Sunday, November 1, 2009

History of Quartier Vanier (Ottawa)

It was in 1908 that the communities of Janeville, Clarkstown and Clandeboye we're brought together to form the village of Eastview. A few year later in 1913 the neighborhood of Eastview became a town. It was once popular for civil servants who wished to live at a distance from downtown. In later year Eastview saw many French-Canadians moving in it quickly became the main francophone area in the capital. After becoming a city inf 1963 it was renamed a few years later in 1969 to Vanier after Governor of Canada, Georges Vanier.

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