City Talks

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 6 p.m.

N. M. Hinshelwood, Aberdeen School, Montreal, about 1900, MP-1985.31.86, McCord Museum

Montreal Schools: Too Little, Too Late?

City Talks

In spite of the city’s growing need for schools to address issues of urban development and quality of life, the number, condition and configuration of Montreal’s schools leave much to be desired. How can we deal with the major problems of overcrowded classrooms, regional inequalities and disrepair? What role can architecture and urban planning play?


  • Claudine Déom, Associate Professor, École d’architecture, Université de Montréal
  • Catherine Harel Bourdon, President, Commission scolaire de Montréal
  • Marc André Carignan, Commentator on urban development, Radio-Canada and Kollectif

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

Free activity. 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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Upcoming lectures:

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 6 p.m.: Accessing the River: Dream or Reality?

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