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Check out this wonderful article published in the Gazette, Griffintown is Waiting.  The Gazette also provides a list of interesting places in the neighbourhood that you can visit: Landmarks tell as story of a neighbourhood.


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Residents of the Sud-Ouest arrondissment are encouraged to attend an information meeting about the City of Montreal’s Turcot interchange proposal that was submitted to the MTQ last week.  This is an opportunity to learn more information about the proposal, and to ask officials questions about the proposal.

Date: Thursday Apri 29, 2010. 9:30 PM.
Location: Centre récréatif, culturel et sportif Saint-Zotique (CRCS).  75, square Sir-George-Étienne-Cartier.

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Citizens meeting about the CN Yards (Pointe-St-Charles).

The next citizen meeting about the future of the CN Yards and complex in Pointe-St-Charles will be tomorrow, Monday March 15th, at the Lorne Centre.

This is an information meeting for all citizens and also an opportunity to reflect and discuss the development of the site. This is also the place to discuss how the community & citizens can be involved once the construction starts.

When: Monday March 15th, 7 PM

Where: 2390 rue Ryde (Lorne Center), Pointe-St-Charles, Montreal.


En Français:

Rencontre Citoyenne Terrains de CN: Suite des mobilisations.

Rendez-vous pour une assemblée publique citoyenne, une session d’information, de réflexion et de travail pour la suite des mobilisations.

Venez prendre la parole !

Quand : lundi 15 mars 2010 à 19h00
2390 rue Ryde, dans la grande salle du rez-de-chaussée

Solidairement, De la part d’Action-Gardien, la table de concertation des groupes communautaires de Pointe-Saint-Charles

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A quick message from Mobilisation Turcot.

The next Mobilisation Turcot meeting will take place on  Tuesday, March 9th, at 6:00 PM, at the Centre de Loisirs Monseigneur Pigeon, 5550, rue Angers, in Côte-St-Paul. Bus #37 and #78.

This is a community meeting open to all, where you can learn about the current MTQ proposal, new announcements from the MTQ, the city of Montreal’s alternative proposal, and to find out what you can do, as a citizen, to be informed about the Turcot project.

For more information go to:  www.mobilisation-turcot.info


Voici une message de Mobilisation Turcot..

Prochaine rencontre de Mobilisation Turcot :

A la veille de la présentation de l’alternative de la Ville, la prochaine rencontre de Mobilisation Turcot aura lieu mardi le 9 mars à 18h au Centre de Loisirs Monseigneur Pigeon dans Côte-Saint-Paul.

Des nouvelles du MTQ, des alternatives possibles, et des actions à venir…

Restons mobiliséEs !


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Anyone who lives or works in St-Henri is welcome to attend a series of themed community conversations at the Annexe Charlevoix. Let’s discuss local issues, develop neighborhood projects, transform our urban landscape for the better!

Event: Café Citoyen de Quartier

Start Time:24 February at 19:00
End Time: 24 February at 21:00
Where: Annexe Charlevoix, 633 rue De Courcelle
Info: 514-440-2288 or forumcitoyens.sthenri@gmail.com or Facebook page. R.S.V.P.

Creating a sense of community: It’s up to us! Do you have ideas? Together we can build St-Henri into the neighborhood that we all want!

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The Sud-Ouest Express newsletter for December 2009 is available online.  This newsletter, in French, provides a lot of information for residents in the Sud-Ouest arrondissement/borough including:

  • Swimming Pool Hours
  • Arena Schedule
  • Fitness Courses
  • Centre Gadbois Information
  • Leisure courses for children, adults, and seniors.  Including Hip Hop dancing!
  • Library hours and activities
  • Christmas Events
  • Cultural Events at Maison de la Culture Marie-Guay, and Georges-Vanier
  • Borough News and Snow clearing information

The Sud-Ouest express is available online, at your local library, borough offices, and in today’s publi-sac.

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Do you need to get some home made sweets, crafts, jewelry, and seasonal stuff ? The Sud-Ouest Borough and nearby neighbourhoods have several Christmas Bazaars, Craft Sales and Flea Markets to choose from. Here are a few you can check out:

  • Christmas Bazaar. Holy Cross Church. 1960 Jolicoeur. Ville-Émard. December 5, 2009.  10:00 to 14:00
  • ACHIM Christmas Art Fair. Quilt as a door prize. 5940 boulevard Monk. 5 & 6 December. 10:00 to 16:30.
  • Flea Market/Marché aux puces. L’église Saint-Charles, 2115 rue Centre. Point-St-Charles. December 4. 10:00 to 21:00. December 5, 9:00 to 16:00.
  • Flea Market. St.Zotique Church. 4561 Notre Dame Ouest.  December 5 9:00 to 17:00. December 6, 0:00 to 16:00.
  • Besuto Craft Show. Trinity Memorial Church Hall, 5220 Sherbrooke St. W (NDG-Westmount). Friday, Dec. 4  12:00 to 20:00, Saturday, Dec. 5 10:00 to 19:00 & Sunday, Dec. 6 12:30 to 18:00.
  • Christmas Sale. Centre de recherche de design et impression textile de Montréal. Complexe du Canal Lachine, Galerie T, 4710, rue Saint-Ambroise. Dec 3 & 4 12:00 to 17:00. Dec 5 & 6 13:00 to 17:00.
  • Flea Market. St-Willibrord Church. 325 rue Willibrord. Dec 5. 9:00 to 15:00.
  • Flea Market.  630, 4th Avenue Avenue corner Verdun. Dec 5. 9:00 to 15:00. .

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