Montreal

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Montreal is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.wikipedia
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Canada

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Montreal is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.
Canada's capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.

Quebec

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Montreal is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.
Most inhabitants live in urban areas near the Saint Lawrence River between Montreal and Quebec City, the capital.

Quebec City

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It is situated 258 km south-west of Quebec City.
It is the second largest city in Quebec after Montreal, and the seventh largest metropolitan area and eleventh largest city in Canada.

Island of Montreal

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The city is centred on the Island of Montreal, which took its name from the same source as the city, and a few much smaller peripheral islands, the largest of which is Île Bizard.
The Island of Montreal (Île de Montréal, Kanien’kéha (Mohawk): Tiohtià:ke), in southwestern Quebec, Canada, is the site of the city of Montreal.

International Civil Aviation Organization

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Montreal has the second-highest number of consulates in North America, serves as the location of the headquarters of the International Civil Aviation Organization, and was named a UNESCO City of Design in 2006.
Its headquarters is located in the Quartier International of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

1976 Summer Olympics

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Montreal has hosted multiple international conferences and events, including the 1967 International and Universal Exposition and the 1976 Summer Olympics.
The 1976 Summer Olympics, officially called the Games of the XXI Olympiad (French: Les XXIes olympiques d'été), was an international multi-sport event in Montreal, Canada, in 1976, and the first Olympic Games held in Canada.

Expo 67

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Montreal has hosted multiple international conferences and events, including the 1967 International and Universal Exposition and the 1976 Summer Olympics. During the 1960s there was continued growth, including the World's Fair known as Expo 67, and the construction of Canada's tallest skyscrapers, new expressways and the subway system known as the Montreal Metro.
The 1967 International and Universal Exposition or Expo 67, as it was commonly known, was a general exhibition, Category One World's Fair held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, from April 27 to October 29, 1967.

Montreal International Jazz Festival

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the city hosts the Canadian Grand Prix of Formula One, the Montreal International Jazz Festival and the Just for Laughs festival.
The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal (Montreal International Jazz Festival) is an annual jazz festival held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Canadian Grand Prix

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the city hosts the Canadian Grand Prix of Formula One, the Montreal International Jazz Festival and the Just for Laughs festival.
In 1978, after similar safety concerns with Mosport, the Canadian Grand Prix moved to its current home at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Notre Dame Island in Montreal.

Quebec English

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French is the city's official language and is the language spoken at home by 49.8% of the population of the city, followed by English at 22.8% and 18.3% other languages (in the 2016 census, not including multi-language responses).
This standard native-English accent is common in Montreal, where the vast majority of native English speakers in Quebec live.

Hochelaga (village)

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The Saint Lawrence Iroquoians, an ethnically and culturally distinct group from the Iroquois nations of the Haudenosaunee then based in present-day New York, established the village of Hochelaga at the foot of Mount Royal two centuries before the French arrived.
Hochelaga was a St. Lawrence Iroquoian 16th century fortified village on or near Mount Royal in present-day Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

French colonization of the Americas

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Ville Marie became a centre for the fur trade and a base for further exploration.
As they colonized the New World, the French established forts and settlements that would become such cities as Quebec and Montreal in Canada; Detroit, Green Bay, St. Louis, Cape Girardeau, Mobile, Biloxi, Baton Rouge and New Orleans in the United States; and Port-au-Prince, Cap-Haïtien (founded as Cap-Français) in Haiti, Cayenne in French Guiana and São Luís (founded as Saint-Louis de Maragnan) in Brazil.

Golden Square Mile

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The leaders of Montreal's business community had started to build their homes in the Golden Square Mile from about 1850.
The Square Mile and also known as the Golden Square Mile (officially in Le Mille Carré and also known as Mille carré doré) is the nostalgic name given to an urban neighbourhood developed principally between 1850 and 1930 at the foot of Mount Royal, in the west-central section of downtown Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Paul de Chomedey, Sieur de Maisonneuve

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Dauversiere hired Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve, then 30, to lead a group of colonists to build a mission on his new seigneury.
Paul de Chomedey, sieur de Maisonneuve (15 February 1612 – 9 September 1676) was a French military officer and the founder of Fort Ville-Marie (modern day Montreal) in New France ( Province of Quebec, Canada).

Burning of the Parliament Buildings in Montreal

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Montreal was the capital of the Province of Canada from 1844 to 1849, but lost its status when a Tory mob burnt down the Parliament building to protest the passage of the Rebellion Losses Bill.
The burning of the Parliament Buildings in Montreal was an important event in pre-Confederation Canadian history and occurred on the night of April 25, 1849, in Montreal in the Province of Canada.

Jeanne Mance

The settlement included a chapel and a hospital, under the command of Jeanne Mance.
Among the founders of Montreal in 1642, she established its first hospital, the Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal, in 1645.

Kahnawake

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They had a mission village, known as Kahnewake, south of the St Lawrence River.
The Kahnawake Mohawk Territory (Territoire Mohawk de Kahnawake, in the Mohawk language, Kahnawáˀkye in Tuscarora) is a First Nations reserve of the Mohawks of Kahnawá:ke on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River in Quebec, Canada, across from Montreal.

Victoria Bridge (Montreal)

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The opening of the Lachine Canal permitted ships to bypass the unnavigable Lachine Rapids, while the construction of the Victoria Bridge established Montreal as a major railway hub.
The Victoria Bridge (Pont Victoria), previously known as Victoria Jubilee Bridge, is a bridge over the St. Lawrence River, linking Montreal, Quebec, to the south shore city of Saint-Lambert.

Jérôme le Royer de la Dauversière

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Dauversiere hired Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve, then 30, to lead a group of colonists to build a mission on his new seigneury. In 1639 Jérôme Le Royer de La Dauversière obtained the Seigneurial title to the Island of Montreal in the name of the Notre Dame Society of Montreal to establish a Roman Catholic mission to evangelize natives.
A founder of the Société Notre-Dame de Montréal, he also helped to establish the French colony of Montreal.

Toronto

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Historically the commercial capital of Canada, Montreal was surpassed in population and in economic strength by Toronto in the 1970s.
Despite its fast-paced growth, by the 1920s, Toronto's population and economic importance in Canada remained second to the much longer established Montreal, Quebec.

Île Bizard

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The city is centred on the Island of Montreal, which took its name from the same source as the city, and a few much smaller peripheral islands, the largest of which is Île Bizard.
The island was also used by the settlers of New France, as a way to get timber into Montreal from the river using Timber rafting.

Société Notre-Dame de Montréal

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In 1639 Jérôme Le Royer de La Dauversière obtained the Seigneurial title to the Island of Montreal in the name of the Notre Dame Society of Montreal to establish a Roman Catholic mission to evangelize natives.
The Société Notre-Dame de Montréal, otherwise known as the Société de Notre-Dame de Montréal pour la conversion des Sauvages de la Nouvelle-France, was a religious organisation responsible for founding Ville-Marie, the original name for the settlement that would later become Montreal.

Iroquois

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The Saint Lawrence Iroquoians, an ethnically and culturally distinct group from the Iroquois nations of the Haudenosaunee then based in present-day New York, established the village of Hochelaga at the foot of Mount Royal two centuries before the French arrived.
Previous research containing the discovery of Iroquois tools and artifacts points to the fact that the origin of the Iroquois people was founded in Montreal, Canada, near the St. Lawrence River, where they were part of another group known as the Algonquin people.

Montreal Metro

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During the 1960s there was continued growth, including the World's Fair known as Expo 67, and the construction of Canada's tallest skyscrapers, new expressways and the subway system known as the Montreal Metro.
The Montreal Metro (Métro de Montréal) is a rubber-tired, underground rapid transit system serving the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

École Polytechnique massacre

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Montreal was the site of the 1989 École Polytechnique massacre, Canada's worst mass shooting, where 25-year-old Marc Lépine shot and killed 14 people, all of them women, and wounding 14 other people before shooting himself at École Polytechnique.
The École Polytechnique massacre (tuerie de l'École polytechnique), also known as the Montreal massacre, was a mass shooting in Montreal at an engineering school affiliated with the Université de Montréal.