“A sprawling, cosmopolitan city on an island, Montréal is the cultural heart and soul of the province of Québec. Vibrant and eclectic, it’s home to about 1.7 million people (making it the second-most populous city in Canada), and a go-to destination for history buffs, architecture lovers, foodies, fashionistas, artists, and athletes.
Similar to other cities its size, Montréal’s history is filled with scandals and intrigue, but the city continues to grow and evolve. Its restaurants and arts programs are internationally known, and with Montréal’s focus on creating a better quality of life through urban planning and design, it’s on track to becoming Canada’s top destination. “