Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
February 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia




Dorion, a town in western Quebec, situated on the bank of the Ottawa river, opposite Isle Parrot. It is the point of divergence of the highways leading from Montreal to Toronto and to Ottawa. Created a village in 1891, it was incorporated as a town in 1916.

Source: W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 227.

© 2005 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College