Lachine was a city on the Island of Montreal in southwestern Quebec, Canada. Quebec (kwɨˈbɛk Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page It is now a borough within the city of Montreal. A borough is an Administrative division of various countries In principle the term borough designates a self-governing Township although in practice Montreal, or Montréal in French ( pronounced in French, in English) is the largest city in the Canadian province of Quebec
The borough is located in the southwest portion of the island of Montreal, at the inlet of the Lachine Canal, between the borough of LaSalle, and the city of Dorval. The Lachine Canal ( Canal de Lachine in French) is a Canal passing through the southwestern part of the Island of Montreal, Quebec, It was a separate city until municipal mergers on January 1, 2002 and did not demerge on January 1, 2006 . Merger and demerger Until 2001, the Island of Montreal was divided into 28 municipalities the city of Montreal proper and 27 independent municipalities New Year See also New Year The Ancient Romans began their consular year on January 1st since 153 BC See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. New Year See also New Year The Ancient Romans began their consular year on January 1st since 153 BC Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar.
The borough is bordered to the northwest by the city of Dorval to the northeast by Saint-Laurent, to the east by Côte-Saint-Luc, Montreal West and a narrow salient of Le Sud-Ouest, and to the south by LaSalle. Dorval (dɔrˈvæl is a city in southwestern Quebec, Canada, in the southwestern part of the Island of Montreal; pop Saint-Laurent is a former city on the Island of Montreal in southwestern Quebec, Canada. Côte Saint-Luc is a municipality in the province of Quebec, Canada, situated in Montreal 's West End Montreal West (French Montréal-Ouest) is a town in southwestern Quebec, Canada on the Island of Montreal. Le Sud-Ouest is a borough of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. LaSalle is a borough ( Arrondissement) of the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Its western limit is the shore of Lac Saint-Louis and the Saint Lawrence River. Lake Saint-Louis, or in French fr Lac Saint-Louis, is a Lake in extreme southwestern Quebec, Canada, adjoining the Saint Lawrence River (in French: fleuve Saint-Laurent; Kahnawáˀkye in Tuscarora, Kaniatarowanenneh meaning big waterway
It has an area of 17. 83 km² and a population of 41,391.
Autoroute 20 passes through Lachine, which is also served by the Lachine commuter train station. French ( français,) is a Romance language spoken around the world by 118 million people as a native language and by about 180 to 260 million people English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States Autoroute 20 (also called Autoroute Jean-Lesage, Autoroute du Souvenir or the Two and Twenty) is an important Autoroute in Quebec
Most noticeable of Lachine's features is the Lachine Canal and its recreational facilities, including the Lachine Canal National Historic Site. The Lachine Canal ( Canal de Lachine in French) is a Canal passing through the southwestern part of the Island of Montreal, Quebec, The Lachine Canal ( Canal de Lachine in French) is a Canal passing through the southwestern part of the Island of Montreal, Quebec, Around the canal's inlet, in the southern part of the borough, are located The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site, René Lévesque Park (on a long peninsula extending into Lac Saint-Louis), and the Musée de Lachine, which has collections of modern outdoor sculpture both on its own grounds, in René Lévesque Park, and in other sites throughout the borough. The Fur Trade at Lachine National Historic Site of Canada ( Lieu historique national de la Commerce-de-la-Fourrure-à-Lachine) is a historic building located in the The term public art properly refers to works of Art in any media that has been planned and executed with the specific intention of being sited Other historic buildings are also located near the canal's inlet.
Lachine has seen rejuvenation in recent years with the development of condominiums. Local shops have historically had a high turn-around rate, but due to gentrification this community's economic situation is improving.
Lachine, apparently from French la Chine (China), is often said to have been named in 1669 in mockery of its then owner Robert Cavelier de La Salle, who explored the interior of North America, trying to find a passage to Asia. China ( Wade-Giles ( Mandarin) Chung¹kuo² is a cultural region, an ancient Civilization, and depending on perspective a National René Robert Cavelier Sieur de La Salle, or Robert de LaSalle ( November 22, 1643 &ndash March 19, 1687) was a French When he returned unsuccessful, he and his men were derisively named les Chinois (Chinese). The name was adopted when the parish of Saints-Anges-de-la-Chine was created in 1678, with the form Lachine appearing with the opening of a post office in 1829. For the game see 1829 (board game. Year 1829 ( MDCCCXXIX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display 
On August 5th, 1689, more than 1500 Mohawk warriors raided the small village and burned it to the ground in retaliation for the ravaging of the Seneca lands by governor Denonville and his men. Mohawk ( Kanienkeh, Kanienkehaka or Kanien’Kahake, meaning "People of the Flint" are an indigenous people of North America The Seneca are a group of indigenous people native to North America. The Governor of New France was the Viceroy of the King of France in North America Jacques-Rene de Brisay de Denonville Marquis de Denonville ( 10 December 1637 &ndash 22 September 1710) was Governor of New France The Lachine massacre left 80 dead and terrorized the other French colonists living on the island of Montreal, and more massacres of this kind were to take place on the island during the following decade. The Lachine massacre occurred when fifteen hundred Mohawk warriors attacked by surprise the small three hundred seventy-five inhabitant settlement of Lachine
Lachine was incorporated as a city in 1872. Year 1872 ( MDCCCLXXII) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap year In 1999, it merged with the town of Saint-Pierre, Quebec before being merged into Montreal in 2002. Year 1999 ( MCMXCIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar) Ville Saint-Pierre is a small Neighbourhood of the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, located in the Borough of Lachine. See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. Its logo, during its municipality days, is still in use as of today.
The entire borough is located within the federal riding of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine, and within the provincial electoral district of Marquette. Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Lachine (formerly known as Lachine—Notre-Dame-de-Grâce) is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that
The current borough mayor is Claude Dauphin. Claude Dauphin (born December 17 1953 in Lachine Quebec) is a lawyer and politician in the province of Quebec, Canada.
The borough is divided into three districts:
The current borough councillors are Claude Dauphin and Jane Cowell-Poitras; the additional borough councillor is Bernard Blanchet. Claude Dauphin (born December 17 1953 in Lachine Quebec) is a lawyer and politician in the province of Quebec, Canada. Bernard Blanchet (born 1 December, 1943 in Saint-Mars-la-Jaille) is a French former professional Football (soccer player The official fleet vehicle of the Lachine borough is a white Ford Aerostar.
Additional borough councillors are Bernard Blanchet, Jean-François Cloutier and Elizabeth Verge.