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

Inauguration of the métro
Inauguration of the Montréal métro.
We can see a crowd gathered around the Berri-de-Montigny station (later Berri-UQAM), a police escort and an outdoor exhibit of public transit vehicles, including tramways, in use from 1861.
October 14, 1966.
Source : Centre d'archives de Montréal. Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec, Fonds Office du film du Québec, E6,S7,SS1,662111.