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Ahuntsic-Cartierville is a borough of the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The borough was created following the 2002 municipal reorganization of Montreal. It comprises two main neighbourhoods, Ahuntsic, a former village annexed to Montreal in 1910 and Cartierville, a town annexed to Montreal in 1916.
Ahuntsic-Cartierville is located in the north end of Montreal, on the banks of the Rivière des Prairies. It traces its history to the fortified Sault-au-Récollet settlement, which was established by the Sulpicians in 1696. This in turn led to the colonization of the area.
Ahuntsic-Cartierville is the fifth largest borough in Montreal by population. It had 126,891 people as of the 2011 census, accounting for 7.7% of the city of Montreal's population.
The Collège de Bois-de-Boulogne and the Collège Ahuntsic are located in Ahuntsic-Cartierville. The borough has three libraries: Ahuntsic (adults and children), Cartierville (adults and children) and De Salaberry (children's only).
The English Montreal School Board (EMSB) is in charge of English-language elementary and secondary schools in the borough of Ahuntsic-Cartierville. EMSB elementary schools include: John Caboto, Cedarcrest, Parkdale and St. Dorothy.
Sports and recreation:
Ahuntsic-Cartierville features large parks along its riverside, such as Île Perry and Parc de l'Île de la Visitation, which offer views of the river and of nearby Laval, Quebec. Marcelin Wilson Park, situated on L'Acadie Boulevard and further away from Rivière des Prairies, has an arena, a skate park, a pool, a playground, tennis courts and soccer fields. The borough is also traversed by the Route Verte, a province-wide network of bicycle paths. The Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard, located at 1000 Émile-Journault Avenue, is one of the main sport complexes in the area. The area was formerly the home of the BelmontPark amusement park.
The Orioles de Montréal baseball team of the Ligue de Baseball Élite du Québec play their home games at Marcel-Clement Field located in AhuntsicPark.