Living in Verdun
Verdun is today a mainly residential, predominantly Francophone and working-class neighbourhood, crossed from east to west by Wellington Street, the borough’s main commercial artery. It also includes Nuns’ Island. Verdun has 15 kilometers of developed shoreline on the St. Lawrence River. There were 69,229 residents in 2016. Verdun’s beaches and the dynamic Promenade Wellington, which is pedestrianized in summer, make Verdun a great place to live.
The borough is the 11th “coolest” neighborhood in the world and the best in Canada, according to “Time Out” magazine.
You will enjoy:
- Promenade Wellington and its local shops
- Buildings by German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
- Easy access to the Champlain Bridge
- The urban beach of Verdun
- The proximity of public transportation