Bags For Cash" project helps sell unwanted bags of sand and gravel used for the flood, Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, West Island News, flood 2017

Dorval warns residents to prepare for flood – free sandbags available as of Monday

IMPORTANT RAINFALL EXPECTED In preparation for the important rainfall expected next Tuesday, February 20, and Wednesday, February 21, the City of Dorval is taking all the necessary precautionary measures. City officials are inspecting...
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...
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...
Asbestos

Asbestos Exposure: Three Things to Know About It

Asbestos refers to six minerals that are characteristically composed of strong, light, and fibrous crystals. Because of these properties, this material is often used for insulation, fireproofing, and construction....
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Rigaud declares a state of emergency, Ile Bizard water levels continue to rise

By Rhonda Massad The flow of water from the Rivière des Prairies and Lac des Deux-Montagnes is on the rise. Due to announced rainfall, the Department of Sustainable Development, Environment...
Rhonda Massad, Sheep, Pointe Claire, West Island Blog, West Island News, Environment, Innovative, John Belvedere

Pointe Claire brings eco-grazing sheep to take care of grass cutting

Pointe Claire is thinking out of the box this summer. Expect to see a group of six sheep as part of an eco-grazing project at Edgewater Park, located along Lake...
Flooding Ile Bizard , Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, West Island News, Flooding, State of Emergency

Flood Alerts Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue

Status: Floodwaters - ALERT Due to the heavy precipitation forecasts tonight in the greater Montréal area, the city of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, in collaboration with the Centre de la sécurité civile de...
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...
REM

Highway 40 to close completely weekend of November 3 between Highway 13 (Exit...

Montrealers are being asked to forecast their plans and take Highway 20 if you live on the Island of Montréal or go around the island if you live off...
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...

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