Join us for a memorable day in Montreal. You choose what you want to see and with whom!

Date of outing: October 6, 2016


◾8:30 a.m.: Meet Nancy Thiffault (Student Services Coordinator) and David Pratt (Teacher) at the corner of Cumberland Street and University Street.

◾8:45 a.m.: Departure from campus.

◾11:00 a.m.: Arrival in Montreal. The bus will drop us off on Peel Street, near Dorchester Square.

-Explore the city with your friends or join a teaching assistant if you prefer.

Popular destinations: Old Montreal, Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal, Underground city for shops and food courts, Mount Royal Lookout for a view of the skyline and the St. Lawrence River,  Space for life (Biodôme, Insectarium, Planetarium, Botanical Garden), Olympic Stadium, ChinatownPlateau Mount-Royal, Grevin Montreal. Montreal also has many great Museums.

◾ 7:00 p.m.: Go back to the bus: Peel Street, near Dorchester Square.

◾ 7:30 p.m. at the latest: Departure from Montreal.

◾9:45 p.m.: Arrival on campus.

Cost: We only cover your transportation from Ottawa to Montreal and back. You must pay for your food, the bus or metro once you are in Montreal and the activities you choose.

Registration period: From Tuesday, Sept. 27 (4 p.m.) to Friday Sept. 30 (1 p.m.). Limited space. First come, first served!


What to bring:
◾Wear comfortable shoes to walk around the city.

◾Dress according to the weather.

◾Bring money to pay for your meals and activities.

◾Your EIP student card.

◾Your health insurance card. If you are covered by the UHIP health insurance plan, make sure you go online to print your Sunlife card.

Montreal trip rules:
◾To fully enjoy your day in Montreal, do some research beforehand. Decide what you want to see, plan your budget and figure out how to get around in Montreal. Do not hesitate to consult Nancy (Student Services Coordinator) at the office (Hamelin 101) for suggestions.

◾Visit the tourism website to find sightseeing ideas and see the city information links below. Do not hesitate to meet Nancy at the office if you need help.

◾Be punctual on the day of the outing. You must be at the meeting point at 8:30 a.m.

◾If you miss the bus at 7:30 p.m., you will have to find your own transportation back to Ottawa.

◾Your teacher will not mark you as absent if you register for this outing and join.

◾ You are expected to be in class on Friday.

City Information:

◾ Learn about the bus and metro system in Montreal.

◾ Montreal Metro map

◾ Montreal Tourist Guide

◾ City maps