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Pointe-Claire windmill
2010: 300th anniversary
of the mill

New brochure À la pointe claire
À la pointe claire

La revue Continuité
Press review:
Pointe-Claire in the
magazine Continuité

L'église Saint-Joachim de Pointe-Claire
Monumental architecture

2014 Pointe-Claire Calendar

The Société pour la Sauvegarde du Patrimoine de Pointe-Claire will hold its annual meeting Monday, November 18th at 7pm, at Stewart Hall (176, Lakeshore, Pointe-Claire).

We look forward to seeing you. On the agenda is a presentation of our history book Pointe-Claire 1713-2013 fundraising campaign. We will also launch our 2014 Heritage Calendar!

Join us and bring a friend to learn more about our history!

Pointe-Claire 1723-2013

We're off! Our fundraising campaign on Indiegogo has been launched!

Click here to access the page!

It's simple, fast, secure and best of all, by participating in our Indiegogo campaign, you will contribute to a magnificent project that needs you (and you will have access to exclusive and colourful items!)


Brief: Opinions and Remarks regarding the Village of Pointe-Claire, presented to Convercité (2013)

Read the brief [PDF File]

January 23, 2013Here is the brief the SSPPC wrote on the importance of the Heritage Site on La pointe claire and on the vision to be adopted by the City of Pointe-Claire in its management.
Read the brief [PDF - 340 K]

3 April 2013 The City of Pointe-Claire adopts a regulation for the creation of La pointe claire Heritage Site

Good news for the preservation and enhancement of Pointe-Claire’s heritage! On April 2nd, 2013 at a Council meeting, the City of Pointe-Claire has adopted Regulation PC-2787 on the establishment of a heritage site on La pointe claire.

It is a “historic” moment in both senses of the term, especially given that this year also marks Pointe-Claire’s tercentenary.

Read more [PDF Format - 55 K]

Pointe-Claire, then and nowDesmond Beauvais, a resident of Pointe-Claire and history buff, created the DVD "Then & Now", in which we can experience history by being transported in the past: there are about 150 old photos of important sites and places in Pointe-Claire juxtaposed to recent photographs of the same locations, with some background music.

This DVD is about 40 minutes. It is priced at $ 9.99. To order, write to:

Mr. Beauvais will donate all profits from the sale of the DVD to the completion of the book Pointe-Claire 1713-2013.

11 December 2012 An invitation to participate at the public consultation on 23 January regarding the City of Pointe-Claire heritage site project

Good news for heritage preservation! On Monday, December 3 at a Council Meeting, the City of Pointe-Claire adopted a notice of motion for the city to create a heritage site on La pointe claire

READ MORE [PDF File - 312 K]

Photos de Pointe-Claire par Jean-Charles LabelleGreeting Cards

Photos by Jean-Charles Labelle

Postal order form >>>
Maisons ancestrales de Pointe-Claire Greeting Cards
(no text)
Available in stores
in Pointe-Claire Village

<<Click to see the different models available

Postal order form >>>

Heritage Calendar 2013 - Pointe-Claire 
- Cover by Jacques Semeteys - 
 Le hameau de Pointe-Claire around 1740 - 
after historical search by Claude Arsenault Available in Pointe-Claire:
- Coopérative des Bons Voisins (247a Lakeshore)
- Pharmacie Familiprix du Village (308 Lakeshore)
- 10 000 Villages (290 Lakeshore)
- Épicerie Prette (251 Lakeshore)
- Stewart Hall (176 Lakeshore)
- Core Business centre (301 Boul. St-Jean - Plaza Pointe-Claire)

We need your help
The Société pour la Sauvegarde du Patrimoine de Pointe-Claire is working on a book on the history of our city, Pointe-Claire, 1713-2013, in honour of the tercentenary of Pointe-Claire.

See how you can contribute to this wonderful project. (PDF file)


Launch of the brochure - The Pointe-Claire Mill 1710-2010
Also available at:
Familiprix, 308, Lakeshore / Du Bord-du-Lac,
Pointe-Claire, QC H9S 4L5

It happened in Pointe-Claire!
During the summer 1910, first airplane flight over Montréal...
Read more (French only) >>> [PDF - 685 K]

4 février 2010Le 300e du moulin ignoré par Pointe-Claire
[Read the article in "Cités Nouvelles" - French only]
1 May 2009Meunier, tu dors
Le moulin de Pointe-Claire en vedette

[Read the article in "Cités Nouvelles" (French only)]
Mission de recherche sur les moulins à vent en France.
(Available in French only)
(119 pages en format PDF) [En savoir plus...]
Mission de recherche sur les moulins à vent en France - Été 2006 - Transcription des entrevues -Volume 1

Mission de recherche sur les moulins à vent en France
Été 2006
(Available in French only)

Transcription des entrevues :
Volume 1 (237 pages - PDF 1,87 Mo)
Volume 2 (212 pages - PDF 1,58 Mo)

See photos from Fonds Samuel Garceau
Click to listen to the interview on Radio-Canada website
27 November 2008Windmill restoration plan picks up speed
City, Province pledge 500,000 $ each

[Read the article from The Gazette]
2 novembre 2008Le chant du moulin
Campagne de financement à Pointe-Claire

[Read the article in Cité Nouvelles (French only)]