Montreal is the second-most populous municipality in Canada and is centred on the Island of Montreal. French is the city’s official language and is the language spoken at home by approximately 50% of the population. Historically the commercial capital of Canada, Montreal was surpassed in population and economic strength by Toronto in the 1970s.
Montreal remains an essential centre of commercial, cultural and tourism centre. Below is a list of the key museums that will be featured on “Joy of Museums”.
- City: Montreal
- Country: Canada
- Population: 4.3 million – Metro
- Founded: 1642
- Incorporated: 1832
- Constituted: 2002
“Patience is a tree whose root is bitter, but its fruit is very sweet.”
– Canadian Proverb
Photo Credit:By Jazmin Million from North Amarica (Canada’s Cultural Capital (ID:11291)) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons