Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Pointe Claire waste

Pointe Claire turn waste into dollars, $750,000 in grants for proper waste sorting

Pointe-Claire residents can proudly say they have sorted their waste into dollars. A total of $764,680 in grants have been paid to the city for 2019 thanks to their...
Ash trees to come down

Beaconsfield offers discount on EAB pesticide treatment

By Kevin Woodhouse No help for citizens who want to cut trees instead The city of Beaconsfield is offering citizens who have ash trees on their property and who will have...
Canadian Forest Service, Pierre Albert Sevigny

Montreal to use bio-weapon on emerald ash bugs

By P.A.Sévigny As of last week, the Coderre administration is now beginning to use Tetrastichus Planipenisi – a tiny Asian wasp – as their newest weapon against Agrilus Planipennis –...

Beaconsfielders balk at trashcams – City to keep imagery for years

By Robert Frank With files from Rhonda Massad www.thesuburban.com “Citizens have expressed concerns,” Beaconsfield Citizens Association president Al Gardner told city council at its Aug. 24 meeting, following reports that the city...
Dragon Flies 2018

Whats with the Dragonflies on the West Island this summer?

With files from wildlife enthusiast Phyllis Carlson from The Washington Post and Smithsonian Have you noticed that there are more than the usual amount of dragonflies around the West Island this summer? Dragonflies...
Emerald Ash Borer, Dorval, Montreal releases wasp against emerald ash borerTree Azin, Class Four Pesticide, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog

The Fight Against the Emerald Ash Borer Continues in Dorval this Summer

The emerald ash borer (EAB), a destructive insect, was detected in Dorval in August 2014. Having at heart the preservation of its urban forest, the City of Dorval recently...
City of Pointe-Claire, 2017 Budget, Services, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, Imporoved Services Pointe-Claire, news, West Island News

Quebec Waste Reduction Week –POINTE-CLAIRE IS CONTINUING ITS COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

The City of Pointe-Claire and the members of City Council, are proud to recognize once again residents’ actions related to sustainable development for the benefit of current and future...
EAB, Emerald Ash Borer, Montreal releases wasp against emerald ash borer

Montreal releases wasp against emerald ash borer

For the second year in a row the City of Montreal, in collaboration with the Canadian Forestry Service, has unleashed thousands of wasps known as tetrastichus planipennisi to assist...
Beaconsfield Sound Wall

Ministry of Transport offer 75 percent funding deal on Beaconsfield sound wall

Poëti: "We felt this offer is reasonable and adapted to the history of this case." By Kevin Woodhouse The Suburban "This is the first time in 30 years that we have had...

Beaconsfield’s neighbours not ordering trashcams

By Robert Frank and Kevin Woodhouse Beaconsfield’s neighbouring municipalities see no need to implement trashcams. Sainte Anne de Bellevue has added composting pickup, along with once a week garbage and recycling, and...