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Discovering a neighborhood thanks to Facebook

When the time comes to purchase a house, one of the first criteria that must be observed is the neighborhood – particularly if you have young children! But how can we be adequately informed on a neighborhood when [...]

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City or suburbs? 4 factors to help you choose

So here you are, ready to become a homeowner for what might be the first, or the umpteenth time! You have an important decision to make: will it be life in the suburbs or life in the city? [...]

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St. Vincent-de-Paul

Saint-Vincent-de-Paul is on the south of Ile Jesus, facing the Ahuntsic and Montreal North neighbourhoods of Montreal. It is bordered by Auteuil Boulevard to the west, Highway 440 to the north, Montee Saint-Francois to the east and the [...]


Discover… the city of Laval

The City of Laval is the third largest city in the Province of Quebec with a population of 416,000 inhabitants (2014). Its territory of 245 km2 includes the entire île Jésus, the island that is in the middle of [...]


Chomedey at a glance

Bordered by Riviere-des-Prairies to the south, Highway 13 to the west, Highway 40 to the north and Daniel Johnson Boulevard to the east, Chomedey is located on the southwest of Ile Jesus. Chomedey is Laval’s most multiethnic sector, [...]



Bordered by 62nd Ave to the west, Souvenir Boulevard to the north, Saint-Luc Street to the east and the Riviere-des-Prairies to the south, Laval-des-Rapides is located in the south centre of Ile Jesus, facing Ahuntsic. It is a [...]


Pont Viau

Pont Viau is located at the south of Ile Jesus in front of Ahuntsic. It is bordered by Laurentian Boulevard, Saint-Martin Boulevard East, Notre Dame de Fatima Street and Riviere-des-Prairies. This primarily francophone area is mostly residential, and [...]



Located in the centre of Ile Jesus, Vimont is bordered by Sainte-Rose Boulevard to the north, Papineau Ave to the west, the Laurentan Boulevard to the east, Highway 440 and Saint-Martin Boulevard to the south, as well as [...]


The Basic Geography of the Island of Montreal

Cutting the Saint Lawrence River in half, the Island of Montreal is Quebec’s economic hub and where almost a quarter of the province’s population lives. It is comprised of several municipalities, including the city of Montreal proper and [...]