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Anjou, Quebec
Anjou (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃ʒu]) is a borough (arrondissement) of the city of Montreal. Prior to its 2002 merger it was a city known as Ville d'Anjou.
Anjou
Borough of Montreal

Anjou's location in Montreal
Coordinates: 45°36′24″N 73°33′20″W
Country Canada
Province
 Quebec
CityMontreal
RegionMontréal
EstablishedFebruary 23, 1956
Merge into
Montreal
January 01, 2002
Electoral Districts
Federal

Honoré-Mercier
ProvincialAnjou–Louis-Riel
Government[1][2][3]
 • TypeBorough
 • MayorLuis Miranda
 • Federal MP(s)Pablo Rodríguez (LPC)
 • Quebec MNA(s)Lise Thériault (PLQ)
Area
 • Land13.7 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Population (2016)[4]
 • Total42,796
 • Density3,128.4/km2 (8,103/sq mi)
 • Dwellings18,810
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Postal code(s)H1J, H1K
Area code(s)(514) and (438)
Access Routes[5]
A-25 (TCH)
A-40 (TCH)
Websitewww.ville.montreal.qc.ca/anjou
Geography
The borough is located in the eastern end of the island of Montreal. The borough largely retained its former municipality logo, although the borough's logo is used on fleet vehicles without Montreal's logo. On fleet vehicles, the text reads "Ville de Montréal, arrondissement Anjou."
The borough is bordered to the north and east by Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles​, to the south by Mercier—Hochelaga-Maisonneuve and Montréal-Est, to the west by Saint Leonard, and at the northwestern corner by Montréal-Nord.
It has an area of 13.7 km² and a population of nearly 42,796.
Features
The borough is traversed by Autoroute 40 (Metropolitan Aut.) and Autoroute 25 (Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine Aut.). Among other attractions, it contains the large Les Galeries d'Anjou shopping mall.
Federal and provincial elections
The entire borough is located within the federal riding of Honoré-Mercier, and within the provincial electoral district of Anjou–Louis-Riel.
Borough council
Following the November 5, 2017 Montreal municipal election, the current borough council consists of the following councillors:
DistrictPositionName Party
Borough mayor
City councillor
Luis Miranda Équipe Anjou
City councillorAndrée Hénault Équipe Anjou
CentreBorough councillorKristine Marsolais Équipe Anjou
EastBorough councillorRichard Leblanc Équipe Anjou
WestBorough councillorLynne Shand Équipe Anjou (to 27 March 2019)[6]
 Independent (from 27 March 2019)
Demographics
[7]
Historical populations
YearPop.±%
196622,477—    
197133,885+50.8%
197636,596+8.0%
198137,346+2.0%
198636,916−1.2%
199137,210+0.8%
199637,308+0.3%
200138,015+1.9%
200640,891+7.6%
201141,928+2.5%
201642,796+2.1%
Home language (2016)
LanguagePopulationPercentage (%)
French28,82576%
English2,9058%
Other languages6,28016%
Mother tongue (2016)
LanguagePopulationPercentage (%)
French25,55563%
English1,6304%
Other languages13,22033%
Visible Minorities (2016)
EthnicityPopulationPercentage (%)
Not a visible minority28,41068.1%
Visible minorities13,30031.9%
Education
Jean Corbeil Library
The Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de-l'Île operates French-language public schools. The secondary school is the École secondaire d'Anjou.[8]
Primary schools[9]
The English Montreal School Board operates Anglophone public schools:
Dalkeith Elementary School[10]
The borough has two libraries of the Montreal Public Libraries Network: Haut-Anjou and Jean-Corbeil.[11]
See also
Municipal reorganization in Quebec
References
  1. ^ "Ministère des Affaires Municipales et Régions: Anjou". Archived from the original on 2013-01-06. Retrieved 2012-03-14.
  2. ^ Parliament of Canada Federal Riding History: HONORÉ-MERCIER (Quebec)
  3. ^ Chief Electoral Officer of Québec - 40th General Election Riding Results: ANJOU[permanent dead link]
  4. ^​http://ville.montreal.qc.ca/pls/portal/docs/PAGE/MTL_STATS_FR/MEDIA/DOCUMENTS/PROFIL_SOCIOD%C9MO_ANJOU%202016.PDF
  5. ^ Official Transport Quebec Road Map
  6. ^ Laframboise, Kalina (27 March 2019). "Anjou Coun. Lynne Shand removed from party following comments about Muslim doctor". Global News. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  7. ^​http://ville.montreal.qc.ca/pls/portal/docs/PAGE/MTL_STATS_FR/MEDIA/DOCUMENTS/PROFIL_SOCIOD%C9MO_ANJOU%202016.PDF
  8. ^ "Secondaire Archived 2015-03-31 at archive.today." Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de-l'Île. Retrieved on December 8, 2014.
  9. ^ "Primaire Archived 2015-03-31 at archive.today." Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de-l'Île. Retrieved on December 8, 2014.
  10. ^ http://www.emsb.qc.ca/dalkeith/
  11. ^ "Les bibliothèques par arrondissement." Montreal Public Libraries Network. Retrieved on December 7, 2014.
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