Montreal native Rick Andreoli has quite a deep passion for his town’s history.  In fact, he has spent a great deal of his life doing research on the many events that have shaped Montreal.

Montreal has a history that spans 800 years, which means there is an abundance of things that capture Rick Andreoli’s interests.  From the fascinating early years of European contact with Jacques Cartier and the golden era of fur trading with the North West Company to Montreal’s official ascension to city status and many more important historical events in the 20th and 21st century, Rick Andreoli urges people to learn more about what he considers to be Canada’s greatest city.