Joliette is a city in southwest Quebec, Canada. It is approximately northeast of Montreal, on the L'Assomption River and is the seat of the Regional County Municipality of Joliette. The city is home to the Joliette Art Museum, whose works of art include paintings, sculptures, paper artwork and a large collection of art from the French Middle Ages.
Joliette has 3 francophone high schools and 1 anglophone high school as well as the Joliette campus of the Cégep régional de Lanaudière.
It was founded as L'Industrie by businessman Barthélemy Joliette in 1823 and was incorporated as a city in 1863.
The city's economy is mainly in the manufacturing and service sectors. The largest gravel manufacturer in the area, Graybec, is located in Joliette and exploits a huge quarry just outside the city.
Joliette is the seat of the judicial district of Joliette.
Joliette is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1935 and since 1968.
Joliette is a station on the Green Line of the Montreal Metro rapid transit system operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM). Is located in the district of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve in the borough of Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The station opened on June 6, 1976, as part of the extension of the Green Line to Honoré-Beaugrand.
Joliette is a provincial electoral district in the Lanaudière region of Quebec, Canada that elects members to the National Assembly of Quebec.
It was created for the 1867 election (and an electoral district of that name existed earlier in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada). Its final election was in 1970. It disappeared in the 1973 election and its successor electoral district was Joliette-Montcalm.
However, Joliette-Montcalm disappeared in the 1981 election and Joliette was recreated from parts of Joliette-Montcalm and Berthier electoral districts.
In the change from the 2001 to the 2011 electoral map, it lost Sainte-Marcelline-de-Kildare to Berthier electoral district but gained Sainte-Mélanie from that same electoral district.
Joliette is a city in Quebec, Canada.
Joliette may also refer to:Canada
- Joliette (electoral district), a federal riding in Quebec
- Joliette (provincial electoral district), a provincial riding in Quebec
- Joliette Regional County Municipality, Quebec, a county
- Joliette (Montreal Metro), a metro station
- La Joliette, a neighbourhood
- Joliette, North Dakota, an unincorporated community