Beaconsfield Councillor Pierre Demers

Natural Christmas trees no longer accepted in landfill – Do not throw your Christmas...

by Rhonda Massad In the past those of us who did not have an artificial tree could take the decorations down after the holidays and place our holiday trees curb...

Chemistry expert concerned about draft pesticide bylaw

“Knee-jerk response to Emerald Ash Borer problem” By Robert Frank www.thesuburban.com Chemist and materials expert Fred Ablenas has questioned Beaconsfield’s push to have the city and private property owners inject tens of...

Pointe Claire Adopts EAB strategy

Pointe Claire has adopted a strategy to fight the emerald ash borer (EAB) in order to preserve the urban forest, maintain the City’s canopy, and protect its biodiversity. In Pointe-Claire,...
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Beaconsfield trashcams raise privacy concerns

By Kevin Woodhouse Following last week’s decision by the Beaconsfield council to allocate the necessary funds to purchase garbage bins with RFIDs (Radio Frequency Identification) and install a camera on the...
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Pointe-Claire’s New Recycling Program for Electronic Devices and Ink Cartridges

The City of Pointe-Claire  is proud to announce that it is now possible to reclaim small electronic devices with the development of a new sustainable development program at the...

Someone Say Humidity alert ? Montreal to experience another heatwave

Heat warning and humidity alerts have been placed by the Weather Network. A warm and humid air mass has been covering Southern Quebec since the last few days. These...
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Picking up trash in the West Island

Trash Talk Montreal is a youth run organization dedicated to making a difference in our community. They have removed over 2,150 pounds of trash from the Montreal area and...
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A Tree for my Neighbourhood- Dorval gets planting

The City of Dorval, in cooperation with the GRAME (Groupe de recherche appliquée en macroécologie) – Éco-quartier Lachine, invites its citizens to participate in another edition of the program...
Dollard Des Ormeaux lock on waste bin

All West Island cities forced to take the green out of garbage

by Rhonda Massad Municipalities across the West Island must prepare compulsory waste management reduction plans to be submitted to the provincial government by 2016. Landfill sites are reaching capacity on...
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Minister commits to complete decontamination of PCB’s

The Minister of Sustainable Development made a commitment to Pointe Claire, the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change, Mr. David Heurtel, to require the complete decontamination of the...

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