Aylmer, Quebec

What is Aylmer, Quebec known for?


part+work

133 in the West and terminates at kilometre 292 in the East. ** Extensions opened in October and November 2008 to add some 15 km to Thurso on the west segment and some 13 km from Grenville on the east segment. Two other segments opened in August and October 2011 adding 30 km to the eastern part. Work is progressing on the last remaining segment; it is to open in 2012. '''Buckingham''' was a city located in the Outaouais (Outaouais (region)) region of the province


extensive construction

% to the costs of the changes voted by the city of Gatineau. Prior to the merger, Aylmer's residents and municipal laws had strongly opposed extensive construction programs. Following the amalgamation, many of the sector's prized green spaces were cut down for residential construction. Ex-Aylmer neighbourhoods like Wychwood and Village Lucerne have seen their undeveloped spaces sold to contractors. As a result of this unchecked development, there is a strong resentment of the current municipal


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and jail that served the Outaouais region were built in 1852. With the important shipbuilding yards on the banks of the Ottawa and its significant growth as one of the region's economic powerhouses of that time, Aylmer


main reasons

In 2002, the Parti Québécois, leading the provincial government, merged the cities of Hull, Gatineau, Aylmer (Aylmer, Quebec), Buckingham (Buckingham, Quebec) and Masson-Angers (Masson-Angers, Quebec) into one city. Although Hull was the oldest and most central of the merged cities, the name Gatineau was chosen for the new city. The main reasons given were that Gatineau had more inhabitants, it was the name of the former county, the valley, the hills, the park and the main river


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school from kindergarten to grade 6.The schools were originally known as St George ( grades 1 and 2 ), Notre Dame ( for girls, with a convent attached ) and St Medard ( for boys ). The schools had English and French classes in the 1950s and 1960s. Vieux-Verger: A francophone primary school, located on Wilfrid-Lavigne boulevard. It teaches school from kindergarten to grade 6. Before the school was built, an orchard was present on that lot, which inspired the name for the school, which is French

for "Old Orchard". Euclide-Lanthier: A francophone primary school, located on Elizabeth street. It teaches kindergarten to grade 6. Trois-Portages: A francophone primary school, located on Broad street, in the lot next to École Secondaire Grande-Rivière. It teaches kindergarten to grade 6. École du Village:A francophone primary school divided into two separate buildings: Limoges and St-Paul. It teaches grades 1 through 6. Limoges (grade 1 to 3) is located on Symmes

. St-Paul (grade 4 to 6) is located on Dalhousie. Lord Aylmer School : Renamed after the amalgamation of Saint Mark's Elementary and Aylmer Elementary. The school has two campuses (located only across the street from each other). The former St. Mark's (known as the "Junior Campus") teaches students from kindergarten to grade 3. Aylmer Elementary (the "Senior Campus") teaches grades 4 to 6. Lord Aylmer Elementary has a program in English and French immersion. Located


school activities

'''Boulevard Saint-Raymond''' is a major boulevard located in Gatineau, Quebec. It starts at Boulevard Saint-Joseph and ends at Boulevard Alexandre-Tache (Boulevard Alexandre-Taché (Gatineau)) just west of the limits between the Hull (Hull, Quebec) and Aylmer (Aylmer, Quebec) sectors. Before 2003, it ended at Chemin Pink but since then it includes the former section of Chemin de la Montagne Sud. In Gatineau, Route 148 is concurrent with Autoroute 50 (Quebec Autoroute 50) from Maloney Boulevard (Boulevard Maloney (Gatineau)) until the terminus of Autoroute 50 at des Allumettières Boulevard (Boulevard des Allumettières (Gatineau)). Route 148 then continues west on des Allumettières Boulevard (Boulevard des Allumettières (Gatineau)) towards Aylmer (Aylmer, Quebec). Prior to the opening of des Allumettières Boulevard (Boulevard des Allumettières (Gatineau)) in 2007 Route 148 was concurrent with Autoroute 5 (Quebec Autoroute 5) between the Autoroute 50 junction and Saint-Raymond Boulevard (Boulevard Saint-Raymond (Gatineau)). * Pontiac (Pontiac, Quebec) * '''Gatineau''' - (''Aylmer (Aylmer, Quebec) '' '''Gatineau''' '' Masson-Angers (Masson-Angers, Quebec)'') * Lochaber-Partie-Ouest (Lochaber-Partie-Ouest, Quebec)


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, located on Broad street, this school teaches well over 2000 students, and supports an additional 100+ staff members, including teachers, administrators, janitors, and other service personnel. It is the largest secondary school in the sector. It sports a standard programme, a musical concentration programme, an artistic concentration programme, an IB Middle Years Programme, the International Programme (P.E.I), and several support programmes for students in difficulty. It also has a small community of highly active students who participate in the organization of school activities. Other secondary schools are Symmes Junior High School (grades 7 and 8) and the recently constructed École secondaire D'Arcy McGee High School (grades 9, 10 and 11), both located on Blvd. du Plateau, this is because they are joined together. Notable Aylmer individuals *Meredith Henderson Gemini Award winning actress, now living in Los Angeles, CA *Paul (Paul Duchesnay) & Isabelle Duchesnay *Polly Shannon Actress now living in Hollywood, CA. *Dean DeBlois *Merlin Bronques *Charlie Major born in Aylmer *Matthiew Klinck (Hollywood film director) born in Aylmer *Larry Archambeault born in Aylmer, former hockey player *Yannick Lupien Olympic swimmer (2000, 2004) silver medal World aquatic Montréal 2005 *Matthew Barnaby former NHL player Geographic Location '''Boulevard Saint-Raymond''' is a major boulevard located in Gatineau, Quebec. It starts at Boulevard Saint-Joseph and ends at Boulevard Alexandre-Tache (Boulevard Alexandre-Taché (Gatineau)) just west of the limits between the Hull (Hull, Quebec) and Aylmer (Aylmer, Quebec) sectors. Before 2003, it ended at Chemin Pink but since then it includes the former section of Chemin de la Montagne Sud. In Gatineau, Route 148 is concurrent with Autoroute 50 (Quebec Autoroute 50) from Maloney Boulevard (Boulevard Maloney (Gatineau)) until the terminus of Autoroute 50 at des Allumettières Boulevard (Boulevard des Allumettières (Gatineau)). Route 148 then continues west on des Allumettières Boulevard (Boulevard des Allumettières (Gatineau)) towards Aylmer (Aylmer, Quebec). Prior to the opening of des Allumettières Boulevard (Boulevard des Allumettières (Gatineau)) in 2007 Route 148 was concurrent with Autoroute 5 (Quebec Autoroute 5) between the Autoroute 50 junction and Saint-Raymond Boulevard (Boulevard Saint-Raymond (Gatineau)). * Pontiac (Pontiac, Quebec) * '''Gatineau''' - (''Aylmer (Aylmer, Quebec) '' '''Gatineau''' '' Masson-Angers (Masson-Angers, Quebec)'') * Lochaber-Partie-Ouest (Lochaber-Partie-Ouest, Quebec)


strong local

., Pink Rd. Aylmer is connected to Tunney's Pasture and Westboro in Ottawa by the Champlain Bridge (Champlain Bridge (Ottawa)), at the southeast corner. It has been proposed to build an extension from Autoroute 50 (Quebec Autoroute 50) in Gatineau that would come though Chelsea and central Aylmer to become a bridge between Deschênes and Brittania, but the plan is only tentative, mainly due to strong local opposition from the Brittania sector. Aylmer is home to an effective


artistic+concentration

, located on Broad street, this school teaches well over 2000 students, and supports an additional 100+ staff members, including teachers, administrators, janitors, and other service personnel. It is the largest secondary school in the sector. It sports a standard programme, a musical concentration programme, an artistic concentration programme, an IB Middle Years Programme, the International Programme (P.E.I), and several support programmes for students in difficulty. It also has a small community of highly active students who participate in the organization of school activities. Other secondary schools are Symmes Junior High School (grades 7 and 8) and the recently constructed École secondaire D'Arcy McGee High School (grades 9, 10 and 11), both located on Blvd. du Plateau, this is because they are joined together. Notable Aylmer individuals *Meredith Henderson Gemini Award winning actress, now living in Los Angeles, CA *Paul (Paul Duchesnay) & Isabelle Duchesnay *Polly Shannon Actress now living in Hollywood, CA. *Dean DeBlois *Merlin Bronques *Charlie Major born in Aylmer *Matthiew Klinck (Hollywood film director) born in Aylmer *Larry Archambeault born in Aylmer, former hockey player *Yannick Lupien Olympic swimmer (2000, 2004) silver medal World aquatic Montréal 2005 *Matthew Barnaby former NHL player Geographic Location '''Boulevard Saint-Raymond''' is a major boulevard located in Gatineau, Quebec. It starts at Boulevard Saint-Joseph and ends at Boulevard Alexandre-Tache (Boulevard Alexandre-Taché (Gatineau)) just west of the limits between the Hull (Hull, Quebec) and Aylmer (Aylmer, Quebec) sectors. Before 2003, it ended at Chemin Pink but since then it includes the former section of Chemin de la Montagne Sud. In Gatineau, Route 148 is concurrent with Autoroute 50 (Quebec Autoroute 50) from Maloney Boulevard (Boulevard Maloney (Gatineau)) until the terminus of Autoroute 50 at des Allumettières Boulevard (Boulevard des Allumettières (Gatineau)). Route 148 then continues west on des Allumettières Boulevard (Boulevard des Allumettières (Gatineau)) towards Aylmer (Aylmer, Quebec). Prior to the opening of des Allumettières Boulevard (Boulevard des Allumettières (Gatineau)) in 2007 Route 148 was concurrent with Autoroute 5 (Quebec Autoroute 5) between the Autoroute 50 junction and Saint-Raymond Boulevard (Boulevard Saint-Raymond (Gatineau)). * Pontiac (Pontiac, Quebec) * '''Gatineau''' - (''Aylmer (Aylmer, Quebec) '' '''Gatineau''' '' Masson-Angers (Masson-Angers, Quebec)'') * Lochaber-Partie-Ouest (Lochaber-Partie-Ouest, Quebec)


construction programs

% to the costs of the changes voted by the city of Gatineau. Prior to the merger, Aylmer's residents and municipal laws had strongly opposed extensive construction programs. Following the amalgamation, many of the sector's prized green spaces were cut down for residential construction. Ex-Aylmer neighbourhoods like Wychwood and Village Lucerne have seen their undeveloped spaces sold to contractors. As a result of this unchecked development, there is a strong resentment of the current municipal administration among Aylmer Sector citizens. '''Boulevard Saint-Raymond''' is a major boulevard located in Gatineau, Quebec. It starts at Boulevard Saint-Joseph and ends at Boulevard Alexandre-Tache (Boulevard Alexandre-Taché (Gatineau)) just west of the limits between the Hull (Hull, Quebec) and Aylmer (Aylmer, Quebec) sectors. Before 2003, it ended at Chemin Pink but since then it includes the former section of Chemin de la Montagne Sud. In Gatineau, Route 148 is concurrent with Autoroute 50 (Quebec Autoroute 50) from Maloney Boulevard (Boulevard Maloney (Gatineau)) until the terminus of Autoroute 50 at des Allumettières Boulevard (Boulevard des Allumettières (Gatineau)). Route 148 then continues west on des Allumettières Boulevard (Boulevard des Allumettières (Gatineau)) towards Aylmer (Aylmer, Quebec). Prior to the opening of des Allumettières Boulevard (Boulevard des Allumettières (Gatineau)) in 2007 Route 148 was concurrent with Autoroute 5 (Quebec Autoroute 5) between the Autoroute 50 junction and Saint-Raymond Boulevard (Boulevard Saint-Raymond (Gatineau)). * Pontiac (Pontiac, Quebec) * '''Gatineau''' - (''Aylmer (Aylmer, Quebec) '' '''Gatineau''' '' Masson-Angers (Masson-Angers, Quebec)'') * Lochaber-Partie-Ouest (Lochaber-Partie-Ouest, Quebec)

Aylmer, Quebec

'''Aylmer''' is a former city in Quebec, Canada. It became a sector of the City of Gatineau on January 1, 2002. Located on the Ottawa River and Route 148 (Quebec Route 148) it is a part of the National Capital Region (National Capital Region (Canada)). The population in 2011 was 55,113. Population calculated by combining Census Tracts 5050822.03, 5050822.04, 5050821.02, 5050821.01, 5050800.00, 5050820.00, 5050811.02, 5050811.01, 5050810.02, 5050810.01 It is named after Lord Aylmer (Matthew Whitworth-Aylmer, 5th Baron Aylmer), who was a Governor General (Governor General of Canada) of British North America and a Lieutenant Governor (Lieutenant governor) of Lower Canada from 1830 to 1835.

It bills itself as the "Recreation Capital of the National Capital", given its many golf courses, green spaces, spas, marina and bicycle paths. There is little industry in the sector, the area being mainly residential. Virtually all the major shops, services and restaurants are located along Chemin d'Aylmer. The sector's indoor swimming pool and skateboard park are also located on that road.

Aylmer's population is about 30% anglophone (English-speaking Quebecer) ; 61% francophone

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