The bridge, Samuel De Champlain illuminated in the colors of Quebec

Le pont Samuel-De Champlain illuminé aux couleurs du Québec

MONTREAL – The bridge Samuel-De Champlain will be illuminated with the national colors of Quebec city Wednesday evening on the occasion of the festival of Saint-Jean-Baptiste.

“On the 24th of June, the bridge, Samuel De Champlain will illuminate in the colors of the fleurdelisé for the first time to mark the fête nationale du Québec”, said on Wednesday the federal minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Catherine McKenna, by issuing a press release.

The illumination in blue and white will be from sunset until 1 a.m. Thursday, she added.

The gesture, which coincides with the Saint-Jean-Baptiste is wanted as a tribute to the culture and heritage of Québec.

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