Place:Île Bizard, Île-de-Montréal, Québec, Canada


NameÎle Bizard
Alt namesÎle-Bizardsource: Family History Library Catalog
Located inÎle-de-Montréal, Québec, Canada
source: Family History Library Catalog

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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.

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.

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