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An exceptional quality of life awaits you in Town of Mount Royal. That is why people from every background choose to live in our garden city. Strategically located in the centre of the island of Montreal, Town of Mount Royal will charm you with its succession of delightful green spaces and magnificent architecture.
Information on environmental issues, tips for minimizing your ecological footprint and eco-responsible solutions to your gardening problems: our eco-services are at your disposal to help you take care of your environment.
An indispensable and valuable resource, water must be managed responsibly. Learn tips and tricks for reducing your daily water consumption and for recovering rainwater!
Trains, buses, car-sharing, bikes and walking: there are many options for swapping your car for a more ecological and economical means of transportation.
Proud of its railway-related past and present, Town of Mount Royal owes its existence to a handful of bold visionaries who imagined a community where melon fields then stood.
The recreational activities organized by the Town are announced twice yearly: in summer for the fall and winter sessions and in winter for the spring and summer sessions. A recreation card is required in order to register for activities.
Our garden city extends east and west of Autoroute 15 south of its intersection with Autoroute 40. Also known as the Décarie Expressway, Autoroute 15 forms a clear geographic dividing line between the Town’s industrial and residential sectors.
Grants for commercial buildings located in Town centre
Do you own or lease a commercial building located in Town centre and plan to renovate your business’s façade? If you qualify, the Town will be pleased to assist you.
Your safety and security and the well-being of the entire community are among our top priorities. Whether it’s through the home watch service, noise control measures, fire prevention or controlling animals, the Public Security Department and various partners play a key role. Learn more!
Blaring music, outdoor celebrations, work, mechanical equipment – all these can be sources of noise pollution in a neighbourhood. To ensure that everyone has a pleasant living environment, noise levels must be controlled.
Mount Royal, November 14, 2006 – The Town of Mount Royal is committed to ensure safety for all pedestrians travelling on its streets. In the next few weeks, the Town will initiate special efforts for school children walking everyday to the Town’s five primary schools.
Mount Royal has adopted a revised budget for 2007 that takes into account the requirements of the new act respecting municipal affairs
Mount Royal, December 21, 2006 – A special meeting of the Town of Mount Royal Council was held today to adopt a revised 2007 budget.
The Town of Mount Royal announces the signing of an agreement concerning the management of Pierre-Laporte High School’s indoor swimming pool which will benefit the community
Mount Royal, January 9, 2007 - The Mayor of Mount Royal, Mrs. Vera Danyluk, and the Chairman of the Marguerite-Bourgeoys School Commission, Mrs.
Mount Royal, March 29, 2007 – Town of Mount Royal has put its new website online today. In doing so, the Town has significantly increased the amount and quality of information it distributes electronically.
The Town of Mount Royal, in collaboration with the photographers belonging to TRAM, present the Objectif: nature exhibit
Town of Mount Royal, May 24, 2007 – For the next two weeks, the Reginald J.P. Dawson library will play host to a photo exhibit, the result of a joint effort between the Town and the Mount Royal Round Table on Art (TRAM). The central topic of the exhibit will be the environment.
Town of Mount Royal, May 28, 2007 – Town of Mount Royal is today sharing with its residents its firs-ever Sustainable Development Plan. At the same time, it is doubling the stakes by releasing its first Tree Policy.
Town of Mount Royal, June 14, 2007 – The Town of Mount Royal is honoured today to receive five rosebushes from the Trudeau family. They are a new variety of rosebushes – Rosa rugosa « Michel Trudeau » – a new cultivar dedicated in memory of its namesake.
Town of Mount Royal kicks off the summer season with a new contest to identify the best looking tree on private property
Town of Mount Royal, June 21, 2007 - Trees play an essential role in the Mount Royal community.
Town of Mount Royal, August 13, 2007 – Mount Royal Public Security staff handed out a $1,000 cheque to Mayor Vera Danyluk during a short formal ceremony held today at City Hall. This was a first donation to the Town of Mount Royal Foundation for Public Art.
Town of Mount Royal, September 17, 2007 – Offered every summer and having experimented with different formulas since 2003, the Town of Mount Royal’s Heritage Walks are always a hit with history and architecture buffs.
Town of Mount Royal, September 25, 2007 – Just a few days before its Multicultural Fair, during which the winning tree will be unveiled, the Town of Mount Royal is revealing the three finalists in the first edition of its contest aimed at identifying the best looking tree on priv
Town of Mount Royal, October 2, 2007 – The weather cooperated last Saturday for the first Mount Royal Multicultural Fair – formerly known as the Fall Fair – as approximately 4,500 people attended.
Town of Mount Royal, October 15, 2007 – Six months after going online with its new site, the Town of Mount Royal is proud of the success of its new positioning on the Web.
Town of Mount Royal, October 18, 2007 – Mrs. Vera Danyluk, Mayor of the Town of Mount Royal, is inviting all residents to the Reginald J.P.
L’état du viaduc Rockland n’a jamais cessé d’inquiéter la mairesse Vera DanylukThe condition of the Rockland Overpass remained a source of concern for Mayor Vera Danyluk
Town of Mount Royal, January 11, 2008 – The Mayor of the Town of Mount Royal, Vera Danyluk, is delighted about all of the sudden attention being paid to information obtained by certain Montreal dailies, to the effect that documents circulating in the direction of the Montreal Exe
Mount-Royal, March 3, 2008 - The Town Council is offering its residents the opportunity to play an active role in their community by saving seats for them on the Town Council advisory committees.
The Town is offering Mount Royal homeowners and real estate agents a lecture on residential architecture and renovation
Mount Royal, March 3, 2008 – A lecture entitled « Residential architecture in the Town of Mount Royal » will be given in French on March 12 at 19:00 at Town Hall, located at 90 Roosevelt Avenue. There will be a $10 admission charge.
Mount Royal, March 10, 2008 – Representatives of the Canadian Railway Hall of Fame will be welcomed today at Town Hall by Mayor Vera Danyluk.
Town of Mount Royal, March 31, 2008 – After months of work and many smaller-scale meetings, Town of Mount Royal is today ready to present to the public its proposed cultural policy.
Town of Mount Royal, April 14, 2008 – This year, the Town of Mount Royal will mark Earth Day in very eloquent fashion by inaugurating a brand new park, the latest addition to a long list of green spaces that the Town is already well known for.
Ville de Mont-Royal, 12 mai 2008 – Suivant une recommandation favorable de la Commission des lieux et monuments historiques du Canada, le ministre de l’environnement, l’honorable John Baird, vient de désigner la cité modèle de Mont-Royal à titre de lieu historique national.
Town of Mount Royal, June 20, 2008 – This summer, the Town of Mount Royal urges both residents and visitors to do the right thing, day after day, to help keep the Town’s streets, parks and other public spaces clean.
What to remember in case of oppressive heat or extreme heat : drink plenty of water, go to a cool place, avoid physical activity
Mount Royal, July 9, 2008 – During the summer of 2007, on the Island of Montreal, 13 days of extreme heat were recorded, when temperature rose above 30oC, including a five-day heat wave.
Mount Royal, August 19, 2008 – Town Council inaugurated today the new location of the Mother & Child statue. Long a part of Rockland Centre, the statue is now installed only a few steps away from the entrance to the Reginald J. P. Dawson Library on Graham Boulevard.
Mount Royal, November 17, 2008 – Communauto and the Town of Mount Royal reached an agreement today on implementing the first car sharing station in Mount Royal.
Mount-Royal, November 25, 2008 – Alongside triple swimming gold medal winner at the Bejing Paralympic Games Valérie Grand’Maison, a Mount Royal native, Mayor Vera Danyluk announced today that the Olympic torch will be passing through on its way to the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouv
The fence surrounding the Tours Monatino building site removed from the sidewalk: the Town of Mount Royal salutes the move
Mount Royal, December 8, 2008 – While waiting for construction to begin, the fence surrounding the building site of the future Tours Monatino in Mount Royal’s Town Centre has been pushed back to the property line, thus freeing up pedestrian traffic.
Mount Royal, March 9, 2009 – As of Monday, March 16, following a month of renovations requiring the temporary relocation of the Town Hall’s administrative activities, residents will once again be welcomed at the usual service counter, on the second floor, for all of their transac
Mount Royal, March 16, 2009 – Again this year, larges areas of the Planet will switch off their lights for an hour, this time on Saturday, March 28, to celebrate Earth Hour. Once more, the Town of Mount Royal will join in.
Mount Royal, April 14, 2009 – Beginning April 22, the Town of Mount Royal will extend its green waste collection to close to 1,900 new residential addresses which means that 2,400 households will now be served on both sides of the train tracks.