Montreal’s iconic Expo 67 exhibition left lasting impact on country

Historian Roger La Roche is seen before the Biosphere, the former United States pavilion at Expo ’67, Monday, April 17, 2017 in Montreal. (Paul Chiasson / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

By Sidhartha Banerjee and Emilie Bergeron, The Canadian Press, April 27, 2017 

MONTREAL — It was five decades ago that Montreal welcomed the world to Expo 67, an international exhibition and iconic event that saw millions of visitors flock to the city over six months.

The event would put Montreal on the map and is remembered fondly by those who attended as drawing them into a futuristic fantasy world and opening their eyes to people and places they’d never experienced before.

Some 60 countries were part of the exhibition, which included architectural and technological marvels as part of nearly 100 pavilions that made up the 1967 International and Universal Exposition under the theme “Man and his World.”

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