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Steps to Take in the First 24 Hours Following a Flood

Flooding is cited as one of the largest threats to homes in the Montreal area, and whether it is caused by a home system malfunction, heavy rainfall, or groundwater,...
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Stressed Caregivers: What To Do?

by Matt Del Vecchio It is estimated that one in four Canadians (more than 8 million people) provide informal care to their family, friend or loved one.  It can, at times,...
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Hiker’s Heaven – How to Pack Right For Your Next Trip

Real freedom lies in the wilderness, which is why we owe it to ourselves to get out and about regularly to enjoy the real world. However, If you’re going...
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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...
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Parking or not? Summary of REM public meeting on the West Island

by Karen Cliffe About 500 West island residents, business owners, and elected officials showed up for the REM (Réseau express métropolitain) meeting this past Monday, April 29, at the Holiday...
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More Montreal parks inclusive and healthy

By Daniele Iannarone For Pointe-Claire resident Christine Latreille, what started off as a simple interest turned into a full-blown blog.  Since 2014, Latreille is one of three bloggers in...
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Mindfulness 101

Mind full, or mindful? In today’s busy, fast-paced world, making that distinction is not always easy. It is estimated that a person’s mind is filled with approximately 50,000 thoughts...

Feeding Time

Having a baby leaves you with so many questions and doubts. During my pregnancy I never thought one of those questions would be how to feed my baby. Well...
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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...

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