Thursday, February 2, 2023

Ile Bizard residents had a plan for Joly Street to prevent further flooding

by Rhonda Massad with files from Nader G. Barsoum Frustration was on the menu at the May, public council meeting in Ile Bizard. The question period was filled with flood-related questions...

Dorval Still Dissatisfied with the Flood Zone Map

In response to pressure exerted by the City of Dorval and other municipalities in relation to the inaccuracies of the maps representing the flooded territories, the Quebec government has...
Sainte Anne De Bellevue Boardwalk Flood 2019

West Island Flood updates – cities moving into alert mode and preparing for the...

by Alexander Galli Île-Bizard residents have expressed concern at the impending flooding that will likely result from heavy rain and melting snow along the Ottawa River.   Environment Canada has issued...
The Hidden Dangers of Flood Waters, dangers to avoid

The Hidden Dangers of Flood Waters, dangers to avoid

According to the UMPC Health Beat, while floods can certainly destroy personal property, they can also have another, even more, dangerous effect — on your health. There are several different...
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Army at work in five zones. Minister Guilbault cautions those in flood zone to...

Public Safety Minister Geneviève Guilbault indicated in a press conference on Saturday, April 20, that MNA François Bonnardel will be offering technical support to municipalities, even the smallest, to...
Flood 2019 Ile Bizard

Mayor Plante says we got this! No need for army yet and how...

According to an interview Friday afternoon with TVA, Montreal Mayor says we are ready for this flood. "A lot of work has been done on the dikes in the last...

Flood update in Laval

Planned closure of the temporary bridge of Île Bigras The temporary bridge on Île Bigras is still under high surveillance due to anticipated increases in the water levels over the...

French only flood map meeting unacceptable on the West Island

While citizens of the West Island of Montreal have been experiencing the stress of flooding for months, a public meeting put on by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and...
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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...
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Multi-service help centre open for flood victims at the Pierrefonds Cultural Centre

Multi-service help centre open for flood victims at the Pierrefonds Cultural Centre 13850, boulevard Gouin Ouest The Borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro would like to inform residents facing floods that they can...