Category Archives: Meadowbrook

Wake Up and Smell the … Roses

While Kirkland Town Hall is proud to have the crossed sewers’ issue swept under the carpet, another West Island neighborhood is starting to look into the water pollution problem: Dollard-des-Ormeaux plans to launch city-wide inspection in 2016. However, from this point … Continue reading

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Town should not have paid councillor’s legal fees: Quebec

Albert Kramberger | The Gazette | August 19, 2014 …In a July 25 letter addressed to the director general, complaints commissioner Richard Villeneuve stated that “it is generally understood that it is for elected officials to assume the costs of … Continue reading

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Kirkland homeowner resists pipe inspection

by Albert Kramberger, The Gazette, April 23, 2014 There are currently five homes that have been confirmed as having crossed pipes that still require repairs, though three of these have confirmed that they will have the work done before the … Continue reading

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Kirkland on CBC Daybreak (with AUDIO)

Shawn Apel reports for CBC Daybreak. He has worked as a civic affairs reporter and investigative reporter. He reported previously on Kirkland cross-connections issue. You can listen or read his latest piece on Kirkland here.  

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At least we beat Beaconsfield

We do it with cities and countries. We do it with universities and sports teams. Now, after numerous planned surveys and comprehensive data collection, all of which I never got around to doing, here is my ranking (1 being tops, … Continue reading

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News from Neighbours

An article in The Gazette, by Cheryl Cornacchia, 19 Nov. 2013. While cross-connected sewer pipes continue to be a divisive issue in Kirkland, the same problem, first detected in Pierrefonds-Roxboro in 2010, has been handled quietly through a city of … Continue reading

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Cross Connections revisited: Letter to the Town of Kirkland from Daniel La Tour

As of this date, how many Kirkland residences and businesses cross connected pipes remain untested and unrepaired in the Town of Kirkland? How many Kirkland residences and businesses have accepted the Town of Kirkland offer to settle? How much money … Continue reading

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Notice to Alta-Vista ALL KIRKLAND residents

It may come as a surprise to Alta Vista street residents, but they are NOT in district #8 any longer. Apparently, the miracle happened at one of the Council’s meetings in May, conveniently held at 8:30 a.m.(a.m.!), when the resolution … Continue reading

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SOS Meadowbrook – Montreal Municipal Council resolution

All the turmoil in Montreal municipal politics appears to have had at least one positive result. Montreal City Council finally adopted a resolution to study the redevelopment of the Meadowbrook Golf Course site. All we can hope for now is that … Continue reading

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Must be a coincidence

In the news: the two lawyers arrested along with former Mayor Vaillancourt were from the Dunton-Rainville firm. Dunton-Rainville is the law firm that provided the “legal opinion” on the cross connection issue in Kirkland and represented the Town of Kirkland … Continue reading

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