A Fresh Look at Good ol' Montréal

Relocation to or visiting a new city can be a stressful experience. Whether you are new to the city, lived here your whole life or are just visiting, Montréalités Habitat section will provide you information on finding a place to live, learning to navigate your way around the city and seeking medical attention.

Montréalités Habitat section seeks to provide information you will need to know about living in or visiting our wonderful city. The material found here is a collection of articles written by those who experience the city on a daily basis as well as links to outside articles and web pages that guide you along your journey. The authors of the articles have insight that is realistic, down to earth and informative, providing a fresh take on the city you will not find anywhere else while ensuring that the content remains relevant and current to the events happening in Montreal.


Montreal is a city with a rich history, amongst its many diverse neighbourhoods. This section will guide you through the many borough and neighbourhoods, from the West Island to the Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles borough and from Old Montreal to Ahuntsic and Cartierville.

Setting Down Roots

A large assortment of housing options can be found in Montreal, from student dorms, to apartments, condos, row houses, single family dwellings, duplexes to multi-million dollar mansions.  Whether you are looking to rent, buy or build this section offers plenty of information to help get yourself settled into your new home.

Public Transportation

The island of Montreal is accessible in many ways, and the wonderful public transportation system that has been put in place by the Société de Transport Montreal allows you to travel from the western tip to the eastern and north and south using buses, metros and public taxis. 


Getting Around by Car

For some people, driving in the city cannot be avoided. Montreal, like any big city, has its own set of challenges and quirks to contend with from constructions to potholes to one way streets and finding a proper parking space, this section serves to help make your adventure as smooth and problem-free as possible.


 Health Services

Moving to a new city often means leaving your medical professionals behind and finding new ones. Canada offers great medical coverage to all its permanent and temporary residents. If you are looking to get emergency care, finding a doctor or dentist, or just gathering information on the health care system this is the place to find it.

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