Four heads of government visited the university, including Edward Morris, first Baron Morris, the 2nd Prime Minister of Newfoundland, Paul Martin, the 24th Prime Minister of Canada, Philemon Yang, the eighth Prime Minister of Cameroon, and Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, the 17th Prime Minister of Somalia.  Gabriela Michetti, Argentina`s 36th vice president, had also taken specialization courses at the University.  Premiers include Paul Okalik, Premier of Nunavut, and Dalton McGuinty, 24th Premier of Ontario.  Six graduates were appointed judges of Puisne, one of whom became the chief justice of Canada. Among puisne`s judges were Louise Arbour, Michel Bastarache, Louise Charron, Louis LeBel, Richard Wagner, and Gérald Fauteux.  Fauteux and Wagner later became Canada`s chief justice. The university manages the Center for Executive Leadership at the World Exchange Plaza. When the institution was established, the campus was next to Notre-Dame Basilica. Space being a great subject in 1852, the campus moved to a place located today in front of the National Gallery of Canada. In 1856, the institution moved to its current site.  The library dates back to the institution`s creation in 1848. In 1903, the main building of the university where the library was located was destroyed by fire; That is why all intellectual treasures have been lost.
After the fire, rebuilding the library was a top priority for university authorities and received donations from Canadian federal, provincial and foreign governments, including France, the United States, the United Kingdom and other countries. On the 15th.