Boasting over 88,000 residents, Brossard is Québec’s 12th-biggest city. It is ideally located by the St. Lawrence River, near Montréal. Accessible through major highways (highways 10, 15, 20, 30 and 132), as well as Taschereau Blvd., which crosses the city from east to west and features a large number of shopping centres and businesses, including Mail Champlain and Quartier DIX30, Brossard is the perfect place for those seeking to live in a quality setting that’s also vibrant, affordable and prosperous. Brossard boasts an enviable, affordable and convenient mass transit system, including two bus terminals (Chevrier and Panama), with a direct shuttle service to downtown Montréal. With the upcoming launch of the Réseau express métropolitain (REM), which will run 20 hours a day, 7 days a week, with trains passing every two and a half minutes during rush hour and every five minutes during off periods throughout the South Shore, the future is looking good for Brossard.
Brossard: a vibrant city. Residents can enjoy a wide range of sports, recreational and cultural activities year-round. Entertainment, attractions and shopping hubs will delight families, couples and single people looking for good times. Outdoor enthusiasts will also get their fix thanks to the exceptional network of parks and green spaces, including four exclusive access points to the St. Lawrence River, 55 kilometres of versatile trails, various landscaping and several rest areas. The Parc régional de la rivière Saint-Jacques is a definite must-see spot, where you can get your dose of fresh air just a few steps from the urban core. Moreover, Brossard features a Centre nautique and Centre de plein air, the latter on chemin des Prairies, as well as over 50 km of bike paths and multipurpose trails for its active residents. When it comes to entertainment and events, Brossard is where it’s at on the South Shore. The area’s numerous venues showcase big-name artists and popular events throughout the year, such as the Journées de la culture, Fest-Hiver and OSM in the Parks, which has been features in Brossard for the past several years, are all good reasons to move to this city where everyone feels at home.