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The Rosemont–Van Horne Overpass and the reappropriation of urban space The Rosemont–Van Horne overpass, constructed 1970–72 at the time when the car was king, has left a huge scar on the urban fabric of the Mile End and Petite-Patrie neighbourhoods. But the abandoned industrial areas around it have, over the […]

The overpass: what next?





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25 walking tours to discover the history of the Plateau-Mont-Royal, 14 May–29 October 2017 The Société d’histoire du Plateau-Mont-Royal and Mile End Memories invite Plateau residents, Montrealers and tourists to discover the history and heritage of the Plateau. A program of 25 walking tours will allow you to discover the places, events and communities that built and that […]

Promenades sur le Plateau : histoires et cultures







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by Melanie Leavitt Pioneers of the Picket Line: The role of women in the labour movement From sweat-shop floors to picket lines, discover the stories of women – union organizers, community activists, and factory workers – who paved the way for the modern labour movement and workers’ rights in Montreal. A special […]

Talk: Pioneers of the Picket Line