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News Reminder: holiday season and flowers in mausoleums

Dear clients, we kindly remind you that only natural flowers are permitted at the foot of a crypt or niche, only on these holidays:Easter Mother's Day Father's Day All Saints Day Christmas Day

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Nature, Site & Environment A look back on the first year of our green plan and next steps

We have informed you on a number of occasions since last March to present the challenges facing our cemetery and to share our vision.

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Nature, Site & Environment Escales découvertes on Mount Royal

Located on the Mount Royal Heritage Site, the Cemetery has the privilege of hosting a portion of the Escales découvertes, an initiative of the City of Montréal in celebration of its 375th anniversary. The project aims to help visitors discover the richness of the Heritage Site's landscape. Composed mainly of 3D maps, stops and clues, the Escales découvertes offer a playful and intuitive way to experience the site. They provide an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the mountain, particularly in terms of its importance in the urban landscape of Montréal.

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News Opening of the Cemetery on Sundays

Beginning May 8th, 2022, the Cemetery will welcome families of the deceased and visitors on Sundays from 9 am to 5 pm (site) and 9 am to 4 pm (Mausoleums).

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News Cemetery to welcome visitors on Thanksgiving and All Saints Day

The Cemetery will open its doors to visitors on Sunday, October 10, for Thanksgiving, but will be closed on Monday, October 11.

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News Contemplation Once Again Possible at the Notre-Dame-de-la-Résurrection Chapel

The Notre-Dame-de-la-Résurrection chapel welcomes you once again for contemplation and prayer after being closed due to the pandemic.

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News Leave No Trace at Notre-Dame-des-Neiges

We are proud to announce that we are now partners of the nonprofit Leave No Trace Canada, an organization dedicated to promoting and inspiring responsible use of natural areas.

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Nature, Site & Environment Groundhog Season

The cemetery, like the rest of Mount Royal, is home to many animal species, such as groundhogs (Marmota monax), also known as woodchucks.

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News Remembrance Grove Welcomes Its First Resident

Today, we pay tribute to Mrs. Ana S.L., who was interred yesterday afternoon under the first tree of Remembrance Grove. She thus inaugurates a new chapter at Notre Dame des Neiges, a chapter in her image: in harmony with nature.

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News Strike Mandate from the Operations Employees Union

The Notre-Dame des Neiges Cemetery Workers' Union, affiliated with the CSN, which represents the employees who process burials in the grounds and mausoleums as well as maintain our facilities, announced on March 29 that it had obtained a strike mandate for up to 10 days.

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