Summer Programming 2024


Ready for a vibrant summer? The District Central's 2024 summer programme is sure to be a lively and enjoyable one...

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A Common Ground


For several years now, the District Central's business community and residents have been rallying around the redevelopment of the vacant...

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La Prairie Louvain 2024 : An immersive experience in the heart of District...


La Prairie Louvain is back in District Central. From July 8 onwards, the emblematic sunflowers of the first edition will...

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In pictures : Public Consultation on the PPU project for District Central –...


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In Pictures : 5 à 7 for Neighbourhood Workers May 22nd


Photo credit : Soléne Broisin

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In pictures : French delegation May 6th


The mission continues! A delegation of companies from France visited District Central to forge business links between the two continents....

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In pictures : Exploratory Walk to Assess the Urban Environment of District Central...


On 17 April, some twenty people walked through the Sauvé sector to take a close look at the signage, lighting,...

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In Pictures: Candidate Fair April 3, 2024


Crédit photo : Charles-Olivier Bourque

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2023 Activity Report – Highlights


MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR OF THE BOARD AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The year 2023 marks an important milestone for the SDC...

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The SDC is Hiring – Communications, Marketing and Events Manager (maternity leave replacement)


SOCIÉTÉ DE DÉVELOPPEMENT COMMERCIAL DISTRICT CENTRAL POSITION: Communications, Marketing and Events Manager (maternity leave replacement) LOCATION: District Central – in...

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AGM 2024 – Notice of Meeting


Join the SDC District Central Board of Directors and team at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on March 27. This...

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Decarbonizing Buildings: A Reality Knocking at Your Door


Environmental regulations and social responsibility requirements are evolving rapidly. Discover what our panelists had to say on the subject at...

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Territorial Marketing: Drawing People in Through Its Distinctive Identity


At our Real-Estate Forum held on February 6, our panelists considered ways of developing a true territorial attraction strategy. Discover...

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Urban agriculture: benefits and challenges


At our Real-Estate Forum held on February 6, our panelists discussed the theme of urban agriculture (UA). Discover the highlights...

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In Pictures: Real Estate Forum February 6, 2024


Photos : Charles-Olivier Bourque Thanks to our partners:

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3 new murals in the DC: Requalification and urban art


The recent unveiling of three new murals has vamped up the District Central. The murals were completed this past fall...

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In Pictures : Year-End Cocktail November 29, 2023


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District Central Holiday Gift Ideas!


Another year, another season, another holiday… Christmas is just around the corner! This year, the SDC District Central would like...

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Le Grand Défilé District Central: The Image of a Business Community Promoting its...


Building on its long industrial tradition, the District Central continues to transform itself at breakneck speed to promote the growth...

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District Central Introduces French Businesses to North American Entrepreneurship


Dedicated to the international development of French businesses, the Paris-based organization Mieux Entreprendre recently chose District Central as its first...

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In Pictures : Real Estate Cocktail October 24, 2023


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In Pictures : Apéro RH October 19, 2023


Photos : Charles-Olivier Bourque

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Our Metamorphosis in the Media


Our launch of La Prairie Louvain - the largest field of sunflowers on the island of Montreal - not only...

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La Prairie Louvain, the flourishing origins of a project


Phase 1 of District Central's Signature Intervention Plan was deployed in the summer of 2023. 10,000 sunflowers turned towards the...

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In pictures: French business delegation at District Central – September 25-26, 2023


This mission is the result of a partnership between the SDC District Central and Mieux Entreprendre and is supported by...

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In Pictures : “Le Grand Défilé District Central” September 19, 2023


Photos : Dominic Chamberland

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La Prairie Louvain: sunflowers for creating ties


  Reinventing an entire sector of the city is no small task, but it's also an inspiring challenge! Active since...

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In pictures: Here, we create our sunflower September 12, 2023


Photo credit: Solène Broisin

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In picures : Here, we cultivate August 22,2023


Crédit photo : Charles-Olivier Bourque

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Strengthening Ties Through Mutualization


On the initiative of the SDC and Communautique, several businesses in the District Central came together at Maison Marie Saint...

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Notice – 2024 Budget General Assembly


NOTICE Deadline to register: September 27, 2023 at 4:00   AGENDA 1. Opening of the Assembly 2. Election of the...

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Communautique Conjures up a Fab City in District Central


  A key player in the heart of the District Central, Communautique builds on the concept of Fab City to...

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Call for Tenders: Development of a Digital Communication Tool


1.       Purpose of the request for proposals The SDC District Central would like to develop a platform for exchange and...

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In Pictures : Adopt a Sunflower July 18, 2023


Photo credit : Charles Olivier Bourque

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15 Terrasses to discover in District Central


Where to eat outside in Ahuntsic-Cartierville Did you know that there's a wide range of restaurants in District Central? On...

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When renewal and safety go hand in hand


The District Central - an iconic part of Montreal, long referred to as "Cité de la Mode"-  has witnessed the...

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The SDC is Hiring : Administrative and Member Services Coordinator


SUMMARY Job type: Full-time - Permanent Main job field : Administration Secondary field: Member Services Relevant years of experience: 3-5 years...

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A look back in pictures : Food Trucks on Chabanel 2023


Photos: Dominic Chamberland

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Summer Season Launch 2023 – In Pictures


On May 17, 2023, we celebrated the start of the summer season at Esplanade Louvain. We unveiled a brand new...

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Candidate Fair in Photos


On May 10, 2023, the SDC District Central presented the Candidate Fair. Unlike a traditional job fair, it was the...

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2022 Activity Report – Highlights



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Notice – AGM 2023


Members of the Board of Directors, from left: Gabriel Tupula, Mairesse Émilie Thuiller, Hicham Jerando, Eyal Cohen, Delia De Gasperis...

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An Ethical Economic Charter to Guide Development in the District Central


The SDC District Central is participating this year in a pilot project developed by ELEMENTS Urban Planning. This project consists...

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In the News – The Migration of Artists to the District Central


  CBC's Debra Arbec focused on the results of a study conducted in the District Central, an exercise that sought...

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Creating Pathways


Mobility is intrinsically linked to development and land use planning. Together, these concepts define the environments in which thousands of...

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Proud Diamond X Centric Brands: When an experienced business and a start-up join...


Develop. Share. Prosper. These are the objectives of the District Central’s Connector of Opportunities project.  After a few years of...

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Iso-Protek: The power of a network


Develop. Share. Prosper. These are the objectives of the District Central’s Connector of Opportunities project. After a few years of...

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Comments by the SDC District Central | Draft by-law amending the urban plan...


The SDC District Central relies on a business community of some 2,500 companies that have been consulted on all the...

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Collaborative circles: Strength in numbers


  In keeping with its mission to humanize the business world by building bridges between the different communities working in...

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Ananké Inc: Leveraging strengths and overcoming weaknesses


Develop. Share. Prosper. These are the objectives of the District Central’s Connector of Opportunities project.  After a few years of...

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MTL Balance Board X My Cantine: A collaboration bringing production closer to home


Develop. Share. Prosper. These are the objectives of the District Central’s Connector of Opportunities project.  After a few years of...

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SDC District Central’s Year End Cocktail


November 29, 2022 was festive at District Central! Here is a glimpse of the end of the year cocktail party...

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Three train stations in the heart of a bustling business district


  The District Central is a neighbourhood located at the crossroads of many public transit infrastructures: three commuter train stations...

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APÉRO RH November 9, 2022


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A new mural in District Central


Have you seen it yet?! What an extraordinary mural by Frères Lama, created in the spring of 2022 and located...

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Real estate industry event SDC District Central 2022


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Notice – 2023 Budget General Assembly


NOTICE Deadline to register: September 28, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. AGENDA Opening of the Assembly Election of the president and...

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Vacant Lot 50-150 Louvain West: Building for the future


650,000 square feet of vacant land just waiting to be developed. There are very few opportunities for a neighbourhood or...

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Labour Challenges: A New Human Resources Project for District Central Businesses


Montreal, June 8, 2022 — The Société de développement commercial (SDC) District Central unveiled and officially launched the new HR...

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Cansew, a thread in the neighbourhood’s history


As part of the District Central’s series on “local pearls”, the SDC is shining a light on the design hub...

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The District Central and e-commerce: A promising duo


A matter of affinity, attribute and opportunity, since 2018, the SDC District Central has made e-commerce one of the development...

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L’Entrelacs, a Winning Signature Project by Urban Planning Students at UQAM


After two months of work and consultation with literature and local experts, UQAM’s Urban Planning students presented their proposals to...

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The District Central, Where Design Shines


The District Central’s effervescent business community is home to no less than 1,800 businesses teeming with thousands of workers each...

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Opercule: A fish farm in the heart of the city


  Opercule: the very first recirculating urban fish farm in Quebec is starting up. Located in the District Central, the...

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Building New Alliances


It's 2018. The recently established SDC District Central is beginning to develop its business plan. From the outset, entrepreneurs who...

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An Immense Vacant Lot With Great Potential Is Stirring Up Strong Feelings


Resting in the hands of the Ville de Montréal, the future of the vacant lot in the Chabanel sector of...

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ClickSpace: Finally, a complete space for e-commerce businesses


Work is well underway at 1 Chabanel Street West in the District Central. In just a few weeks, ClickSpace, a...

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Brasserie Silo: a mix of tradition and modernity


Both a brewery and a bar, Silo is located on Louvain West Street in the heart of the District Central....

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15 Terraces to discover in the District Central


Where to eat with outdoor seating in Ahuntsic-Cartierville Did you know that there is a wide range of restaurants in...

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The District Central: A booming hub for e-commerce


Businesses in the District Central are many and varied, ranging from jewelry to food products to decor. To stay relevant...

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Quebec Government injects $300,000 into «connector of opportunities »



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Big Bloc: A passion for mushrooms


Established in 2019 in the offices of Centre Agricole in Montreal, the Big Bloc workshop is one of many examples...

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An urban cidery in the District Central


Born in 2020 in the midst of a health crisis, Cidre Sauvageon broke into the cider market with its first...

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Active Mobility at the Heart of a United Vision


The implementation of an active mobility project in the District Central did not come about by chance. In recent years,...

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Vignes en ville invests in the District Central


Led by Véronique Lemieux, the Vignes en ville project has expanded to the District Central, more specifically to Centrale Agricole’s...

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Riipen : Student creativity contributing to the revitalization of your business


What is Riipen? Riipen is a networking and project management platform between employers and higher education students.   What can...

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Marie-Chloé Duval: From criminology to painting


Marie-Chloé Duval’s journey has been anything but ordinary. In 2016, she decided to dedicate her life to painting…after earning a...

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The SDC called on to play many roles in the implementation of Ahuntsic-Cartierville’s...


Montreal, February 25, 2020 – Following the unveiling of Ahuntsic-Cartierville’s Local Mobility Plan (LMP) on January 22, members of the...

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Three District Central businesses are set to shine at MAGIC Las Vegas


Unique, exciting, must-see…For many in the fashion world, MAGIC Las Vegas is the place to be. We sat down with...

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Terra Café: It’s a matter of taste


At Terra Café, coffee is a matter of personal taste. Located in the heart of the District Central, Terra Café...

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Focus on Femmes de Carrière: the trendy wardrobe


The adventure of the Quebec brand began between Albert Dayan and his father in 1976. While following the trends of...

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Local pearl | Bois Urbain : the essence of integration


An indispensable business in social and professional integration in Quebec in the area of woodworking. Each year, Bois Urbain welcomes some...

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Marie-Pier Tessier De L’Étoile talks about Green haüs, the pop-up space of the...


Work, relax, network or have a good time. This is what Green haüs will be offering as of June 13 in...

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The buzz about Nectar : bee-friendly monitoring


The health of honey bees is the driving force behind Nectar’s creation that is based on a remote beehive monitoring...

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Affaires Média: offering turnkey solutions


Nestled in the heart of the Chabanel area, an agency of experts is providing businesses with sound advice on digital...

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Around the table with Antoine au Quotidien


A love for cooking goes a long way. After 10 years in marketing, Antoine Masson-Delisle has traded in his business...

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Oriental flavours at Pho 99


For a quick and affordable meal, the tasty dishes at Pho 99, located on St-Laurent Blvd., are sure to tickle...

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Klar Vision: Clear vision without compromise


The good business sense of Chris Nercessian, Klar Vision’s shop manager, is a quality you can’t overlook. Established in the...

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Royal’s mixed concepts : eat-in or take-out!


For the past 6 years, Royal’s three travelling trucks have been canvassing Montreal neighbourhoods satisfying the tastebuds off foodies everywhere....

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BLANK Apparel : Investing in ethical fashion


On the 4th floor of 9333 Saint-Laurent Blvd., the clothing racks are a source of pride for Benoît Gariepy, co-...

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2.0 FOOD: Keeping a constant eye on local brands


Up-and-coming businesses in the agri-food sector should look no further! Since 2016, Michel Cantin, founder and President of the brokerage...

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A Portrait of a District Central family : Meet the Carbone


On Marché Central Street, I am enjoying my time with Tilda Carbone, Service and Client Development Manager at Desjardins Montréal...

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Maison Marie Saint Pierre


Located in the textile sector, Maison Marie Saint Pierre has an identity all of its own. Marie built the foundation...

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Pixmob: The Visual Universe


In 2015, Pixmob set up shop in an old factory on Louvain Street. Transforming the crowd into a brilliant canvas...

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Cafe Gentile : a family story


Paolo’s family has passed down culinary skills from one generation to the next. Pictures hang on the dining room walls...

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Mélissa Nepton


In 2012, the Garment District welcomed a highly skilled and talented designer. Over the years, Mélissa Nepton collections have brought...

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Lufa Farms : Food Grown on Rooftops


Just steps away from Marché Central, the giant glass bell of Lufa Farms does not go unnoticed. Since 2011, this...

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Studio 3 Hair Salon


On the ground floor of the 555 building, the Studio 3 salon is never lacking clients. The trio, who are...

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Pascal Labelle’s furs


On the ground floor of the shop, Pascal Labelle’s furs hit your eyes. Treated by his outstanding technique, wolves, beavers,...

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