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L'Île-Bizard is a former municipality located on Île Bizard, an island northwest of the Island of Montreal. It was originally incorporated as a municipality on July 1, 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 13,861 as of the 2001 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.