The Montreal job market is very diversified. With one of the world’s largest inland ports, as well as one of North America’s highest concentrations of aerospace engineering jobs and as home to the Canadian National Railway (CR Rail), Air Canada, Air Transat, and Bombardier Inc., Montreal is truly an impressive and labour-hungry major transportation hub.
Montreal’s sizable tech and professional services community provides the area with quality IT jobs and careers at software development, engineering and telecommunications companies such as Bell Canada, SNC-Lavalin and video game developers like Artificial Mind and Movement, EA, Eidos Interactive, Strategy First, THQ and Ubisoft Montreal.
This “Montréal 2025” video speaks to Montreal’s forward thinking business climate and infrastructure projects:
Employment can also be found with several large financial, insurance and business services employers in the area, including Desjardins Group, Power Corporation, Pratt and Whitney Canada, and Standard Life. Montreal is Canada’s second largest city and has a reputation as one of North America’s most vibrant cities, with several major festivals, a thriving arts community and active film and design industry. Montreal is also the birth place of the world-famous Cirque du Soleil. Although French is the main language of the area, business is also conducted in
This Montréal International portrays Montreal’s lifestyle, work and business culture:
Montreal has historically been seen as a fashion, textile and garment production centre. Other major Montreal employers include mining giant Rio Tinto Alcan; large forest products companies Tembec, Domtar, AbitibiBowater and multi-national engineering services firm SNC-Lavalin.