Saint Jean Baptiste Day

Posted by on Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Saint Jean Baptiste Day, held annually on June 24, is the feast day of St John the Baptist, a Jewish preacher who baptized Jesus in the River Jordan. It is a day of celebration in Quebec and other areas of French Canada. Saint Jean Baptiste Day is also known as "la Saint-Jean", "St John the Baptist Day", "Fête nationale du Québec" and "Quebec's National Holiday".

Saint Jean Baptiste Day is a public holiday in the Canadian province of Quebec. Post offices and many stores are closed. Public transport services run to a reduced schedule in some places or may not run at all in other areas, such as the province's rural regions.

Friday's Forecast:
Montréal Sunny. High 27°C.
Québec Sunny. High 25°C.
Sherbrooke Sunny. High 26°C.
Sept-Îles Mainly Sunny. High 16°C.
Chibougamau Sun and Cloud. High 24°C.



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