Riviere-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles Borough

 The main asset of the Riviere-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles borough could very well be its many public access to water that is, to the Riviere-des-Prairies on its North side and to the St-Lawrence River on its South side.


 The Riviere-des-Praires-Pointe-aux-Trembles borough still offers, does offer interesting and reasonable accommodation prices, along with a great potential for residential and commercial developments.


 If you plan on renting, certain questions need to be asked, must be asked actually.

 Questions such as: Are pets allowed? Am I responsible for maintenance bills? Can someone enter my apartment without my knowledge? Have there been any break-ins? 

 Other questions such as: Can I decorate my apartment? How many sets of keys are there? How would you like the rent to be paid? Is the heating and/or electricity covered in the rent? Is there an Internet service in the building?


 According to Educaloi, landlords cannot ask for a deposit when the lease is signed, except for the first month's rent.

 Plus, they cannot increase the rent during the lease.

 As for your responsibilities as a tenant, you must keep the apartment in good condition, allow the landlord access to the  apartment in some situations and pay the rent.

 Should you need more details or advice, the mandate of the Régie du logement is to provide the public with adequate information and effective recourse if necessary.


 The library of Pointe-aux-Trembles is part of a building complex that houses both the Maison de la Culture and the Multimedia Center of Eastern Montreal.

 Because of its proximity to the Jean-Grou High School on Rodolphe-Forget Boulevard, the library of Riviere-des-Prairies is fairly popular among teenagers. Plus, its exhibition hall is made available to the Maison de la Culture of Riviere-des-Prairies whenever required.

Economic Equilibrium

 Compared to Pointe-aux-Trembles, Riviere-des-Prairies is where there are more people, more families, more children, more immigrants along with a family average income higher than in Pointe-aux-Trembles.


 A borough with advantages such as a proximity to downtown Montreal, to highways 40 and 25, to the docks of the Port of Montreal and to the Rivere-des-Prairies commuter rail station. Dozens on businesses are located on Notre-Dame Street East in Pointe-aux-Trembles as well as on Maurice-Duplessis East in Riviere-des-Prairies.

 Service businesses, merchandising businesses, retail businesses, manufacturing businesses... Some just opened while others will soon join all the others.  

RDP-PAT Urban Gardens

 The Riviere-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles borough is home to two regional and two impressive natural parks with outstanding landscapes called Ruisseau De Montigny and Vieux-Moulin de Pointe-aux-Trembles.


 The Vieux-Moulin de Pointe-aux-Trembles built around 1720 is classified as a study of the past and as a witness of the seigniorial regime of the Nouvelle France.

 Then, the Ruisseau De Montigny offers 3 km of bike paths, 3 km of hiking trails as well as birdwatching outings. A borough with no less than 80 green parks each with specific facilities such as skating rinks, children's playgrounds, free Wi-Fi, water sports, picnic areas, obsrvation lookouts, water fountains, baseball and soccer playgrounds, skateboard sites, petanque...

Public Transport Services

 A first asset followed by a second, that is a direct access to Downtown Montreal via Notre-Dame Street East. 


 The Riviere-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles borough is one of the largest in the City and also the furthest from downtown Montreal.

 Given the geography of the borough and the fact that most stores, shops, boutiques are located in many different areas all over the borough, shopping for a good part of the population can be tricky.

 From the borough of Riviere-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles to the Honore-Beaugrand metro station in Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, it usually takes 45 minutes to one hour by bus. More STM metro stations are definitely needed in this part of the City.  

 Most commercial and shopping areas are located on Notre-Dame East in Vieux-Pointe-aux-Trembles and on Sherbrooke Street East as well as on Maurice-Duplessis East, Henri-Bourassa East and on Saint-Jean-Baptiste and Rodolphe-Forget boulevards.

RDP-PAT Urban Geography

 In RDP-PAT, employment areas occupy approximately 25% of the territory. Areas where various industrial parks and sectors are established, each with a particular set of business activities. A borough area also home to numerous,  diversified and complementary business sectors and establishments of various sizes.

 A territory and borough bordered by the Rivière des Prairies to the North, the Montréal-Nord borough, the Anjou borough and the City of Montréal-Est to the West and South, and by the St. Lawrence River to the East.

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Riviere-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles Borough

Remember that East is called NORTH in Montreal and West is called SOUTH based on our two Rivers, Rivière-des-Prairies NORTH, St-Lawrence River SOUTH

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