Vimont, Quebec

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Vimont is a district in the centre of Laval, Quebec. It was a separate city until the municipal mergers on August 6, 1965.

Geography[edit]

Vimont is delimited north-west by Sainte-Rose, north-east by Auteuil, east by Duvernay, south-west by Chomedey and south-east by Pont-Viau.[1]

Features[edit]

The Cité de la Santé de Laval, Laval's main hospital is located in Vimont, as is the Vimont Commuter Train station. Vimont has one hockey arena in the area, the Lucerne arena. Vimont is part of the Monteuil sports association along with Auteuil.

Education[edit]

Commission scolaire de Laval operates Francophone public schools.

  • École primaire Les Explorateurs[2]
  • École primaire Le Sentier[3]
  • École primaire Paul-Comtois[4]
  • École primaire Père-Vimont[5]

Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board operates Anglophone public schools. Elementary schools serving Vimont include:

  • St. Paul Elementary School in Duvernay[6]
  • Terry Fox Elementary School in Auteuil[8]
    • The school's previous campus was in Vimont.[9] On September 20, 1993 the current campus in Auteuil opened.[10] By 2013 the campus was at 113% capacity.[11]

All portions of Laval are zoned to Laval Junior Academy and Laval Senior Academy

References[edit]

  1. ^ Interactive map of Laval from the official website Archived 2005-04-07 at the Wayback Machine Shows both the borders and names of the 14 former municipalities (purple) and the borders only of the current 6 sectors (maroon), tick off both boxes beside "Limite administrative".
  2. ^ "Les Explorateurs." Commission scolaire de Laval. Retrieved on September 24, 2017.
  3. ^ "Le Sentier." Commission scolaire de Laval. Retrieved on September 24, 2017.
  4. ^ "Paul-Comtois." Commission scolaire de Laval. Retrieved on September 24, 2017.
  5. ^ "Père-Vimont." Commission scolaire de Laval. Retrieved on September 24, 2017.
  6. ^ "About St. Paul." St. Paul Elementary School. Retrieved on September 17, 2017. "St. Paul is part of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board and serves students from eastern Laval, specifically Vimont and Duvernay." See also: "SAINT-PAUL ELEMENTARY ZONE"
  7. ^ "Abou Us." St. Paul Elementary School. Retrieved on September 17, 2017.
  8. ^ "Home." Terry Fox Elementary School. April 21, 2012. Retrieved on September 17, 2017. "900 rue Des Lacasse, Vimont Laval, Québec H7K 3V9" See also: "TERRY FOX ELEMENTARY ZONE"
  9. ^ "Our History." Terry Fox Elementary School. December 22, 2004. Retrieved on September 17, 2017.
  10. ^ "Terry Fox Elementary School." Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board. Retrieved on September 17, 2017.
  11. ^ Courchesne, Mathieu (2013-01-16). "L'école Terry-Fox déborde". L'Echo de Laval. Retrieved 2017-09-17.

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Coordinates: 45°35′59.6″N 73°43′30.7″W / 45.599889°N 73.725194°W / 45.599889; -73.725194