Water levels around the island of Montreal are at a ten-year low, meaning risks to shipping and boating.
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A patient leapt from the 9th floor at Maisonneuve-Rosemont hospital on Sunday morning, landing on the roof of the 2nd floor; he later died of his injuries. The Journal elaborates that the man had a history of psychiatric illness. The same hospital saw a similar suicide last October.
Here’s a list of Heritage Montreal tours later this summer. (Should post it later, but I probably won’t remember, so here it is.)
One of the things the Mirror used to do that I appreciated was the September student survival guide, a compendium of information for living cheaply in the city. Everything since the paper moved to WordPress in September 2010 has vanished, so the most recent version of the feature dates back to 2009 – some of the info will still be good, inevitably some will not. But Flat Broke Mtl has assembled a pretty good selection of tips for eating and living cheaply and making a few odd bucks in Montreal.
The STM says Saturday’s metro outage was a cascading series of computer failures while the outage on July 20, during the afternoon rush hour on a Wednesday – also blamed casually on “computers” at the time – was a router problem.
It would be nice if they’d tell us more, because they’re leaving me wondering if someone is poking at the STM computers.
(“It looks like you’re trying to route a metro train. Would you like help?”)
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Westmount’s Eugenie Bouchard won the top girls’ competition at Wimbledon on Saturday.