Location within La Haute-Côte-Nord RCM.
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|Constituted||January 1, 1986|
|• Federal riding||
|• Prov. riding||René-Lévesque|
|• Total||10,176.70 km2 (3,929.25 sq mi)|
|• Land||9,645.71 km2 (3,724.23 sq mi)|
|• Density||0.0/km2 (0/sq mi)|
|• Pop 2006-2011||N/A|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Highways||No major routes|
The community of Labrieville (Betsiamites River. Named after Napoléon-Alexandre Labrie, bishop of the Diocese of Golfe St-Laurent, it was established in the 1950s as a work camp to accommodate Hydro-Québec workers constructing the Bersimis-1 and Bersimis-2 generating stations. The company town was fully serviced with a hospital, hotel, bank, and shopping plaza. Upon completion of the hydro-electric facilities, Hydro-Québec tried to find another buyer for the town. But this proved unsuccessful, and they transferred most houses and businesses to Forestville in 1974. The community now serves as an access point to the Labrieville ZEC.) is located approximately in the centre of the territory along the
The eponymous Brochet Lake is about 20 kilometres (12 mi) north-east of the Pipmuacan Reservoir and just over 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of Labrieville. It has a surface area of nearly 45 square kilometres (17 sq mi), and is drained by the Brochet River, a tributary of the Betsiamites. Named after the northern pike (French: brochet), the Montagnais called it Tshinusheu Shakikan, also meaning Pike Lake.
- Population in 2011: 0
- Population in 2006: 0
- Population in 2001: 0
- Population in 1996: 3
- Population in 1991: 0
- Reference number 149767 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (in French)
- Ministère des Affaires municipales, des Régions et de l'Occupation du territoire - Répertoire des municipalités: Lac-au-Brochet
- Statistics Canada 2011 Census - Lac-au-Brochet census profile
- "Labrieville". Histoires oubliées (in French). Les Productions Vic Pelletier inc. Retrieved 2010-06-21.
- "Lac au Brochet" (in French). Commission de toponymie du Québec. Retrieved 2009-06-21.
- Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census