Preserving Mount Royal views should not be an afterthought as Montreal prepares to redevelop a huge area near downtown that serves as an entrance to the city.
“The goal is to make (the route) a welcoming, safe and friendly promenade that fits harmoniously into Mount Royal Park,” the city of Montreal says.
Three weeks after a major April 2023 ice storm, tree trunks and branches continued to block many of the trails, making them dangerous.
Part of the 67-kilometre train network will eventually stretch under Mount Royal via a tunnel that opened in 1918. That part of the system should open in 2024.
Mount Royal has plans for the site on Mount Royal, but the Indigenous group believes Indigenous children might be buried there.
A genealogist has spent years researching the burial sites of Jews, some of which are on Mount Royal and date back to the 1800s.
Mount Royal Park is going to get bigger, greener and less car-friendly. Three swaths of land behind the former Royal Victoria Hospital will be absorbed by the park by 2036, the city of Montreal has announced. Montreal also plans to...
All is not well on the mountain. The animals and plants are under threat – from human activity, invasive insects and climate change.
Les amis de la montagne and several partners just launched a comic strip to raise awareness about the decline of Mount Royal’s habitats.
It’s tempting to wander off the path to get a better view from a ledge or steep secondary paths. But beware: hikers have been known to slip and fall down the precipitous slope that runs along the Escarpment Path, an often-overlooked 700-metre trail on Mount Royal that offers one of the best cityscape views.