Monday, October 18, 2021

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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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...

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...

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...
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...
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...

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...

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...
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...

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...