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By Dan Spector Global News. The City of Kirkland, in Montreal’s West Island, has created a “fruit alley” at des Bénévoles Park. Officials planted dozens of fruit trees and shrubs along a 100-metre path in the park, dedicating it to all the … Continue reading
by JOHN MEAGHER, MONTREAL GAZETTE Published on: July 19, 2017 Beaconsfield is not on tap for a new Réseau électrique métropolitain (REM) light-rail train station, but Mayor Georges Bourelle is bullish on the project nonetheless. “I’m favourable to it even though Beaconsfield … Continue reading
By Kevin Woodhouse, The Suburban Kirkland Mayor Michel Gibson announced last week that he will be seeking another mandate in the upcoming municipal election taking place this November. Gibson has been a councillor since 1991 before taking the mayoral seat … Continue reading
KATHRYN GREENAWAY, MONTREAL GAZETTE Mayor Michel Gibson has announced he will seek a second term. Gibson was first elected as a councillor in 1991. He ousted Mayor John Meaney in 2013. Meaney had served as mayor for close to 20 … Continue reading
Published on: July 11, 2017 | Last Updated: July 11, 2017 3:29 PM EDT KATHRYN GREENAWAY, MONTREAL GAZETTE The box, fashioned by carpenters from Kirkland’s public works department, is a miniature replica of the town’s heritage Lantier House, located at … Continue reading
In February, Île-Bizard-Ste-Geneviève borough became the first West Island municipal jurisdiction to webcast public meetings, using its own staff and equipment, and opened an archive on YouTube. A link can be found through the borough’s home page on Montreal’s web … Continue reading
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
Brenda O’Farrell | Just between us | August 20, 2014 The ministry’s complaint commissioner recently issued an opinion that a municipal councillor in Kirkland should not have dipped into the public purse to foot the bill for a defamation action against a resident. Read … Continue reading
“Kirkland resident wants councilor to follow municipal affairs ministry’s suggestion” -by Kevin Woodhouse, The Suburban, August 20th, 2014 It is somewhat encouraging to know that our Town Hall ignores not only its citizens’ opinion but the recommendation of the ministry … Continue reading
Beaconsfield faces legal costs over denied access to information by Albert Kramberger | The Gazette | August 19, 2014 Request was to access former mayor David Pollock’s agenda – read the article here.