The borough of Saint-Laurent provides an attractive suburban life for families and immigrants Saint-Laurent has a large industrial district which employs more than 100,000 people contributing to its low unemployment. Saint-Laurent has progressively transformed over the last few years to draw people. The borough provides many modern or relatively recent structures, which in Montreal are very unusual to find. This makes houses for rent in Saint-Laurent ideal for modern ethnic families.
Saint-Laurent has over 104,000 people living in its limits. As 81 percent of the residents are either foreign-born or have at least one parent born outside of Canada, the borough is multi-ethnic. The cultures in the borough are predominantly Lebanese and Asian. The borough has actually built many restaurants and grocery stores to cater for its varied ethnicity. As multiculturalism is ubiquitous, Saint-Laurent is a perfect place to live. This diversity of the population of the city is mirrored in its stores, restaurants, and food markets. The borough also has 29 public and private schools, with special schools as well. The Bois-de-Saraguay Nature Park and the adjacent Bois-de-Liesse Nature Park provide daily access to nature.