Nearly 10,000 Montreal homes without power Sunday morning — Montreal Gazette

On the island of Montreal, 9,550 Hydro-Québec customers were without power at 11 a.m. Sunday. In the Montérégie, 13,088 customers were in the dark. According to Hydro-Québec’s website, most homes were expected to have power again between noon and 1 p.m.

via Nearly 10,000 Montreal homes without power Sunday morning — Montreal Gazette

Seal hops on B.C. tour boat to escape hunting pod of orcas that circles in frustration — National Post – Top Stories

Nick Templeman of Campbell River Whale and Bear Excursions told the CBC he was out with a group watching transient killer whales Tuesday when they went into hunting mode. “This seal was tossed around a few times and taken under quite a bit before seeking refuge among the boats in the area,”…

via Seal hops on B.C. tour boat to escape hunting pod of orcas that circles in frustration — National Post – Top Stories

Canadian Muslim leaders slam study on prevalence of extremist writing as ‘attempt to vilify’ community — National Post – Top Stories

OTTAWA — Canadian Muslim leaders are fiercely disputing a new study that says several mosques and Islamic schools are endangering young people with extremist teachings. The study is “yet another anecdotal attempt to vilify” members of the religious community and their institutions, the National Council of Canadian Muslims said Tuesday. Mohammad Iqbal AlNadvi, chairman of…

via Canadian Muslim leaders slam study on prevalence of extremist writing as ‘attempt to vilify’ community — National Post – Top Stories

bdh”e Body found in Lac St. Louis identified as that of missing boater — Montreal Gazette

The Quebec Coroner’s office has confirmed that the body pulled out of Lac St. Louis last Friday was that of missing boater Pierre Lajeunesse. Lajeunesse went missing after he fell overboard off his sailboat on July 19 around Dowker Island, near Baie d’Urfé. Police and other rescue workers searched for Pierre Lajeunesse in Lac St-Louis near Beaconsfield, Wednesday July…

via Body found in Lac St. Louis identified as that of missing boater — Montreal Gazette