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If this had been some other 12 months, it will have been the proper autumn weekend to absorb the altering colors of the leaves on Mount Royal.
However with rising numbers of COVID-19 instances in Montreal, it was the town’s first weekend as a delegated pink zone.
Runners, cyclists and walkers have been seen out and about on Mount Royal and alongside the Lachine Canal Sunday morning and afternoon, however they gave the impression to be fewer than through the previous two delicate weekends.
And whereas there was little police presence noticed downtown and alongside the canal, officers have been out in pressure on the foot of Mount Royal overlooking Parc Ave., the place a few of the folks attending final week’s Tam-Tam jam drew criticism from Mayor Valérie Plante for not social-distancing or sporting masks.
The drumming social gathering across the George-Étienne Cartier Monument was to run to the tip of September.
Nonetheless, the tip of the season final week didn’t cease about 15 drummers from exhibiting up on Sunday. They unfold themselves out, however have been watched intently by 4 cops on horses, about half-a-dozen police on bikes and much more foot patrollers. Ultimately, the organizers determined to cancel the occasion and no tickets have been issued, the Montreal police stated.