Emergency work knocks out power for 60,000 people in Montreal

Jun 26 2019, 7:05 pm

If your power got zapped this afternoon, you weren’t alone.

Hydro-Québec confirmed that “about 60,000” people are without power on the island of Montreal.

The province’s utility company says that “emergency work” was necessary in the borough of Hampstead.

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As a result, Hampstead, Côte Saint-Luc, and NDG have been blacked out.

Hydro-Québec says power “should be restored” in about an hour. The statement was originally issued at 2:19 pm.