The Montréal Québec Temple is the 86th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.The temple was announced on August 6, 1998, and was the sixth temple to be built in Canada
. It was also one of the temples announced with a long list of others, which Church President Gordon B. Hinckley hoped to have completed by the end of 2000 in order to have 100 operating temples throughout the World
A site dedication and groundbreaking ceremony was held on April 9, 1999; Gary J. Coleman, a member of the Seventy, presided at the ceremony. The temple is sited on a 2.4-acre (0.97 ha) plot in the city of Longueuil
. The temple was open to the public for tours of the interior May 20-27, 2000.
Despite the short duration of the open house, more than 10,000 people toured the temple.The temple has a total of 10,700 square feet (990 m sq), two ordinance rooms, and two sealing rooms. The exterior finish is made of Bethel white granite from northern Vermont.