Interesting how in some cases people have learned to live with a certain level of risks.... Jaro ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ http://www.cfcf.ca/news/news.ch2 Last Updated: 15/10/2003 Gas Leak Forces Building Evacuations There was a major natural gas leak, downtown, late this morning. It happened beside the Palais des Congres, right around Bleury and St-Antoine streets. City crews were doing excavation work and they pierced a gas line. The convention centre and the nearby hotel intercontinental were both evacuated. Also, some streets in the area were closed, traffic rerouted.