first_imgQUEBEC – Quebec City police have launched a criminal investigation into the burning of a Hydro-Quebec pole during the G7 summit.The alleged sabotage on June 9 disrupted part of the wireless communication network in the provincial capital on the second and last day of the international gathering.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other world leaders were in La Malbaie, about 140 kilometres northeast of Quebec City, at the time.Various anti-summit protests were held in La Malbaie and Quebec City over three days.Quebec City police spokesman Cyndi Pare says it is too early to make a direct link between the fire and the summit.She says the blaze did not affect the work of police officers, although some government employees did report communication woes.last_img