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...

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,...

Beaconsfield residents misled on trashcams

By Robert Frank With files from Beryl Wajsman and Kevin Woodhouse Garbage truck operators plying Beaconsfield streets have already been capturing images of local trash. The revelation contradicts what citizens were told...
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Kirkland’s 6 th Annual Environment Day! Kirkland – May 7

Mark your calendars!! For a sixth consecutive year, the Town of Kirkland invites residents to come out to Environment Day on Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m....
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...

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...
PCB, Pointe Claire, Morris Trudeau, West Island Blog

ILLEGAL PCB STORAGE SITE — Pointe-Claire takes note of Ministry’s commitment to ensure close...

The City of Pointe-Claire, takes note of the announcement by Mr. David Heurtel, Minister of Sustainable Development, the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change (MDDELCC), that he will...
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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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Health department recommends residents avoid contact with St. James Creek

By Kevin Woodhouse www.thesuburban.com Following a contamination of the St. James Creek resulting from the backup of a pumping station in Kirkland in late summer, the Montreal Public Safety agency studied...
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Major water main break in Baie D’Urfé- Select areas impacted

by Rhonda Massad On May 17 at one a.m., in the industrial sector of Baie D'Urfé, Gaz Met was doing some work in the area and broke a major water...