Saint-Pierre

In 1611, Samuel de CHAMPLAIN first made a reference to a small river that would later be named Rivière Saint-Pierre. A small community developed and this waterway made possible the construction of a large number of flour mills and sawmills.


Saint-Pierre

 Saint-Pierre, Qué, is located on the island of Montréal, and is part of the Montréal Urban Community. Incorporated as a city in 1908, Saint-Pierre became part of the city of Lachine in 2000.

In 1611, Samuel de CHAMPLAIN first made a reference to a small river that would later be named Rivière Saint-Pierre. A small community developed and this waterway made possible the construction of a large number of flour mills and sawmills. In the early 1900s, the city's economy continued to be based on industry. After World War II the commerce and service sectors developed.