Floods join stories about Crawford Bridge School, construction etc.
Floods are on everyone’s mind right now. My heart goes out to people in Rigaud, Ile Mercier and Ile Bizard,who were ordered to evacuate. Also, there are many homes in Ste. Anne’s, Pierrefonds, Laval and Dorval whose homes are flooded.
Mayor Denis Coderre just called a state of emergency in Montreal after three dikes collapsed in the Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough near Rivieres des Prairies. There have been 221 homes evacuated so far.
There are 400 soldiers on duty in Quebec now to help fill sandbags. Another 800 are on their way.
Laval police are also helping to handle the emergency situation as I outlined in my story the Suburban.
In last week’s Suburban, I also wrote about the Crawford Park School consultation, bridge frustrations and an entrepreneur event and several other police operations in Laval.
Here are all the stories:
Crawford Park School consultation underway again (C, May 3, pA9)
Lachine, LaSalle, Mercier Bridge Construction (C, May3, pA19)
Laval Joins Relay for Life June 10 (L, May 3, pA1)
Public Senior Residences Hold Bazaars Next Weekend (L, May 3, pA13)
Four Police Services Cooperate in Synergie Operation (L, May 3, pA13)
Police spokespeople attend training last week (L, May 3, pA14)
Juliette Brun headlines Second Annual Entrepreneur Celebration (L, May 3, pA15)
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