Montreal - Post Report Question and Answers

Do you recommend any books or movies about this city/country for those who are interested in learning more?

Read about the residential school system before you arrive, which will make protests make more sense when you are here. I’ve enjoyed having local TV and seeing shows about Canada’s First Nations (indigenous) people and “Still Standing,” which visits small towns. - Aug 2020

Books by Louise Penny. - Feb 2018

Champlain's Dream, by David Hackett Fischer. Long, but good. - Aug 2012

Non - Dec 2009

The history of the English vs. French vs. Americans (18th-19th c.) is a good way to understand some of the underlying resentments, and it's definitely a plus to read up on the Quiet Revolution of the 1960s and 70s, when the language laws were passed. - Jan 2009

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