October 18-24, 2021, the borough and its partners are offering a wide range of virtual activities that are also part of Semaine québécoise des rencontres interculturelles (Québec intercultural encounters week).
The city is working in large parks and nature parks to remove buckthorn. This invasive shrub threatens the growth and survival of native vegetation.
Trees play an important role in the fight against climate change, which is why Montréal is planting so many. Some people mistakenly believe that tree roots can damage such things as building foundations, pipes and sidewalks. So what’s the true story?
Each year, the city removes many, many ash trees infested by the emerald ash borer (EAB), a destructive insect pest. What do we do with all this wood? We use it to make furniture or transform it into chips to improve the soil!
Join Claudia Larochelle, journalist, author and proud Montrealer, on a tour of renowned Montréal neighborhoods, viewed through the eyes of Québec authors.
Montréal has nearly 1,500 local parks and 21 large parks that are open to the public in its 19 boroughs. Each year, we carry out construction and renovation projects in parks to make them more inviting and more accessible to everyone.
A special urban planning program (Programme particulier d’urbanisme, or PPU) is a component of the Urban Plan. It provides more specific planning information for a particular area. Learn more about this urban-planning tool.
The Urban Plan is a reference document used to plan land use and development in our city. Learn about the major goals derived from it.
Sustainable Montréal 2016-2020 is Montréal’s 3rd sustainable development plan. Implemented in conjunction with partner organizations, its actions will continue with the Montréal Climate Plan starting in 2021.
Some buildings with eight dwellings or fewer that were built before 1970 have water service lines. Lead could dissolve into the water, which could impact people’s health if they drink it. This is why the city is replacing lead service lines between May and October.
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