montreal), then divides the Island of Montreal (Montreal) to the south from Île Jésus (Laval) to the north, after which it flows into the St. Lawrence River at the eastern tip of the Island of Montreal.

Deux-Montagnes Regional County Municipality

Deux-MontagnesDeux-Montagnes RCMcomté des Deux-Montagnes
Laval is bordered on the south by Montreal across the Rivière des Prairies, on the north by Les Moulins Regional County Municipality and by Thérèse-De Blainville Regional County Municipality and on the west by Deux-Montagnes Regional County Municipality across the Rivière des Mille Îles.
It is located immediately north of Laval on the north shore of the Rivière des Mille-Îles and on the north shore of the Lake of Two Mountains.

Thérèse-De Blainville Regional County Municipality

Thérèse-De BlainvilleBlainville/St.-ThérèseRegional County Municipality of Thérèse-De Blainville
Laval is bordered on the south by Montreal across the Rivière des Prairies, on the north by Les Moulins Regional County Municipality and by Thérèse-De Blainville Regional County Municipality and on the west by Deux-Montagnes Regional County Municipality across the Rivière des Mille Îles.
It is located immediately north of Laval on the north shore of the Rivière des Mille-Îles.

Les Moulins Regional County Municipality

Les MoulinsLes Moulins RCMLes Moulins Regional County Municipality, Quebec
Laval is bordered on the south by Montreal across the Rivière des Prairies, on the north by Les Moulins Regional County Municipality and by Thérèse-De Blainville Regional County Municipality and on the west by Deux-Montagnes Regional County Municipality across the Rivière des Mille Îles.
It is located immediately north of Laval on the north shore of the Rivière des Mille-Îles, and comprises the municipalities of Terrebonne and Mascouche.

Haitian Canadians

Haitian CanadianHaitian-CanadianHaitian
Settling predominantly in Montreal, Laval, Ottawa, and smaller cities in Quebec.

Judicial districts of Quebec

judicial district
It also constitutes the judicial district of Laval.

Gilles Vaillancourt

Parti PRO des LavalloisPRO Laval
The city's longtime mayor, Gilles Vaillancourt, resigned on 9 November 2012, following allegations of corruption made against him in hearings of the provincial Charbonneau Commission.
He served as the mayor of Laval, Quebec, from June 8, 1989 until November 9, 2012, when he was charged, and ultimately found guilty, with corruption and fraud.

Spanish Canadians

SpanishSpanish CanadianCanada
Spaniards are found in all areas of the city of Montreal as well as in suburbs such as Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Laval, Brossard and Greenfield Park.

Chomedey, Quebec

ChomedeyL'Abord-à-PlouffeL'Abord-à-Plouffe, Quebec
Laval-des-Rapides became Laval's first city in 1912, followed by L'Abord-à-Plouffe being granted village status three years later.
Chomedey is a district in the southwest of the city of Laval and was a separate municipality until the municipal mergers.

Alexandre Duplessis

City councillor Basile Angelopoulos served as acting mayor until Alexandre Duplessis was selected in a council vote on 23 November.
He served as the mayor of Laval, Quebec, from November 23, 2012 until June 28, 2013.

Armenian Canadians

Armenian-CanadianArmenian CanadianArmenian
The highest concentration of Armenian Canadians of any major settlement is in Laval (part of Greater Montreal), where Armenians are the 9th largest ethnicity and comprise around 2.5% of the total population.

Martine Beaugrand

Duplessis, in turn, stepped down after just seven months in office after facing allegations of being implicated in a prostitution investigation; he was succeeded by city councillor Martine Beaugrand until the city's current mayor, Marc Demers, was elected in the 2013 municipal election.
Martine Beaugrand is a Canadian politician, who was acclaimed as the new interim mayor of Laval, Quebec on July 3, 2013 following the resignation of Alexandre Duplessis.

Claude Lefebvre (politician)

Claude Lefebvre
Claude Ulysse Lefebvre (February 23, 1929 – January 19, 2016) was a Canadian municipal politician, who served as mayor of the city of Laval, Quebec, Canada from 1981 to 1989.

Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, Quebec

Saint-Vincent-de-PaulSt-Vincent-de-PaulSaint Vincent
The third, known as Industrial Park East, is in the neighbourhood of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul.
Saint-Vincent-de-Paul is a district in the eastern part of Laval, Quebec, Canada.