Saturday, December 4, 2021

Will we be saying goodbye to our Ash trees?

by Rhonda Massad www.thesuburban.com In the early 1900’s there was the chestnut blight, an exotic pathogen that altered the hardwood forest forever. A few decades later Dutch elm disease, an exotic...
PCB, Pointe Claire, Morris Trudeau, West Island Blog

PCB storage site to undergo rehab work before the end of the year

Rehabilitation work at the former illegal polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) storage site in Pointe-Claire by the owner, Juste Investir Inc., will begin shortly and should be completed before the end...
Pumpkin contest Baie D'Urfé

Great Baie D’Urfé pumpkin weighs in at 110 pounds

by Rhonda Massad On what felt like the rainiest day of the year the winning pumpkin at the Baie D'Urfé annual pumpkin contest weighed in at 110 pounds. Second place...
flood map

“We have never been flooded – why is my property included in the Flood...

More than 3,000 homes in Quebec were flooded and another 2,300 cut off by floods in the Spring of 2019. Frustration rose high at the meeting held at the...
Pointe-Claire,Mayor Morris Trudeau, Terra-Cotta National Park, Rhonda Massad West Island Blog

Partnership to protect and restore Terra-Cotta Natural Park

The City of Pointe-Claire, is happy to announce new initiatives to protect and restore Terra-Cotta Natural Park thanks to a partnership with CN under the CN EcoConnexions – From...

Beaconsfield’s former Esso Station to become townhouses

by Rhonda Massad In a final vote  at Monday night’s public meeting, Beaconsfield city council unanimously voted for Construction Jean Houde to build 22 townhouse units on Beaurepaire drive where...

Tree falls on child and woman

Due to yesterday's strong wind, a tree has fallen on a camper in Rigaud, there were 2 people in it at the time. According to preliminary reports, a child and...
Jim Morrison

A love for Baie d’Urfé by Jim Morrison

I love Baie d’Urfe! Always have, always will! My parents moved here in April, 1968, in large part to its tranquility in providing a backdrop to family living. As a...
Celebrity Cruise green initiative

Eco friendly Celebrity cruises

Eco friendly Celebrity cruises are going really green. From composting to bamboo disposable dishes this cruise line takes green seriously.  I was very impressed when I saw everything from...
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POINTE-CLAIRE CONTINUES TO DEVELOP TERRA-COTTA PARK

In partnership with the Fondation Hydro-Québec pour l’environnement and Nature-Action Québec, Pointe-Claire continues to develop Terra-Cotta Park The city of Pointe-Claire, is pleased to announce that the development of Terra-Cotta...