In mixed martial arts, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua wins the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship from fellow Brazilian Lyoto Machida at UFC 113 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The United Nations announces that the conference of the parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity initially scheduled to take place in Kunming, China, later this year will be moved to Montreal, Canada, due to logistical complications caused by China's Zero-COVID policy.
The discovery of 751 unmarked graves at the site of Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan, Canada, is announced, weeks after the remains of 215 children were found at a similar residential school in British Columbia.
A state of emergency is declared in Montreal, Canada as 1,200 Canadian Forces personnel are deployed in the province of Quebec to help with rising floodwaters. 146 communities are affected and more than 1,500 residents have been evacuated from their homes.
The city of Montreal in Canada begins dumping 2 billion gallons of raw sewage into the Saint Lawrence River, an action the mayor, Denis Coderre, says is necessary to make repairs and improvements to the city's wastewater system. The move has caused outrage among residents and environmentalists, while the hashtag ""#flushgate"" is being used on social media sites to voice opposition to the dumping effort.
A demonstration occurs from the streets of Montreal in Canada to the front of the Algerian consulate as people, including many Tunisians and Egyptians, join international calls for Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation.