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If you are looking for a home in the northern ring of Montreal, Mirabel should be at the top of your list. With its harmonious combination of urban living and rural charm, Mirabel is a city that offers many advantages.

Mirabel, a city to choose, a future to succeed!

Located in the Lower Laurentians, the city of Mirabel was created in 1971 by the merger of 14 municipalities, making it one of the largest cities in the region, with a territory of 477 km2. However, despite its size, the city has managed to preserve its rural charm, offering a high quality of life to its residents. Speaking of residents, the City of Mirabel has a population of more than 61,100 people (2022), with an average age of only 37 years.

A host of activities are available to you, such as shopping, biking, skating, discovering gourmet products, go-karting, golfing, horseback riding and even helicopter tours. In addition, there are many parks and green spaces where you can relax or practice your favorite sports. Mirabel is also known for its many large-scale events held throughout the year on its territory. Finally, Mirabel is also very well located, with easy access to highways 15 and 50 and to public transportation, making it a convenient choice for people working in Laval, Montreal or Saint-Jérôme.

Postcard by Philias Coulombe ~1910. Did you know that the City of Mirabel has the oldest Catholic church still in existence in the former seigneury of Blainville? In fact, the inauguration of the church of Saint-Janvier in 1863 precedes that of the current Sainte-Thérèse-d'Avila church by more than twenty years! It must be said that Saint-Janvier was the first parish to be separated from Sainte-Thérèse-de-Blainville in 1845 (Source: Société d'histoire et de généalogie des Mille-Îles)

50 years of existence

Mirabel celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2022. On January 1, 1971, the city of Sainte-Scholastique was created by splitting part of the city of Sainte-Thérèse-Ouest and merging the following thirteen municipalities: Parish of Saint-Augustin, Village of Saint-Augustin, Parish of Saint-Benoît, Village of Saint-Benoît, Parish of Saint-Canut, Parish of Saint-Antoine-des-Laurentides, Parish of Saint-Hermas, Parish of Saint-Janvier-de-Blainville, Municipality of Saint-Janvier-de-la-Croix, Parish of Saint-Jérusalem-d'Argenteuil, Parish of Sainte-Monique, Parish of Sainte-Scholastique, and Village of Sainte-Scholastique. On January 27, 1973, the town of Sainte-Scholastique changed its name to Mirabel.

On the one hand, there are homes for all tastes and budgets, from reasonably priced condos and semi-detached houses to the luxurious mansions of the chic Fontainebleau district. On the other hand, 40% of the territory is made up of natural environments, while residential projects are integrated into recreational sites. In addition, the city offers a safe and friendly environment that is neither too small nor too large. The speed limit is set at 30 km/h, except on main arteries. The crime rate is very low. The increase in population has also stimulated many businesses to locate here and the tax revenue is invested directly in services to citizens. Can we expect more?

The history of the area includes the name Mirabel, which is said to have been chosen for a farm in the 1870s. According to legend, local elders were encouraged to name their farms to facilitate mail delivery. A Scottish major who had two daughters named Myriam and Isabelle named his farm Mirabel. Later, in 1886, the federal government gave the Canadian Pacific Railway the responsibility of carrying the mail. A post office was opened at the corner of Côte Saint-Louis and Rang Saint-Hyacinthe, where the mail was transported from the Saint-Hermas station on Rang Saint-Hyacinthe. This post office was officially named Mirabel, which suggests that it is mainly him who is at the origin of the name Mirabel.

Source: P199 - Wikipedia

Mirabel, highlights on social and community life

  • The second most populous city in the Laurentian region, after Saint-Jérôme, is the 17th largest city in Quebec and ranks 94th in the top 100 Canadian cities.
  • There are 14 elementary schools and one high school. The City also offers many post-secondary and vocational training opportunities.
  • Close to CEGEPs (Collège Lionel-Groulx and Cégep de Saint-Jérôme) and universities (UQO in Saint-Jérôme, UQAM and Université de Montréal, etc.)
  • 6 libraries.
  • 3 arenas.
  • Equestrian centers, snowmobile and ATV trails, historical circuit and much more.
  • 80 organizations (community, sports, cultural, leisure, family, etc.).
  • 9 golf courses.
  • 160 kilometers of bicycle paths.
  • 6 youth islands.
  • 1 family house and 1 seniors' house.
  • 106 parks and green spaces - 2 regional parks: Bois-de-Belle-Rivière regional educational park and Domaine Vert park.
  • Public transportation network, Exo - Secteur Laurentides, which connects Saint-Jérôme to Laval (Concorde metro), crosses the Saint-Janvier sector and stations at Mirabel, Saint-Jérôme-Montréal commuter trains (Mirabel is one hour from Montréal by train).
  • Door-to-door paratransit service.
  • Railway network and commuter train (EXO) which pass on the territory and which has its own station, in the Saint-Janvier sector.

The Domaine Vert Park is a forest park located in an urban environment. Its vocation is outdoor, and respect for the environment is fundamental. The activities offered are intended for families, school groups and businesses. Motorized vehicles, ATVs and snowmobiles are prohibited. This park plays the role of a regional park and accepts residents of Blainville, Boisbriand, Mirabel and Sainte-Thérèse.

Mirabel, highlights on the economic life

  • On the commercial front, Mirabell residents benefit from the Méga Centre Premium Outlets Montréal located in Mirabel and a wide range of local businesses to meet all their needs.
  • Mirabel is one of 17 RCMs with rates above 80% and has the second best economic vitality index among the 104 RCMs in Quebec.
  • 87% of the territory is reserved for agricultural activities: there are 350 farms and 1 270 jobs with a market value of $843 million and an overall income of $112 million (2016).
  • World-class aerospace cluster of 40 companies with over 6,500 jobs. The aeronautics cluster offers a potential of 35 million square feet of available space.
  • International airport operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with two runways of 12 000 feet in length used in particular for the transport of goods by over 20 carriers.
  • Mirabel's industrial activity is spread over six industrial parks. The parks are located near or at the international airport - and each offers quality sites and the services needed to run a business.
  • There are 2 000 companies and 21 500 jobs in the area.
  • Competitive tax rates for industrial and commercial
  • 27 international subsidiaries that represent 1.3% of the number of companies, but 30% of local jobs with a combined average annual revenue of $4.0 billion.

Mirabel stands out in particular for the organization of its major events: Fête des neiges, le Temps des sucres, exhibitions of organizations, the event Courir à notre santé, the Marché du terroir de Mirabel, the Vari-Été shows, Mirabel en fête, Mirabel fête l'érable du Québec and an annual photo contest. (Source: Journal L'écho de la Rive-Nord)

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