The U.S. Consulate General informs U.S. citizens a demonstration is expected to take place in downtown Quebec on Saturday, November 25, between 11:00 and 15:00. Local media has reported an anticipated a large crowd.
Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence. You should avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.
For further information about security in Canada:
- See the Department of State travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Canada Country Specific Information.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Contact the U.S. Consulate General Quebec, located at 2 Rue de la Terrasse-Dufferin, at 1-418692-2106, 8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. After-hours, the main line number can be used to access an emergency number for U.S. citizens.
- Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).