Royal Vic for the Public

See our report

We prepared a report summarizing the opinions of our community and our recommendations for how The Royal Vic should be used to serve the community!

Click here to download the report!

March with the Mohawk Mothers

On Nov. 10th the Royal Vic for the Public Coalition teamed up with the Mohawk Mothers to have a march on the Royal Vic site to bring awareness of the unmarked graves of indigenous children and MK Ultra victims.

See the Montreal Gazzette article for more information!

  • March for the Royal Vic
  • Webinar on Community Land Trusts
    In North America and much of Europe, private ownership is the dominant housing model. This event organized by the Center for Community Land Trust Innovation […]
  • Participate in the OCPM public consultation!
    We encourage you to participate in the City’s public consultation, starting Wednesday, September 8th until early November. Please take advantage of this opportunity to insist […]
  • Join the march on Sunday, September 26th!
    Postponed from Wednesday, September 8th! The future of the Royal Vic will soon be decided. Will it be privatized or kept for the community? Make […]
  • General Meeting January 28th!!!
    The Royal Vic for the Public Coalition invites organizations within the Montreal region to an information and consultation session. We will be discussing the ecological and communitarian future of the decommissioned Royal Victoria Hospital.

Our Coalition

We are a Montreal-wide coalition that advocates for the Royal Victoria hospital to remain devoted to the common good. The site of the hospital must remain in the public domain, be managed democratically and ecologically, and be used to serve urgent needs in our communities…


The provincial government has mandated the Société Québécoise des Infrastructures (SQI) to conduct a master plan on the future use of the Royal Victoria Hospital. They have authorized McGill University to explore using a portion of the pavilions as a campus…

Our Initiatives


In the middle of the pandemic, the coalition organized a march on September 4th, 2020. There were families, speeches, politicians, media, and even a choir!

Open Letter

After the coalition’s march, we published the “Open Letter of the Royal Vic for the Public Coalition” that was signed by over 56 community organizations. Still open for signatures!

Consultation & Research

We are studying and consulting to explore community uses for the site of the former Royal Victoria Hospital.


If you want to find out more, there is lots of useful documentation!


Click here for news reports, photos, and videos about the hospital and our Coalition.

Connect With Us

Contact us to keep in the loop and get involved!