- Saint-Hubert, Quebec
Saint-Hubert, Quebec — Borough of Longueuil —
Coordinates (4250, chemin de la Savane ): Country Canada Province Quebec City Longueuil Established 1860 Merger with Longueuil January 1, 2002 Electoral Districts
Government – Type Borough – Mayor Stéphane Desjardins – Federal MP(s) Djaouida Sellah (NDP) – Quebec MNA(s) Nicole Ménard (PLQ)
Martine Ouellet (PQ)
Area – Land 65.98 km2 (25.5 sq mi) Population (2006) – Total 77,028 – Density 1,167.5/km2 (3,023.8/sq mi) – Change (2001-06) 1.5% – Dwellings 30,284 Time zone EST (UTC-5) – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4) Postal code(s) J3Y, J4T Area code(s) 450 Access Routes
Saint-Hubert is a borough in the city of Longueuil, located in the Montérégie region of Quebec, Canada. It had been a separate city prior to January 1, 2002, when it along with several other neighbouring south shore municipalities were merged into Longueuil. According to the Quebec Statistics Institute, Saint-Hubert had 78,336 in 2006. The area of the borough is 65.98 km². Longueuil's city hall is now located in Saint-Hubert. Saint-Hubert is located about 14 kilometers (almost 9 miles) from downtown Montreal.
The borough has a wide array of commercial, industrial and agricultural enterprises. The aerospace industry is arguably the most important of these enterprises. Pratt & Whitney Canada designs and manufactures jet engines at a plant near Saint-Hubert Airport. The Canadian Space Agency has its head office in the borough. The École nationale d'aérotechnique, a school that teaches aeronautics is located in the borough and operated by Collège Édouard-Montpetit.
- 1 History
- 2 Politics
- 3 Economy
- 4 Neighbourhoods
- 5 Demographics
- 6 Education
- 7 Transportation
- 8 Sister cities
- 9 Notable people
- 10 See also
- 11 Notes
- 12 References
- 13 External links
The city's namesake is derived from Hubertus, who later became commonly known as St. Hubert. It was originally established as a parish in 1860, and was granted official city status in 1958
In 1971, the former city of Laflèche (previously known as Mackayville), merged with the city of Saint-Hubert.
At the height of the 1970 October Crisis, Quebec Labour Minister Pierre Laporte was kidnapped from his Saint-Lambert, Quebec home and held at Saint-Hubert Airport. The city of Saint-Hubert, like many other Quebec municipalities, named a park in his honour, Parc Pierre-Laporte.
In 1992, the city began work on the creation of a large park, to be known as Parc de la Cité. It is located in the heart of the city and includes a one-kilometer long man-made lake.
It is split between the Vachon and Laporte (Laflèche) provincial electoral districts. Vachon's Member of the National Assembly is Martine Ouellet of the Parti Québécois. Laporte's Member of the National Assembly is Nicole Ménard of the Quebec Liberal Party.
It is composed of eight municipal districts, each with a city councilor. The borough president is Stéphane Desjardins of Parti municipal de Longueuil.
Longueuil District Councilor Party District 19 Jacques Lemire Parti municipal de Longueuil District 20 Roger Roy Parti municipal de Longueuil District 21 Jacques E. Poitras Parti municipal de Longueuil District 22 Éric Beaulieu Action Longueuil District 23 Stéphane Desjardins, (Borough President) Parti municipal de Longueuil District 24 Suzanne Charbonneau Action Longueuil District 25 Lorraine Guay-Boivin Action Longueuil District 26 Michel Latendresse Action Longueuil
Today, there are four distinct sectors of Saint-Hubert:
Brentwood was located in between Rue Kimber and Chemin Chambly. Chemin Noble was among the main streets in the area, with Cousineau Boulevard becoming important much later on. Chemin Noble was named for Benjamin Noble, superintendent and resident of the area, upon its founding in the late 1910s. Brentwood was considered a "summer hideaway" by many Montrealers. It had no streets, electricity or telephone service. A small "hut-like" train station was located next to the railroad tracks and provided service to Montreal via the Montreal and Southern Counties Railway.
Brookline was also located in between Rue Kimber and Chemin Chambly. Mountainview Boulevard was the locale's main street, with Cousineau Boulevard becoming a major artery much later on. Brookline was an anglophone working-class area. The tramway station was located on the southwest part of the railroad tracks, between Rue Rideau and Rue Léonard.
Castle Gardens was the smallest of Saint-Hubert's neighbourhoods. It was located in between the CN railway line, and Grande-Allée (formerly known as Chemin de la Côte-Noire ), in between Rue Canon and Rue Jonergin (originally known as Ireland Street).
Croydon, or St. Lambert Annex, was a large neighbourhood located along Montée Saint-Hubert from Grande Allée to Boulevard de Maricourt at the railroad tracks. Along the railroad tracks, it stretched from Montée Saint-Hubert to Rue Donat, while its borders became smaller closer to Grande Alleé. It was an English-speaking working-class area. Croydon's limits expanded in 1935 to include Castle Gardens.
East Greenfield was located in close proximity to what is today known as the Litchfield Industrial Park. It stretched from Grande-Allée to Boulevard de Maricourt. The following streets ran north-south: Cornwall, Wesley, Quévillon, Kensington, Belmont, Nantel, Campbell. Perpendicular to these streets were Barlow, Milligan, Viateur, Lalande, Mcrae, Spriggs and Robinson. In 1935, its boundaries were extended to the nearby municipality of Saint-Joseph de Chambly. The 1935 census indicated that the majority of residents along Grande-Allée were francophone, while the rest of the area had a substantial anglophone population. The area was served by St. Stephen Anglican Church and Wesley United Church.
Pinehurst was located east of to East Greenfield, and could be accessed by Rue Cornwall. This area started to develop in the mid-1910s.
Springfield Park was located in between Rue Kimber and Boulevard Cousineau. It was originally an English-speaking rural area served by the Montreal and Southern Counties Railway. Today it is primarily a French-speaking suburban area. Springfield Street, now known as Prince Charles Street, was the neighbourhood's main street.
Population trend Census Population Change (%) 2006 77,028 1.5% 2001 75,912 1.5% 1996 77,042 4.0% 1991 74,093 N/A Home language (2006) Language Population Pct (%) French 64,130 84.04% English 7,005 9.18% Both English and French 850 1.11% Non Official language only 4,145 5.43%
- Royal Charles Elementary
- Royal Oak Elementary (Closed)
- Terry Fox Elementary
- Ecole Primaire Charles-LeMoyne
- Ecole Primaire de La Mosaïque
- Ecole Primaire De Maricourt
- Ecole Primaire des Mille-Fleurs
- Ecole Primaire des Quatre-Saisons
- Ecole Primaire des Quatre-Vents
- Ecole Primaire D'Iberville
- Ecole Primaire Du Jardin-Bienville
- Ecole Primaire Gaétan-Boucher
- Ecole Primaire Laurent-Benoît
- Ecole Primaire Maurice-L.-Duplessis
- Ecole Primaire Monseigneur-Forget
- Ecole Primaire Paul-Chagnon
- Ecole Primaire Saint-Joseph
- Ecole Primaire Socrates
- Heritage Regional High School
- Ecole Secondaire André-Laurendeau
- Ecole Secondaire Mgr-A.-M.-Parent
- École nationale d'aérotechnique
- (Collège Édouard-Montpetit)
The borough has a medium sized airport known as Montréal/St-Hubert Airport. In terms of aircraft movements, it is among the busiest in Canada. The airport was once the location of a Canadian Air Force Base which ceased operation in 1995, but which continues to use the area. The airport includes a weather station, next to which stands the headquarters of the Canadian Space Agency.
- Taschereau Boulevard
- Boulevard Cousineau
- Chemin Chambly
- Boulevard Payer
- Boulevard Mountainview
- Kimber / Maricourt Boulevards
- Gaëtan Boucher Boulevard
- Gaetan Boucher, speedskater
- Jon Lajoie, comedian
- Irina Lazareanu, model
- Daniel Leduc, electroacoustic music composer
- Patrick Leduc, soccer player
- List of municipalities in Quebec
- Municipal reorganization in Quebec
- List of mayors of Longueuil, Quebec
- Longueuil City Council
- ^ a b Ministère des Affaires Municipales et Régions: Saint-Hubert
- ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: SAINT-BRUNO--SAINT-HUBERT (Quebec)
- ^ Chief Electoral Officer of Québec - 40th General Election Riding Results: LAPORTE
Chief Electoral Officer of Québec - 40th General Election Riding Results: VACHON
- ^ a b c 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Saint-Hubert, Quebec
- ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map
- ^ "Contact us." Pascan Aviation. Retrieved on December 4, 2010.
- ^ Statistics Canada - 2458227 - Longueuil, geographical codes and localities, 2006
- ^ a b c d e f Pratt, Michel. "Les quartiers de Saint-Hubert (partie 2)". Le Journal de Saint-Hubert. http://lejournaldesainthubert.canoe.ca/webapp/sitepages/content.asp?contentid=139399&id=2545. Retrieved 2010-05-17.
- ^ Cameron, Norman James. "Memories of Brentwood and its Inhabitants". (from the memoirs of V.M. Manning). The Montreal & Southern Counties Railway. http://pages.videotron.com/egfield/subdivisions/Brentwood/index.htm. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
- ^ a b c d Pratt, Michel. "Les quartiers de Saint-Hubert (partie 1)". Le Journal de Saint-Hubert. http://lejournaldesainthubert.canoe.ca/webapp/sitepages/content.asp?contentid=138397&id=2545&classif=Nouvelles. Retrieved 2010-05-17.
- ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
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