Last modified: 2022-02-19 by rob raeside
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Les Chenaux (meaning the channels in French) is a regional county
municipality (RCM) in central Québec, Canada, in the Mauricie region. The
seat is in Saint-Luc-de-Vincennes. It has 934 km² (land = 872 km²) and
The RCM was created in 2002. Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel came from former Centre-de-la-Mauricie RCM, and the other municipalities came from the former Francheville RCM. Francheville RCM was dissolved when six of its municipalities amalgamated with the city of Trois-Rivières, and Saint-Étienne-des-Grès was added to the Maskinongé RCM. The remaining municipalities were grouped into the new RCM Les Chenaux.
There are 10 subdivisions:
The logo and flag for this county changed sometime in 2021.
New flag is a white logo on green (reversed colours from the logo, below).
image located by Dave Fowler, 8 February 2022
image by Olivier Touzeau, 11 November 2019
The flag of the RCM can be seen in front of its seat in Saint-Luc de
The flag is a 1:4:1 (V/W/V) triband with the logo in the middle of the white panel.
Olivier Touzeau, 11 November 2019