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North American Van Lines: Your Montreal moving company

As the largest city in the province of Quebec, Montreal is a massive, multicultural metropolitan centre that’s as big on commerce as it is on families and the arts. Montreal was named a UNESCO City of Design boasting a booming cultural scene and cultural diversity. Greater Montreal is the top-ranked major Canadian city in terms of competitive housing costs, according to The Economic Intelligence Unit. That means the cost of living is quite fair, as rental prices are often much lower than other cities in the country. Crime rates have been dropping since 2006, so Montreal a safe spot to make your home.


The population of Montreal is about 1.6 million people, and the population density is estimated to be about 11,700 people per square mile. To navigate in the city, more than 1 million passengers use the metro subway system everyday.

Montreal has a semi-continental climate, with a warm humid summer and bitterly cold winter. Residents experience snow depths of greater than 1 centimetre for about 109 days each year.

Activities and Attractions

Living in Montreal means you have unlimited options of things to do. Montreal is a premier international destination for the arts and home to dozens of art galleries and museums. Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal and the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal are two of the most well-known spots. The Montreal Biosphere is an environmental museum that focuses on sustainable development. For architectural lovers, the city’s skyline is peppered with new skyscrapers mixed with Old Montreal’s centuries-old buildings along the St. Lawrence River.

Sports fan can catch the games of three major professional teams in the city: the Montreal Canadiens, the Montreal Alouettes and the Montreal Impact. As you might suspect, hockey is huge here - the Canadiens have won 24 championships.

The greater city has a network of 17 large parks and 1,160 neighbourhood parks, including in the downtown, which provides leisure and recreational opportunities for the entire family. There is also river surfing, skiing on Laurentian Mountains and hiking along the Old Port of Montreal.

Moving to Montreal

Reduce the stress of moving with the help of North American Van Lines. northAmerican specialises in fragile-only packing, full-service packing and electronic disassembly and assembly so you won’t have to do the heavy lifting. Whether you wish to relocate within Canada or are coming from elsewhere, northAmerican has operations in more than 40 countries and a total of 380 international agents who are ready to help.

Many movers take advantage of this Montreal moving company’s self-pack materials, meaning we provide the products necessary to transport all belongings in a safe, reliable manner.

To arrive in Montreal, check out flights at Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, located 19 kilometres away, or Montreal/Saint-Hubert Airport, situated 21 kilometres away.

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