The city's main drag- Ste. Catherine Street was bedecked in a sea of red and there were more maple leafs being waved, than at a Toronto hockey game.
For those Canadians who are ready to write off Quebec's Anglophones and Allophones as well as Francophone federalists, perhaps this video will serve as an eye-opener.
There are more federalists living in Quebec than in any other province except Ontario and BC.
The parade and the huge Anglo and ethnic turnout puts paid to the nationalist notion that Montreal is exclusively a Francophone city. The truth is, that west of Park Avenue/Bleury and all the way out to St. Anne de Bellevue, Anglos and Allos are in the majority.