8350 Boulevard Taschereau
Brossard, QC J4X 1C2
Phone: (450) 466-2186
Fax: (450) 466-3722
Nestled within the Parc Jean-Drapeau, this subway station is named after Jean Drapeau, the city's mayor.
École de technologie supérieure is an engineering institute affiliated to the University of Quebec. It offers a stimulating approach to engineering with plenty of research and practical applications that equip students to compete internationally with their skills. It is one of the best facilities in Quebec, consistently ranking among the top engineering colleges of the country.
The McGill Street in Montreal is located between Victoria Square and De la Commune Street. Named after James McGill, the famous businessman and philanthropist, the street forms an integral part of the city.
Want to explore your adventurous side? Hop on to one of the bikes and hit the road. With every rental you can avail of a bicycle path card, which will allow you easy access. If you're the person who can't find your way around in a new place, then hire one of the professional guides who'll take you through a list of avenues. Enjoy great views of the river, gaze in wonder at the beauty of popular attractions or just sit back to catch your breath at the Olympic or Boucherville Islands Park. Get yourself some wheels and let the wind blow through your hair as you enjoy a ride through the most beautiful places of the city.
Anchored by a long glass-covered promenade, the Montreal World Trade Centre fuses the facades of eleven historic buildings to form a contemporary look that is both practical and breathtaking. The promenade is built on the Ruelle des Fortifications, following the original lines of the city's 18th Century walls. It features a spectacular black granite fountain. It is connected to the Underground City, and the luxurious Inter-Continental Hotel.
There are 33 halls within the striking building of tubular steel, glass and concrete structure. It can accommodate about 10,000 at one time in functional yet pleasant surroundings that feature plenty of greenery and a sky-lit atrium. Other features include an outdoor event plaza, rooftop terrace, Canada's largest ballroom, a 500-seat restaurant and two 100-seat snack bars. In January the center hosts the Salon International de l'Auto de Montréal.
The largest city in the province of Quebec and the second largest city in Canada, Montreal has a dominant French population. For over years, Montreal has been the financial and commercial center of Canada. The variety of century-old buildings, museums, theaters and warehouses reflect the city's history and the classic architecture. The prominence given to art and culture makes Montreal the cultural capital of Canada.
Built in 1967, Place Bonaventure is a city in itself and much of the city's businesses are located within it. The spacious exhibition halls with their state-of-the-art amenities, often play host to local and international trade shows. The food court boasts some worldwide food chains offering contemporary cuisine at reasonable rates. Office space is available for rent and many companies choose Place Bonaventure over others because of the high-tech facilities it offers, including camera surveillance, 24 hour security and energy supply, high speed elevators, natural light and ventilation, and efficient public transport connections.
Once one of Canada's most important train stations, Windsor Station, a magnificent 1889 structure is now used strictly for local commuter trains. It was once scheduled for demolition, but thanks to its heritage designation it now stands as a beautiful example of Romanesque Revival architecture. Located in one of the more recently revitalized areas of the city, the station now serves as a sprawling and a significant mode of transport for all.
Montreal's Métro is clean, efficient, and, thanks to its rubber wheels, quiet. Four lines serve nearly every corner of the city, as well as a convenient stop on Île Ste-Hélène and one in Longueuil, on the South Shore. Platforms are labeled according to the final destination of the train. The cash fare entitles you to one unlimited trip on the Métro and bus system. Weekly passes are available. Each station was designed by a different architect to reflect and enhance its particular neighborhood.
Now standing in the ultramodern shadow of the building at 1250 boulevard René-Lévesque, this striking neo-Gothic church was completed in 1843. Though the bells are no longer in use, the impressive and unusual clock still tells impeccable time in the bell tower. The interior contains many interesting and beautiful innovations: an open concept space without support columns, intricate woodwork and an architecturally revolutionary roof structure. This church is a wonderful example of downtown Montreal's combination of old and new architecture.
This thriving, bustling nerve center of Montreal's Chinese community teems with restaurants, unique craft shops, martial arts emporiums, exotic foods, herb and traditional medicine stores, Asian medical services and acupuncturists. Designed with pedestrian traffic in mind, the narrow streets are constantly packed with visitors and those who work in the area. Dozens of restaurants dole out weekend dim sum brunches and late-night victuals. At the entrance to the district are large arches, replicas of Imperial gates.