The annual anti police brutality demonstration is planned Wednesday evening in Hochelaga‑Maisonneuve.
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Projet is asking why the city’s response to the storm was so poor. The city has a public security plan for extreme storms, but didn’t use it; in return, the city is complaining the transport ministry didn’t tell it about the autoroute 13 problem till nearly morning.
Although drivers were initially ticketed when vehicles had to be towed from the 13, this item mentions they will be refunded.
Schools have already announced they’ll be open Thursday.
Aid in dying has proven harder to get in Montreal than elsewhere in Quebec, particularly at the MUHC.
I wanted to get some snow removal for a friend in the West Island, but even though you can still get the wedo app, it’s impossible to register and the Facebook page has vanished. Anyone seen news about this?
Also, anyone know of any West Island based snow removal services that would do one job, today, paid remotely by credit card?
Levels of the pesticide atrazine found in Montreal’s drinking water are higher than the EU would tolerate.
Denis Coderre has tweeted that people should stay home if they don’t need to go out.
The Journal says some plowing companies that were barred by past collusion have simply changed the legal ownership of their firms and gone on doing business. But how many outfits own the hardware for plowing a snowfall like this?
Update articles: STM buses will be off their schedules all day: some are still stuck, 19 of them have had accidents, and many drivers have not been able to get to work. Civil security has even requisitioned two buses to help rescue people stuck in their cars on autoroute 13. This blockage on the 13 has the premier angry.
Noon hour: Flights must have resumed. I could hear planes going over as I cleared the front steps. Photos from Radio-Canada.
13:30: Snowing again!
14:15: More snow news bits: people pushing an STM bus; in the countryside, a man was killed by a snowplow and two men died in a stuck car although this story is confused about whether it was from exposure, carbon monoxide or some other cause.
The Journal talked to a few folks stuck at the airport.
As noted below by reader j2, the emergency civil alert test planned for Wednesday at 14:55 has been cancelled.