Montreal is No. 1 again!

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Alright, so the Habs didn’t make the playoffs this year – there’s always next year, right? But, there’s good news that just might cheer you up. Montreal has been given its hard-earned recognition as a great sports city.

The Global Sport Impact (GSI) Canada Index, which checks and ranks the performance of cities that host national and international sports events has named Montreal Canada’s top-ranking sports hosting city!

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The months to come will continue Montreal’s reputation as a few popular sports events, including the Rogers Cup, the ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships, and the Formula Grand Prix make their way to the city.

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Yves Lalumière, the President of Tourisme Montreal said sporting events ‘result in significant economic, tourism and media benefits – all of which are important for the city’s future.’

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