Montreal Jobs and General Information
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
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.
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 English.
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