Canada Courthouses / Quebec / Saguenay

Saguenay Judicial District is named for the Saguenay River which was named for the French word “sagamie” being the Innu word “Piekouagami” meaning “flat lake” or from the Innu word “Saki-nip” meaning “where water flows out”.


District:  Saguenay Judicial District

District Seat: 



Palais de Justice – Chicoutimi


Location:  227 Rue Racine Est / Rue la Fontaine

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces south and is a five story concrete and glass structure. The building has a central entrance on the first story on the south front. The windows are horizontal. The roof line is flat. 



N – Alma District

E – Charlevoix District

S – Quebec District 

W – Roberval District and Alma District

Photos taken 2006