Welcome to the North Shore, take in the beautiful scenery and relax.

Bodies of Water

The Rivière des Prairies and the St. Lawrence River run through North Shore, giving residents access to various bodies of water.


Several parks and playgrounds have been built along the river's banks, allowing people to enjoy the breathtaking scenery.


Looking for a safe, enjoyable, and welcoming environment to raise your family in? You'll feel right at home on the North Shore. Family life is a primary focus in this town, where 60 percent of homes have children.

Number of inhabitants 715557 inhabitants
Density (inhabitants/km2) 376 inhab./km2
The largest age group Less than 15 years: 19%
15 to 24 years: 12%
25 to 44 years: 25%
45 to 64 years: 29%
More than 65 years: 15%
% of households 1-person: 25%
2-person: 35%
3-person: 17%
4-person: 16%
5-person or more: 8%
Spoken languages French: 94%
English: 3%
Others: 3%