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'Hundreds' Of People Gathered At A 'Closed' Beach In Montreal Over The Long Weekend

Journal de Montréal shared various photos showing just how crowded the beach was.
'Hundreds' Of People Gathered At A 'Closed' Beach In Montreal Over The Long Weekend

According to a report from Journal de Montréal, a beach in Montreal, Cap-Saint-Jacques Nature Park, was full of people during May's long weekend.

"Alcohol, music, hugs, dancing and no masks. This is what the beach of the Cap-Saint-Jacques nature park, which is well hidden in the back of the woods in the borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro, looked like," Journal de Montréal wrote.

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The issue has become a hot topic on Twitter, and many people seemed far from happy.

Journal de Montréal estimated there were "over 300 people" there Sunday afternoon. Photos show individuals in the water, although "this beach is officially closed and swimming is prohibited, as indicated by signs on the spot."

The mayor of Pierrefonds-Roxboro told Narcity "SPVM cadets will be present next week to support employees, ensure security and respect sanitary measures, including physical distancing."

This article's cover photo was used for illustrative purposes only.