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Pointe Claire diving athletes make us proud at Fina Grand Prix

Pointe-Claire Dive Club athletes won seven medals, in FINA Grand Prix competitions held in Calgary from April 4 to 7 and in California from April 11 and 14.“Their accomplishments...

Transport Quebec shuts Galipeault Bridge

As flooding continues to wreak havoc across Quebec, Transport Quebec announced at 4:00 am this morning that officials have been forced to shut down the Galipeault Bridge, a major...
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Sherry Shaban teaches us the proper way to lift sandbags in this time of...

Sandbagging can take its toll and so can stress. Sherry Shaban of Cross Fit Ile Bizard shares the best way to take care of our backs and bodies during a...
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Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante declares state of emergency for flooded city

The mayor of Montreal, Valérie Plante, has declared a state of emergency for the Montreal Island with a significant increase in water levels expected by Sunday. Among other things, this...
Flood 2019 sandbagging Ile Bizard

Rapid Relief Team planning to build a dike along Joly Street this weekend with...

With the threat of more water coming this weekend,Rapid Relief Team's Bradley Anderson is calling for help from volunteers, to pickup drivers and those with hip waders. "The goal is to...
Flood 2019, Rhonda Massad, Sainte Anne De Bellevue

Predicted rain for the weekend has Sainte Anne De Bellevue expecting a flash flood

INTERVENTION 2 Mode   THE MONTREAL CIVIL SECURITY CENTER ANNOUNCED THAT IT REACHED INTERVENTION 2 MODE AS OF THURSDAY, APRIL 25TH, 2019. According to the latest information, the most at-risk period would...
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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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Are you a victim or volunteer in the flood of 2019? Feeling anxious? Help...

Meet Ivan Rubio and Robert Wise. These two active community members have stepped up to help victims as well as volunteers and city workers in the Montreal area. With...
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Meet Ben the therapy dog who is stealing hearts of flood victims

His mom/vet Dr. KJ Goldenberg and Ben from Pierrefonds Animal Hospital are making people happy in this stressful time in Montreal. Ben and Dr. Goldenberg have been visiting flood zones...
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Pierrefonds Flood Update with Councillor Benoit Langevin- Help needed

Reporting for West Island Blog, Nader G. Barsoum takes us through the streets of Pierrefonds. Councillor Benoit Langevin speaks to Nader about what is needed on the ground, today,...

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