Coronavirus COVID-19

Updated: October 13, 4:32 p.m.

The City of Pointe-Claire is closely monitoring the situation in order to limit the possibility of spreading the coronavirus (COVID-19), in collaboration with government and public health authorities.

Vaccination

Vaccination against COVID-19 will be carried out by Montréal West Island IUHSSC.

Information and appointment booking: quebec.ca/covidvaccine or by phone at 1-877-644-4545.

The appointment for the second dose will be made at the appointment for the first dose.

quebec.ca/covidvaccine

City of Pointe-Claire

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Vaccination passport

In accordance with recent directives issued by the Québec government, those 13 years and over will have to show their vaccination passport as of September 1, 2021, in order to take part in certain activities organized by the City. Those 16 years and over will also have to show a photo ID.

Passport required

In accordance with the current government directives, the vaccination passport will be required to access activities at the Aquatic Centre and the Bob-Birnie Arena, as well as sports and physical activities, performances and screenings at the Stewart Hall Cultural Centre, the Noël-Legault Community Centre, nautical activities (canoe, kayak with multiple participants), the senior centre and certain chalets in parks. It will also be required for outdoor events with more than 50 people in attendance.

We encourage you to consult the online leisure programming and cultural activities to find out what activities are being offered this fall. Those who do not have their vaccination passport will not be able to participate in activities that require the passport.

Those who registered for activities at the Aquatic Centre since registration opened on August 24 can be reimbursed before October 1, 2021, without being charged an administrative fee, by contacting the Aquatic Centre at 514-630-1202.

The vaccination passport is also mandatory for activities organized by sports, cultural, social or community associations and held in one of the City’s buildings or on its outdoor sports fields.

Presentation of the passport

The passport must be presented at the entrance of the building by anyone aged 13 and over, along with a photo ID for those aged 16 and over.

The passport can be presented in paper format, on a cell phone or on the VaxiCode app. For details on how to obtain the vaccination passport, go to the Québec government website. For help on how to access your vaccination passport or to obtain a paper copy, you can book an appointment with the Library team.

Passport not required

The passport will not be required to access the service counters at City Hall and Public Security, the Central Library and the Valois Branch, exhibitions at the Art Gallery or the boutique and Kids’ Corner at the Stewart Hall Cultural Centre. In addition, it will not be required to register for cultural activities, with the exception of performances and screenings.

The vaccination passport is not mandatory for public outdoor activities in public spaces, such as the skatepark, the splash pad, tennis and basketball courts, baseball diamonds, the outdoor fitness park, the Terra-Cotta Natural Park or the ping-pong tables.

These directives can change at any time, without notice.

Call centre

To speak to someone, get answers to your questions and find out about external resources from Monday to Friday.

From Monday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday to 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.: 514-630-1314, infoC19@pointe-claire.ca

Recycling of disposable safety equipement

Bins are available for residents to recycle disposable masks can be dropped off in the bins identified for this purpose at City Hall, the Aquatic Centre and Bob-Birnie Arena.

The materials are recovered by a North American company that transforms them into raw materials that are then used to make new products.

Disinfectant wipes

Disinfectant wipes should be thrown in the trash and not the toilet to prevent pipe blockages.

Terra-Cotta Natural Park

In response to the pandemic and in compliance with government directives, signage has been posted at the park’s entrances and at different spots in the park to remind citizens of the preventive measures.

Skatepark

The park is open daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Health measures in place include:

  • Wearing a mask is mandatory.
  • Maximum of 40 people are permitted at a time.
  • Participants must follow the health measures in effect: 2 m between riders, hand washing.
  • Gatherings are not permitted.
  • Usage time is limited to 30 minutes when other riders are waiting for a turn.
  • Supervision is carried out on site during certain busy periods.
  • The site is under camera surveillance.

These measures may be modified according to the guidelines issued by public health authorities and the Québec government.

Culture, sport and leisure activities and programming

Opening hours of culture and leisure buildings

Please consult the Web pages for the cultural and leisure services to find out the opening hours :

Aquatic Centre

Stewart Hall Cultural Centre

Arena

Public Library and Valois Branch

Indoor sports and leisure

The Aquatic Centre will be offering an eight-week summer session, from July 5 to August 27, in accordance with health guidelines.
Lap swimming, recreational swimming and public skating as well as access to the training room will continue. The maximum capacity will evolve in accordance with the guidelines in effect. Pre-registration is mandatory on the LUDIK platform.

Outdoor activities

As of June 28, sports and leisure activities will be permitted in groups of up to 50 people. Organized matches, leagues, competitions and tournaments will be permitted, with a maximum of 50 spectators per field. Brief contact will be permitted. As much as possible, physical distancing must be respected during physical or sports activities.

Outdoor sports fields will be open during regular park hours, from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

MULTI CARD

All MULTI cards expiring between January 1, 2020 and September 29, 2021, will be considered valid until September 30, 2021. We invite you to renew your card today to avoid the crowds in September!

Active at home

A wide range of activities are available online to encourage adults and children to be active, read and discover art.

Closings, postponements, restricted services and cancellations

Information regarding the closings, postponements, restricted services and cancellations of the City.

2021 municipal tax bill

The due date for the first payment of the municipal taxes, scheduled for February 8, 2021, has been extended to May 26, 2021. The due date for the second payment, scheduled for June 7, has been extended to August 26, 2021. This measure is intended to give residential, commercial and industrial owners a break under the circumstances of the pandemic.

Cheques already sent for tax payment will only be deposited on the dates of the new deadlines. Owners who would prefer to have their cheque deposited on the date indicated on the cheque must make a request by e-mail at taxes@pointe-claire.ca or by telephone at 514-630-1300, ext. 1829. No refunds will be issued for payments that have already been made.

Owners who have signed up for monthly pre-authorized payments will have their first withdrawal made on February 8, as scheduled. Withdrawals will continue to be made on the 8th of every month until January 8, 2022 (or until the balance is paid in full). Due to the deferral, no interest or penalties will be charged on the withdrawals until the first due date.

Public meetings

Public attendance is permitted to public mettings. In keeping with Public Health guidelines, the Council Chamber will welcome a maximum of 11 people.

The maximum capacity will evolve in accordance with the directives issued by the competent authorities. The meetings will begin at 7 p.m. and the doors at City Hall will open at 6:30 p.m. The places will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

Public meetings are broadcast live and recorded: http://www.webtv.coop/group/view?key=f44a4b4294cc155ff8ca33b37dfefee7

Consult the public notices or the demolition committee page for full details.

Online services

Exceptionally this year, due to the growing number of calls requesting branch collection, Public Works teams will regularly drive through the City to pick them up. Therefore, it is not necessary to contact Public Works to provide your address for branch collection.

Permit applications

The following permit or certificate applications can be submitted online, allowing you to complete the form, send the required documents and, in some cases, make the payment directly.

  • Extension
  • New construction
  • Fence
  • Mechanical device
  • Pool or hot tub
  • Interior and exterior renovations
  • Replacement or repair of services on your property
  • Propane tank
  • Earthwork (levelling)
  • Driveway or landscaping
  • Fixed-cost permits and certificates are payable online and identified as such. All required documents to be attached to the application must be scanned; a photo of the document will not be accepted.

Information: Planning Department
514-630-1206, urbanisme@pointe-claire.ca

  • Tree felling (no charge)
  • Ash tree felling grant

Information: Public Works Department
514-630-1230, tp@pointe-claire.ca

Requests

You can submit a request to report a non-emergency situation with your smartphone in just a few clicks:

  1. Download the Voilà! Signalement free mobile app on the App Store (iOS) or on Google Play (Android) and create your profile.
  2. Click on Nouvelle demande (New Request) and select “Pointe-Claire.” You can also attach a photo of the situation you want to report.
  3. Select the nature of your request from among the choices available:
  • A pothole
  • a defective street lamp
  • A recycling or organic waste bin to repair or replace
  • And much more
  1. Specify the location of the situation you want to report and send your request.

Parking permits – Zone 50

The entry into force of zone 50 street parking is postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Residents who have obtained a permit must keep it until the zone is re-established. The permits will be valid for two years from this new date. The issuing of new permits is suspended until further notice and street signs will be removed until the zone is re-established.

MULTI Card – expiry date postponed

All MULTI cards that expired on or after January 1, 2020, will therefore be valid until September 30, 2021. Those whose card has expired and want to renew them can go to City Hall. Response delays are to be expected due to reduced staff on site.

To renew or obtain a MULTI Card, you must provide the following documents:

  • Proof of residence
  • Proof of identity
  • Last name, first name
  • Full address
  • Telephone number
  • Date of birth

For a child: proof of relationship between the adult and the child (report card or hospital card)

Garage sales

Garage sales are permitted, while following physical distancing. For full details, go to the Garage sale page.

Screening clinic

Information regarding the West Island screening clinic.

IUHSSC Info-Coronavirus Line 514-630-2123: for any question regarding your situation or your health and to obtain an appointment at a screening clinic if you have symptoms of COVID-19. The Info-Coronavirus line is available from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week. It is also possible to fill out an online questionnaire at covid19.quebec.ca. A person will then contact you and guide you to the appropriate services (professional services or appointment for screening).

For information regarding COVID-19: 8-1-1

Online pre-registration

Pre-registering means you will spend less time in the walk-in testing clinics. It is important to register online before showing up for your test. Proving your personal information beforehand will help reduce wait times on site.

For more information, visit the IUSHSS page about Testing and Evaluation.

 

Walk-in testing clinic - Kirkland

Free Walk-in Testing

Location 3212 Jean-Yves St., Kirkland, H9J 2R6
Dates Everyday
Time 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Important :
Bring your health insurance card and driver’s license, if available.

For more information:
ciusss-ouestmtl.gouv.qc.ca/COVID19screening

Walk-in testing clinic - Verdun

Free Walk-in Testing

Location 6875 LaSalle, Boulevard Verdun H4H 1R3 (Douglas Mental Health University Institute)
Dates Monday to Friday
Time 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Important :
Bring your health insurance card and driver’s license, if available.

For more information:
ciusss-ouestmtl.gouv.qc.ca/COVID19screening

Walk-in testing clinic - Lachine

Free Walk-in Testing

Location 3320 Notre-Dame Street, Lachine H8T 1W8 (Ex-Hôpital général Lachine)
The entrance to the testing clinic is located at the back of the building, accessible via Dawes St. An access ramp for people with limited mobility is accessible via the entrance on Notre-Dame St
Dates Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Important :
Bring your health insurance card and driver’s license, if available.

For more information:
ciusss-ouestmtl.gouv.qc.ca/COVID19screening

Community Mobile Testing Site - Pierrefonds

Free Walk-in Testing

Location 9665 Gouin Boul. West Pierrefonds, H8Y 1R4 (Gerry-Robertson Community Centre)
Dates Wednesday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Important :
Bring your health insurance card and driver’s license, if available.

For more information:
ciusss-ouestmtl.gouv.qc.ca/COVID19screening

Québec Government

Information from the Québec Government.

Self-care guide

The Québec government has also launched a COVID-19 self-care guide to help each individual make the best possible decisions regarding their own health and that of their families during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. It sets out the best ways to protect and care for ourselves and family members, as well as information about when and where to consult a doctor, if required.

Wearing a face covering

The use of mask or face covering are mandatory in all closed public spaces in Québec.

Information concerning wearing a face covering. 

Moving

A guide to good health practices during a move (in French).

Government programs for businesses and workers

Information regarding programs for businesses and workers

Agglomeration of Montréal and the PME MTL Network

Emergency assistance for small and medium-sized businesses in the form of loans of up to $50,000, at an interest rate of 3%.

The Assistance for Businesses in Regions Under Maximum Alert (ABRUMA) is aimed at businesses located in zones subject to a decree of the Minister of Health and Social Services ordering their closure in order to protect public health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Businesses and entrepreneurs are invited to take advantage of personalized support for their activities as part of the PME résilientes program from the Conseil québécois du commerce de détail (CQCD), in partnership with the City of Montréal.

Provincial government

Federal Government

Other support programs

Seniors

The elderly represent the category of people most at risk of contracting the COVID-19 virus and for whom the consequences can be more serious. It is therefore important for the latter and to strictly comply with the directives of Public Health

More information