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...
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, Rhonda Massad, Sainte Anne De Bellevue

Predicted rain for the weekend has Sainte Anne De Bellevue expecting a flash flood

INTERVENTION 2 Mode   THE MONTREAL CIVIL SECURITY CENTER ANNOUNCED THAT IT REACHED INTERVENTION 2 MODE AS OF THURSDAY, APRIL 25TH, 2019. According to the latest information, the most at-risk period would...
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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...
Flood 2019 Ile Bizard

Mayor Plante says we got this! No need for army yet and how...

According to an interview Friday afternoon with TVA, Montreal Mayor says we are ready for this flood. "A lot of work has been done on the dikes in the last...
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...
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Pierrefonds Flood Update with Councillor Benoit Langevin- Help needed

Reporting for West Island Blog, Nader G. Barsoum takes us through the streets of Pierrefonds. Councillor Benoit Langevin speaks to Nader about what is needed on the ground, today,...
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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...

Chickens soon to be allowed as a pet in Saint-Lazare

Saint-Lazare is among the first municipalities that will allow domestic chicken coops in the very near future.   In a recent announcement the Town of Sainte-Lazare announced that they would be...
Sue-Anne Hickey

Eat Right for Your Body Type and Transform Your Health

by Sue-Anne Hickey The most positive health change I’ve made in my life has been to learn to eat in a way that suits my body type. My strength and...

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