Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

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Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu is a city in eastern Montérégie in the Canadian province of Quebec, about 40 km southeast of Montreal.wikipedia
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Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu is a city in eastern Montérégie in the Canadian province of Quebec, about 40 km southeast of Montreal.
It includes the cities of Boucherville, Brossard, Granby, Longueuil, Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Saint-Hyacinthe, Sorel-Tracy, and Vaudreuil-Dorion.

Richelieu River

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It is situated on the west bank of the Richelieu River at the northernmost navigable point of Lake Champlain.
The river flows through many towns: Lacolle, Île aux Noix, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Chambly, Beloeil, Saint-Charles-sur-Richelieu, Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu, Saint-Ours and Sorel-Tracy where the river empties into the Saint Lawrence River, around 40 km northeast of Montreal and southwest of Quebec City.

Siege of Fort St. Jean

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During the American Revolutionary War control of the town changed hands several times as British and American forces moved through the area.
The Siege of Fort St. Jean (also called St. John, St. Johns, or St. John's) was conducted by American Brigadier General Richard Montgomery on the town and fort of Saint-Jean in the British province of Quebec during the American Revolutionary War.

Fort Saint-Jean (Quebec)

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The French built Fort Saint-Jean (Quebec) in the seventeenth century.
The fort has been continually occupied since 1748, and is the core from which the city of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec grew around.

Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu public transit

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The Ville de Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu public transit system provides commuter and local bus services.
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu public transit (transport en commun) is operated on behalf of the city of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in the province of Quebec, Canada.

Lake Champlain

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It is situated on the west bank of the Richelieu River at the northernmost navigable point of Lake Champlain.
The lake's northern tip at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec (known as St. John in colonial times under British rule), is a short distance from Montreal, Quebec.

Chambly, Quebec

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The Chambly Canal extends 20 km north along the west bank of the river and provides modern freight passage to Chambly and the St. Lawrence River.
It was built in 1843 to bypass several kilometers of successive Richelieu River rapids between the towns of Chambly, QC, and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.

Chambly Canal

Chambly Canal National Historic Site
The Chambly Canal extends 20 km north along the west bank of the river and provides modern freight passage to Chambly and the St. Lawrence River.
The Chambly Canal is a National Historic Site of Canada in the Province of Quebec, running along the Richelieu River past Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Carignan, and Chambly.

Royal Military College Saint-Jean

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Royal Military College Saint-Jean (Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean) serves as a one-year preparatory program for the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario.
It is located on the historical site of Fort Saint-Jean, in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, 40 km south of Montreal.

Saint-Jean Airport

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Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu has its own municipal airport, Saint-Jean Airport, and is also close to Montreal Pierre-Elliot Trudeau International Airport.
Saint-Jean Airport, is located in the southwestern section of the city of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada.

International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

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It also hosts the annual International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a hot air balloon festival which attracts thousands of tourists who come to see the hundreds of balloons in the sky each August.
It is held each August in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, about 40 minutes southeast of Montreal and about halfway between Montreal and Vermont.

Quebec Autoroute 35

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The city is split in two by Autoroute de la Vallée-des-Forts (Autoroute 35) which goes North-South by going first through Saint-Luc district, then turns east just south of Pierre-Caisse Boulevard in Saint-Jean-sur-Richlieu district to cross the Richelieu River and to finally continue its way south through St-Athanase and Iberville districts.
Constructed in the 1960s, the A-35 links Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu with Montreal via the A-10.

Iberville, Quebec

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Iberville was a city in the Montérégie region of the Canadian province of Quebec on the east side of the Richelieu River, across from Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.

Saint-Jean-d'Iberville station

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The former Saint-Jean-d'Iberville railway station is now a preserved building.
Saint-Jean-d'Iberville station (Gare du Grand Tronc à Saint-Jean-d'Iberville) is a former railway station in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada.

Judicial districts of Quebec

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The city is the seat of Le Haut-Richelieu regional county municipality and of the judicial district of Iberville.

La Prairie, Quebec

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The first railway line in British North America connected it with La Prairie in 1836.
The first railway line in British North America, the Champlain and St. Lawrence Railroad, connected it with Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu on July 21, 1836; the railway has 16 mi.

David Cadieux

David Cadieux (born November 25, 1974 in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec) is a professional boxer from Canada, who competed in the heavyweight division.

Alexandre Boulerice

Alexandre Boulerice was born June 18, 1973, in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.

Canadian Armed Forces

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It hosts an Area Support Unit (ASU) of the Canadian Forces, which functions as a primary recruit and officer training establishment.
Both officers and non-commissioned members receive their basic training at the Canadian Forces Leadership and Recruit School in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.

L'Acadie, Quebec

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L'Acadie is a former town in the Montérégie region of Quebec, Canada, on the west side of the Richelieu River, across from Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec.

Saint-Luc, Quebec

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On January 24, 2001, the towns of Saint-Luc, Saint-Athanase, Iberville, and L'Acadie merged into the city of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.

Art Alexandre

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Alexandre was born in St. Johns, Quebec, and played most of his career in minor hockey, mainly in Montreal based teams.

Gerry Boulet

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Born and raised in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, he started in music with the band Les Gants Blancs, which evolved into Offenbach, in 1969.

Félix-Gabriel Marchand

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Born in what is Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec today, he was the son of Lt.-Colonel Gabriel Marchand (1780–1852) J.P., and Mary MacNider, a woman of the Anglican faith, daughter of John MacNider, 2nd Seigneur of Metis, Quebec.

Isabelle Brasseur

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The Colisée de St-Jean in her hometown of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec was renamed Colisée Isabelle-Brasseur in her honour.