Repentigny is the 13th largest city in Quebec and 5th within the Communauté Métropolitaine de Montréal. It is also second in the greater Lanaudière area and first in the L’Assomption RCM. Named city of joy because of its excellent quality of life and municipal services, Repentigny is home to 84,285 inhabitants and covers an area of 70.25 square kilometres. It is located off the eastern tip of the Island of Montréal and connected to the latter via the Le Gardeur and Benjamin-Moreau bridges.
Extremely well situated, the city of Repentigny features a highly accessible network of roads that helps the local population and visitors get wherever they want to go. With major road junctions (40 and 640) connecting to large city centres like Montréal and Québec, Repentigny is well located geographically.
Repentigny sits on the banks of the St. Lawrence River and boasts a high number of parks and green spaces. The city is also host to an extensive line-up of activities, festivals, and events throughout the year. In fact, Repentigny will soon be getting a brand-new entertainment building, which will further enhance its cultural life. Its industrial parks, commercial centres, and network of business people also help drive the city’s economic life.