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Canada | City of Montreal considers converting some streets in old town to canals to boost tourism

A new report released today by the Old Port of Montreal Corporation (OPMC) contemplates the unique idea of turning roughly two km of Old Montreal’s stone streets into canal waterways to help provide the district with a new tourism boost.

‘Revitalization – Old Montreal: From Pavement to Water,’ created by IBI Group and commissioned by OPMC, outlined a potential concept of turning portions of the roadways of Rue de la Commune, Place Jaques Cartier, and Notre Dame St into a new canal network.

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