"L’éclosion de la modernité montréalaise" – a Study on the Beginnings of Modern Montreal

With each generation and with each era, the concept of actuality and modernity remains a preoccupation of first importance and becomes in fact a common and inescapable point of reference that initiates the fundamental relationship between the past and the present.

The aggregate of these moments of modernity allows us to trace the path and the challenges met at different times along the way that led to us in the present moment. The written synthesis “L’éclosion de la modernité montréalaise” first introduces us to the significant moments that marked in a fundamental way the development of this city that became Quebec’s metropolis. In addition, the document draws a portrait of the great figures, who cannot be ignored and whose contributions forever altered the history of Montreal.