Trade dwindled after World War I, and as of the 1970s, traffic has been replaced by recreational vessels. Currently Chambly is served by the Riverside School Board and specifically by William Latter Elementary School.
Today the canal is enjoyed by tourists and more than 7,000 pleasure boats in the summer, and ice skaters in the winter. In French, the Commission scolaire des Patriotes serves Chambly, with the following schools located in the municipality: Chambly is currently served by a local weekly newspaper called the "Journal de Chambly", first published in 1966.
Chambly is home to the massive Fort Chambly, built with local stone between 17 in the style of Vauban's classic French fortifications.
It was built at the mouth of a large basin, on the site of successive wooden forts dating back to 1665.
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A small local population clustered around the fort, and the entire area eventually became known as Chambly as well.
Chambly is also known for the Chambly Canal, a National Historic Site run by Parks Canada.
The flat terrain of the Montérégie is scattered with about 10 rivers and 15 lakes, making it an ideal location for apple growing.
Near by are meadows were no Indians live, by reason of the wars.
At the rapids there is very little water, but it flows with great swiftness, and there are many rocks and boulders, so that the Indians cannot go up by water; but on the way back they run them very nicely.
To buy train tickets from Paris Gare du Nord to Chambly for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible.
Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months.All this region is very level and full of forests, vines and butternut trees.