Building a Vibrant Chinatown Together

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The Arrondissement de Ville-Marie is undergoing a consultation process for the future of Montreal’s Chinatown:

General objective: Build a common vision of development of Chinatown.

  • Pre-consultation — Specify the objectives and activities of the consultation process in cooperation with actors in Chinatown (Spring 2019)

  • Phase 1—Produce a diagnostic profile of the issues and needs of the community (July to December 2019)

  • Phase 2—Formulate an action plan (in progress)


Summary report of the needs and expectations of the community

During the Summer and Fall of 2019, six participative activities with the public as well as several meetings with a Chinatown advisory committee made up of local actors helped produce a situational diagnostic of the needs and expectations of the community.

A video presentation of report

Video also available in French, Cantonese, and Mandarin. 請收看粵語版國語版報告內容展示


Action plan

Based on the results of phase 1, phase 2 aims to establish an action plan for Chinatown.

Three working committees composed of citizens, organisations and experts will be created to allow an in-depth exploration of the issues and needs of the community identified in phase 1 as well as suggest short, medium—and long-term development actions for Chinatown:

  • Identity and outreach (institutions to spread Chinese culture and cultural programming)

  • Commercial vitality (local economic development and main street revitalization)

  • Quality of life (sports, leisure and social services)


To submit your candidacy for one of the working committees please fill out this form, available until November 1, 2020.

如需獲取成爲工作委員會成員的資質要求以及相關資訊,或申請加入三個工作委員會其中之一,請完成申請表填寫並提交完成報名,本次招募將於2020111日截止報名。


The Arrondissement de Ville-Marie is undergoing a consultation process for the future of Montreal’s Chinatown:

General objective: Build a common vision of development of Chinatown.

  • Pre-consultation — Specify the objectives and activities of the consultation process in cooperation with actors in Chinatown (Spring 2019)

  • Phase 1—Produce a diagnostic profile of the issues and needs of the community (July to December 2019)

  • Phase 2—Formulate an action plan (in progress)


Summary report of the needs and expectations of the community

During the Summer and Fall of 2019, six participative activities with the public as well as several meetings with a Chinatown advisory committee made up of local actors helped produce a situational diagnostic of the needs and expectations of the community.

A video presentation of report

Video also available in French, Cantonese, and Mandarin. 請收看粵語版國語版報告內容展示


Action plan

Based on the results of phase 1, phase 2 aims to establish an action plan for Chinatown.

Three working committees composed of citizens, organisations and experts will be created to allow an in-depth exploration of the issues and needs of the community identified in phase 1 as well as suggest short, medium—and long-term development actions for Chinatown:

  • Identity and outreach (institutions to spread Chinese culture and cultural programming)

  • Commercial vitality (local economic development and main street revitalization)

  • Quality of life (sports, leisure and social services)


To submit your candidacy for one of the working committees please fill out this form, available until November 1, 2020.

如需獲取成爲工作委員會成員的資質要求以及相關資訊,或申請加入三個工作委員會其中之一,請完成申請表填寫並提交完成報名,本次招募將於2020111日截止報名。


Consult the full summary report and ask your questions regarding the process and the next steps !

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