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Series of lectures

October 21, 2015, at 6 p.m.

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Wm. Notman & Son, Angle des rues Sainte-Catherine et Stanley en direction est (détail), Montréal, QC, 1915, VIEW-15468 © Musée McCord / Wm. Notman & Son, Corner St. Catherine and Stanley Streets (detail), looking east, Montreal, Qc, 1915, VIEW-15468 © McCord Museum


City Talks

Emerging from the pathways and trails of the 17th and 18th centuries, the major roads that criss-cross Greater Montreal have defined the city’s development and transport. Notre-Dame, Sherbrooke, Saint-Laurent, Sainte-Catherine: the thoroughfares that once linked villages have today become segmented. Are these main streets approached from a big picture perspective? Is there a way for the region’s decision-makers to rally around a common vision?

Joël Thibert, Coordinator, Walk the Region
Talia Dorsey, Founding Principal, The Commons Inc.
Karl Dorais Kinkaid, Urban planner and President of L’Enclume cooperative

City Talks is a series of lectures bringing  together city thinkers  and builders to share their views on current practical urban issues affecting Montrealers.

Upcoming lectures:
January 27, 2016 at 6 p.m.
Billboards and the Urban Landscape: Creative Challenge or Zero Tolerance?
March 9, 2016 at 6 p.m.
Montreal Neighbourhoods: An Opportunity for Social Diversity?
May 11, 2016 at 6 p.m.
Urban Agriculture: Imperative Innovation or Flavour of the Month?

The lectures are followed by an informal and friendly chat over a glass  of wine.
Location:  J. Armand Bombardier Theatre at the McCord Museum
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