Help newcomers get oriented, promote closer ties with Indigenous communities and encourage the inclusion of youth and seniors.

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  • Montréal strives to be a universally accessible city where all people can exercise their rights and carry out their daily activities independently and without barriers, regardless of their abilities.

  • Equality between women and men is a fundamental value in Montréal. This value is protected in the Montréal Charter of Rights and Responsibilities. The city has taken several actions to fulfil its commitments to gender equality.

  • Since 2017, the city has taken actions to recognize the past, present and future presence of Indigenous peoples on the island of Montréal, and of Indigenous peoples’ contribution to the development of the city.

  • As part of its commitment to LGBTQ2+ communities, Montréal is taking action to become a more inclusive city and combat prejudice and discrimination.

  • The Access to city services without fear policy is geared to persons without legal status or awaiting legal status. This policy allows them to receive various services free of charge and in a confidential manner, without having to worry about being reported to the authorities.