by Diana Filer
- The hockey of today was first played by students at McGill university in 1875.
- Isaac and Rebekah’s twin sons were Jacob and Esau.
- Yannick Nézet-Séguin of Montreal is the new conductor of the Metropolitan Opera, a post he was to assume in 2020, but the current conductor was fired, so he is there already.
- Canada’s largest law firm, with 718 lawyers as of April this year, is Borden, Ladner, Gervais, with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa and Montreal as well as its Toronto head office.
- A puggle is a baby echidna, or spiny anteater, not to be confused with the puggle dog, a cross between a pug and a beagle.