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Collège Bourget is a Roman Catholic French-language private school and former classical college in Rigaud, Quebec, Canada operated by the Clerics of Saint Viator. It was founded in 1850, and is named after Ignace Bourget, bishop of Montreal from 1840 until 1876. Despite its former religious involvements, the students are no longer obliged to practice Catholicism or any other religions, although it appears that a good amount of the school members are catholic.
Bourget has about 1100 day students, and some 250 boarders, including a few foreign students such as South Africans, South and Central Americans, notably Mexicans. The principal is Jean-Marc St-Jacques, c.s.v. The sports elites of Bourget are named The Voltigeurs.