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Dorval is a city in southwestern Quebec, Canada in the western part of the Island of Montreal; pop. 17,706 (Canada 2001 Census). ... The Island of Montreal (in French, île de Montréal), in extreme southwestern Quebec, Canada, is located at the confluence of the Saint Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers. ... The Canada 2001 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population. ...


The history of Dorval dates back more than 300 years to 1665 when Sulpician priests established a mission on the outskirts of what was then called Ville-Marie. Originally named Gentilly, it was later renamed la Présentation de la Vierge Marie and finally Dorval, which was incorporated as a village in 1892, a town in 1903, and a city in 1956.


As with many other settlements on the Island of Montreal, the railroad, which came to Dorval in 1855, was highly instrumental in attracting many wealthier families, mostly English speaking, in search of a summer refuge in proximity to their downtown residence and place of work. From 12,853 residents in 1955, Dorval numbers today more than 17,500. L'Île Dorval, colonized in 1860 and located less than one kilometre offshore from Dorval, is a summer cottage community which has only two permanent residents and remains a pristine environment.


On January 1, 2002 Dorval, as an entity, was dissolved by the province of Quebec via Bill 170 (Municipal Territorial Organization), and recreated as a borough of the City of Montreal. The city voted to separate from Montreal to become an independant city once more. January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Concordia Salus (Salvation through harmony) Ville de Montréal, Québec, Canada Location. ...


Dorval is the location of Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, one of Montreal's two international airports. Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (Aéroport international Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau de Montréal) or Montreal-Trudeau for short, is an international airport serving Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...


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City of Dorval - Welcome to the City of Dorval (192 words)
Dorval, November 8, 2007 - Presentation of the Annual Report on the Financial Situation of the City of Dorval
Dorval, July 20, 2007 - Dorval Honours the 100
On its page, you will find information concerning Council decisions, programs, by-laws, as well as a number of quick links to a library of the most frequently referred to by-law and to other pages, which may be of interest to you.
Dorval Mortgages (190 words)
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** Total national contribution of Dorval mortgages in the past 5 years is currently 0.04% with a projected target of 0.04%.
Over 100% of the mortgage applicants are either married or living common-law, while only 0% are single, separated or divorced.
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