Many Canadians buy land in small rural areas for a cottage or a retirement home. Generally these are friendly areas where you feel comfortable. But there are rules and regulations, costs and personal politics out there. Are you ready to deal with small town City Hall?Click the first audio butt...
Many utilities are buried just underground on residential properties.
--- Water supply pipes
--- Water drain pipes
--- Gas pipes
--- Electrical supplies
--- Telephone, TV and Web Cables
--- And sometimes even more as neighborhoods move more and more away from overhead wires.
Some of the...
Note: There is one important exception to all the pollution control described below. The Montreal by-law states: "Authorizing the use of all solid fuel-burning devices during electricity outages that last more than three hours." (but you must keep your fireplace and chimney clean and in good ...
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IS THERE A FIRE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD?
December 2018 - As I was walking home from the grocery store in the Montreal suburb of Longueuil in one of the first cold days of winter, I found myself choking on smoke.
I started looking around to see if the...