20 Photos From The 1976 Summer Olympics In Montreal
The stage was set for the city to make its mark on the world.
Gearing up for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, let's take a look back into Olympic-Canadian history, way back to the first time the Olympic games were ever held in Canada: the 1976 Montreal Olympic Summer Games. Yes, before Calgary and Vancouver, Montreal took the world stage, with lasting influences still in our fair city today. And yes, I mean the Olympic Stadium.
definitely prepped Montreal to be an international hub, but the '76 Olympics truly put Montreal on the map. People form around the world got to enjoy the beautiful Montreal summer, eat some poutine, and take in the awesome of our city, all while watching some sexy pro athletes. Canada may not have one any gold medals, but Montreal still made the nation look good.
For a glimpse into the historic event, take a look at the vintage photos we've compiled below.