Montrealers Saw A Weird Silver Streak In The Sky But Don't Worry, It Wasn't Aliens (VIDEO)

Though ancient astronaut theorists might say otherwise.
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'UFO Over Montreal' Was Actually SpaceX Starlink Satellite

If you looked up at the sky last night, you might've seen a large silver streak floating over the city. Was it a UFO over Montreal

Montrealers definitely have questions, but the answer might be a little more terrestrial than you might think. 

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Narcity Québec reports that the streak was actually a Starlink satellite. The satellites were highly visible above Montreal after 9 p.m. on May 26, according to the Starlink tracker.

Starlink, created by Elon Musk's SpaceX company, is a fleet of satellites intended to provide "high-speed, low latency broadband internet" to the world.

People might be shocked to see satellites so close to Earth, but this is by design.

According to Starlink's website, "Starlink satellites are over 60 times closer to Earth than traditional satellites, resulting in lower latency and the ability to support services typically not possible with traditional satellite internet."

Iconic Montreal Deli Boucherie Slovenia Is Closing Its Doors Forever

Boucherie Slovenia will soon serve its last spicy sausage.

Boucherie Slovenia, a boulevard Saint-Laurent institution for 50 years, will soon serve its last spicy sausage.

The iconic home of enormous Eastern European-style sandwiches — Slovenian sausage and towering cold-cuts were staples — will close its doors forever on January 29, said the owners, Lourdes Rodrigues and Jean Teixeira, in a Facebook post.

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Montreal Was Ranked One Of Canada's Greenest Cities When It Comes To Transport

Montreal takes the lead as the most bicycle-friendly city in all of North America.

Montreal is certainly no stranger to a traffic jam, which makes taking public transit a more viable option to not only get around faster but do more good for the environment.

As Canadian cities take the initiative to improve their transit systems and reduce their carbon footprints, Montreal has become one of the country's greenest metropolitan areas when it comes to transport, according to one ranking.

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More Than Half Of Quebec's 8 Biggest Cities Will Have A Woman As Mayor

In Quebec's city halls, women are kicking ass and taking names.

Women will lead five of Quebec's eight largest cities following the 2021 municipal elections.

The biggest headline of the night may have been Valérie Plante's triumph over old foe Denis Coderre in Montreal, but across the province, the faces of municipal politics have become more gender-balanced.

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The government is in the process of filling a Service Canada job bank and it's advertising salaries of between $61,152 and $65,887.

On an online recruitment page, the Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) office says it needs to fill 45 benefits officer and program officer positions in Quebec and encourages qualified individuals to apply.

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