Gatherings solidarity with victims from Quebec to Toronto

ottawa-abords-ambassade-france-environIn Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City, Montreal or in smaller cities, Canadians and many French citizens paid homage Saturday to victims of attacks in Paris.

In Montreal, a rally was held as before in front of the Consulate General of France under a low gray sky, AFP noted.

In other Canadian cities, many rallies were to mark solidarity with the victims of the attacks.

About 500 people gathered in Quebec City, with the front rows several politicians such as Prime Minister of the French-speaking province, Philippe Couillard, Quebec or the head of Pierre Karl Péladeau Party, along with the consul of France, Nicolas Chibaeff.

>>> Read: Hundreds of people in front of the Consulate of France in Quebec

In Toronto, the city mayor John Tory spoke in French to a hundred people.

“Paris is part of us and we are part of Paris,” he assured, before observing a minute of silence.

In Ottawa, just outside the Embassy of France, about 500 people are there also came to show their sympathy in the presence of the French ambassador Nicolas Chapuis.

On many public buildings in Canada, the flag was at half mast and several buildings were illuminated in blue, white and red as the CN Tower in Toronto and the Olympic Stadium in Montreal.

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