Jane’s Walk: Neighbourhood walking tour of Côte Saint-Luc, May 4 and 5, 2019

The City of Côte Saint-Luc will host a neighbourhood walking tours part of the annual Jane’s Walk event across North America and the world.

Norm Spatz, educational consultant and history buff, will be leading a tour “Where Once Stood a Chapel” on Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 10:30 am starting at St. Patrick Square,6767 Côte Saint-Luc Road, Metro Villa Maria or bus 103. The walk is free of charge, but participants are encouraged to RSVP at jeisman@cotesaintluc.org.

The Montreal-area walks are organized by the Montreal Urban Ecology Centre (promenadesdejane.com/en/participer-a-une-promenade).

Jane’s Walk is a series of free neighbourhood walking tours that helps put people in touch with their environment and with each other, by bridging social and geographic gaps and creating a space for cities to discover themselves. Since its inception in 2007, Jane’s Walk has happened in cities across North America, and is growing internationally.

Jane’s Walk honours the legacy and ideas of urban activist and writer Jane Jacobs who championed the interests of local residents and pedestrians over a car-centered approach to planning. Jane’s Walk helps knit people together into a strong and resourceful community, instilling belonging and encouraging civic leadership.

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