The City of Côte Saint-Luc is the third largest municipality on the island of Montreal. Its sports and recreation programs, 28 parks, and modern library make it an attractive residential community in the west end.
Côte Saint-Luc has been a leader in health and safety issues, becoming one of the first municipalities in Quebec to ban pesticides and require bicycle helmets. It is the only municipality in Quebec to have a volunteer first responder service, which was formed almost 30 years ago. In 2006, it became one of the first cities in the province to introduce a Citizens on Patrol program. Côte Saint-Luc is a bilingual municipality with a diverse, predominantly English-speaking population and has been a leader on human rights issues.
The city is administered by a mayor and eight city councillors for a term of four years. The city council is assisted by a dynamic management team. The city’s focus is on delivering the best possible services while maintaining tight controls over its finances.
- Population: 31,395
- Number of households: 13,535
- Median age: 49
- Registered electors: 22,000
- City area: 6.95 km2
- Percentage of rented dwellings: 50.6%
- Percentage of owned dwellings: 49.4%