On the occasion of France's national holiday, Canada's iconic sites will be lit up in blue, white, and red, the colors of the French flag.
From Toronto to Halifax, the colors of France will illuminate the night of July 14, 2021, in Canada.
The participating sites are the following:
- Niagara Falls (10:00 pm EST) ;
- Toronto's CN Tower (9 p.m. EST);
- Montreal's Ferris Wheel (approximately 8:45 p.m. EST, at sunset);
- The Nova Scotia Legislature in Halifax (at sunset);
- The New Brunswick Legislative Assembly in Fredericton (at sunset);
- The French Embassy in Ottawa (starting at 9 p.m. EST).
Visuals of the illumination of the French Embassy in Ottawa and the Montreal Ferris Wheel will be available upon request by email at: email@example.com
Visuals of the Niagara Falls and CN Tower illumination can be sent upon request by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Niagara Falls can be viewed live at the following link: https://www.earthcam.com/canada/niagarafalls/?cam=niagarafalls_str
"The illumination of these monuments, and particularly Niagara Falls, illustrates the place of France in Canada. Even though many French and Canadians have been deprived of it in recent months due to travel restrictions, we are happy to welcome them back to France in the last few weeks" explains Kareen Rispal, Ambassador of France to Canada.
"In Toronto, the economic and cultural capital of Canada, the illumination of the CN Tower in the colors of France is an exceptional event. It demonstrates the vitality of the French community in Ontario and the dynamism of our economic actors whose presence is growing in various sectors: transportation, pharmaceuticals, sustainable development, tech, etc." said Tudor Alexis, Consul General of France in Toronto.
On the opening of France to Canadian tourists
As of June 9, 2021, the terms of travel to France have changed. Canada is classified as a green zone.
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