There is a major outage affecting the city of Montreal this morning, so if you find yourself without electricity you are not alone. 

275,000 Hydro-Quebec customers don't have power right now. And it may take a few hours before everything is back up and running.

READ ALSO: Montreal To Get Bilingual Metro Station Voice

According to Hydro Quebec, the power loss was caused when a cable was accidentally cut by some entrepreneurs.



These are all the areas affected: 

  • The Blue Line

  • Plateau

  • Rosemont

  • Villeray

  • Rivière-des-Prairies 

  • Pointe-aux-Trembles 

Power is expected to be back within the hour. 

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