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  CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Montreal's improving economic conditions allowed further enhancements of the city infrastructure, with the expansion of the metro system, construction of new skyscrapers and the development of new highways including a ring road around the island.
Montreal was merged with the 27 surrounding municipalities on the Island of Montreal on 1 January 2002.
Montreal is bordered by the St. Lawrence river on its south side, and by the Rivière des Prairies on the north.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /cgi-bin/encyclopedia.pl?p=Montreal   (5099 words)

  
  Montreal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Montreal is the city with the second-largest Francophone population in the world, after Paris, but has a substantial anglophone community and an increasing number of allophones, whose first language is neither English nor French.
Montreal is situated in the southwestern corner of Quebec, approximately 250 kilometres southwest of Quebec City, the provincial capital, and 200 kilometres east of Ottawa, the federal capital.
Montreal is a transportation hub for eastern Canada, with well-developed air, road, rail, and maritime links to the rest of Canada, as well as the United States and Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Demographics_of_Montreal   (5393 words)

  
 Montreal - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Montreal is situated in the southwest of Quebec, approximately 200 kilometres (122 miles) southwest of Quebec City, the provincial capital, and 150 kilometres (93 miles) east of Ottawa, the federal capital.
Montreal is a major port city, being at the start of the Saint Lawrence Seaway a deep-draft inland waterway which links it to the industrial centres of the Great Lakes.
Montreal boasts having one of the largest Gay and Lesbian populations per capita in the world, nearly 15% of the population, and as a result it is home to a large gay village located downtown and known in French as le Village gai.
open-encyclopedia.com /Montreal   (2333 words)

  
 Montreal Encyclopedia Article, History, Biography @ Local Color Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Montreal has a substantial anglophone minority and an increasing population of allophones (those whose first language is neither English nor French), including both ethnic communities with deep historical roots and substantial numbers of recent immigrants of whom a substantial number are integrated into the French-speaking community.
Montreal is situated in the southwest of Quebec, approximately 250 kilometres (150 miles) southwest of Quebec City, the provincial capital, and 200 kilometres (120 miles) east of Ottawa, the federal capital.
Montreal is also home to the Montreal Canadiens, one of the oldest teams of the NHL and a member of the 'Original Six'.
www.variedtastes.com /encyclopedia/Montreal   (4173 words)

  
 Montreal at AllExperts
Montreal lies at the confluence of several climactic regions and thus the climate in Montreal varies greatly, both by season and day to day, and is considered a part of the culture of the city by Montrealers.
Montreal is the largest city in the province of Quebec, the largest French speaking city in all of North America, the second in the world after Paris when counting the number of native francophones or the third (after Paris and Kinshasa) when counting second language speakers.
Montreal's Jewish community is historically one of the oldest in Canada and one of the most populous in the country, second to Toronto and numbering about 93,000 according to the 2001 census.
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 Montreal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Montreal was the capital of the United Province of Canada from 1844 to 1849, but lost its status when riots from the English-speaking community led to the burning of the parliament.
Montreal is located in the southwest of the province of Quebec, approximately 270 kilometres (168 miles) southwest of Quebec City, the provincial capital, and 190 kilometres (118 mi) east of Ottawa, the federal capital.
Old Montreal is accessible from the downtown core via the underground city and is served by several STM bus routes and metro stations, ferries to the South Shore and a network of bicycle paths.
www.tocatch.info /en/Montreal.htm   (5454 words)

  
 Montreal
Montreal has a substantial anglophone minority and an increasing population of allophones (those whose first language is neither English nor French), including both ethnic communities with deep historical roots and substantial numbers of recent immigrants of whom a substantial number are integrated into the French-speaking community.
Montreal is situated in the southwest of Quebec, approximately 200 kilometres (120 miles) southwest of Quebec City, the provincial capital, and 150 kilometres (90 miles) east of Ottawa, the federal capital.
Why is it that the demographic data on the language of the city is one of the metropolitan area of Montreal and not the city per se (the island of Montreal).
www.artistbooking.com /trips/140/montreal.html   (1599 words)

  
 Maps of Montreal - JohoMaps
Montreal, or Montréal in French is the second largest city in Canada and the largest city in the province of Quebec.
Montreal is surrounded by the St. Lawrence river on its south side, and by the Rivière des Prairies on the north.
The large population of Montreal justifies it having its own postal district, H span, together with Laval.About 67.8% of the population of Montreal area is composed of francophones, 18.4% have neither French nor English as their first language and are called allophones, and 13.8% are anglophones.
www.johomaps.com /na/canada/quebec/montreal/maps.html   (1974 words)

  
 The Idle Rich (Gotham Gazette. November, 2006)
Demographics is the study of human populations, using statistics to describe conditions of life.
Demographers consider a range of information about the size and density of populations, the ages of their members, and how populations change.
A Demographic Portrait Of The Victims In 10048 (2002-09-01)
www.gothamgazette.com /article/demographics/20061130/5/2047   (1036 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Montreal
The Greater Montreal Area is a term used to describe either the Montreal, Quebec, Canada Census Metropolitan Area or the Montreal Metropolitan Community (Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal) The CMA is defined by Statistics Canada while the Montreal Metropolitan Community is a level of government in Quebec, and is...
Westmount The Island of Montreal (in French, île de Montréal), in extreme southwestern Quebec, Canada, is located at the confluence of the Saint Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers.
Montreal West (French: Montréal-Ouest) is a former town in southwestern Quebec, Canada on the Island of Montreal.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Montreal   (9769 words)

  
 Montreal, Canada
Montreal demographics boast that its residents come from 80 countries to form an urban mosaic of vibrant ethnic communities and neighbourhoods safe to walk in day or night.
Although Montreal's history tracks back long before Jacques Cartier "discovered" the island in 1535, the intrepid explorer can certainly lay claim to being the first European to see it from the top of Mount Royal, the city's centrally-located volcanic mountain.
The shift was accelerated by two factors: the building of the St-Lawrence Seaway, which allowed ships direct access to the Great Lakes, and the revival of Quebec nationalism, which started with the so-called Quiet Revolution in the 1960s and culminated in the election of a separatist government in the late 1970s.
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 Moving to montreal as an anglophone? | Ask MetaFilter
Montreal is a pretty cool city and there is no (or not anymore) stigma attached to speaking only one of the two majority languages.
The Montreal metro area is 68% francophone, 12% anglophone, and 18% neither.
Montreal (and particularly the West Island) is a center for the pharma industry in Canada.
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 montreal city weblog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Montreal actress Lara Roxx, a relative newcomer to the porn industry, is in the middle of the HIV scare that has hit the adult film industry in the U.S. (AVN link via Boing Boing)
Montreal's Cité de la mode, slowly fading under pressure from cheap imports but still an important commercial area, awaits a plan from city hall to spruce up its streets.
As Passover begins, a study of the demographics of Montreal's Jews, a community that is getting older and smaller in most parts of town where it has had a presence.
w5.montreal.com /mtlweblog/2004_04_01_archive.html   (3123 words)

  
 Montreal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The maple is one of the most common tree s, and the sugar maple in particular is an enduring symbol of Montreal and Quebec, thanks to the production of maple syrup.
Montreal was host of one of the most successful World's Fair s in history, Expo '67.
Nicknamed "the city of saints," Montreal is renowned its churches, causing Mark Twain to comment: "This is the first time I was ever in a city where you couldn't throw a brick without breaking a church window." The city has four Roman Catholic basilica s: Marie-Reine-du-Monde Cathedral, Notre-Dame Basilica, St.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/M/Montreal.htm   (2386 words)

  
 globeandmail.com: GETTING STUFFED IN MONTREAL
Montreal was home for me through high school and university, though I moved away long enough ago to now enjoy the city as a foreign place with plenty of fresh discoveries to be made.
At the short bar between the tables and the kitchen at the back, one of the owners typically holds court in chef's whites and, the couple of nights that I was there, served oysters that were salty and divine because they had been shipped in from France that very day.
Eating is expensive here, for Montreal especially, and I did think that it might have been more courteous, even professional, to have advised our table of four that four plates and starters could as easily feed eight.
www.theglobeandmail.com /servlet/story/LAC.20070106.RICHLER06/TPStory/Travel   (1068 words)

  
 Montreal Information Site
But French is only one of 35 or so languages you'll hear on the streets of this international island city of close to two million inhabitants (more than 3.3 million if you include the suburban neighborhoods).
Demographics show that Montreal residents come from 80 countries, forming an urban mosaic of vibrant ethnic communities and neighborhoods safe to walk in day or night.
The same spirit can even be felt on an outdoor skating rink in the dead of winter, in the tuxedoed crowd listening raptly to the Montreal Symphony Orchestra (Orchestre symphonique de Montréal), or when hockey fanatics at the Bell Center scream and pump their fists in unison with every Montreal Canadiens goal.
www.infomontreal.com   (265 words)

  
 Montreal
Montreal, one of North America's most beautiful cities, is a glorious collision of cultures.
This is ground zero for the city's addresses (streets number east and west from St-Laurent) and, historically, this was the demarcation line between English and French Montreal, with the French predominating to the east and the English to the west.
This is Canada's most densely populated area, and its smaller streets, with their winding staircases and small BYOW restaurants, remain a picture of true Montreal life.
www3.oag.com /Cities/CityHome?cat=0&city=88   (837 words)

  
 CTT_Demographics_2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
This report will provide the Bank of Montreal’s assessment of the region’s economic prospects, which is based on an evaluation of the region’s industrial composition, recent industry trends, and anticipated macroeconomic conditions in North America.
Given its industrial mix, demographic dynamics, and the generally positive outlook for the North American economy, CTT fundamentals are strong.
Positive cyclical, structural, and demographic trends, which have bolstered the region’s economy during the past few years, are poised to continue.
www.exchangemagazine.com /ExchangeMagazine/CTT_Demographics_2000.htm   (8149 words)

  
 Montreal Mirror : Film : Bon Cop Bad Cop
The premise, the brainchild of the film’s star, Patrick Huard, will be familiar to buddy flick aficionados: two cops from very different backgrounds must work together despite their differences to stop a mysterious, nefarious super criminal.
In this case, Huard plays the down-and-dirty Montreal cop, a rough-and-tumble sort who writes his own rulebook.
The contrived anglo-Québécois symbolic demographics were so intense here I almost expected them to embark on a three-hour tour and get stranded on a desert island together.
www.montrealmirror.com /2006/080306/film_boncop.html   (508 words)

  
 Lee Graphics- Montreal Web Design Montreal Web Hosting Montreal Company,Conception de site web creation design ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Montreal is no slouch when it comes to creative talent – a key resource for marketing companies.
Montreal is ranked eighth in employment among the North American technology hubs, but it ranks only third behind Philadelphia and New York on a per capita basis and is at par with Boston and San Francisco/Silicon Valley.
Montreal’s ‘West Island’ district is home to Canadian head office and RandD centers of the all of the top pharmaceutical companies.
www.leegraphics.com /english/us.htm   (1380 words)

  
 Montreal, Wisconsin (WI) population and demographics data - Sperling's BestPlaces
As of 2007, Montreal's population is 747 people.
Compared to the rest of the country, Montreal's cost of living is 23.70% Lower than the U.S. average.
The unemployment rate in Montreal is 7.10 percent(U.S. avg.
www.bestplaces.net /city/Profile.aspx?city=Montreal_WI   (100 words)

  
 Montreal Mortgages
The busiest months for mortgages from Montreal usually occur during our first quarter (represented by the brown bars) with 31.86% while our slowest is the fourth quarter (represented by the red bars) with 18.37%.
In Montreal the busiest day, with 22.99% of all inquiries, is Monday.
In Montreal, mortgages are received 24 hours a day on the CanEquity web site.
www.canequity.com /quebec/montreal-mortgages.htm   (382 words)

  
 My Adventures in Montreal
Since we both have been there before, the purpose of this trip could be succinctly described as ‘eat and sleep’ holiday.
People-watching from the patio forces to compare demographics of Toronto and Montreal: both cities mirror the demographics of the respective empires of origin.
On the contrary, Montreal is Caribbean cum Arabic cum African city with immigrants from former French colonies imprinting their cultures: it is a city of Lebanese, Moroccans, Algerians, Jamaicans, Congolese, etc. If in Toronto you go for dim sum, in Montreal you look for your kebabs.
members.tripod.com /lidia_b/adv-montreal.htm   (518 words)

  
 'Panic person' gives peace of mind
She visits weekly and is Sam Wendel's representative in Montreal to provide for his mother's needs.
Even those who have remained in Montreal, within easy reach of their parents, are generally juggling child-rearing and demanding careers.
Davidson said the demand for her service is a result of Montreal's unique demographics.
www.globalaging.org /elderrights/world/panicperson.htm   (1019 words)

  
 Montreal, Canada | art & antiques
Montreal is French at heart, but street level; it's a modern-day Babylon—decadent, hedonistic and multi-lingual.
Rent-controlled Montreal remains one of the cheapest cities of its size in North America.
Fine- and decorative-arts collectors visiting Montreal in September will be delighted by the citizenry's joie de vivre, the architecture's European flair, the foliage’s changing colors and the vast array of cultural outings, shopping excursions, dining options, swank accommodations and nightlife possibilities.
www.artandantiques.net /Articles/Traveling-Collector/Montreal-Canada.asp   (565 words)

  
 Wed850 Mayor Pierre Bourque for david.nicholson
The City of Montreal has already invested fifty million dollars in the Expos, and must now place its efforts elsewhere.
Demographic studies indicate that immediately following the construction period (2004 to 2005), the demographics of Montréal will be such as to favour the return of suburbanites to the city, presumably to the redeveloped area surrounding the new health centre.
At least one economist in the room questioned whether it is a good idea to reduce the budget at a time of expansion in business and economic activity.
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 The Reporter -- What constitutes a francophone?
Despite Montreal's unflattering designation as the poverty capital of Canada, Quebec has the fifth lowest poverty rate in the world and the third lowest in the country, said Lisée.
Within a few decades, he said, demographers predict that the francophone portion will dip below 50 per cent partly because many allophones will not have assimilated properly, a quality determined by the use of French in the home.
Taylor, an emeritus professor of philosophy, agreed that the province's dwindling population was a "terrible thing for the economic future of Quebec," but "our ability to fend off absolute or relative population decline is going to turn on whether we can get immigrants coming," he said.
www.mcgill.ca /reporter/33/06/francophone   (840 words)

  
 Montreal : Planning a Trip : Escorted & Package Tours | Frommers.com
Montreal : Planning a Trip : Escorted & Package Tours
Generally, the smaller the group, the more flexible the itinerary, and the less time you'll spend waiting for people to get on and off the bus.
Find out the demographics of the group as well.
www.frommers.com /destinations/montreal/0018021094.html   (1217 words)

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