Regis LaBeoum celebrates 413 on SaturdayEQuebec anniversary, his last as mayor. This anniversary will play a special role for the elected official who marked the first major uprising in 400, in reduced quantities due to the epidemic.E In 2008.
Since announcing his departure a few weeks ago, Mayor Lobim has claimed to have experienced several “last gestures”. Saturday was a special one, however, because of the epidemic, the mayor was disappointed not to experience it as widely as ever.
“That celebration, on July 3, we will fall in spirit, in the belly of the city. It’s always been fun, ”Regis LaBeouf said next to the ritual parade, which led to a champlain statue on the Dufferin Terrace as a tribute to the founder.
A ceremony that sets the tone
The city’s anniversary is also special to Regis LaBeouf, as it marked a major blow in 2008 on the occasion of his first birthday as mayor. Protection of 400 ceremoniesE One of the highlights of his time in town hall.
“On July 3, 2008, it was extraordinary. The city was happy. We understood that we would have a good party and that even if it did not look good, we would win,” the mayor recalled on Saturday, recalling that he had managed to make people understand that he lived in their city from Quebec. Special Summary.
“I told people to look around. When we are in everyday life, we see it more and more. Ask yourself if you are in a European city and see what you see at home. I have a lot of reactions, ”said the elected official, adding that this was the first time people had been“ released to congratulate the city ”.
Tribute to Champlain
On Saturday morning, the festivities were less important than usual, but the mayor wanted to pay tribute to Champlain. The mayor walked from town hall, accompanied by police officers from the Service de Police de la Ville de Quebec (SPVQ) in festive attire, celebrating 125E This year, up to the Statue of Founders on the Dufferin Terrace.
Wreaths of flowers were placed there and the mayor thought for a few moments in front of the enormous statue that still evokes curiosity even after 413 years.
“Tribute to Champlain was started by the Society Historic de Quebec in the 1930s. […] He is a particularly acclaimed and ingenious character, ”explained Alex Tremblay-Lamarche, president of the Society Historic de Quebec, who attended the tribute.