A Scattering of Seeds: The Creation of Canada
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Question 4
The first Francophone theatre in Montréal was the Farhood's Chanteclerc.

False. The first Francopone theatre in Montréal, Le Monument National, was established in 1894 by the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Society. The Monument National was located on rue Saint-Laurent. It was a four-storey building with a hall that seated 1,496 spectators. The Nationoscope, the Canadien Francais and the Farhood's Chanteclerc were the next major house to open, in 1912.