Ville de Montréal
Ville de Montréal
Group of Archivists of the Region of Montréal
Chapter 11 IntroductionHochelaga 1500-1642Ville-Marie 1642-1665Heart of an Empire 1699-1763Small French Town 1665-1760Conquered City 1760-1800British Commercial Takeover 1800-1850Industrial City 1850-1896Canada's Metropolis 1896-1914North-American City 1914-1929Depression and War 1930-1945Modern City 1945-1960Québec's Metropolis 1960-1992ConclusionQuizEducational Resources


Forces of change

The political

Comité de moralité publique
Postering by the Comité de moralité publique.
Montréal depicted as an exhausted woman bound by 'advertised gambling', 'public immorality', 'organized gambling', 'prostitution' and 'abuse of trust'.
Source : Centre de recherche Lionel-Groulx, P47/J,7.