Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime is off to the final at the Open 13 men's tennis tournament. The 19-year-old from Montreal, the tournament's seventh seed, advanced with a 7-5, 7-6 (2) semifinal win over French veteran Gilles Simon on Saturday. Auger-Aliassime will face defending-champion Stefanos Tsitsipas in the championship game Sunday.
In the news this week: A massive vehicle pileup near Montreal leaves two dead and dozens injured; For the second time in less than two weeks, a $9-million lottery jackpot goes to a Quebecer; Police deliver an injunction to demonstrators blocking the rail tracks in St. Lambert; A Montreal man killed in collision with train while taking driving test; and Partial Via Rail service to resume between Quebec City, Montreal and Ottawa.
One of Canada's three top-tier junior circuits, the QMJHL delayed a vote on the possibility of taking a harsher stance towards fighting at a meeting Thursday. But the league's member teams are expected to reconvene in August, with 12 of 18 clubs needing to approve any proposed rule change.
Montreal police are seeking an important witness in a fatal collision between a car and a train. According to witnesses at the scene, the driver had a black beard and wore a beige turban. He spoke French and appeared to be of Indian origin.