N.D.G. is home to a varied group of families and professionals of all ages, from executives to musicians, artists and university professors. The influx of new residents to N.D.G. has contributed to the transformation of a cheerful stretch from Wilson into Monkland vollage wich represents the heart of the community with elegant 1920 apartment buildings, fine restaurants, charming boutiques, gourmet grocery stores and popular sidewalk terraces.
Numerous bus and metro lines service N.D.G. The community is home to 18 parks, one hospital, a CLSC, many medical centres, numerous schools, daycare centres, Concordia University, a YMCA, 20 churches and a number of cultural centres.