Ville de Montréal
Ville de Montréal
Group of Archivists of the Region of Montréal
Chapter 12 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

Re-structuring the

Urban sprawl

A new francophone

A cultural revival

The modernization of
the political scene

René Lévesque
Connaissons notre commission, speech by René Lévesque regarding the nationalization of the Hydro-Electric Commission of Québec.
Photograph taken during a conference in the "Connaissons notre commission" series organized for Hydro Québec employees. The speech, given by the Minister of Hydraulic Ressources, René Lévesque, addressed the second wave of nationalization of electricity. We can see René Lévesque and, in the background, a chart illustrating the main companies targeted by nationalization.
Source : Archives d'Hydro-Québec, H2/701631_32035_3.