Monday, October 18, 2021
The rate of infections can be reduced by 50% with proper hand hygiene.

HAND HYGIENE IS EVERYONE’S BUSINESS!

https://youtu.be/cSkPxhrZ1UA   Our hands can harbour millions of germs, most of which are harmless. However, practising good hand hygiene can prevent some pathogens from spreading. These germs can cause infections requiring...

Pointe Claire and Beaconsfield deal with garbage bins

Long awaited organic bins have arrived in Pointe Claire Beginning July 22, 2015, some 2,500 240-litre bins will be distributed to all residences in Sector B of Pointe Claire, the...
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Risk alert for dam failure in the Laurentians

The Quebec Public Security has issued a risk alert for dam failure in the Red River sector, downstream from the Bell Falls Dam and up to the Ottawa River...
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Canada’s Plastic Ban: Say goodbye to these 6 problematic plastics in 2021

At the end of 2021, Canada will join the ranks of over 35 countries around the world who have already taken action by banning certain single-use plastics, including the...
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...
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...

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...
Second heatwave

Another heatwave set to hit Montreal tomorrow

Brace yourselves, the second heatwave of the year starts tomorrow, Wednesday, June 17th and will last until Saturday, June 20th. Temperatures are expected to rise 35 and 37 degrees Celcius...
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The Perfect Occasion to Plant a Tree in Dorval

The City of Dorval, in cooperation with the GRAME (Groupe de recherche appliquée en macroécologie) – Éco-quartier Lachine, invites its citizens to participate in another edition of the program...
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Stolen sandbags and Mother Nature leave dikes vulnerable in Pierrefonds and Ile Bizard

About 150 homes were saved from the waters after a dike gave way, leaving a gap of five feet in the dike, in Pierrefonds on Tuesday. More than thirty men...