Media Advisory - Montréal, Quebec

Media advisory

Samuel De Champlain Bridge: Illumination to mark the Opening of the Olympic Games

Montréal, Quebec, July 23, 2021— From sunset to 1 a.m. tonight, the Samuel De Champlain Bridge will light up in blue, yellow, black, green, and red to mark the opening of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

“Tonight, the Samuel De Champlain Bridge will sport the colours of the Olympic rings to mark the opening of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. With our diverse and talented team of athletes, Canada has an opportunity to shine bright on the international stage. Let’s wish them the best and stand ready to celebrate their success as the Olympic games begin.”

—The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities 


Michelle Johnston
Director of Communications at the
Office of the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities
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