Montréal East, bordered by the water 

When you live by the water, life seems to slow down. Located between the Rivière des Prairies and the St. Lawrence River, escape the bustle of the city in this family-friendly area that’s constantly evolving. 
Take your pick of parks 
In Montréal East, made up of five unique neighbourhoods: Ahunstic-Cartierville, Anjou, Montréal North, Saint-Leonard and Rivière-des-Prairies—Pointe-aux-Trembles. 

Home to three sprawling parks located steps away from home, Montréal East is a playground for kids and adults alike, with tons of activities happening all year round.
A linear 3-km park with streams, waterfalls, hiking trails and bike paths. 
A 93-hectare woodland park housing hiking trails and picnic areas along with rare plants and bird species—the perfect place to take a walk in the forest with family and friends.   This park is located in the heart of the Sault-au-Récollet district. Summer picnics, winter cross-country skiing and fishing are just a few of the activities to enjoy here. 
A cosmopolitan and family-friendly community 
Looking for a place where your little ones can make new friends? The vast majority of households have kids here. And in Montréal East, one in three people come from abroad to live in an inclusive and dynamic community that’s constantly developing. Coupled with its world-class educational institutions, this neighbourhood is building a promising future. 
Welcome to the Italy of Montréal
The epicentre of the Italian community in Montréal, Saint-Leonard is packed with traditional café-bars and authentic bakeries. Looking to embrace the Italian way of life and make your own homemade wine? You can find all the equipment you’ll need to create your very first wine vintage! 
The perfect place to enjoy the best espresso and cannoli in town.
District Central, the birthplace of Montréal’s textile industry Ever heard people talking about the Garment District? Located in the borough of Ahuntsic-Cartierville, this sector was once the centre of Montréal’s textile industry. 
Today, it’s known as District Central, attracting a host of local businesses on the central Chabanel Street. Here you’ll find a bustling business centre with newly-renovated industrial buildings. With the largest concentration of jobs in Greater Montréal, the best is yet to come for this dynamic neighbourhood. 
Live in the east, useful for both housing and transportation
Montréal East has a large number of apartments available for rent. The majority of the area’s residents rent here, paying around $800 per month for housing. Buying a property is also affordable, with home prices in line with the Greater Montréal average. 

Strategically located at the junction of highways 40 and 25, the area is easy to get around by car. And thanks to a green and orange subway line and an extensive bus network, you can also count on public transportation to reach all four corners of the city.
Choosing to settle in Montréal is one of the best moves you could ever make. The only problem is trying to pick a neighbourhood when you’ve got so many possibilities!
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