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4 hrs ago | Montreal Gazette

Fire inspectors to issue fines on the spot for infractions

At a routine fire safety inspection of a three-storey apartment building in Pointe-Claire on Friday, inspectors found several serious infractions, including a dozen used barbecue propane canisters cluttering a third-floor hallway, a fire exit blocked by an old stove, and disabled smoke detectors in two of the apartments.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Montreal Gazette

Lots of roads to avoid this weekend

The city of Montreal will partially close the exit for St-Laurent Blvd. and Berri St. from Aug. 4 until mid-August.

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Examiner.com

West Island Food Banks

Wendy Gariepy, Operations Manager at West Island Mission , understands that hunger is a 12 month battle.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Montreal Gazette

Man with ties to street gangs sees release from prison revoked

A man once tied to a Montreal street gang that clashed with the Hells Angels has seen his recent release from a penitentiary revoked after he was caught drinking in a bar with known criminals.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Chronicle

Highway 20 sound wall proposal meets provincial resistance

CSWC chairman Derrick Pounds seen here at a friend's Beaurepaire Drive home, adjacent to Highway 20. The ceaseless noise has essentially negated the use of the backyard.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

CBC News

Pointe-Claire naturopath banned from practising medicine

Ken Montizambert runs the Tri-Med clinic out of this medical centre on St-Jean Boulevard in Pointe-Claire.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

CBC News

West Island osteopath faces College of Physician charges

Ken Montizambert says a U.S. website once listed him as a medical practitioner, a mistake that he worries is influencing new charges by Quebec's College of Physicians.

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Related Topix: Canada, Computers

Wed Jul 16, 2014

CJAD

Cop caught parking in handicapped space

A photo of a police cruiser parked in a handicapped parking space has been making the rounds of social media for the past day or so.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Chronicle

West Island preservation group wants Pointe Claire to buy heritage site

With the Congregation of Notre Dame moving, Claude Arsenault of the SSPPC said it's the perfect time to purchase the convent and the 'La Pointe' land.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Chronicle

Heavy winds cause power outage in West Island

Hydro Quebec repair crews were dispatched to several West Island cities this morning after heavy winds of up to 80 km/h blew through the entire Island of Montreal last night, causing power outtages.

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CBC News

Strong winds leave 10,000 without power in Montreal

Hydro-Quebec worker Cedric Chaperon clears debris as Morgan Chenu and her three-year-old daughter Nell look on.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Montreal Gazette

Cashing in on other people's garbage

Alain Laprise breaks apart a barbecue, separating the plastic from its aluminum frame at Century Steel Inc. in Lachine.

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The Chronicle

Short-term service increase coming for West Island train line

The Train de l'Ouest has a brighter outlook after spokesperson Clifford Lincoln and Maria Tutino, mayor of Baie D'Urfe left a Monday morning meeting with the transport minister.

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The Chronicle

What's happening around your community?

Stewart Hall Cultural Centre will hold the registration period for its 'Little Scientists' Camp' Mondays through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. There are still a few places left for Secret Agent Lab Camp and Jr. Engineers's Camp.Please note that as of July 21, Stewart Hall will offer two new camps: Eureka Campfor budding inventors, and Mad Lab ... (more)

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Chronicle

Pointe Claire nuns on the move

Though the convent's Sister Ange-Aimee Roy confirmed the move, she said "there's no reason to give as to why we're moving."

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The Montreal Gazette

Weekend will bring traffic delays

The ramp from Highway 20 west to Route 138 west will be completely closed from Friday at 11 p.m. until Monday at 5 a.m. In addition, the ramp from Route 138 east to Highway 20 west will be shut from Saturday at 6 a.m. until Monday at 5 a.m. The Ville-Marie's eastbound tunnel will be closed between the de la Montagne St. exit and Papineau Ave., from ... (more)

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