Each new development in St. Norbert was scrutinized to ensure that it conformed to the nature of the community. A development now referred to as Richmond lakes was proposed with plans calling for street names that were not appropriate. We lobbied the city and had them renamed after pioneers of the area. That activity resulted in an article in Maclean’s magazine under the heading “Street Fighting in St. Norbert”.


Ayda Loewen-Clarke, a present board member of Heritage Saint-Norbert at the time of writing, wrote an article regarding the renaming of the streets:
You can find the English version here
You can find the French version here