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The Old Port of Montréal joins other landmarks from around the world in global show of support for Australia

MONTRÉAL, Jan. 24, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The Old Port of Montréal joins the CN Tower and many other landmarks from around the world to raise awareness and show support for Australia as the country works to fight and recover from devastating wildfires.

On the night of Australia's national holiday, January 26, the Old Port, with the Montréal Observation Wheel and the Bonsecours Pavilion, will be among the many landmarks to light in the country's national colours of green and gold. Still others plan to join in the effort through social media and online. To date, towers and landmarks that have confirmed their participation include:

For anyone looking to take action, donations may be made to several organizations, including the Australian Red Cross (www.redcross.org.au/campaigns/disaster-relief-and-recovery-donate), the NSW Rural Fire Service (https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/volunteer/support-your-local-brigade), and WIRES Wildlife Rescue (https://www.wires.org.au/donate/emergency-fund).

About the Old Port of Montréal

For more than 25 years, the Old Port of Montréal, a division of Canada Lands Company, has offered a variety of participatory, cultural and leisure activities as well as opportunities for scientific exploration at the Montréal Science Centre. Bordering a 2.5-kilometre stretch of the St. Lawrence River, the Old Port of Montréal is the most popular recreational tourism site in Quebec, with six million visitors annually. Its partners are Coca-Cola, Eska, Natrel, Sleeman, Cogeco and TELUS.

SOURCE Old Port of Montréal Corporation

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