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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – New measures in the service offer to help citizens

The mayor of the City of Pointe-Claire, John Belvedere, would like to inform residents of the new measures taken by the City regarding the municipal service offer to help make daily life easier during the period of self-isolation and social distancing advised by authorities to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

The new measures are as follows:

Aid for Seniors – Daily calls
As soon as elderly people aged 70 and over were asked to stay home, a daily telephone call service was set up for Pointe-Claire seniors who receive home maintenance services as part of the Aid for Seniors program, in an effort to reduce isolation.

MULTI Card and Library membership – expiry date postponed
All MULTI cards and library memberships expiring between February 28 and May 30, 2020, are valid until May 31, 2020.

Overnight street parking ban lifted
The parking ban in effect until April 15 has been lifted, with the exception of snow storm periods. These will be announced on the City’s website and electronic billboards.

Administrative services of the Aquatic Centre
Administrative services for e-mail requests and calls to the Aquatic Centre will be offered from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday until March 30.

Administrative services of the Cultural Centre, Library and Arena
Administrative services for e-mail requests and calls to the Cultural Centre, Arena and Library will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday until March 30.

Library online services
You can borrow digital books, magazines, newspapers, movies and music online. You also have access to learning tools for adults and children. Go to the portal for all the details or contact the Library team at 514-630-1218, extension 1630 or bibliotheque@pointe-claire.ca.

Book loans and returns
All loans can be returned free of charge to the library once it reopens. The book drop remains available to citizens to return their books. Documents can be renewed online where applicable.

“We are constantly monitoring the situation to ensure everyone’s health and safety in collaboration with government and public health authorities. We would like to thank our entire community for their collaboration,” Mayor Belvedere concluded.