Pointe Claire to spend $3.7 million on the Dongani overpass

 By Rhonda Massad   Pointe Claire has confirmed that it will spend $3.7 million this summer to repair the overpass on St. John over Donegani.The structure, which spans Canadian National and...

LBPSB reverses position on emergency measures

By Robert Frank   In a dramatic turnaround, Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) voted Monday to move forward with a plan to replace its outdated, 12-year-old emergency measures policy.Last month,...

Court orders Vaillancourt to appear in April

By Rhonda Massad   Though seventy-year-old former Laval mayor Gilles Vaillancourt was not present at the Laval Courthouse on March 31, thirty defence attorneys gathered to get the latest details in...

Demerged municipalities have to demand what they need from the provincial government

By Rhonda Massad   Demerged cities need to take a page out the Laval Mayor Marc Demers’ handbook on using the provincial elections to demand fiscal justice.Laval, the third largest city...

Suburban mayors refuse agglo pest-control takeover bid

By Rhonda Massad   Montreal’s 13 demerged suburbs have unanimously refused an offer to band with the boroughs of Montreal to centralize efforts to eradicate the emerald ash borer (EAB) under the...

SPCA West Division unofficially opened in Vaudreuil

 The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) quietly opened the doors of its West Division unofficially last month. The SPCA new branch will offer much relief to...

CJAD’s Dr. Joe to impart his love of chemistry at West Island College

By Rhonda Massad   Dr. Joe Schwarcz will speak to senior West Island College’s (WIC) students, March 31, to mark the school’s 40th anniversary. The director of McGill University’s Office for...

A story Gist in time

By: Dennis James Partington   These days when I meet people whom I haven't seen for some time they tell me how good I look. Slim, tidy, relaxed, laid back. Sometimes...

Dollard des Ormeaux to spend $250,000 to save ash trees

By Rhonda Massad www.thesuburban.com At its February meeting, Dollard des Ormeaux city council approved a $50,000-a-year budget for the next five years to protect 200 ash trees against the insidious emerald...

3rd Largest City in Quebec finally takes a stand against Hydro Smart Meters

Laval takes a stand against Hydro smart By Rhonda Massad the suburban.com It is about time Laval decided to join the ranks of many municipalities that have taken a stand against the...

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