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Student moving from BC to Montreal

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Student moving from BC to Montreal

My daughter is moving from a small town in BC to go to college in Montreal. She will be living in Verdun (near metro stop LaSalle) and taking the metro to LaSalle College downtown everyday.

Any advise for her from people who know the city would be appreciated.

Things she should be aware of to make her transition to city life easier?

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1. Re: Student moving from BC to Montreal

This is such a wide-open question that I don't know what to answer. Do you have any specific concerns like crime?

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2. Re: Student moving from BC to Montreal

Sorry for being vague......Yes I'm concerned about her using the metro late at night on her own, and being dependent on it to get back and forth to school. Also being out at night downtown alone after classes.

Almost everyone I've talked to says they feel very safe in Montreal because typically there are lots of people out at night.

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3. Re: Student moving from BC to Montreal

I have travelled quite a bit in the US of A on my own due to business and the most safest cities Ive been to at night, alone, is Santa Monica and Montreal. Do not worry, she will be o.k! :)

Just to reassure you, I am a female in my 20's.

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4. Re: Student moving from BC to Montreal

Audrey - don't take this the wrong way but I had it in my head that you were much older than that! Perhaps its just how wise you sound when you post ;)

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5. Re: Student moving from BC to Montreal

Nope Lexah,

Im a baby lol thats been around :)

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6. Re: Student moving from BC to Montreal

By the way Lexah,

I hope you are enjoying yuor summer in Montreal :)

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7. Re: Student moving from BC to Montreal

I agree with Bella.

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8. Re: Student moving from BC to Montreal

I hope she enjoys her stay in beautiful Montreal! I've never had any trouble at night, I would just avoid Namur and Villa Maria metro stations (on the orange line) if she'll be alone at night! The college is in a very nice area right in the middle of downtown!

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9. Re: Student moving from BC to Montreal

Orni.. you agree that Im a baby????? :(

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10. Re: Student moving from BC to Montreal

Bella, I agree that you're a Babe!