Quality Hotel Midtown
6445 boul Decarie
Montreal, QC H3W 3E1
Phone: (514) 739-3800
Fax: (514) 739-5616
The Ben Weider Jewish Community Center (JCC) is home to the Montreal wing of the Young Men and Young Women's Hebrew Association (YM-YWHA). It is primarily meant to preserve the integrity and cultural heritage of the Jewish community. To this end the YM-YWHA organizes a variety of events at the JCC. Grand Raffles, sports training, Israel festivals and Health courses for everyone. Apart from these, the YM-YWHA holds Folk dance festivals too, to promote Jewish culture in Montreal.
One of the foremost Jewish cemeteries in the city, the Baron de Hirsch Cemetery was established in 1905. This is the final resting place of many notable Canadian personalities, authors and so forth.
L'oratoire St Joseph du Mont Royal (St. Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal) is recognized as one of the great spiritual centers of the world and attracts more than two million visitors a year. Many are simply curious, but some pilgrims climb the steps of the Oratory on their knees, hoping that God will answer their prayers. The Oratory's magnificent copper dome, which can be seen for several kilometers around, is second in size only to St. Peter's. Inside, it contains a basilica, the Chapel of the Blessed Sacrement, Brother André's tomb and two museums in his honor.
The École Polytechnique de Montréal, also known as the Montreal Polytechnic, provides graduation, post-graduation and advanced research programs in the field of engineering. It is one of the largest engineering schools of the country and is known to produce the best talents. It is affiliated to the University of Montreal. Its main branches include biotechnology, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology and aeronautics.
Located on the north side of the mountain and just across from the Protestant Mount Royal Cemetery, this is one of the largest cemeteries in North America. It offers sheltered trails and even regular bird-watching tours. Some of Montreal's most illustrious writers, politicians and other notables are buried here, including poet Émile Nelligan, Calixa Lavallée, composer of Canada's national anthem, and George-Étienne Cartier, one of the fathers of confederation. Many historic chapels and buildings dot the grounds.
The War Memorial of Montreal West pays a tribute to the valiant soldiers who lost their lives in the Great War as well as World War I & II.
As the name suggests, the École de musique Vincent-d'Indy is a college offering courses in the field of music and other specializations.
This block is an integral part of the city's history and is located along the Côte-des-Neiges Road. It features historical structures like Gleneagles, Thompson and Sparrow homes and so forth.
This affluent borough of the city of Montreal mostly comprises French-Canadian and Hasidic Jewish communities.
One of the world's most beautiful cemeteries and an integral component of Mount Royal Park, this site offers monuments, statues, trees, wildlife and winding footpaths in an atmosphere of total serenity. Among the many famous Canadians buried on the grounds are names synonymous with Montreal society: John Samuel McCord, John Redpath and Sir Thomas Roddick. Brochures are available for ornithologists and arborists, while others detail recommended walking tours.
One of the oldest and largest vocational colleges in Westmount, the Dawson College offers training in Creative Arts, Science and Social Science. These courses are popular among students, are reputed and ensure great careers. The campus life is also full of fun.
This former railway station served the city till 1984, and is now no longer utilized. The likes of Prime Minister William Lyon MacKenzie King, George VI have paid a visit to this station in 1939.