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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...
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May is Missing Children’s Month

May is Missing Children’s Month. The objective of this month is to raise awareness about the plight of missing and exploited children and to inform parents about what they can...
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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...
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What floatation device is best for your child? Swim for Life tells us

West Island Blog's Swim Safety Series with Swim for Life's Karina Renaud of Pointe Claire tells gives us the ins and outs of floatation safety. Karina at Swim for Life...
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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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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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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...
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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...
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PCB storage site to undergo rehab work before the end of the year

Rehabilitation work at the former illegal polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) storage site in Pointe-Claire by the owner, Juste Investir Inc., will begin shortly and should be completed before the end...
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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