Monday, October 18, 2021
Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante declares state of emergency for flooded city

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...

Video tour Ste Anne De Bellevue with Mayor Paola Hawa as the city braces...

Take a tour of Sainte Anne De Bellevue with Mayor Paola Hawa.  While she is cautiously optimistic she asks residents to prepare for the worst. She shows us what the...
Great Western Park, Montreal, Valerie Plante, West Island Blog, Rhonda Massad

Montréal announces the creation of the Grand Parc de l’Ouest

Maps are changing on the Island of Montreal these last few months.  Flood maps are being addressed across the province and now a bold green push will change, or...

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...
Rhonda Massad, West Island Blog, Mtlflood2019, Flood,

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...

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...
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...
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...

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...
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...