The Ahuntsic-Cartierville electoral geography is divided into four (4) electoral districts.
A division based on the socio-economic maps and profiles of the population in Ahuntsic-Cartierville provided by the latest Statistics Canada five-year census.
Ahuntsic-Cartierville is located in the northwest of the Island of Montreal. The borough shares its borders with the Rivière-des-Prairies as well as with five other boroughs. Ahuntsic-Cartierville is the sixth largest borough of the City of Montreal.
The main characteristics of Ahuntsic-Cartierville reside in the quality of its residential neighbourhoods, in the beauty of its patrimonial buildings and areas, and in its many natural landscapes and blue and green heritage.
The residential neighbourhoods of Ahuntsic-Cartierville are famous for their single or multi-family dwellings in some areas, as well as for their duplexes, triplexes and quadraplexes in other areas.
The predominance of green spaces on many residential streets, the network of parks and bicycle lanes and the vitality of many of the local commercial areas highly contribute to the quality of life of its residents.
Four (4) polling subdivisions maps are available, one for each of the four (4) electoral districts of the Ahuntsic-Cartierville borough.
On November 5, 2017, the residents of the borough will vote for the following three (3) elective offices as per the Elector's Manual provided by Élections Montréal.
Municipal counsellors are key players in developing a vision for the future, mostly in terms of economic development, environment, culture and regional planning.
Their role is to represent the population of Ahuntsic-Cartierville, defend the interests of its residents and make sure the services that are offered meet all their needs.
The borough council of Ahuntsic-Cartierville is composed of five (5) electoral officials.
In specific terms, the role of your borough council and borough councillors comprises many duties and responsibilities including those expressly related to your borough.
The Gouin Boulevard, the longest road on the Island, the Sault-au-Récollet and Île-de-la-Visitation heritage sites, the Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur, an important teaching hospital founded in 1898, woodlands such as Saint-Sulpice, the Bois-de-Liesse and the Bois-de-Saraguay are some of the beautiful features offered by the borough.
Important and interesting employers are located in Ahuntsic-Cartierville. Among them, the Acadie-Chabanel cluster specialised in the fashion industry, the Central Market and its impressive amount of commercial square feet and various education institutions and health and social services.
However, and in spite of the general quality of the environment, local elected officials have a few problems to fix. Among other things, the quality of the habitat in certain areas needs to be improved, traffic on main roads in industrial sectors needs to be better controlled, air traffic over the territory is a source of disturbance and certain commercial areas need to be revitalised.
Ahuntsic-Cartierville Electoral Geography by Rachel Louise Barry