The times of Mayor Anne Myles

Anne Myles served as counclor of Baie-D'Urfé in 1978 and then as Mayor from 1983 to 2002. From 2002 to 2005 Baie-D'Urfé was forced merged with Montreal. After Anne had decided to retire from public office in 2005 an article about her was published in News & Views:

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News & Views Oct. 2005, Anne Myles... a fond tribute, click to read


Photos related to the above article about Anne Myles:

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Anne Myles New Mayor, N&V June, 1983
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Bernard Report, death sentence for Baie-D'Urfé, N&V Nov. 2000, click image to read full text
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Hell no, we won't go, The Gazette Nov. 17, 2000
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Anne Myles wins the Beaconsfield/Baie-D’Urfé Borough, Oct 2003, photo: Le Devoir, BAnQ archive
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Myles retires from public office, The Gazette Sep. 14, 2005
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Tricentennial concert, source: the Gazette, June 5, 1986
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Poster for the Baie-D'Urfé tricentennial concert June 20th, 1986, source: BAnQ archive
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Baie-D'Urfé tricentennial concert June 20th, 1986
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Baie-D'Urfé tricentennial concert June 20th, 1986
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Mayor Anne Myles
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Mayor Anne Myles participating in a tug of war, 1984, source: N&V
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Plaque at Fritz, photo 2019.
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George Edward Fritz
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Plaque at Fritz, photo May 25 1986.
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Mayor Anne Myles at the Fritz Memorial Plaque, photo May 25 1986.
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Fritz memorial park with community center, Baie-D’Urfe.
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Fritz Memorial Park, Baie-D’Urfe.
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Fritz memorial park and community center. Click on the image for a full panorama.
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Fritz Memorial Park. Click on the image for a full panorama.
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Band stand at the Fritz Memorial Park.
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Fritz Farm Community Center.
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Fritz Farm Community Center.
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Anne Myles Garden: To thank Anne for her service to the town a garden behind town hall was named after her. The garden was created in 2007.
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Anne Myles Garden: view towards the water. Picture from 2019.
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The tricentennial celebrations in 1986 started with a winter carnival. Snow castle at Fritz park, Feb 1986.
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The tricentennial celebrations in 1986 started with a winter carnival. Snow castle at Fritz park, Feb 1986.
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Anne Myles became Mayor by acclamation in 1983, after David Kennedy had left. She was first elected as Mayor in 1986, tree at town hall, photo June 2020
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Tree at the red barn, photo Dec. 2020


The industrial park of Baie-D'Urfé is often forgotten because it is barely visible form within the residential area. A comparison of aerial images from 1975 and 2005 shows how much it had changed and how many additional companies came to this industrial park.
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Aerial view of most of the industrial park area, 1975, photo: Archives de la Ville de Montreal
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Aerial view of the industrial park, Aug. 2005, source: google earth, industrial park area marked in orange





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