Location of Lavallée
|Intercommunality||Communauté de communes entre Aire et Meuse|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Michel Moreau|
|12.58 km2 (4.86 sq mi)|
|• Density||7.6/km2 (20/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||291–383 m (955–1,257 ft) |
(avg. 304 m or 997 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
For the village in Victoria, Australia see Bonnie Doon, VictoriaBonnie Doon is a neighbourhood in south-central Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The western part of Bonnie Doon was a part of the City of Strathcona, starting in 1907 and became a part of Edmonton when Strathcona and Edmonton merged in 1912. The rest of the land in the neighbourhood was annexed by Edmonton the following year."Bonnie Doon" is a phrase in a Robbie Burns poem, and refers to the beautiful Doon river in Scotland. Ontario-born Alexander Cameron Rutherford who was of Scottish descent put the name on land he owned east of Mill Creek. Later the name spread to what is now the entire neighbourhood of Bonnie Doon.
It is the heart of Edmonton's Franco-Albertan community and hosts the only francophone university west of Manitoba, the University of Alberta's Campus Saint-Jean, which is located north of Whyte Avenue on Rue Marie-Anne Gaboury (91 Street) and the only Francophone high school west of Winnipeg, École Maurice-Lavallée.
The neighbourhood is also home to one of Edmonton's earliest shopping malls, Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre.
The neighbourhood extends from the North Saskatchewan River Valley in the north to Whyte (82) Avenue in the south, and Mill Creek Ravine in the west to Connors Road in the north-east and 83 Street in the east.
There are two schools in the neighbourhood: Rutherford Elementary School and École Maurice-Lavallée.
Surrounding neighbourhoods include: Strathearn to the north, Idylwylde and Holyrood to the east, and King Edward Park to the south. These neighbourhoods are sometimes collectively referred to as the Bonnie Doon area. In the river valley to the north of Bonnie Doon is the neighbourhood of Cloverdale.
The community is represented by the Bonnie Doon Community League, established in 1918, which maintains a community hall and an outdoor rink located at 93 Street and 92 Avenue.Calixa-Lavallée, Quebec
Calixa-Lavallée, named for the composer of the same name, is an off-island suburb of Montreal, in southwestern Quebec, Canada, east of Montreal in the Marguerite-D'Youville Regional County Municipality. The population as of the Canada 2011 Census was 504.
On December 6, 2014, Calixa-Lavallée changed from parish municipality to a (regular) municipality.Calixa-Lavallée Award
The Calixa-Lavallée Award (French: Prix Calixa-Lavallée) is a music award created in 1959. It is granted by the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Society of Montreal (SSJBM) to a Quebecer having distinguished him or herself in the field of music. It was named after musician Calixa Lavallée, composer of the Canadian national anthem, "O Canada".Calixa Lavallée
Calixa Lavallée (December 28, 1842 – January 21, 1891) was a French-Canadian-American musician and Union Army band musician during the American Civil War. He is best known for composing the music for "O Canada," which officially became the national anthem of Canada in 1980, after a vote in the Senate and the House of Commons. The same 1980 Act of Parliament also changed some of the English lyrics. A slight alteration to the English lyrics was made again in 2018. The original French lyrics and the music, however, have remained unchanged since 1880.Carole Lavallée
Carole Lavallée (born January 23, 1954 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian politician.
A businesswoman, communication consultant, communicator, and a journalist, Lavallée was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the Canadian federal election, 2004. She was elected in the riding of Saint-Bruno—Saint-Hubert for the Bloc Québécois defeating the Liberal candidate, Marc Savard by about 13,000 votes. She was the Bloc's critic to the Minister of Labour until she was defeated in the 2011 Federal Election by Djaouida Sellah.Degloving
A degloving injury is a type of avulsion in which an extensive section of skin is completely torn off the underlying tissue, severing its blood supply. It is named by analogy to the process of removing a glove.Jordan Smotherman
Jordan LaVallée Smotherman (born May 11, 1986) is an American professional ice hockey winger. He is currently playing with the Belfast Giants in the Elite Ice Hockey League.Lise Lavallée
Lise Lavallée is a Canadian politician. She is the member of the Quebec National Assembly for the Coalition Avenir Québec in the riding of Repentigny, having been elected in the 2014 Quebec election.Louis-Arsène Lavallée
Louis-Arsène Lavallée (2 February 1861 at Berthier-en-Haut, Province of Canada – 19 November 1936 at Montreal) was a Mayor of Montreal, Canada.
His education was first at the Collège de Joliette, then at Université Laval's Montreal campus for law studies (which is today the Université de Montréal). He was formally installed as a lawyer in 1884.
Lavallée worked with Hormidas Laporte to create the Alliance Nationale insurance company in 1892. After an unsuccessful campaign at the St. James riding in the 1896 federal election, Lavallée became a Montreal local councillor, since 1900 for the Saint-Jacques ward then in 1904 at La Fontaine ward. In 1912, he was elected Mayor of Montreal and served that role until the 1914 election.
During his local political career, Lavallée promoted consolidation and amalgamation of municipalities towards a larger Montreal government and saw annexation of municipalities such as Côte-des-Neiges during that time.Rachel Seaman
Rachel Seaman (born Rachel Lavallée January 14, 1986 in Kapuskasing, Ontario) is a Canadian race walker. She competed in the 20 kilometres walk event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
She began race walking at age 14 but decided to focus on the event at 18. A year later, she won the 2005 Pan American Race Walking Cup Junior championship. Her first experience internationally at the senior level was the 2006 IAAF World Race Walking Cup, which is where she met future husband, American race walker and coach Tim Seaman. The couple was married October 31, 2009. She now lives and trains with him in Chula Vista, California.She set her first Canadian record in the 20 km walk at the 2011 USATF Masters Championships, the St. Patrick's Day 20K in Huntington Beach, California. As she has improved her personal best, she has improved the record several times. Her current record is 1:29:54, set March 15, 2015 at the Asian Race Walking Championships in Nomi, Japan. Her split time at 15 km is also the national record. She has also added Canadian Indoor records in the 1 mile walk 6:17.29 and 3000 metres walk 12:23.84.Repentigny (provincial electoral district)
Repentigny is a provincial electoral district in the Lanaudière region of Quebec, Canada, that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec. It consists of the municipality of Saint-Sulpice and part of the city of Repentigny.
It was created for the 2012 election from part of the L'Assomption electoral district.Roch Thériault
Roch Thériault (May 16, 1947 – February 26, 2011) was a Canadian cult leader who led the small religious group the Ant Hill Kids in Burnt River, Ontario, between 1977 and 1989. Thériault, a self-proclaimed prophet under the name Moïse, founded the doomsday cult in Quebec based on Seventh-day Adventist Church beliefs. Thériault maintained multiple wives and concubines, impregnating all female members as a religious requirement, and fathering 26 children. Thériault's followers, including 12 adults and 22 children, lived under his totalitarian rule at the commune and were subject to severe physical and sexual abuse.
Thériault was arrested for assault in 1989, dissolving the cult, and was convicted for murder in 1993 for the death of follower Solange Boilard. He had previously killed an infant named Samuel Giguère, while two of his disciples, Geraldine Gagné Auclair and Gabrielle Nadeau, died following homeopathic treatments administered to them by Thériault. Thériault received a life sentence, which he was serving when he was murdered at Dorchester Penitentiary in 2011. Thériault, along with Robert Pickton, Clifford Olson and Paul Bernardo, has been considered one of Canada's most notorious criminals since the 1980s.Saint-Bruno—Saint-Hubert
Saint-Bruno—Saint-Hubert (formerly known as Saint-Hubert) was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1988 to 2015. Its population in 2001 was 99,755.StubHub
StubHub is an online ticket exchange company owned by eBay, which provides services for buyers and sellers of tickets for sports, concerts, theater and other live entertainment events. It has grown from the largest secondary-market ticket marketplace in the United States into the world's largest ticket marketplace. While the company does not currently disclose its financials, in 2015 it had over 16 million unique visitors and nearly 10 million live events per month.The San Francisco-located company was founded in 2000 by Eric Baker and Jeff Fluhr, both former Stanford Business School students and investment bankers. The president of StubHub as of April 2018 is Sukhinder Singh Cassidy. Other executives include Perkins Miller, Matt Swann, and Anne Robie. Founder Eric Baker left StubHub in 2004. StubHub was acquired by eBay in January 2007.
ABC has stated that StubHub has "become the ticket scalper of the digital age, the ultimate middleman to shake up the way people interact to buy and sell tickets to almost any concert, theatre performance or sporting event." StubHub has become a major sponsor in sports and entertainment. In December 2015, StubHub had more than 120 partners, mostly entertainment venues and sports teams.Sellers post available tickets at any price they choose. A range of tickets are listed, mainly sporting, concert, theater, and other live entertainment events. Unlike other online ticket resellers, such as Craigslist (free) and eBay (up front price per listing), StubHub takes a commission after the sale takes place. StubHub.co.uk was launched in March 2012, and operates from London.
In September 2015, StubHub launched in Germany. StubHub.de mainly operates from Berlin.
In November 2017 the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) revealed that 30-year-old Julien Lavallee from Montreal, Canada, who has built up a multimillion-dollar international bulk ticket reselling business using StubHub's website, is one of StubHub's Top Sellers.Ulmus 'Pyramidalis Bertini'
The elm cultivar Ulmus 'Pyramidalis Bertini' was listed by Lavallée without description in 1877 as Ulmus campestris var. pyramidalis Bertini. Considered "possibly Ulmus carpinifolia" (: U. minor) by Green.Ulmus 'Sericea'
The elm cultivar Ulmus 'Sericea' was first listed by Lavallée  in Arboretum Segrezianum 236, 1877, as Ulmus campestris var. sericea, but without description. Deemed "possibly U. carpinifolia" (:minor) by GreenUlmus minor 'Lanuginosa'
The Field Elm cultivar Ulmus minor 'Lanuginosa' was mentioned (as Ulmus suberosa var. lanuginosa) by Lavallée  in Arboretum Segrezianum 236. 1877, but without description.École Maurice-Lavallée
École Maurice-Lavallée is a high school in the Bonnie Doon neighbourhood of south-central Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It provides catholic francophone education to Grade 10-12 students.École secondaire Calixa-Lavallée
École secondaire Calixa-Lavallée is a secondary school in Montréal-Nord, Montreal, Quebec, operated by the Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de-l'Île (CSPÎ).As of 2009 some students were recent immigrants from Haiti. Many students came from a background of poverty. Caroline Touzin of La Presse stated that many students said openly that they wanted to become procurers of prostitutes ("pimps" if male). According to Touzin, the teachers have the school "tattooed on their hearts" despite the socioeconomic challenges there.