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Pointe-Claire Village Summer Menu: Piano, Archeology, Transportation

On Thursday, the Guillaume Martineau jazz trio will begin a summer of public piano music with an outdoor concert in the green of the village.

Pointe-Claire plans to carry out more archeological work in the historic village area this summer, as it did along St. Joachim St. in 2019, pictured.
Pointe-Claire is more archeological in the historic village This summer's area, as we did along St. Joachim Street in 2019.Photo courtesy of John Mahoney/Montreal Gazette

Pointe-Claire concludes a series of public consultationsMonday's Pointe-Claire Village's future development. However, until June 28, citizens will be able to consider the future concept of the village on the city's online consultation platform (Pointe-Claire, It's Who We Are.).

{34 The city has announced several street design concepts for general discussion. It proposed a second concept of a two-way road with maximum parking and a complete one-way street with more space for vegetation and pedestrians.

Pointe-Claire Mayor Tim Thomas attended the talks. He said the pros and cons of the two concepts were discussed by citizens and local merchants.

"Some citizens liked the idea of ​​making Lakeshore Street one-way, but quite a few, including local business owners who want to maintain a one-way road. There were citizens of the city, "he said. .. "Some merchants have expressed concern about placing delivery vehicles on one-way streets."

If the city bus is rerouted from Lakeshore Road, some residents will be on other roads. He said he expressed concern about the increase in traffic. He said it was also a concern to introduce a dedicated bicycle lane on a narrow village street.

There are plans to add more trees and street furniture to the village.

Consultations will precede major infrastructure work planned for the region in 2023. The city plans to upgrade the sewer and stormwater drainage system pipes and rebuild the lakeshore road. Between Victoria and Golf Avenue. Road construction will take at least two years.

Meanwhile, the city is doing more archaeological work in the village. Work is taking place on St-Joachim and Ste-Anne streets south of Lakeshore Road.   

"The heritage of La Pointe-Claire is the culmination of Montreal's land use and development plans, identified as an area of ​​archaeological interest stated by the city in a statement. "The purpose of the research being carried out is to continue the documentation efforts aimed at reconstructing the past through the study of the relics there, in accordance with the Cultural Heritage Act."

Archaeological work is expected to continue until the end of September, but the city said it could change depending on what was found during the archaeological excavation.

In 2019, human skulls, wooden casket debris, and pieces of old pottery were excavated by archaeological teams is a series of excavations in the historic point areawas carried out. Pointe-Claire village.

Traffic is planned to be blocked during work, but the city is invited by the general public to "come to meet the archaeologists at work and thank them for their historical discoveries." Said.

This summer, all excavation sounds will be emitted from Pointe-Claire Village.

From June 23rd to October 2nd, a public piano will be installed at Pointe-Claire Village. Between 10 am and 8 pm, citizensstreet piano

The first by Guillaume Martineau's Jazz Trio to begin the summer of local piano music. An outdoor concert is scheduled for Thursday, June 23, 5 pm. Located in the green space on the corner of Cartier Avenue and Lake Shore.

Radio Canada's 2015-2016 Jazz Revelation Award-winning Martineau will be accompanied by singer Janna Kate and bassist Eric Lagase. The trio arranges Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Carole King, Neil Young, The Beatles, as well as classic French and Quebec songs.

The piano will be relocated to the nearby Edge Water Park on August 9th.

  1. The city will hold a series of consultation meetings to present two street design concepts for Pointe-Claire Village.

    Pointe-Claire Public discussions on village design

  2. Archeologist Brenden Di Vittori consults with project co-managers Pascale Vaillancourt, left, and Julie Fournier at archeological dig on St-Joachim Ave. in Pointe-Claire Village, on Friday.

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