Most businesses are along Taschereau Boulevard, inside Champlain Mall and Place Portobello or at the lifestyle centre, Quartier DIX30. A particular segment of Taschereau Boulevard near La Prairie and the Saint-Jacques River is home to an exceptionally large concentration of car dealerships offering most available makes and models.
The city has some homes dating from the 18th and 19th centuries, particularly along Chemin des Prairies. Maison Sénécal and Maison Deschamps.
The city of Brossard was incorporated in 1958.
Get in and around
Brossard is served by Autoroutes 10 (Autoroute des Cantons-de-l'Est), 15, 20 (Autoroute Jean-Lesage), and 30 (Autoroute de l'Acier), as well as Routes 132 and 134 (Taschereau Boulevard). Autoroute 30 runs along the east side of Brossard. Along the Saint Lawrence River on the west side of the city, Autoroutes 15 and 20 overlap with Route 132; 15 to the south and 20 to the north. At the Champlain Bridge interchange, Autoroutes 15 and 20 overlap 10 and feed into the Champlain Bridge, which crosses over into Montreal. Autoroute 10 also meets with Route 134 at the Taschereau Interchange which runs north south through the heart of Brossard.
Brossard is subdivided into many smaller sections. These sections have street names that all begin with the same letter of the alphabet. The only notable exceptions are few major arteries (such as Taschereau Boulevard and Rome Boulevard) that span across two or more sections.
By public transit
The Réseau Express Métropolitain (REM) serves Brossard with 3 stations : Panama, Du Quartier and Brossard. Brossard being located in zone B, the fare is $4.50, to or from Montréal.
The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) serves much of Brossard's territory as well as the rest of the South Shore. Terminus Brossard-Panama and Brossard-Chevrier Park and Ride incentive parking lots are two of RTL's heavily used bus terminals in Brossard. Buses connect to the REM's Panama station for connections to Downtown Montreal.
- A total solar eclipse on Monday 8 April 2024 starts at 3:26PM local time and lasts two minutes. The chances of a clear sky are 30%. The track of totality is northeast from Mexico and Texas to Ohio, straddling the Canada–New England border through Lakes Erie and Ontario, then across Maine, New Brunswick and Newfoundland.
- Etoile Banque Nationale, 6000 Boulevard Rome (at Quartier Dix 30), ☏ . Performing arts theatre.
Many parks are scattered throughout the city of Brossard, including Parc écologique des Sansonnets. The parks are connected to the other areas of the city by over 50 km of biking paths.
- Saint-Jacques River Regional Park. Introductory lessons in canoeing and kayaking, equipment rental and classes are offered at the Saint-Jacques River, accessible via Parc Radisson.
- 1 Quartier Dix-30 (at the intersection between Autoroute 10 and Autoroute 30, on the northwest corner). Dix-30, meaning 10-30, was designed to emulate an urban or downtown shopping experience with boutiques in a suburban setting.
- 2 Champlain Mall, 2151 Boulevard Lapinière (Taschereau Boulevard (Quebec Route 134), near Autoroute 10). It has a Hudson's Bay store and over 150 stores, cafés and restaurants.
- 3 Portobello Place, 7250 boulevard Taschereau (Boulevard Taschereau, near Highway 10 and the Panama station of the REM network), ☏ , firstname.lastname@example.org. This mall houses 57 stores of various genres under one roof.
- 1 Kim Fung Brossard, 7209 Taschereau Blvd, ☏ . Daily 10:00-23:00. A Cantonese Chinese restaurant in a Montreal-area chain, which has dim sum.
- 2 La cuisine de tatie (Auntie's kitchen), 5645 Boul. Grande-Allée, ☏ . M-W 11:30-19:00, Th F 11:30-20:00, Sa 11:30-20:30. Cuisine from Mauritius. You can bring your own wine. Mains $12-18.
- 3 Delhi Kabab, 6185 Boulevard Taschereau, Local 108, ☏ . M-Sa 11:00-14:00, 17:00-22:00; Su 17:00-22:00. Indian. Mains $13-24.
- 1 Le Mile Public House, 9190, boulevard Leduc, local 130 (Quartier DIX30), ☏ . Daily 11:30-03:00. Pub food, burgers, comfort food, fish & chips, poutine, salads, tartare, poke bowl, vegetarian.
- 1 Quality Inn & Suites, 6680 Boulevard Taschereau (next to Mail Champlain), ☏ . On-site restaurant "Paolo Gattuso&. Indoor heated swimming pool, full hot breakfast. Multilingual staff. From $114.
- 2 Hotel Brossard, 7365 Marie-Victorin Blvd (along the service road of Route 132, near Highway 10), ☏ . Free continental breakfast buffet, high-speed internet wire or wireless, exercise room, bilingual staff, electric car charging stations. From $100.
- 3 Motel Rideau, 8700 boulevard Marie-Victorin (between Route 132 and the shore of the St. Lawrence River), ☏ . Air conditioning, Wifi, refrigerator, microwave. From $70.
- 1 Poly-Aréna Park (Parc Poly-Aréna), 3105 boulevard Rome (near Antoine-Brossard high school). This urban park has several sports facilities: Brossard aquatic complex, Poly-Arena 3, outdoor skating rink (with chalet), Georges-Henri tennis court, Center Brossard, Brossard skate park, softball field, etc. Free.
- 2 Michel-Normandin - Brossard Arena, 3105 boulevard Rome (in Parc Poly-Aréna, near Antoine-Brossard high school), ☏ . Free.
- 3 Bell Sports Complex (Complexe sportif Bell), 8000 boulevard Leduc (adjacent to Highway 10 (west side) in the DIX-30 district), ☏ . The main mission of this complex is to serve as a training center for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League. This center is available for rental for friendly leagues, on-ice activities, team sports and special events. This sports center opened on December 12, 2008. See the program of events for this center on the website. Free.
- 4 Georgette-Lepage Library (Bibliothèque Georgette-Lepage), https://biblio.brossard.ca/ (in the Brossard City Hall building), ☏ . Users can consult the library catalog online, manage their personalized file, access various digital services via the Internet, etc. Free.
|Routes through Brossard|
|END ← Montreal ←||W E||→ Chambly → Sherbrooke|
|Mont-Tremblant ← Montreal ←||N S||→ Lacolle → Becomes → Albany|
|Kingston ← Becomes ← Montreal ←||W E||→ Longueuil → Quebec City (Lévis)|
|Vaudreuil-Dorion ← Salaberry-de-Valleyfield ←||W E||→ Longueuil → Sorel-Tracy / Quebec City via|
|Salaberry-de-Valleyfield ← Jct W E ←||W E||→ Longueuil → Lévis|
- 1 Montréal Montreal is the economic, commercial and financial heart of Quebec. It is a large, diverse city, with many festivals, museums, and lively neighbourhoods that attract visitors.
- 2 Saint-Lambert Picturesque town on the South Shore of Montreal. This city of art also offers many recreational and tourist activities: municipal parks, golf course enclosed in an urban environment, shore of the St. Lawrence River, Old Saint-Lambert, etc.
- 3 Longueuil The 5th most populous city in Quebec. Longueuil has a network of 168 km of cycle paths. This city has various recreational parks with several hiking trails. Longueuil offers a host of recreational and tourist activities: hiking, biking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, municipal parks, etc.
- 4 Carignan (Quebec) Carignan resembles an imperfect half donut around the city of Chambly. Carignan is characterized by the Acadie River which crosses its territory to flow into the Richelieu River at the end of Goyer Island.
- 5 Laprairie Picturesque, modern, agricultural and cultural city on the South Shore of Montreal. Nearly 30% of the territory is dedicated to natural environment purposes. Its main attractions are Vieux-Laprairie, Laprairie Bay, the Saint-Jacques River (limit with Brossard) and the south shore of the Saint-Lawrence River.