Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General, Montreal, Canada
13 September, 2018
Location: Please be aware that on Thursday, September 13, 2018, a demonstration organized by the employees of the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is scheduled to take place in Montreal between 3:00pm and 5:00pm. Demonstrators will be gathering in front of Place Bonaventure on de La Gauchetière Street.
Due to the demonstration, road closures and/or alternate traffic patterns will likely affect traffic in the downtown Montreal area. In addition, surrounding areas may experience traffic delays.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
- Monitor local media for updates
- Keep a low profile.
The U.S. Consulate General Montreal, is located at 1155 rue St. Alexandre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3B 3Z1and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm on Monday to Friday. You can reach us at 1-514-398-9695 during business hours. If you are a U.S. citizen in need of urgent assistance outside of business hours, the emergency after-hours number for the U.S. Consulate General is the same 1-514-398-9695 and follow the prompts. Our e-mail address is Montreal-ACS@state.gov
State Department – Consular Affairs (888)407-4747 or (202)501-4444
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