EAB, Emerald Ash Borer, Montreal releases wasp against emerald ash borer

Professor Claude Guertin holds out hope for a natural approach to the ash tree...

By Rhonda Massad Since it’s first detection in Canada in 2002 the emerald ash borer (EAB) has caused countless deaths to ash trees across North America. It’s larve bore labyrinths...
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...
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 –...
EAB Tree Azin Injections in Ash Tree

Emerald ash borer leaves no leaf unturned

By Rhonda Massad As yet another city, Beaconsfield,  finds itself with the emerald ash borer on its territory the fight to stop the green pest from destroying tree canopies across...
Mayor Coderre, Jim Beis, Pierrefonds-West

Mayor Coderre announces Pierrefonds West Development

by Kevin Woodhouse www.thesuburan.com kevinwoodhouse@hotmail.ca Mayor Coderre announces Pierrefonds West Development to take 10 years to complete and involve public consultation Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre was in Cap St. Jacques last Friday morning to...
Beaconfield cel tower

Beaconsfield family concerned over new cell antenna

By Kevin Woodhouse www.thesuburban.com Beaconsfield resident Scott Hebert presented a petition with 100 names from the surrounding area of Taywood Park where a cell antenna by Telus was slated to be...
Urban Garden

Food gardens are trending to reduce carbon foot print

by Rhonda Massad Eating local and growing your own food is a trend that has erupted in the past few years according to owner of Pointe Claire Nursery, Stephen Scheunert. According...
Toxic Cloud

Supreme Court asked to rule in billion-dollar toxic cloud case

By Robert Frank www.thesuburban.com More than a decade after a cloud of toxic sulphur trioxide drifted across Montreal, lawyers have gone to Supreme Court of Canada to seek justice. Chantal Desjardins, one...
Kirkland Environment Day

Kirkland’s 5th Annual Environment Day – Sat May 9

For a fifth consecutive year, the Town of Kirkland invites residents to come out to Environment Day on Saturday, May 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the...

Laval environmental council meets on EAB crisis

By Rhonda Massad www.thesuburban.com The Laval Regional Environmental Council (ERC) will hold a roundtable on the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), April 23. The exercise will be held during Earth Week to...

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