MONTREAL -- The Jacques Quarter Bridge will be displaying rainbow lights at night for the entire month of April amid the COVID-19 pandemic, to help spread a little cheer across the city by letting Montrealers know they're not alone. 

Rainbows have begun to pop up in storefront windows, balconies and on sidewalks in dusty chalk drawings, as the symbol has come to represent hope. Usually, the rainbow appears alongside the phrase “Ca va bien aller,” or “We’re going to be okay,” which has become the slogan in the province as the pandemic forces everyone indoors. 

Earlier this week, the Champlain Bridge lit up the sky and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Quebecers should look to it as a sign of support.

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