Saturday, March 6, 2021
Flood 2019

A new flood map specifies Greater Montreal Area flood zones

Due to the floods in both 2017 and 2019, the Communauté Métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM) has put in place an interim bylaw that establishes the annual flood risk in...

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...

Telus donates 200 emergency packs to West Island’s flooded

By Rhonda Massad Three weeks into the flood crisis in three major West Island municipalities has flood victims, volunteers and community leaders tired but pushing forward.  Two weeks ago Telus...

Docs suspect contaminated flood water landed Pierrefonds resident in hospital

Pierrefonds resident, Debbie Praw was in a state of fine health up until last Tuesday, April 30. She found herself admitted to the hospital after passing out from blood loss...
Flood 2019

Beware of phone scam collecting money for flood victims

Please note that the only official place to make a donation to the flood victims is the Red Cross. They will not be contacting you by phone.  A most...
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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...
REM Train Deux-Montagnes Mascouche

Train service on the Vaudreuil-Hudson line will be free as of Monday

In connection with the bridge and road closures due to the Spring 2019 flooding, EXO in collaboration with the ARTM (Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain)is offering free service on...
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...

Road closure between Gouin and Pierrefonds

The borough of Ile-Bizard - St-Geneviève has just announced that the section between boulevard Gouin and Pierrefonds is temporarily closed to traffic. To enter the island, you must go...

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...