Ville de Montréal
Ville de Montréal
Group of Archivists of the Region of Montréal
Chapter 8 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

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Urban living

A dynamic political

St. Helen's Island.
St. Helen's Island seen from Montréal, with the Bonsecours Market, the port and the Notre-Dame de Bonsecours church in the background.
Circa 1900.
Source : Centre d'archives de Montréal. Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec, Fonds Collection Lionel Audet-Lapointe, P1,S6,P68.