Pointe-Claire

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timezone_DST EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) utc_offset_DST −4 postal_code_type Postal code(s) (Canadian postal code) postal_code H9R, H9S (List of H postal codes of Canada) area_code 514 and 438 (Area codes 514 and 438) blank_name Highways ''' website


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Beaconsfield Golf Course, on the site of a disused quarry which supplied limestone for the construction of the Victoria Bridge (Pont Victoria) in 1860. Economy The city has a large business and industrial park spanning both sides of Quebec Autoroute 40. The manufacturing sector is the largest provider of jobs in Pointe-Claire, with 7,005 employess or 23.7 percent of employment. Employment in manufacturing has been declining, while employment has


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in the 1940's The college originally planned to build a new campus in Pointe-Claire next to Fairview Pointe-Claire. It "temporarily" moved into buildings on the Macdonald College campus that had been vacated the previous year by McGill's Faculty of Education when it moved to its downtown campus. Additional temporary facilities were rented on Hymus Boulevard in Kirkland (Kirkland, Quebec), known as the Kirkland Campus. A shuttle bus connected the two campuses. In 1973


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services are provided by the Montreal Police Department. Fire and rescue services are provided by the Montreal Fire Department. Emergency Medical Services are provided by Urgences Sante (Urgences-santé). Emergency management, such as response to storms and flooding, as well as emergency medical care at public events is provided by the Pointe Claire Volunteer Rescue Unit.


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of the United Kingdom in the 1860s and 1870s and close confidant of Queen Victoria. It is part of Greater Montreal locally referred to as the West Island. Dhavernas portrayed swimmer Marilyn Bell in the made-for-television movie ''Heart: The Marilyn Bell Story'' (1999). She trained for 2 months with the Pointe-Claire Swim Club to convincingly portray Marilyn Bell who was the first to cross 32-mile Lake Ontario in 1954. Other notable films have included a leading role in ''Edge of Madness'' (2002), and supporting roles in ''Out Cold (Out Cold (2001 film))'' (2001) and ''Lost and Delirious'' (2001). She also had a notable role on ''Law & Order'' as a closeted, gay teenager who killed her girlfriend in the episode "Girl Most Likely" (12x17). Montréal (Montréal (territory equivalent to a regional county municipality)) '''Montreal''' (V), '''Westmount (Westmount, Quebec)''' (V), Montréal-Ouest (Montréal-Ouest, Quebec) (V), '''Côte Saint-Luc (Côte Saint-Luc, Quebec)''' (V), Hampstead (Hampstead, Quebec) (V), Mount Royal (Mount Royal, Quebec) (V), Dorval (V), '''Pointe-Claire''' (V), '''Kirkland (Kirkland, Quebec)''' (V), Beaconsfield (Beaconsfield, Quebec) (V), Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec) (V), '''Dollard-des-Ormeaux''' (V) - During the 2003 provincial elections (Quebec general election, 2003), the winning Liberal Party (Quebec Liberal Party) had promised to submit the mergers to referendums. On June 20, 2004, a number of the former cities voted to demerge from Montreal and regain their municipal status, although not with all the powers they once had. The following voted to demerge: Baie-d'Urfé (Baie-d'Urfé, Quebec), Beaconsfield (Beaconsfield, Quebec), Côte Saint-Luc (Côte Saint-Luc, Quebec), Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Dorval, the uninhabited L'Île-Dorval (L'Île-Dorval, Quebec), Hampstead (Hampstead, Quebec), Kirkland (Kirkland, Quebec), Montreal East (Montreal East, Quebec), Montreal West (Montreal West, Quebec), Mount Royal (Mount Royal, Quebec), Pointe-Claire, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec), Senneville (Senneville, Quebec), and Westmount (Westmount, Quebec). The demergers were effective on January 1, 2006. The first miniature golf course in Canada was at the Maples Inn in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. The "Mapes" was constructed as a summer home in the 1890s but was renovated into a club in 1902, opened to the public in 1914, and had a miniature golf course in 1930. The popular nightspot burned in 1985. (See: West Island Chronicle, June 29, 2008.) Life and career Born in Westmount three weeks after his parents immigrated to Montreal from South Africa, Sam Roberts grew up on Cedar Avenue in Pointe-Claire, where his family moved when he was five years old. He attended St. Edmund Elementary School (St._Edmund_Elementary_School) in Beaconsfield (Beaconsfield,_Quebec), Loyola High School (Loyola High School (Montreal)) in N.D.G. and John Abbott College (John_Abbott_College) in Ste. Anne de Bellevue (Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue,_Quebec) before graduating from McGill University in Montreal. Roberts formed the band that eventually became known as ''William'' in 1993. The band's name was changed to ''Northstar'' in 1996. Although the band gained some notice in independent rock circles, they never broke through to a national audience and broke up in 1999 after failing to release an album. birth_place Pointe-Claire, QC (Quebec), CAN (Canada) draft 15th overall DATE OF BIRTH December 22, 1953 PLACE OF BIRTH Pointe-Claire, QC (Quebec), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH '''Patricia Noall''' (born June 2, 1970 in Pointe-Claire, Quebec) is a former international freestyle (Freestyle swimming) swimmer from Canada, who competed for her native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics (Swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics) in Seoul, South Korea.


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-Rigaud Line The city is also served by several bus routes operated by Société de transport de Montréal with a major terminal located at Fairview Pointe-Claire. Public Safety Municipal bylaw enforcement and animal control are provided by the city's Public Security force. Police


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, they never broke through to a national audience and broke up in 1999 after failing to release an album. Roberts' bandmate George Donoso went on to significant success in indie rock circles with The Dears but Roberts struggled for several years afterward. DATE OF BIRTH 1974-10-02 PLACE OF BIRTH Pointe-Claire


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of the United Kingdom in the 1860s and 1870s and close confidant of Queen Victoria. It is part of Greater Montreal locally referred to as the West Island. Dhavernas portrayed swimmer Marilyn Bell in the made-for-television movie ''Heart: The Marilyn Bell Story'' (1999). She trained for 2 months with the Pointe-Claire Swim Club to convincingly portray Marilyn Bell who was the first to cross 32-mile Lake Ontario in 1954. Other notable films have included a leading

role in ''Edge of Madness'' (2002), and supporting roles in ''Out Cold (Out Cold (2001 film))'' (2001) and ''Lost and Delirious'' (2001). She also had a notable role on ''Law & Order'' as a closeted, gay teenager who killed her girlfriend in the episode "Girl Most Likely" (12x17). Montréal (Montréal (territory equivalent to a regional county municipality)) '''Montreal''' (V), '''Westmount (Westmount, Quebec)''' (V), Montréal-Ouest, Quebec


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playgrounds, 19 soccer pitches, 7 outdoor swimming pools, 24 tennis courts, 10 outdoor skating rinks, and five shoreline areas. Large green spaces include: * The public Terra-Cotta Natural Park which is a natural green space of 39 hectares, with six kilometers of paths. From 1912 to 1962, a clay deposit on the site


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was exploited by the Montréal Terra Cotta and Lumber Co. The clay, mixed with sawdust, was baked on site to produce hollow tiles used in construction. * The Last Post Fund National Field of Honour, a National Historic Site of Canada, which is open to the public. * The private

Catholic and Protestant school boards were replaced with a secular, lingustically based system. He remained in Montreal until his death in 1849. He was originally buried at the Papineau military cemetery in Montreal. However, the graves had to be moved because they were in the way of building a new access ramp to the Jacques-Cartier bridge. Sir Benjamin d'Urban's remains now rest at the Last Post Fund National Field of Honour, a military cemetery owned by the Last Post Fund in Pointe

to 278. right thumb Léo Major's headstone at Last Post Fund National Field of Honour (Image:Pierre tombale de Léo Major.jpg), Pointe-Claire, Québec, Canada Following in his father's footsteps, Dr. Jack Thuna became a Master Herbalist and a practicing Homeopathic Doctor (Physician). He founded Emerson College of Herbology in the mid 1950s in order to spread his families understanding of the natural healing elements of herbs to others of like mind. The course of study

Pointe-Claire

'''Pointe-Claire''' is an on-island suburb (Greater Montreal) of Montreal in Quebec, Canada. Pointe-Claire is largely residential in character, but is also the site of a lot of economic activity, such as retail activity, light manufacturing, various corporate offices, and a hospital. The symbol of the town is the Pointe-Claire Windmill.

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