While in Montreal for Folk Alliance in February (6 below and 21 inches of snow) I visited the ARSC Conference hotel and made a short video. I thought you'd want to see what to expect.
Want record stores? here ya go: https://youtu.be/S7lFylx6Q3o
BTW, remember you will need a current passport and it takes time to get, so you should consider applying by end of 2019.