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This Weekend’s Road Closures

Creativity will be needed once again this weekend if you plan to travel to or from downtown Montreal. In all, 9 access points to the Turcot and Ville Marie area will be closed for the weekend starting at midnight tonight

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More Information Sessions For Local Flood Victims

There will be more information sessions for Vaudreuil-Soulanges flood victims this week. Officials from the Department of Public Safety will set up shop the Vaudreuil-Soulanges Civic Centre to answer questions and review individual files this Thursday and Friday. The Vaudreuil-Soulanges

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Route Change For Montreal’s St. Patrick Parade

Montreal’s St. Patrick Parade won’t be held on Ste Catherine Street this year. For the first time in 50 years the route is changing due to infrastructure work on the usual route. This year’s edition will move from east to

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You Can’t Get There From Here

Here’s the roundup of weekend road closures downtown. Both the westbound Ville Marie and Highway 20 will be closed from the Ville Marie Tunnel to the Montreal West Interchange starting at midnight tonight. They re-open Monday morning at 5. Take

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Exploding Karaoke Microphones Subject To A Canada-Wide Recall

A popular Bluetooth Karaoke microphone is being recalled right across the country. The Rock Solo Bluetooth karaoke microphone, made by Tzumi Electronics runs the risk of bursting into flame suddenly and without warning. A number of incidents have been reported,

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Toy Fire Hat A Fire Hazard

Health Canada is recalling a toy fireman’s helmet. The helmet, the Paw Patrol Fire Marshall’s hat, comes with a flashlight that can overheat and become a fire and burn hazard. There has been one reported incident in Canada and three

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Weekend Road Closures

Once again all of the Turcot interchange and all access to it will be shut down starting tonight. Here are maps of the weekend closures.

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Final Update: We Have A Tie

  Both Nova Scotia’s Shubenacadie Sam and Quebec’s Fred La Marmotte have predicted an early spring this year. The buck toothed weather seers waddled from their burrows and remained outside not seeing their shadows. But raining on the woodchuck parade

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Caviar Recall

If you’re wondering what to put on your 18 grain artisanal bread rusks while sipping a mimosa this morning. You may want to reconsider the caviar. A number of products from Imperial Caviar & Seafood that were sold in Ontario,

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Lennox Charles Has Passed Away

The father of popular Quebec entertainer, Gregory Charles passed away this morning. The artist made the announcement a short time ago on his Face Book page. Lennox Charles was struck by a snow removal tractor as he crossed a street

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The Ice Bridge Is Open

The Hudson-Oka ice bridge opened yesterday. You can drive across the river between six in the morning and ten at night. A one-way trip goes for eight dollars. Click on the link to visit the Ice Bridge website.

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Disaster Relief Office Opens Tomorrow In Dorion

The Public Security Minister is opening a temporary disaster relief office in order to answer questions and provide resources to victims of last spring’s flooding. The office, at 280 Harwood in Dorion will be open tomorrow and Friday. For more

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Some Excitement In Town

A Police operation in the center of Hudson had residents craning their necks yesterday afternoon. Six SQ vehicles, including two unmarked cars converged on Main Road near Wharf at about 3:50. The SQ said they were investigating a suspect vehicle.

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No School Today

Pretty safe to say, that if it is a school, it is closed today. Here is the latest list of school closures for today:   SCHOOL BOARDS: Lester B. Pearson School Board English Montreal School Board Sir Wilfrid Laurier School

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It Won’t Be Pretty

There is some major weather on the way for our area. Here is the Environment Canada forecast as of 7 O’clock this morning: Freezing Rain Warning in Effect Snow ending this morning then cloudy. Snow and local blowing snow beginning

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