Sunday, May 29, 2022
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...

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...

Home makeovers for West Island residents in need

The West Island nominated their friends and neighbours in need for a complete home makeover. The West Island Blog attended some makeovers and the reactions were touching. Thank You...

Special Planning Zone – Government of Quebec discharges its responsibility to municipalities

The Borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro deplores and denounces the lack of communication and support by the Government of Québec in the processing of requests for revision of the Special Planning...

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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Canadian Army on alert. Stores to be open on Easter Sunday for...

With 50 to 80 cm of rain expected this weekend, The Department of Public Safety asked the Canadian army for assistance this weekend in Montreal the surrounding areas. "The risk...
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“We have never been flooded – why is my property included in the Flood...

More than 3,000 homes in Quebec were flooded and another 2,300 cut off by floods in the Spring of 2019. Frustration rose high at the meeting held at the...
The Hidden Dangers of Flood Waters, dangers to avoid

Committee seeks your input on how floods impacted your property or business

2019 saw record and near record high water levels in the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Basin. With that in mind Canada and the United States created the International...
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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...

Special Planning Zone: Pierrefonds-Roxboro denounces the absence of changes in the latest map

The Borough of Pierrefonds-Roxboro denounces the absence of any changes brought to the revised Special Planning Zone (SPZ) map released on December 30, despite the Borough’s numerous recommendations. A number...