Jessie Quannaaluk was arrested on Tuesday by the major crimes unit of the Montreal police.
On Feb. 16, 2015, police were called to an apartment building on Manning Street in Verdun. At the scene, police found a 57-year-old man with stab wounds to his upper body. His death was confirmed on site.
At the time, police said the victim was known to police.
Police have confirmed that Quannaaluk knew the victim.
This is the fifth homicide in Montreal in 2015.