Newcomers on the main road of Montreal. From the personal archive of Niki
A man explains that since all Greeks in Montreal lived in a certain area, they
developed bonds between one another.
Res.: And when you arrived here, did you have any
contact with other Greeks… from Tenos?
ΑΝ.: This was the topic of my research as well that…
with the people from Tenos, no. Only with the relatives. Eeh… with the Greeks
it was very easy. We had the ghetto of the Greeks which was the […] which
extended up to City Hall and […]. From […] to… eeh… can we […]. OK? Park
Avenue, the Parkaveneika. The famous Parkaveneika. Aah… it was easy because we
lived in a ghetto. And the Greek, most of the time, found work with the
assistance of another Greek, or he would work at a Greek store, or at a
factory where there are many Greeks. The Greek was born here without the need
to learn either French or English.