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Public invited to visit Quebec City’s new Videotron Centre

The Videotron Centre is open to public visitation, Thursday, September 3, 2015.
The Videotron Centre is open to public visitation, Thursday, September 3, 2015. Jean-Vincent Verville/Global News

QUEBEC CITY – There were long line-ups outside Quebec City‘s new Videotron Centre Thursday.

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It’s the first day of public visits to the new auditorium – the brainchild of Mayor Régis Labeaume.

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The visits are designed to drum up public support for the centre and the eventual return of an NHL hockey team in the city.

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“We expect, in the future, to have hockey games that will represent us around North America,” one visitor told Global News.

Visits continue through the weekend.