The Village de Senneville was founded in 1679 by French Europeans. In 2006 the Village de-merged from the City of Montreal and, in 2017 a new Senneville Town Hall was built on Senneville Road where town hall meetings now take place.
Senneville is the proud host of a migratory bird sanctuary created under the Migratory Birds Convention Act of 1994 and administered by the Canadian Wildlife Service.
Disrupting, harming or destroying migratory birds and their nests is strictly forbidden especially during critical periods such as nesting, breeding and migration. It is also highly forbidden to let a dog or a cat circulate freely in a migratory bird sanctuary.
In Senneville, 80% of the local population can hold a conversation in French and in English. French being the official language in the Province of Quebec and French and English being the two official languages in Canada.
A Village where local residents also speak German, Arabic, Italian, Chinese, Polish, Spanish and Romanian. As for Aboriginal Peoples, recent statistics indicate that no members of the First Nations, the Métis or the Inuit settled in the Village of Senneville.
A Village where 88% of the local residents are owners and 12% are tenants and where private dwellings are first divided into two categories, that is 0% condominiums and 100% other dwellings.
Among those other dwellings, detached houses account for 89%, semi-detached houses account for 6%, duplex houses account for 3% and buildings with less than 5 stories account for 2%.
In the Village of Senneville, the majority of the population is non-immigrant and accounts for 72%, the immigrant population accounts for 26% and the non permanent residents account for only 2% (*).
(*) Technically and according to Statistics Canada: "non-permanent residents (NPRs) are persons who have been legally granted the right to live in Canada on a temporary basis under the authority of a temporary resident permit, along with members of their family living with them".
The Village de Senneville is surrounded by the borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro and by the Town of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue and is definitely worth visiting or moving in or working in...