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Living in Montreal

Montreal, a great student city.

A diverse, open culture and affordable housing. Montreal was named the best city in North America for students, and number 6 in the world.

 

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Safe and affordable

Montreal is one of the best-ranked cities in the world for quality of living. Rent is affordable, and there are a host of vibrant neighbourhoods to choose from.

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Incubator for innovation

International institutes, pharmaceutical and financial companies, and aeronautical firms are based here, leading to plentiful employment opportunities. As one of the world’s foremost producers of interactive entertainment, Montreal continually garners an excellent reputation for its cultural exports.

An International Hub

Montreal is the second largest city in Canada, and has a diverse cultural make-up. People from around the world come to study and visit. New York, Boston, Toronto, Ottawa and Quebec City are all in driving distance.

 

 
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Brimming with culture

Montreal is an eclectic blend of North American and European culture. With plenty of museums, music and comedy festivals year-round, there's always something to do.

We have a vibrant food scene, too. Montreal has the highest number of restaurants per capita in North America. You can find just about any cuisine in the city.

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