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Morning dip in the Saint Lawrence River: Montrealers take part in the 2019 Grand Splash

Montrealers take a leap of faith into the Saint Lawrence river on Tuesday July 30, 2019.  .
Montrealers take a leap of faith into the Saint Lawrence river on Tuesday July 30, 2019. . Yannick Gadbois/Global News

The annual Grand Splash event took place early Tuesday morning.

Before heading to work, dozens of brave Montrealers took a leap of faith off the Jacques-Cartier Pier in Montreal’s Old Port.

Dozens of Montrealers took part in the 2019 Grand Splash.
Dozens of Montrealers took part in the 2019 Grand Splash. Yannick Gadbois/Global News

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The goal of the event is to promote better access to the Saint Lawrence River.

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Last year, Montreal mayor Valerie Plante took part in the festivities by jumping the the river with the group.

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Montrealers take part in Grand Splash
Montrealers take part in Grand Splash
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