So it's not just me!! Montreal really does lack courtesy! This Globe and Mail article on a study done by Reader's Digest ranks in the bottom half of large cities studied around the world, while Toronto ranks 3rd!
Although, other Canadian cities might well have ranked higher if they had been tested, Montreal fared in the bottom half after only 50 per cent of those tested offered a helping hand.
Granted it's not a terribly scientific study (groups of reporters were sent out to do a series of 3 tests, 20 times), at least now I know there is actually some difference, and I'm not just paranoid, or biased against Montreal... now if only something could be done to change it!?