News and announcements

Emergency intervention t the Cavendish/Kildare intersection: avoid the area

Due to an emergency intervention by the fire department Cavendish southbound (leaving CSL) between Kildare and Heywood is closed to traffic. Please avoid the area and use Westminster to leave CSL.

9AM UPDATE: Cavendish nothbound is now reduced to one lane.

Remembrance Day Commemoration on Monday, November 12, 2018, at 11 am at City Hall

A Remembrance Day commemoration ceremony will take on Monday, November 12, 2018, at 11 am at City Hall (5801 Cavendish). Members from the local Legion Brigadier Frederick Kish Branch 97, local schools and dignitaries  will take part in the commemoration. This year will mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of the First World War. The public is invited to attend. 

 

 

Some, but not all, single-family homes and duplexes in Côte Saint-Luc will be permitted tempos starting November 1

Temporary car shelters, or tempos, will officially be permitted in parts of Côte Saint-Luc on Thursday, November 1, 2018.

To see if your single-family home or duplex is eligible for a tempo, please visit www.CoteSaintLuc.org/tempos. If your home is eligible for a tempo, the next step is to complete the certificate of authorization from (available online starting October 31 and at city hall) and submit the completed form with payment of $75. City staff must approve the application before you install your tempo.

For much more information, visit www.CoteSaintLuc.org/tempos.

*NEW TIME* Special Council Meeting on October 29, 2018, at 9pm

Council Meeting

A special meeting of the Côte Saint-Luc City Council takes place on Monday, October 29, 2018, at 9 pm at City Hall, 5801 Cavendish Blvd. For information, visit: www.cotesaintluc.org/councilmeetings.

UPDATE: The special meeting previously scheduled for 7pm has been delayed until 9pm as the Mayor and Councillors will be attending thecommunity vigil for the victims of the Pittsburgh attack.

Statement following the attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Like you, Côte Saint-Luc is shocked by the attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this morning. This attack is a reminder that cities can never be complacent when it comes to the security of our religious institutions. We are fortunate in Côte Saint-Luc to have as partners the Montreal police department, and Federation CJA’s community security office, which organizes, plans and manages security strategies and plans for all institutions and agencies of the Montreal Jewish community.

In the coming days Montreal police will step up patrols around Jewish community institutions as a precaution, as will our own Côte Saint-Luc Public Security patrollers. As always, in the event you witness anything suspicious, call 9-1-1.

 

 

Information session regarding cannabis use in homes and public spaces

The City of Côte Saint-Luc is holding an information session regarding the legalization of cannabis on Monday, November 5, 2018, at 7pm, at the Bernard Lang Civic Centre, 5801 Cavendish Blvd.

The federal law legalizing cannabis came into effect on October 17. The new Quebec Cannabis Regulation provides that, for 90 days, a lessor may modify the conditions of the existing lease of a dwelling by adding a prohibition against smoking cannabis. 

The information session will be of interest to owners and landlords of apartment buildings, duplexes, and condos, and tenants. Specialized attorneys will be at the information session to answer questions.

The city will also discuss how the city plans to update current bylaws related to use of cannabis in public spaces and get feedback from the public.

To learn more about the new Quebec law, visit www.rdl.gouv.qc.ca/en/the-dwelling/cannabis.

 

Volunteers of the Year 2018

The City of Côte Saint-Luc announced the Volunteers of the Year for 2018 at the annual Volunteer Recognition evening on October 24, 2018. Read about the winners below or watch the video.

 

The Aquatics Volunteer of the Year Award

Mitchell Brownstein and Richard LeonRichard Leon
Richard has completed two seasons with Côte Saint-Luc Aquatics. He stepped up to become the officials coordinator. He helps planning official trainings and representing Côte Saint-Luc Aquatics at Lac St-Louis swim association meetings. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Community Special Events Award

Miriam Cohen
Miriam has been volunteering at the Creative Social Centre for over 20 years. She’s on the board of directors, teaches an art class, and organizes an annual vernissage for her students. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Eco Award

Diane JamesonDiane Jameson
Diane helped transform the garden behind the library into a beautiful space. She also developed the EARTH Project, which is an interactive 10-step program to help young people discover the joy and benefits of gardening.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Edward J. Kirwan Award

Dmitry VassermanDmitry Vasserman
Dmitry has been a volunteer for 12 years at the CSL Figure Skating Club. He’s been on the board and has helped usher in programs like ice conditioning, ballet classes, as well as on ice stroking classes. Under his watch, the club increased the number of competitive skaters. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The EMS Award for Excellence in operations

Peter GarishPeter Garish
Peter brings to EMS more than a decade of experience as a police officer. He has been instrumental in helping EMS revamp and overhaul its driver training program. Peter ensures that EMS drivers are fully prepared for the risks and responsibilities of driving an emergency vehicle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The EMS Award for Excellence in Training

Steve MerlingSteve Merling
Steve returned to EMS after a decade away. He has boundless energy and enthusiasm. He now leads the community outreach program and helps recruiting new members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The EMS Rookie of the Year Award

​Alexandre Caherecc-GagnéAlexandre Cahérec-Gagné
Alexandre has been selected amongst the 16 new recruits from the past year for his dedication and passion for the organization. Always ready to lend a hand, with his constant smile and good cheer, he is a great addition to the EMS team. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Hazel Lipes Award

Hazel Lipes and David HaltrechtDavid Haltrecht
David uses his engineering experience to modernize operations at the Men’s Club. He implemented the online registration project for members and worked on several committees. Giving the award to David is the awards namesake, Hazel Lipes, who was elected to council in 1975. She was also the first woman ever elected to the city council. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Lifetime Achievement Award

Syd KronishSyd Kronish
Syd Kronish completed a four-year term as president of the Côte Saint-Luc Men’s Club. Membership doubled 350 to 700 members and the average age decreased by four years. The club also raised lots of money, including a half million dollars for Canadian Magen David Adom.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Royal Canadian Legion Brigadier Frederick Kisch, Branch #97 Award

Awarded to the Youth Volunteer of the Year

Avi KrooAvi Kroo
Avi approached the library about starting a club for teens to teach the card game Magic: The Gathering. We has taught the game for two years now, coming each week. The game fits with the library’s goal of providing programming that piques curiosity and develops communication and problem-solving skills.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Socio-Cultural Award

Sam Boucher
Sam has been performing with the Côte Saint-Luc Dramatic Society for three years, including in Little Shop of Horrors, The Producers, and Hairspray. Earlier this year he was the title character in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, which recently received the META award in the category of Outstanding Community Production. 

 

Special Recognition Award

Charles GuerinCharles Guerin
Charles has been involved on several fronts over the last year. He shared his technical knowledge to help the city formulate its preliminary proposal for the Smart Cities Challenge competition. He has also volunteered his time at the library’s CreateSpace. He has donated equipment and helped spread the word about this library program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Sports Award

Eric BettanEric Bettan
Eric has coached and served on the executive of the Côte Saint-Luc Minor Hockey program since 2013. He is heavily involved in helping to organize the novice hockey tournament every season and much more. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Stewart Mankofsky Memorial Trophy

Awarded to the Cote Saint-Luc athlete who best exemplifies the qualities of dedication, sportsmanship, and love for competition and fellow participants

Yuan Li WangYuan Yi Wang
Yuan Yi is a Pre-Novice competitive skater and works extremely hard reach her goals. She has received the Regional CanSkate award as well as the Test Skater award. She as devotes a lot of time helping the club's young skaters in their group programs. She is well liked and admired by her skaters and has become great role model for them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The vCOP Award

Marty CroitoruMarty Croitoru
Marty is a member of the vCOP orientation team for new recruits. He is ready to respond on a moments notice when needed. He also provides with feedback, ideas and insights on how to make vCOP more interesting and more effective.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The William E. Kesler Memorial Trophy

Awarded to a volunteer for exceptional contribution to City programs

Joel LazarovitchJoel Lazarovitz

Joel has been a head coach in our intercommunity baseball program since 2015. He has a great connection with the players on his team thanks to his positive attitude. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David RosenbergDavid Rosenberg

David has been a head coach in our intercommunity baseball program since 2015. He is extremely dedicated, organized and well-liked by the players and parents of his teams.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watch the Volunteers of the Year video

 

 

 

Halloween Skating Party on Ice on Sunday, October 28, 2018

The annual Côte Saint-Luc Halloween Skating Party on Ice will take place on Sunday, October 28 from 1:30 pm to 4:15 pm at the Samuel Moskovitch Arena (6985 Mackle Rd.).

Admission to the Halloween Skating Party on Ice is free for anyone dressed in a costume. Music will be playing while special effects take place throughout the rink. Children will need skates to go on the ice. However, children without skates will be able to visit the activity stations—including arts and crafts, a magician, cutouts and a pumpkin decorating station. City staff will distribute candy to all participants in costumes and prizes will be awarded to those with the most creative costumes.

The event is open to all ages. Donations will be accepted for the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation. For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 514-485-6806 or recreation@cotesaintluc.org.
 

Cavendish Blvd. southbound bus lane open to traffic during roadwork until November 8, 2018

(UPDATED 2018-10-22) The right lane of Cavendish Blvd. southbound at Fleet Rd. will be closed from Thursday, October 18, 2018, until approximately November 8, 2018. Vehicles wishing to continue southbound (towards Côte Saint-Luc Rd.) use the bus stop protected lane. Motorists must respect the traffic light signals in that lane. 

The right lane is being closed so that crews can complete repairs to the underground water network.

 

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Côte Saint-Luc presents Smart Cities Challenge ideas and progress to Smart City and IoT Expo in Toronto

The City of Côte Saint-Luc spoke at the 4th Annual Smart City and IoT Expo in Toronto on October 10, 2018, where it offered a preview of its eventual final proposal to the Smart Cities Challenge contest.

“We met with a lot of people in the industry who were very excited to hear that a city is looking to tackle the issue of how to help isolated seniors stay at home longer through the use of smart technology,” said Mayor Mitchell Brownstein, who spoke along with Councillor Dida Berku and Technical Director Marc Chriqui. “Côte Saint-Luc has a lot of programs for seniors to help keep them engaged, but the focus of our Smart Cities Challenge proposal is to help those who perhaps we don’t see at our events and who are more isolated.”

Côte Saint-Luc was selected as one of 10 finalists in its category (and one of 20 overall) by the selection committee of the Smart Cities Challenge, a contest created by the Government of Canada. Each finalist community will receive a $250,000 grant to help develop its final proposal that outline all design, planning, privacy, data protection and project management components of their plans. The grant can be used for activities such as staffing, professional services, feasibility assessments, capacity building, pilot projects, community engagement and communications, data, and relevant training. 

“The Smart Cities Challenge has given us the opportunity to brainstorm and to exchange in our city new ideas and new ways of doing things,” Councillor Berku said. “As cities, we don’t often get the chance to talk to researchers and people who are involved in seniors issues and really understand what we are trying to accomplish.”

In addition to the Smart City and IoT Expo on October 10, Côte Saint-Luc has also attended the Conference on Caregiving in Montreal on October 3, and held numerous meetings with researchers, people in industry and academia.

The next step is to launch a pilot project with seniors. The city will outfit their homes with sensors and smart devices in order to test and refine the ideas it believes can help isolated seniors live independent lives and stay at home longer. Participants must be age 65 or older, live autonomously, and have little or no caregiver support. To learn more or to participate in the pilot project, email smartcities@cotesaintluc.org or call 514-485-5539.

>> Côte Saint-Luc Smart Cities Challenge page

 

Author Roslyn Franken to speak at the Côte Saint-Luc Public Library on November 1

Author Roslyn Franken will present a multimedia program based on her internationally acclaimed book, Meant To Be: A True Story of Might, Miracles and Triumph of the Human Spirit, on Thursday, November 1 at 2pm, at the Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library. 

Franken is an inspirational speaker, author, cancer survivor, and proud daughter of Holocaust and atomic bomb survivors. She will tell the unforgettable story her parents' amazing survival, love and triumph of the human spirit as two unlikely survivors of the Second World War. Her mother survived the Holocaust concentration camps of Nazi Europe, while her father survived the Nagasaki atomic bomb as a prisoner of war in Japan. These  two young prisoners of war in opposite sides of the world survived in the most extraordinary of circumstances and found everlasting love in Montreal  against all odds. Their remarkable life story was the subject of a Gemini award-nominated television documentary entitled Tea at the Embassy and a feature film adaptation of Roslyn’s book is currently underway.

Her presentation promises to  have uplifting lessons for us all. This is a free event open to the public. For more information, please contact Danielle Belanger, ext. 4205 or dbelanger@cotesaintluc.org.

Musicians of the World Symphony Orchestra benefit concert in support of the CSL Cats Committee on October 9, 2018

The Côte Saint-Luc Cats Committee (CSLCC) will hold its annual fundraising concert on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 7:30pm at the Syd Wise Auditorium of the Wagar Adult Education Centre at 5785 Parkhaven Ave.

>> Buy tickets online

Côte Saint-Luc to distribute free compost on October 11, 2018

Côte Saint-Luc to distribute free compost on October 11, 2018

Residents of the City of Côte Saint-Luc can collect free compost at the bi-annual Compost Giveaway on Thursday, October 11 from 2 pm to 8 pm at the Public Works Department Building, 7001 Mackle Rd.

Côte Saint-Luc is distributing 25 tons of compost. Every household is entitled to 120 litres. Residents can bring their own empty 40 litres buckets to help cart away the compost. Bags will be available for residents without buckets. Residents should bring a utility bill or some other official document showing they live in Côte Saint-Luc.

The compost comes from the St. Michel Environmental Complex, which distributes it to communities. The compost is made from leaves. 

If there is compost left towards the end of the day, residents may return to take away more. For more information, contact the Côte Saint-Luc Public Works Department at 514-485-6868 or publicworks@cotesaintluc.org.

Hours of operation for Thanksgiving, Monday, October 8, 2018 and overnight parking tolerance

Hours of operation for Thanksgiving, Monday, October 8, 2018

All adminstrative offices are closed 

Aquatic and Community Centre: 8 am to 8 pm (indoor pool closes at 7:45 pm)

Library: 12 pm to 5 pm

Public Works Yard: Closed

Samuel Moskovitch Arena: Closed

Gymnasium: 9 am to 8 pm

CSL Tennis Club: 8 am to 10 pm

Rembrandt Tennis courts: 9 am to 10 pm

Curbside waste collection: Organic waste collection service is not affected by the holiday.

Overnight parking will be tolerated  from Friday, Oct. 5 at 5 pm to Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 8 am.

Note: Vehicles are not permitted to park in front of fire hydrants, in fire lanes, in front of driveways, in no-stopping zones or anywhere else when parking is never permitted etc.

 

Cavendish Closed at CSL Rd

CAVENDISH CLOSED AT CSL RD. (3:11pm): Due to the fire at 5505 Cavendish Blvd., police have closed Cavendish at CSL Rd. Cars travelling from Décarie westbound on CSL Rd. are being detoured onto Alpine. If you are trying to leave via Cavendish, use a side street to reach CSL Rd. Please drive carefully past schools and homes. The info we have at this hour is that it is a minor fire, so we hope the road will re-open before the afternoon rush hour.

Special council meeting: Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at 5:55pm

Council Meeting

A special meeting of the Côte Saint-Luc City Council takes place on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at 5:55 pm at City Hall, 5801 Cavendish Blvd. For information, visit: www.cotesaintluc.org/councilmeetings.

 

vCOP info session on Wednesday, October 3

Residents interested in joining vCOP should come to an information session on Wednesday, October 3. 2018 at 7 pm at Côte Saint-Luc City Hall (5801 Cavendish Blvd.). They should bring identification and a completed copy of the application form available at www.CoteSaintLuc.org/en/vcop.

Information on making a claim related to the power outage of September 6, 2018

Many people who lost electrical power on September 6, 2018, have asked the city whether they can make a claim for any food that spoiled.

According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, during a power outage a full freezer will keep food frozen for about 48 hours. A freezer that is half full will keep food frozen for about 24 hours. An unopened refrigerator will keep food cold for about 4 hours.

In the event that you wish to make a claim, you may do so via the Groupe Ostiguy & Gendron, the insurance company of the contractor Aquaréhab. Please indicate in your letter to them the date of the incident, how long the power outage lasted, and the amount you are claiming in spoiled foods. Be sure to include your address and phone number so they can respond.

You can email your claim to assurance@ostiguygendron.com or mail it to the following address: 

Claims

Groupe Ostiguy & Gendron

Attention Brigitte Boulet  

Assurance et Services Financiers

1600, boul. Saint-Martin Est, bureau 800

Laval (Québec) H7G 4R8

If you have questions or need to follow up with the insurance company, you can call Groupe Ostiguy & Gendron 450-662-2210 and ask to speak with Brigitte Boulet.

 

Natural gas service and hot water

Posted: Friday, September 7, 2018

Some buildings near Cavendish/Kildare still don't have natural gas service, which means there is no hot water. According to Énergir (GazMet) natural gas service should be restored by Friday evening (September 7, 2018).

Énergir : 1 800 875-9354

 

Natural Gas Leak at the Cavendish/Kildare Corner

At about 8am this morning (September 6), workers repairing the underground aqueduct on Kildare Rd. near Cavendish struck a natural gas pipe, causing a gas leak. Power was cut to the area as a safety precaution. As of 10:30am, GazMetro expects to this incident to last until mid-afternoon.

As of this moment, there has been no need to evacuate any homes in the area. Power is expected to be restored over the course of the morning and early afternoon.

  • UPDATE (10:45am): The Parkhaven Outdoor Pool is closed due to the power outage. The library is open with power from a generartor. The public computers work as does the WiFi.
  • UPDATE (11:20am): Crews are excavating around the natural gas pipe on Kildare, which is the first step in fixing it. They must also test to see whether any gas travelled underground. This is the standard operating procedure for an incident like this.
  • UPDATE (11:45am): Hydro-Quebec estimates power will be restored by 3:15pm. However this could change. To see Hydro-Quebec's outage map visit http://poweroutages.hydroquebec.com/poweroutages/service-interruption-report/#map
  • UPDATE (12pm): GazMet estimates the pipe will be repaired by approximately mid afternoon. Once the repair is done, closed streets can be re-opened to traffic. This means that streets should be open before the afternoon rush hour.
  • UPDATE (12:15pm) (CORRECTION) GazMet estimates the leak will be stopped by mid afternoon, which will allow some streets to be re-opened to traffic. The repair will be done later. This means that most streets should be open before the afternoon rush hour.
  • UPDATE (1:15pm): GazMet has capped the leak. Some roads/lanes may be open by 2:30pm. Even after power and gas is restrored, there may be intermittent outages over the 24 hours as these two utilities are restored.
  • UPDATE (1:30pm): Hydro-Quebec has restored power in the library area. It is expected that power will slowly be restored across CSL in the next little while.

Residents can use Cavendish Blvd. southbound (via Einstein and Heywood) or Westminster to leave the city. See the map below. For the moment, the only way in is via Westminster Ave.

Exiti routes

 

 

Overnight parking tolerance

The city normally prohibits parking on streets between 3 am and 6 am and residents must call Public Security to request a temporary parking permit. However, the city grants a general overnight parking tolerance on many holidays—particularly those with out-of-towners visiting or when religious observances makes it difficult to move one's car. You do not need to call Public Security and you do not require any pass to be displayed in your vehicle for the following periods:

Fri., Sept. 7 at 5 pm to Wed., Sept., 12 at 8 am

Tues., Sept, 18 at 5 pm to Thurs. Sept., 20 at 8 am

Sun., Sept. 23 at 5 pm to Wed., Sept. 26 at 8 am

 Sun., Sept. 30 at 5 pm to Wed., Oct. 3 at 8 am

Note: Vehicles are not permitted to park in front of fire hydrants, in fire lanes, in front of driveways, in no-stopping zones or anywhere else when parking is never permitted etc

Hours of operation and overnight parking for Labour Day Monday, September 3, 2018

All administrative offices will be closed.

Gymnasium and Aquatic and Community Centre (including indoor pools, fitness room and teen lounge): closed for annual maintenance

Library: 12 pm to 5 pm

Public Works Yard: Closed

Parkhaven Outdoor Pool: 10 am to 8 pm

Samuel Moskovitch Arena: Closed

CSL Tennis Club: 8 am to 10 pm

Caldwell Tennis courts: 8 am to 11 pm

Rembrandt Tennis courts: 9 am to 10 pm

Curbside waste collection: Organic waste collection service is not affected by the holiday.

Overnight parking will be tolerated during the following dates: 

                   Friday, Aug. 31 at 5 pm to Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 8 am

Note: Vehicles are not permitted to park in front of fire hydrants, in fire lanes, in front of driveways, in no-stopping zones or anywhere else when parking is never permitted etc.

 

Council Meeting on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 8pm

Council Meeting

A meeting of the Côte Saint-Luc City Council takes place on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 8 pm at City Hall, 5801 Cavendish Blvd. For information, visit: www.cotesaintluc.org/councilmeetings.

 

Public consultation meeting regarding temporary car shelters ("tempos")

On August 13, 2018, the Côte Saint-Luc city council tabled draft bylaw 2217. If the draft bylaw is adopted by the city council, it will allow for residents to erect temporary car shelters (sometimes referred to as “tempos”) on an existing and conforming driveway.

A public consultation meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 7:30pm at City Hall, 5801 Cavendish Blvd., before the start of the regular monthly meeting of council. The city will summarize the provisions of the draft below (see below) and answer questions.

Here is a summary of the key provisions of draft bylaw 2217 about the rules surrounding temporary car shelters:

  • No more than one on an existing, conforming driveway

  • Can only be in place between November 1 and April 15

  • Must be translucent white canvas with clear windows, fitted with a dismantable tubular metallic frame

>> Read all the rules in the the full draft bylaw text

>> Read the public notice

 

 

Lane reductions on parts of Kildare east of Cavendish Blvd. until the end of Sept. 2018

The sleeving of the water main under Kildare Rd. between Merrimac Rd. and Marc Chagall Ave. will be completed the week of August 20, 2018. The asphalt repair will be completed the week of August 27.

Then work shifts west as another section of water main under Kildare Rd. is repaired -- this time between Cavendish Blvd. and Rembrandt Ave. This work is scheduled to start on August 20 and will end September 29--although there is a good chance that the work will be completed sooner than that.

During the work, Kildare Rd. will be reduced to two lanes -- one in each direction. The city will reprogram the traffic light cycle timing.

 

Water main repair map

 

 

Donate to challenge Quebec redistricting

Every few years, the Quebec electoral commission reviews the ridings map and updates it. Sometimes new areas grow faster than others and so Quebec’s ridings are adjusted so that things are fair. 

However, in my view and that of many of my elected colleagues, the recent plan tabled by the electoral commission is a grave mistake. If we don’t act now and challenge this plan before the courts, the riding of D’Arcy McGee will be enlarged eastward, which dilutes the vote of citizens in Côte Saint-Luc and Hampstead. In addition one riding has been reduced causing our minority communities to have one less representative in Quebec City fighting for our rights.

HOW YOU CAN HELP
A legal action by attorney Julius Grey is currently before the courts. To ensure that the action can continue, we need our community to donate to the legal fund as soon as possible. Members of Council and I have donated personally to this cause. Time is of the essence.

Please make your cheque made payable to: Julius Grey, In Trust. You can mail the cheque to my attention: Mayor Mitchell Brownstein, City Hall, 5801 Cavendish Blvd., Côte Saint-Luc, Quebec, H4W 3C3. 

OTHERS ARE AFFECTED, TOO
We’re not the only ones affected. The ridings of Outremont and Mont-Royal will be merged. What’s more, the Hasidic community along Hutchison St. will be split up -- those in the west will remain in the Outremont riding and those on the east side will find themselves in the Mercier riding. Something similar is happening to the Greek community in Laval.

A respect for natural communities is supposed to be a guiding principle of the commission, along with effective representation and equality of electors. But the Quebec electoral commission has not respected the natural communities in our area. Instead its decision weakens or splits apart natural communities -- all the while reducing the representation of those living on the island.

Please donate as generously as you can to ensure our community gets our day in court.

 

Mitchell Brownstein
Mayor of Côte Saint-Luc
 

Curbside collection begins at 7am every day starting in September

The curbside collection service will begin at 7am from Monday to Thursday starting in September 2018. Please ensure that your items are at the curb by 7am. You are allow to place your closed bin items (ie, brown bin, blue bin, garbage bin) at the curb at 10pm the evening before.

Big hazardous household waste drop-off on Aug. 26

The Big Drop Off

On August 26, 2018, from 9am to 5pm a collection day is held so that residents can bring hazardous household waste for safe disposal. You can drop off the following kinds of items at Public Works:

  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Electronic waste
  • Polystyrene (plastic #6)
  • Documents to be shredded

Hazardous household waste (HHW)

Hazardous household waste consists of materials that are toxic and should never be thrown in the garbage, dumped on land, or poured down the drain or sewer.

Many common household products contain hazardous chemicals that can pose a threat to living organisms if released into the environment, contaminating the air, water, and/or soil. Pesticides, fertilizers and other products can run off lawns and gardens into storm drains and streams, polluting fresh water. Solvents can escape into the atmosphere from the normal use of cleaners, paints and aerosol sprays, as well as accidental spills or improper disposal. Storing old chemicals around the house can be a potential fire hazard, as well as a potential threat to your children and pets.

  
Acceptable for
HHW drop-off
  
Not acceptable for
HHW drop-off
  • Paints (latex, alkyd, enamel), stains, varnishes, primers, rust , varnish, aluminum paint, acrylic sealer, wood preservatives, linseed oil
  • Motor oils , empty containers and filters
  • Vegetable oils
  • Batteries ( lead / acid ) ;
  • Rechargeable and non-rechargeable batteries
  • Cleaning products or cleaners , degreasers, leads Conduit
  • Turpentine, Varsol, gasoline, fuel, thinners, alcohol, shellac
  • Pesticides and fertilizers
  • Pool chemicals
  • Adhesives, tar, epoxy, cleaner
  • Aerosol cans
  • Propane tanks
  • Materials containing mercury (such as fluorescent light bulbs and thermometers)
  • CFLs and fluorescent tubes 

 

  • Medicines
  • Asbestos
  • PCB-containing products
  • Explosive-containing products
  • Biomedical waste
  • Radioactive waste
  • Firearms and ammunitions
  • Fireworks or Bengal lights
  • Compressed gas tanks other than propane (ex . insulating foam, welding gas , helium, oxygen)
  • Contaminated soil
  • Tires

Council Meeting on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 8pm

Council Meeting

A meeting of the Côte Saint-Luc City Council takes place on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 8 pm at City Hall, 5801 Cavendish Blvd. For information, visit: www.cotesaintluc.org/councilmeetings.

 

Aquatic and Community Centre and Gymnasium closed August 18 to September 9 inclusively

Aquatic and Community Centre and Gymnasium will be closed August 18 to September 9 inclusively for annunal maintenance. Both facilities will reopen to the public on Monday, September 10.