Grocery stores and other stores

There are many types of supermarkets in Quebec :


Retail stores (big stores)

“Dépanneurs” (convenience stores)

And gas stations like :

  • Petro-Canada
  • Ultramar
  • Shell
  • Esso

Other stores and commodities

Stores such as Dollarama will save your life.

Pharmacy (drug store)

Pharmacies in Quebec offer much more than medicine: you can also find food, household products, birthday cards, and even post offices (in the Jean-Coutu pharmacies) !

Postes Canada

Hospitals and CLSC (sort of local clinics)

In the area of Polytechnique :


To open a bank account in Canada, you’ll need a Social Insurance Number (SIN).

Sport stores

Furnishing and DIY stores

Clothing from Quebec and Canada