Let's Go Montreal

Let’s Build a Green Space around the Black Rock

Let’s hope that the City of Montreal starts working on this project soon. The City of Toronto where about 1100 more immigrants died (vs. about 6000 in Montreal) at the same time, and under the same circumstances, have just announced that they will be building a SECOND park to this tragedy. They recently completed one in honour of the immigrants that died; and now they are planning to build another one to the individuals that went to help them, caught the fever, and also died.

When you consider that the Black Rock was the very first memorial anywhere in the world to this tragedy, and where there are now about 140 monuments worldwide, it is about time that the City of Montreal starts to seriously consider a magnificent green space here in our city…