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Happy 375th Birthday Montreal: Message from Justin Trudeau

Today is Montreal’s Birthday!  EC Montreal is throwing a huge Birthday bash for this magical city!  We will be serving cake and champagne in the student lounge and later this evening, we will be taking our students to the illumination of the Jacque Cartier bridge show!  It doesn’t take long for our students to fall … Read more

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Elisa’s Picks For your EC Montreal Adventure!

Bonjour and welcome to EC Montreal! I am Elisa and we are all looking forward to meeting you. To make the most of your time in this magical city, here are a few things you just must see and do while you live and learn English and French in Montreal!   Montreal has become the gastronomy capital … Read more

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Friday Academic Workshops at EC Montreal!

Do you want to learn how to prepare yourself for a job interview? Come to participate in our English or French for Work Workshops! This special lesson is one of many free academic activities offered at EC Montreal and part of the Academic Year experience. If you plan to study French or English at EC Montreal, … Read more

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10 Reasons to Study at EC Montreal this Summer!

1.  The weather Montreal has lovely weather during the summer months.  We have hot and sunny days perfect for picnicking and sunbathing! 2.  The outdoor festivals Montreal is host to so many festivals including one of the largest jazz festivals in the world!  In addition, we have the Just For Laughs comedy festival as well … Read more

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EC Montreal Tips on Dealing with Culture Shock

  When you arrive in Canada to participate in a language programme, you have many adjustments to make. Some of the biggest differences are: food, social customs, schedules, and language. It is normal to experience Culture Shock. Here is some information to help you through this challenging, but exciting time. There are usually 4 stages … Read more

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EC Montreal Family Vacations!

Looking for a family vacation this summer?  Look no further.  EC Montreal can offer your family an adventure of a lifetime.  We offer programmes for Young Learners and adults.  Are your children between the ages of 13 and 17?  If so, EC Montreal’s Young Learner’s programme is ideal. The programme combines language instruction with a … Read more

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Happy Mother’s Day to our EC Homestay Moms!

Sunday, May 14, is Mother’s Day in North America.  We want to take this opportunity to wish our homestay moms a Happy Mother’s Day! We are proud of our homestay hosts.  They go out of their way to ensure our students have a memorable experience in Montreal!  They care for our students, make them as … Read more


Welcome New Families to our Family of Hosts!

This week EC Montreal welcomed new homestays to our family of hosts! We had a lovely evening getting to know each other and listening to the stellar presentations! A special thank you to our students Andressa, Andres and Fernanda for your participation and wonderful presentations! Their contribution made the evening even more special! Thank you … Read more

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EC Montreal’s Airport Reception Service

Did you know that EC Montreal offers an Airport Reception transfer service?  We have a team of drivers called Greeters who welcome our students to Montreal!  The service is organized by our wonderful Student Services Coordinator, Rafael. EC Montreal has very high standards when it comes to this service.  It is the very first encounter … Read more