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La Peltrie


Description of the electoral division

(Explanatory note)

The division of La Peltrie comprises the following municipalities: Fossambault-sur-le-Lac (V), Lac-Saint-Joseph (V), L’Ancienne-Lorette (V), Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier (V), Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier (M) and Shannon (M).

It also comprises the part of the Ville de Québec situated in the borough of La Haute-Saint-Charles and bounded as follows: the limit of the Ville de Québec, the autoroute Henri-IV (573), the overhead electric power line, the rue du Petit-Vallon, the rue Monseigneur-Cooke and its extension, the boulevard de l’Ormière and the boundary of the borough of La Haute-Saint-Charles.

Lastly, it comprises the part of the Ville de Québec that corresponds to the part of the borough of Sainte-Foy–Sillery–Cap-Rouge situated east of the route de l’Aéroport.



List of abbreviations

Total area

774,1 km2

Registered electors
(General Election of April 7, 2014)

55 695 electors


History of the electoral division

(Explanatory notes)

1980 The electoral division of LA PELTRIE is created. It is made up of:

a part of the previous electoral division of Chauveau
(34 088 electors).
1985 The new electoral division of LA PELTRIE is made up of:
  • a part of the previous electoral division of La Peltrie
    (36 522 electors);
  • a part of the previous electoral division of Louis-Hébert
    (0 elector);
  • a part of the previous electoral division of Vanier
    (0 elector).
1988 The new electoral division of LA PELTRIE is made up of:
  • a part of the previous electoral division of La Peltrie
    (43 410 electors);
  • a part of the previous electoral division of Vanier
    (0 elector).
1992 The new electoral division of LA PELTRIE is made up of:
  • a part of the previous electoral division of La Peltrie
    (43 361 electors);
  • a part of the previous electoral division of Louis-Hébert
    (0 elector);
  • a part of the previous electoral division of Vanier
    (0 elector).
2001 The new electoral division of LA PELTRIE is made up of:
  • a part of the previous electoral division of Chauveau
    (14 858 electors);
  • a part of the previous electoral division of La Peltrie
    (34 032 electors).
2011 The new electoral division of LA PELTRIE comprises
  • Part of the former electoral division of La Peltrie (37,472 electors); 
  • Part of the former electoral division of Portneuf (5,272 electors); 
  • Part of the former electoral division of Chauveau (4,411 electors); and 
  • Part of the former electoral division of Vanier (1,760 electors). 

Socioeconomic files

(Update March 2014)

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Socioeconomic files for La Peltrie (in French)
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