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Élisabeth Côté, Project Manager at Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Archaeology and History Complex, highlights the era of early Montréalers, the French missionaries who came to establish Ville-Marie in 1642. Visible traces of this history remain even today.
Created by Canada’s History
Five years before Expo 67, the site it was going to be held on did not even exist — everything was created from scratch. Bruno Paul Stenson tells us about the process of making Expo 67 a reality, and the exceptional results obtained.
At the beginning of the 20th century, when Prohibition swept across the United States and the majority of Canadian provinces, Montreal became the destination for individuals on the quest for fun. The legendary Red Light was the go-to spot for those seeking to procure pleasures of the legal, and illegal, kind.
Introducing a few of the many Montréalers who became important figures in Canadian history.
Thousands of pieces form Montréal’s historical patchwork quilt.
Before there was Montréal, there was Hochelaga — a sixteenth-century agricultural community that mysteriously vanished.
Explore a timeline of Montreal’s 375-year history!