Around the residence

The best of Nuns’ Island

Situated in the heart of Nuns’ Island on Place du Commerce Street, the Ambiance residence offers you an urban living environment in a colourful country setting. The residence is strategically located near shops and services, while remaining close to the waterfront and greenery. The proximity to downtown and the banks of the St. Lawrence River, make Ambiance a privileged, warm and ultimately balanced place in which to live.

  • Minutes from shops and services: Provigo, Jean Coutu, SAQ
  • Walking distance to restaurants and coffee shops
  • Easy access to highways and the Champlain Bridge
  • Close to several parks, green spaces, bike paths and parkways

The apartments

Note that our units also have many amenities and benefits specific to the residence.

Four appliances
Electricity, heating / air conditioning
Cable TV
Access to common areas
Participation in activities organized by an activity manager
Security 24/7
Studio
385 sq.ft. to 505 sq.ft.
Starting at $1,635 per month
3½ (1 bdr)
577 sq.ft. to à 902 sq.ft.
Starting at $2,230 per month
3½ + den (1 bdr)
1,125 sq.ft. to 1,167 sq.ft.
$3,591 per month
4½ (2 bdr)
902 sq.ft. to 1,408 sq.ft.
Starting at $3,459 per month
5½ (3 bdr)
1,398 sq.ft.
Starting at $4,576 per month

Your kind of comfort

  • Full kitchen with appliances
  • Large bathroom with linen closet
  • Ceramic surfaces in bathroom
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Closed in-unit storage spaces
  • Large windows
  • Superior soundproofing

48 care units to make your daily life easier

Dedicated to those who are semi-autonomous or with a slight loss of independence, the care units offer daily tailored assistance with a team of highly qualified healthcare professionals. Care units are available 24 hours a day and are occasionally accessible for convalescence or to offer a break to the usual caregiver.

Learn more about the care units

 

Optional care services are also offered on an à la carte basis to autonomous residents: Medication administration and management, help with support stockings, change of bandages and dressings, vital signs and weight measurement, partial bath, bathing assistance in the apartment or a therapeutic bath…

Common areas

There aren’t enough hours in a day!

Ambiance offers you the space and opportunities to let your imagination run wild. Its many amenities mean you can enjoy every moment as you see fit.

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Dining room
Dining room
Private dining room
Private dining room
Panoramic lounge
Panoramic lounge
Library
Library
Salon with piano
Salon with piano
Billiards room
Billiards room
Gym
Gym
Indoor swimming pool
Indoor swimming pool
Spa
Spa
Activity room
Activity room
Movie theatre
Movie theatre
Place of worship
Place of worship
Hair and beauty salon
Hair and beauty salon
Gardens
Gardens
Roof terrace
Roof terrace
Petanque
Petanque
Pharmaceutical counter
Pharmaceutical counter
Bistro and convenience store
Bistro and convenience store

Activities and services

Your calendar is full!

At Ambiance, you can choose from all sorts of physical, social, cultural and intellectual pursuits organized by a passionate team. Whether it’s dancing, painting, singing, laughing it up or just having fun… whether it’s reading, engaging in discussions or debates, you’ll always find something to keep both mind and body stimulated!

Stay active with an aquafitness class. There are also painting classes and our special pet therapy program. Time certainly flies when you’re having fun!

You can also take advantage of a wide range of optional services. Don’t hesitate!

Around the residence

The best of Nuns’ Island

Situated in the heart of Nuns’ Island on Place du Commerce Street, the Ambiance residence offers you an urban living environment in a colourful country setting. The residence is strategically located near shops and services, while remaining close to the waterfront and greenery. The proximity to downtown and the banks of the St. Lawrence River, make Ambiance a privileged, warm and ultimately balanced place in which to live.

  • Minutes from shops and services: Provigo, Jean Coutu, SAQ
  • Walking distance to restaurants and coffee shops
  • Easy access to highways and the Champlain Bridge
  • Close to several parks, green spaces, bike paths and parkways

This week at Ambiance

Activities of the week

Wednesday, 29 May 2024

Wednesday, 29 May 2024
9:30 - 10:00

Chair exercise (Channel 941 Vidéotron)

Wednesday, 29 May 2024
10:30 - 11:30

Brain gym - French (library)

Do you want to exercise your brain through fun and stimulating activities? The brain gym is for you! (Association games, quizzes on different topics, word games, quizzes, etc.) The goal of this course is to maintain cognitive function for as long as possible. The exercises will focus on various cognitive skills including attention, concentration, memory, creativity, logic and reasoning, and calculations.

Wednesday, 29 May 2024
13:00 - 14:00

Choir (activity room)

Barbara is our choir conductor

Wednesday, 29 May 2024
13:00 - 15:00

Bridge (Library)

COme and Join us to the Bridge Game!

Wednesday, 29 May 2024
15:00 - 17:00

Oasis Lounge and Cocktail (GF living room)

Come and enjoy a moment in good company with a drink and snacks every Wednesday at 3:00.

Wednesday, 29 May 2024
18:30 - 19:30

Serpo-Golf (activity room)

Come in large number!

Thursday, 30 May 2024

Thursday, 30 May 2024
9:30 - 10:00

Chair yoga (Channel 941 Vidéotron)

Thursday, 30 May 2024
9:30 - 10:15

Aquafitness with Siva (pool)

You are welcome to come!

Thursday, 30 May 2024
9:30 - 10:15

Gentle exercise with Laura

Join Laura for a gentle exercise class.

Thursday, 30 May 2024
10:30 - 11:15

English conversation (Chapel)

Every Thursday at 10:30am as of November 10th.

Tous les jeudis à 10 h 30 à compter du 10 novembre.

Thursday, 30 May 2024
10:30 - 11:30

Aquafitness with Siva

Please reserve at te reception. 

Thursday, 30 May 2024
13:30 - 14:30

Mass (Activity room)

Thursday, 30 May 2024
14:00 - 15:30

Conference - Let's Revisit These Art Galleries That Are Our Montreal Churches

The architecture, artistic works, and their historical dimension will be presented by Mr. Robert Hamilton GFA Généalogist

Thursday, 30 May 2024
14:00 - 15:30

Tablet and computer class

Need help with your tablet and mobile phone? 

Certainly! The computer courses will take place on Thursdays from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM at the chapel, starting from September 7, 2023.

  • Course 1 and 2 - Difference between iOS Apple and Android Google operating systems 
  • Course 3 - Wifi and Bluetooth, browsers 
  • Course 4 - Text editing, keyboard: Pages for iPad and Google Docs 
  • Course 5 - Emails, mailbox management, texting applications 
  • Course 6 - App management, external storage 
  • Course 7 and 8 - Camera, photo correction and management 
  • Course 9 - Security issues and how to protect yourself 
  • Course 10 - Questions and answers

Thursday, 30 May 2024
19:00 - 20:30

Baseball poche (activity room)

Friday, 31 May 2024

Friday, 31 May 2024
9:30 - 10:00

Chair exercise (Channel 941 Vidéotron)

Friday, 31 May 2024
10:00 - 10:45

Yoga with Laura

Yoga class in the activity room. 

Friday, 31 May 2024
14:00 - 17:00

Super Bingo (activity room)

Super Bingo  with Arthur 

Buy 3 cards for 10$ or 6 cards for $15. 

Join us for a lively Bingo activty filled with fun and excitement! 

Friday, 31 May 2024
19:00 - 21:30

Cinema - CHARIOTS OF FIRE (SOUS TITRES; FRANÇAIS)

Come and watch a movie on our big screen !

Saturday, 1 June 2024

Saturday, 1 June 2024
10:00 - 10:30

Chair yoga (Channel 941 Vidéotron)

Saturday, 1 June 2024
13:00 - 15:00

Bridge (Library)

Come and join us!

Saturday, 1 June 2024
19:00 - 21:00

Cards Game Club (chapel)

Come see Siva the day before to get the cards and game rules.

Sunday, 2 June 2024

Sunday, 2 June 2024
10:00 - 11:00

Mass on Radio-Canada

Sunday, 2 June 2024
10:00 - 10:30

Chair yoga (Channel 941 Vidéotron)

Sunday, 2 June 2024
14:00 - 15:00

Line dancing (activity room)

Beginners, intermediates, and advanced dancers, you are all welcome. Come join us in large numbers to participate and share your skills during the birthday party

Sunday, 2 June 2024
19:00 - 20:00

Cards Club : Golf (library)

You can learn this game among us. Minimum 4 players for this game.

Monday, 3 June 2024

Monday, 3 June 2024
9:30 - 10:00

Chair exercise: Cardio (Channel 941 Vidéotron)

Seated exercise to work on the cardiovascular system, arm, core, and thigh muscles. 

Monday, 3 June 2024
10:00 - 11:00

Puzzle Club

A 3 in 1 activity: relaxation, concentration and feeling of belonging in this activity.

1000 pieces puzzle that is doable when together!


Puzzle open to all! (at your convenience)

Monday, 3 June 2024
10:30 - 11:20

Pilates with Laura (activity room)

Monday, 3 June 2024
13:00 - 15:00

Bridge (Library)

Come and Join

Monday, 3 June 2024
13:30 - 15:30

Classical music concerts (cinema room)

Come and attend the magnificent concert offered by Mr. André Mercure. A perfect meeting for music lovers. Welcome to all!

Monday, 3 June 2024
19:00 - 21:00

Cards Game Club (chapel)

Come see Siva the day before to get the cards and game rules.

On the menu this week

Wednesday, 29 May 2024

Wednesday
29 May 2024
LUNCH

Appetizer

  • Cream of onion flavored with balsamic vinegar
  • Iceberg salad with walnuts and balsamic vinaigrette

Main course

  • Vegetable quiche (new)
  • Penne with tomatoes and fior di latte cheese (new)

Dessert

  • Blueberry upside down cake
Wednesday
29 May 2024
SUPPER

Appetizer

  • Cream of carrot and ginger soup
  • Iceberg salad with walnuts and balsamic vinaigrette

Main course

  • Veal meatballs with an Asian sauce (new)
  • Homemade Fish n' chips

Dessert

  • Blueberry upside down cake

Thursday, 30 May 2024

Thursday
30 May 2024
LUNCH

Appetizer

  • Cream of Roasted vegetable
  • Parmesan fondue square

Main course

  • Pork burger
  • Chicken pot pie

Dessert

  • Mandarin mousse
Thursday
30 May 2024
SUPPER

Appetizer

  • Chicken noodle soup
  • Fondue parmesan square

Main course

  • Canadian dinner boiled
  • Niçoise salad with tuna

Dessert

  • Mandarin mousse

Friday, 31 May 2024

Friday
31 May 2024
LUNCH

Appetizer

  • Cream of turnip
  • Green salad with an Italian vinaigrette

Main course

  • Nordic shrimp roll with dill
  • Ratatouille puff pastry (new)

Dessert

  • Molasses cake
Friday
31 May 2024
SUPPER

Appetizer

  • Curried lentil soup
  • Green salad with an Italian vinaigrette

Main course

  • Veal and mushroom stew
  • Smoked salmon omelette

Dessert

  • Molasses cake

Saturday, 1 June 2024

Saturday
1 June 2024
LUNCH

Appetizer

  • Vegetable and orzo soup
  • Caesar salad with garlic croutons and ​​bacon

Main course

  • Chicken thigh with an olive and lemon sauce
  • Cheese tortellini with a herb and rosé sauce

Dessert

  • Chocolate tartlet
Saturday
1 June 2024
SUPPER

Appetizer

  • Cream of sweet potato with coconut milk
  • Caesar salad with garlic croutons and ​​bacon

Main course

  • Trout with a mango and coriander sauce
  • Stewed beef in red wine

Dessert

  • Chocolate tartlet

Sunday, 2 June 2024

Sunday
2 June 2024
LUNCH

Appetizer

  • Beef and rice soup
  • Quinoa tabbouleh (new)

Main course

  • Gourmet breakfast
  • Chef's choice

Dessert

  • Cream puffs
Sunday
2 June 2024
SUPPER

Appetizer

  • Cream of celery root with apple
  • Quinoa tabbouleh (new)

Main course

  • Turkey breast with a citrus sauce
  • Roast pork with red beer

Dessert

  • Cream puffs

Everyday life at your residence, right at your fingertips!

Learn all the news about your residence by downloading the THÉIA app from Groupe Maurice. You’ll discover the activities program, important info of the day, the dining room menu of the week and more. Handy for both residents and their loved ones, THÉIA is easy to use and offers a wealth of practical information. Everyday life in residence is at your fingertips, thanks to THÉIA!